Tag Archives | Laughing Prairie Dog

LPD Artist Highlight: Joe Pug

The idea of the lone man and his guitar has been a beloved icon in music for decades, and this holds true for Joe Pug. The singer-songwriter’s story of success is one of inspiration for all musicians. Pug quit school in North Carolina the day before his senior year of school as a playwright and […]

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LPD Artist Highlight: Jookabox

Next up on the lineup for Laughing Prairie Dog Festival is the midwest’s own Jookabox. Straight out of Indianapolis, this band used to be called Grampall Jookabox. The mastermind behind it all, David “Moose” Adamson, started experimenting with mixing hip-hop tracks with his uncle when he was young, and superimposing his own rhymes over the […]

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LPD Artist Highlight: Yourself and the Air

Yourself and the Air are the second band we here at WPGU are proud to unveil for WPGU’s Laughing Prairie Dog Festival right here in CU, and we’re pretty psyched about it. Yourself and The Air is current title for the brother-hood of 5 friends whom set their sights on a musical quest. The union […]

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LPD Artist Highlight: New Ruins

WPGU is very excited to announce that local indie rockers New Ruins are playing at Laughing Prairie Dog Festival on May 8th! New Ruins is Caleb Means and Elzie Sexton on vocals and guitar, Andrew Davidson on bass, keys and drums, and Roy Ewing on drums. They’ve been playing together in some form since 2004 […]

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The return of the Prairie Dog

All of us here at WPGU take a lot of pride in the music we provide for our listeners and feel it’s something we should be sharing with everyone in the community in all forms. Therefore, we’re extremely proud to announce that our very own Laughing Prairie Dog Festival is coming back to the CU […]

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LPD Festival Artist: Pet Lions

Pet Lions reign from Chicago as a quartet featuring two musicians who started out playing together and found something more than what they were expecting. Guitarist Karl Østby and bassist Shuhei Yamamoto recruited the last two members through Craigslist, which may seem unconventional, but it appears to be successful for the band as they released […]

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