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Weekend Roundup: Let Sparks Fly

Above image: The Casket Lottery (Photo by Todd Zimmer)

With a short holiday week, here’s a brief weekend list of our five top #kcmusic recommendations for Friday and Saturday.

5 p.m. Friday, July 6 — Intelligent Sound’s 4th birthday party at Josey Records Kansas City | Facebook event page

The electronic music collective celebrates four years and a compilation release, with performances from live acts and DJs, including Ebony Tusks, Rick Maun, BTRFLY and MXMRS.


6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 7 — Shuttlerock Teen Battle of the Bands at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art | Facebook event page | Ticket link

Five teen bands compete on the museum’s front steps for cash and studio time. The Bad Ideas will be the featured act.


6 p.m. Saturday, July 7 — Cubanisms Album Release at recordBar | Facebook event page | Ticket link

Cubanisms releases its debut album, “Acento Cubano,” with support from Lava Dreams.


9 p.m. Saturday, July 7 — Sister Mary Rotten Crotch 20th Anniversary Show at Davey’s Uptown | Facebook event page

KC punk group celebrates 20 years as a band, with support from The Big Iron and Nature Boys.


9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 7 — The Casket Lottery 20th Anniversary Show at recordBar | Facebook event page | Ticket link

In the middle of a cross-country tour with The Get Up Kids, The Casket Lottery celebrates 20 years with a hometown show. Giant’s Chair and Via Luna will open.

—Michelle Bacon