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Violet and the Undercurrents – 'Eyes On the Sky' Exclusive Video Premiere

Posted on February 15 2019 by Michelle Bacon

The forthcoming release from Violet and the Undercurrents recounts the story of a sea captain and his conversation with a group of sirens. The quartet’s first full-length since 2014, “The Captain” is a masterful two-part work that guides the listener thro... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Birthday Benders and Love Hangovers

Posted on February 15 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  Whether your heart is sick with love or full of disgust for Valentine’s Day, the Love Hangover event has something for you. Formed 20 years ago in Raleigh, North Carolina, the concert takes place across seven U.S. cities on Feb. 15 as an anti... [Read More]

Ryan Adams Accused Of Psychological Manipulation, Professional Retaliation By 7 Women

Posted on February 14 2019 by NPR

Ryan Adams, a prolific singer-songwriter and producer who first rose to prominence in the early 2000s, has been accused by seven women of using his professional influence to lure them into sexual relationships, including one when the woman was a minor. Th... [Read More]

Art in the Loop: Make/Believe - Call For Artists

Posted on February 13 2019 by The Bridge

Art in the Loop Foundation is seeking local artists to engage the Downtown Kansas City community through a series of temporary art installations and performances in the center of Downtown KC — along the KC Streetcar line, in Washington Square Park and at... [Read More]

Presales at CrossroadsKC: Toots & the Maytals, O.A.R., Gary Clark Jr.

Posted on February 13 2019 by The Bridge

CrossroadsKC is announcing a few big concerts for this summer! Toots and the Maytals' 1968 single, "Do the Reggae," is credited with giving the genre its name. The band, fronted by Fredrick "Toots" Hibbert, has been a key figure in the developm... [Read More]

Bob Mould: VuHaus Artist of the Week

Posted on February 11 2019 by The Bridge

Check out the VuHaus Artist of the Week — Bob Mould! [Read More]

A Year After The #MeToo Grammys, Women Are Still Missing In Music

Posted on February 8 2019 by NPR

Winners of this year's Grammy Awards will be announced Sunday, Feb. 10. It's been a year since outrage erupted in the music business after Neil Portnow, president and CEO of the Recording Academy, the organization which gives out the Grammys, said... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Songs of Freedom

Posted on February 8 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  The second of three fundraisers for the MidCoast Takeover showcase happens tonight at recordBar. Get a sweeping overview of KC’s rock scene — starting with the surfy garage rock sounds of Momma’s Boy, the high-octane Delta stomp boogie of Cad... [Read More]

Tune In On Valentine's Day For Songs From the Heart

Posted on February 7 2019 by The Bridge

Join us on National Donor Day, Thursday, Feb. 14, for Songs From the Heart — a day of love songs and stories from people whose lives have been transformed by the gift of organ donation. Listeners will hear three stories: The Meeting — The story of one... [Read More]

Sympathetic Vibrations | Five Rules For Loving Vinyl

Posted on February 7 2019 by Dan Calderon

Vinyl Renaissance co-owner offers five tips to get the most out of your record collection Some music fanatics maintain record collections over time for sentimental reasons. Others prefer the richness and clarity of the medium. And still others use reco... [Read More]