Posts tagged with “Michelle Bacon”

Weekend Roundup: Deck the Halls

Posted on December 22 2017 by Michelle Bacon

  Ready to rev up the holiday cheer? Join us tonight at The Uptown Theater for The Big Bridge Christmas Show. The evening starts with a few of our favorite Local 909 artists — Bob Walkenhorst of the Rainmakers will play a few tunes with his daughte... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Get in the Swing of Things

Posted on December 15 2017 by Michelle Bacon

Last month, we highlighted the debut seven-inch record from Victor & Penny – a two-track effort that epitomizes the duo’s buoyancy and warmth. Tonight, they’re putting on a free in-store performance at Josey Records, and will have a few albums on hand. Op... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Hooligans and Hope

Posted on December 8 2017 by Michelle Bacon

  It’s Stop Day at the University of Kansas, so the streets of downtown Lawrence will be overrun with emancipated Jayhawks. In keeping with tradition, I Heart Local Music is throwing a big Stop Day Party at the Replay Lounge, with four of the area’... [Read More]

Origin Story: The Music Edition

Posted on December 7 2017 by Michelle Bacon

From love’s first blush to an outright lie, from getting set up by their parents to crossing paths across decades, musicians have funny ways of forming bands. Our music bloggers Michelle Bacon and Dan Calderon go back to the beginning for four local bands... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Rock the House

Posted on December 1 2017 by Michelle Bacon

  It’s the final First Friday of the year, and temperatures are supposed to top out around 60 degrees. It’d be a shame not to take advantage of the nice weather, so make your first stop in the Crossroads at Revolution Records. The School of Rock ho... [Read More]

Making Movies: Making Music That Informs and Empowers

Posted on November 30 2017 by Michelle Bacon

This weekend, Making Movies is wrapping up a month-long tour by putting on a huge production at home. “It’s a chance to celebrate the successes of our ‘Immigrants Are Beautiful’ tour with our hometown,” bassist Diego Chi said. “But it’s also a night o... [Read More]

Thanksgiving Weekend Roundup: Let's Get Basted

Posted on November 22 2017 by Michelle Bacon

The weekend has already started for many of you, so we’re bringing you an early and slightly more stuffed roundup of #kcmusic before you tear into your turkey... Earlier this year, Ha Ha Tonka released its fifth studio album, “Heart-Shaped Moun... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Enjoy the Ride

Posted on November 17 2017 by Michelle Bacon

  In the mid ‘90s, Truck Stop Love was bursting through the Midwestern region; the Manhattan, Kansas, band was signed to a major label and featured on MTV. This weekend, the group is performing its first string of shows in 13 years, commemorating t... [Read More]

In Case You Haven’t Heard: The KC Edition

Posted on November 16 2017 by Michelle Bacon

The Bridge’s national music writer Michael Atchison periodically prepares a list of new music you may have missed. This week, we’re focusing in on local releases. In the Kansas City area alone, at least 135 LPs, EPs or seven-inch singles have been release... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Take A Step of Faith

Posted on November 10 2017 by Michelle Bacon

  At the end of June, HearQueer launched its inaugural issue at Mills Record Company. The print and online publication, which illuminates queer voices in music, is back at Mills to roll out its second issue tonight. Issue 002 features interviews wi... [Read More]

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