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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]


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]


Weekend Roundup: Music To Your Ears


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Above image: Nuthatch-47 releases “Moscow Mule” tonight at the recordBar. | photo submitted by artist The winner for weirdest and perhaps most entertaining bill of the weekend is at the recordBar tonight. Known for its infectious, vodka-fueled blend of chaotic punk… [Read More]


Weekend Roundup: BBQ, Beer and Basslines


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Above image: Samantha Fish is returning to Kansas City to perform at Knuckleheads tonight. | Photo: Ruf Records If you’ve ever entertained the idea of venturing into the wonderful world of bass playing, there’s no time like the present. Join… [Read More]


KC Acts Represent at SXSW 2018


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Above image: Season To Risk is one of four bands from Kansas City performing an official showcase at SXSW this year. | Photo: Todd Zimmer It’s an annual musical pilgrimage that brought more than 2,000 official performers from 63 countries… [Read More]