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BEST PHOTOS OF 2017

BEST PHOTOS OF 2017

[spb_text_block element_name=”Intro Blurb” animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] 2017 was a heck of a year for concerts, festivals, and live music in general. To recap some the amazing shows we got to cover this year,

VIDEO PREMIERE: THE BAND THAT FELL TO EARTH, “LET’S DANCE”

VIDEO PREMIERE: THE BAND THAT FELL TO EARTH, “LET’S DANCE”

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BEST SONGS OF 2017 / SAVANNA

BEST SONGS OF 2017 / SAVANNA

[spb_text_block element_name=”Text Block” animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] I think its only a natural progression that our tastes change and we fall in love with music that is usually out of the scope of our

BEST SONGS OF 2017 / NICK

BEST SONGS OF 2017 / NICK

[spb_text_block element_name=”Text Block” animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Damn it’s been a divisive year for music. We’ve had incredible songs come out right and left from the start of 2017, but we’ve also had to

GALLERY: BAD DREAMER, DIGISAURUS, PAGEANT BOYS (THE RINO / KANSAS CITY, MO)

GALLERY: BAD DREAMER, DIGISAURUS, PAGEANT BOYS (THE RINO / KANSAS CITY, MO)

[spb_text_block animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/2″ el_position=”first”] Photographer: Meredith Schneider Date: Dec. 12, 2017 Venue: The RINO Location: Kansas City, MO [/spb_text_block] [spb_text_block animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/2″ el_position=”last”]

LIVE REVIEW: FIT FOR A KING (THE BOTTLENECK / LAWRENCE, KS)

LIVE REVIEW: FIT FOR A KING (THE BOTTLENECK / LAWRENCE, KS)

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GALLERY: X AMBASSADORS, IRON TOM, OLIVIA FOX (THE MIDLAND / KANSAS CITY, MO)

GALLERY: X AMBASSADORS, IRON TOM, OLIVIA FOX (THE MIDLAND / KANSAS CITY, MO)

[spb_text_block animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/2″ el_position=”first last”] Photographer: Andy Braz Date: Dec. 14, 2017 Venue: The Midland Location: Kansas City, Missouri [/spb_text_block]

BEST ALBUMS OF 2017 / NICK

BEST ALBUMS OF 2017 / NICK

[spb_text_block animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] This year was filled with the good, the bad, the really bad, and the “oh shit, I’m moving to Canada” bad. There were days when we weren’t sure if

SOFAR SOUNDS KANSAS CITY RECAP 12/08/17: KAT KING, OLIVIA FOX, INSTANT KARMA!

SOFAR SOUNDS KANSAS CITY RECAP 12/08/17: KAT KING, OLIVIA FOX, INSTANT KARMA!

[spb_text_block animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Photo gallery by Anna Selle, Story by Steven Ervay, Poster by Nick Howland Last Friday night, 30 or so music lovers grabbed their wine bottles and beer coolers and

BEST ALBUMS OF 2017 / SAVANNA

BEST ALBUMS OF 2017 / SAVANNA

[spb_text_block element_name=”Intro” animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] I struggle to find words because the music is too important. It meant too much to describe in my words, in an underwhelming paragraph, in a messy blurb