Posts tagged with “kcmusic”

Weekend Roundup: Bang Your Head

Posted on November 9 2018 by Michelle Bacon

  Remember those kids who went viral after playing a handful of Metallica covers on the Country Club Plaza a couple years ago? This trio of brothers -- Henry, Eli and Abe Ismert -- calls itself Hammerhedd — a thrash metal outfit influenced by t... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Reach Out and Rock Out

Posted on November 2 2018 by Michelle Bacon

  The 11th annual Apocalypse Meow benefit concert continues a tradition established by local musician Abigail Henderson in 2008. After her friends threw a benefit concert to raise funds for her cancer treatment, Henderson — who fronted The Gasl... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Spooky Scary Sounds

Posted on October 26 2018 by Michelle Bacon

  The weekend is here, and it’s time to get spooky. If you’re looking for a way to kick off the Halloween holiday, start out at recordBar for Outer Reaches Fest, which runs tonight and Saturday. Showcasing a range of boundary-pushing artists, t... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: UN/TUCK It

Posted on October 19 2018 by Michelle Bacon

  Get into the weekend with fresh tuneage from Erin Eades. She’s performing a free show at the Mockingbird Lounge tonight to commemorate the release of her debut EP, “Diary.” Normally a solo acoustic act, Eades invited a full band to record the... [Read More]

Breaking Ground with Brass & Boujee

Posted on October 11 2018 by Michelle Bacon

Rap and Jazz meet at KC's Cultural Intersection It’s a somewhat unlikely grouping of musicians — a native Kansas City emcee, singer and producer; a trombonist and nerdcore rapper from Mobile, Alabama; and a touring member of Janelle Monáe’s Wondala... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Revolutionary Vibes

Posted on October 5 2018 by Michelle Bacon

   Congratulations! You’ve made it to another First Friday. Why not treat yourself to an evening of KC innovation? Presented by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Startup Crawl KC 2018 will take you through the inner workings of several loca... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Sweater Weather

Posted on September 28 2018 by Michelle Bacon

  For an exploration of space, time and heart, visit the Gypsy and the Jackdaw Tattoo Collective in the West Bottoms tonight. Multifaceted local artist Chico Sierra is showing a few of his visual works, detailing the dystopian realities of toda... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Dancing in September

Posted on September 21 2018 by Michelle Bacon

If you’re a fan of live music, there’s absolutely no shortage of things to see around the city this weekend. Tonight you’ve got Billy Joel at Kauffman Stadium, Billy Idol at the Uptown, Tanya Tucker at Knuckleheads, Fall Out Boy at Sprint Center, Iron & W... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Feel the Heat

Posted on August 31 2018 by Michelle Bacon

  Under the Big Oak Tree already celebrated a new album this week, with shows in Lawrence, Kansas, and its hometown of St. Joseph, Missouri — but today marks the official release of the group’s third full-length album, “The Ark.” The bluegrass... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Freak Out

Posted on June 22 2018 by Michelle Bacon

Based in Nashville — by way of Arkansas — Welles takes a fuzzy, unadorned approach to rock ’n’ roll with a Southern twist. The performer, who released his debut EP, “Codeine,” last year, appears at The Riot Room tonight. He’ll be supported by two regi... [Read More]


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