Archive for December, 2010

Heartstrings Benefit Concert in Wichita

December 18, 2010

Jeffrey Faus, guitarist, singer, musician, writer and long time Trees for Life and Books for Life staff member appears on KAKE TV as part of the “Heart Strings” Guitar program. In addition to appearing on KAKE TV to promote the Heart Strings program Jeffrey has been instrumental in organizing the “TUG THE HEARTSTRINGS” music event.



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  Join us at the Tug The Heartstrings event

Wednesday, Dec. 29, 7:00 p.m. til 10 p.m. @ Adobe Venue 1330 E. Douglas


December 9, 2010

   A Great Time

Join us

Wednesday, Dec. 29, 7:00 p.m. til 10 p.m. @ Adobe Venue 1330 E. Douglas


HeartStrings is coming to First Friday!

December 2, 2010
HeartStrings is coming to First Friday! 
Wichita’s popular monthly music crawl will be presented by HeartStrings on December 3. Adam Hartke, organizer of First Friday, has been talking with the bands and venues involved, and several of them will be accepting donations to help sponor guitars for kids in Nicaragua.

Another year has passed!  Come out and celebrate the last First Friday of 2010!  We have some great shows this go around!  On behalf of the Wichita music community, I would like to thank you for your continued support of live music in Wichita!

Decembers First Friday is present by HeartStrings.  There will be various locations accepting donations on behalf of HeartStrings during Decembers First Friday.  Have a look at the awesome charitable work this organization does:


Schedule of Events
December, 3rd 2010
City Arts – Bruce Huss (acoustic, fingerstyle)

Oeno – Emily & Jacob (jazz, xmas songs)

Larkspur – Jazz

Riverside Perk – Robin Roberts & Billie Preston (acoustic, folk)
Orpheum – Ad Astra Arkestra, Too Femme, Boys Beware (indie rock, experimental) *CC
Naked City Gallery – CJ Boyd with 69 Nose *CC
Meads Corner – Dave Owens (singer/songwriter)

Rock Island Live – Radio City, The New Imperialism, Hot Dog Skeletons, Sons of Great Dane (rock, indie) *CC
Blue Lounge – Afterparty (indie rock) *CC
Kirby’s – Tom Page Trio, Erik Mallory (dust bowl rock & roll)

Thanks to our sponsors for helping make this event possible: Lucinda’s, House of Schwan, Midwest Drum & Percussion, KMUW, Naked City Magazine, KWCH/KSCW, Wichita Arts Council, Wichita Downtown Development Corporation, REAL Development, Nieman Creative, and Fractions Journal.

To sponsor First Friday please email:


*CC indicates that a cover charge may apply.