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Kevin Morby Drops New Song, Video In Advance Of 'Oh My God'

Posted on April 17 2019 by NPR

    On April 26, singer-songwriter Kevin Morby releases an ambitious double-length concept album called Oh My God. Today, he teases it one last time with the deceptively titled "OMG Rock N Roll," a song that fits a thoughtful and ambitious j... [Read More]

Presale: Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band at Madrid Theatre

Posted on April 16 2019 by The Bridge

Two decades into his career, Josh Ritter has been named one of the 100 best living songwriters by Paste Magazine, and one of the 10 most exciting artists now by Entertainment Weekly. Ritter prepares to release his 10th studio album, "Fever Breaks," at the... [Read More]

Emily King: VuHaus Artist of the Week

Posted on April 15 2019 by The Bridge

Check out the VuHaus Artist of the Week — Emily King! [Read More]

Art in the Loop: Streetcar Summer Sounds Music Series

Posted on April 12 2019 by The Bridge

Art in the Loop Foundation is looking for talented local musicians to perform on the KC Streetcar or at Streetcar stops during the 2019 Art in the Loop Streetcar Summer Sounds Music Series. The theme for the 2019 project is "Make/Believe." Artwork will... [Read More]

Wonderfuzz – 'Get There' Exclusive Video Premiere

Posted on April 12 2019 by Michelle Bacon

It’s not terribly often that a cover band begins releasing original content, but if Wonderfuzz’s new album is any indication, perhaps more of them should.  If you think of all the musical ground they’ve covered together over the past seven years, it ma... [Read More]

Emcees As Entrepreneurs

Posted on April 11 2019 by Michelle Bacon

KC artists use hip hop for outreach & activism With a hip-hop education program, several community initiatives, a band and burgeoning solo careers of their own, Kartez Marcel Addison and Royce Handy — who goes by They Call Me Sauce — are two of the bus... [Read More]

Presale: Mt. Joy at Madrid Theatre

Posted on April 10 2019 by The Bridge

Mt. Joy gained rapid success with their 2016 single, "Astrovan." Since then, the group has performed at Bonnaroo, Newport Folk Festival and has opened for the likes of The Head and the Heart and The Shins. With their 2018 debut self-titled album, Mt. Joy... [Read More]

Celebrating the First Anniversary of Revival with Michael Atchison

Posted on April 10 2019 by The Bridge

If you’re familiar with Michael Atchison’s work as a music, sports and pop culture writer — including his blogs for 90.9 The Bridge and a couple of published novels — you know that he brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. This Sunday, April 14, h... [Read More]

Digging the Crates

Posted on April 10 2019 by Zoey Shopmaker

Celebrating Record Store Day with Josey Records This Saturday, April 13, record stores across the globe open their doors for the 10th annual Record Store Day, an inaugural event celebrating the culture of independent record shops in America and abroad.... [Read More]

Listen: Courtney Barnett Shares New Single, 'Everybody Here Hates You'

Posted on April 8 2019 by NPR

  Courtney Barnett wants you to feel better – and to understand most of your attempts to chill out and find joy are likely misdirected. The singer debuted her latest song, "Everybody Here Hates You," on Australia's Triple J radio station, s... [Read More]