Posts tagged with “weekend roundup”

Weekend Roundup: Lullabies Till Dawn

Posted on June 7 2019 by Michelle Bacon

When Les Izmore throws himself behind a musical project, it’s bound to be something visionary… often revolutionary. He’s been staying busy this year with the recent debut of Arquesta Del SolSoul — an avant-garde combo propelled by himself and poet/spo... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Sunshine Long Overdue

Posted on May 31 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  Four years ago, Kelly Hunt left Memphis to make Kansas City her home. As she started gaining attention at open mics and festivals around the city, her striking singularity as a folk singer and songwriter became clear to audiences. Last year,... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Ain't No Sunshine

Posted on May 24 2019 by Michelle Bacon

Look Ma' No Microphone by Mr. and the Mrs. This weekend’s forecast is looking stormy, so why not cozy up with a set of turbulent tunes? Lawrence, Kansas garage punk duo Mr. and the Mrs. is releasing an 11-track album entitled “Look Ma’ No Micro... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Now Or Never

Posted on May 3 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  Knuckleheads’ annual MerleJam concert has brought in a mix of respected Americana/folk/blues acts from KC and beyond, all for the purpose of assisting heart transplant patients and their families. The event kicks off tonight, with headlining... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: OMG Rock n Roll

Posted on April 26 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  The follow-up to his 2017 album “City Music,” Kevin Morby is back with “Oh My God,” a double LP that drops today on Dead Oceans. We’ve got a look at the album coming next week, but if you want to hear it first, Mills Record Company is... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Going Green

Posted on April 19 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  It's an evening of ‘80s-tinged dark wave soundscape tonight at the recordBar. The four-band bill is stacked with two international touring acts and two cosmic locals. Based in Denmark, The Foreign Resort is nearing the end of a three-week... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Strike A Match

Posted on April 5 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  April First Friday marks the city’s first real foray into spring, and if you’re anything like me, you’re ready to venture into that cool night air. Start on the southwestern end of the Crossroads district at Folk Alliance International’s offi... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Some Other Spring

Posted on March 22 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  A couple weeks ago, The Bridge’s Dan Calderon previewed the American Jazz Museum’s Women in Jazz series — a month-long residency of local, regional and national female artists at The Blue Room. Tonight, see a dynamic performance from the Ebon... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Who Run the World

Posted on March 8 2019 by Michelle Bacon

Today is International Women’s Day, and if you haven’t heard, The Bridge is celebrating the achievements of women in music by airing an all-female music lineup from 5 a.m. to midnight! Tune in to hear interviews with a few KC musicians — Heidi Phillip... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: The Next Episode

Posted on February 22 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  Kick out the cabin fever by getting an early start on the weekend with a stop on the KC Streetcar line at Ruby Jean’s Juicery (1111 Main Street). Beginning at 5 p.m. today, the juice bar is hosting a free storytelling event that will celebrat... [Read More]


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