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Michelle Bacon

Cracker


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Cracker has been known to toe the line between alternative and roots rock in a run of more than 25 years. The platinum-selling group returns to Kansas City with its offbeat, country-influenced alt rock sound. [Read More]


Weekend Roundup: Far Out Sounds


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Above image: The Matchsellers perform at Stockyards Brewing Company this Sunday. | Photo: Matthias Kang It’s supposed to be at least slightly more spring-like this weekend, so it’s time to get off the couch and get your face rocked off. Our… [Read More]


Various Blonde: ‘Experience Street’ Exclusive Video Premiere


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Various Blonde’s latest track, “Experience Street,” speaks candidly about marginalization and subjugation, with a glaring glimpse at the mistreatment of black people in the United States. “‘Experience Street’ is a metaphor I thought of while pondering racism and equality,” Band… [Read More]


My Tee & Me: Statement and Identity in Kansas City


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My Tee & Me is an exhibition about who we are – as individuals and as a community – through the t-shirts we have worn and are wearing in our hometowns. It will feature t-shirts from the Kansas City Museum’s collection,… [Read More]


Weekend Roundup: Spooktacular


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Above image: Logan Richardson releases “Blues People” today. | Photo: Ropeadope Records You may have caught our premiere of Freight Train Rabbit Killer’s chilling music video debut last month. Take a look back, and join the duo at the recordBar… [Read More]


International Guitar Month: Behind the Strings


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Above image: Mica Elgin-Vi’s Epiphone Casino (left) and Cody Wyoming’s 1979 Stratocaster. | photos submitted by artists Some of music’s most iconic guitars have known histories. When B.B. King risked his life to rescue his $30 Gibson from a burning dance… [Read More]


Weekend Roundup: Movin’ and Groovin’


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Above image: Noah Davis releases his EP “Magic” tonight at Gallery 504 in the Crossroads. | Photo: Ashley Mizell Photography The forecast for the weekend looks frigid and dreary, so we’ve got a few ways to make it brighter, starting… [Read More]


Maria the Mexican: A Career Driven By Tradition


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Above image: Maria Cuevas | Photo by Kaley from Kansas From its sensational hybrid of Mexican and American music to its namesake inspiration, the idea behind Maria the Mexican has always been about carrying on and upholding a storied legacy.… [Read More]


Weekend Roundup: Rock Chalk!


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Above image: The Project H prepares to release its fourth album, “Everyday, Forever.” | Photo: Aaron Linscheid As the Jayhawks head into semifinals this weekend, the Lawrence, Kansas, area will be teeming with action. But first, a guaranteed celebration tonight – it’s I… [Read More]


See This Year’s KC Tiny Desk Contest Entries


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Above image: Sinple | Photo by Justin Walker At NPR’s offices in Washington DC, more than 500 artists have gathered behind Bob Boilen’s [not-so]-tiny desk since 2008 to perform a condensed set for a few dozen employees and a potential… [Read More]