Posts tagged with “weekend roundup”

Weekend Roundup: Get In the Swing of Things

Posted on January 11 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  Since making the move from Lawrence, Kansas, to Kansas City, singer-songwriter Kat King has put a full backing band together to execute her passionate pop songs. Tonight, she’ll bring the outfit to Replay Lounge to open for folk/punk collecti... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Ready Get Set

Posted on January 4 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  A multi-instrumentalist and a prolific blues storyteller, Billy Beale has been performing in the KC area for the past three decades. In 2016, Beale was stricken with throat and lung cancer, leaving him without the ability to sing. Tonight, a... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Remember What You Knew Before

Posted on December 21 2018 by Michelle Bacon

  In six years as a band, Katy Guillen & the Girls have managed to achieve what few others in the area have. You’ve likely heard about the collective’s many accolades (and if you haven’t, read this Flatland article), manifested anytime they tak... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Revolution Rock

Posted on December 14 2018 by Michelle Bacon

With tonight’s show at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Ensemble Ibérica aims to change your perception of Celtic music. While it’s generally thought of as an Irish tradition, Celtic music extends to the northwestern region of Iberia in Portugal and S... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Suit Up and Boot Up

Posted on December 7 2018 by Michelle Bacon

  Hop on the KC Streetcar this weekend and you'll be in for a special treat. For the first few weekends of December, 10 local acts will be onboard performing holiday favorites, covers and original tunes for the KC Streetcar Holiday Jam — an... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Brighter Days Ahead

Posted on November 16 2018 by Michelle Bacon

  Start your weekend with music for a cause. The folks at Manor Records are throwing a benefit concert this evening raising funds for the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault . It’ll feature some of KC’s youngest, up-and-coming... [Read More]

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]

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