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Local bands: Take a shot at the Takeover

Above: The Beautiful Bodies at the 2012 MidCoast Takeover in Austin, Tex. Photo by Todd Zimmer. The fourth annual MidCoast Takeover will be the biggest of the four and no doubt the best. It will feature dozens of Kansas City/Lawrence and midwest bands performing in a great venue, the Shangri-La, in Austin, Texas, during the South by Southwest Music Conference, March 12-17. To be eligible for a time slot, you must register by 5 p.m. Jan. 10. The Takeover is not an official SXSW event, but it draws music fans from all over the globe who either can't get into...