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LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: HAYLEY KIYOKO (CLEVELAND HOUSE OF BLUES / CLEVELAND, OH)

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: HAYLEY KIYOKO (CLEVELAND HOUSE OF BLUES / CLEVELAND, OH)

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Chris Costanza / LIMBS

Chris Costanza / LIMBS

Music, for me, has dramatically shifted it's role in my life since I was younger. As a teen, I think that music was very much an escape. Some way to feel like there was reason beyond the insanity of being a teenager. Someone else's words
SOFAR SOUNDS KC 025 RECAP: KUINKA, MOMMA’S BOY, DOMINEKO

SOFAR SOUNDS KC 025 RECAP: KUINKA, MOMMA’S BOY, DOMINEKO

[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 Jess Bonniwell “I’ve lived in Kansas City all my life, and I never thought I would be playing

ALBUM REVIEW: GOBBINJR, ‘OCALA WICK’

ALBUM REVIEW: GOBBINJR, ‘OCALA WICK’

[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”] Topshelf Records Topshelf Records seems to be having an impeccable moment, as they are acquiring quirky and appealing budding acts like candy. At the moment, they have to boast

LO-FI SESSION: MARTYN JOSEPH, “THE LUXURY OF DESPAIR”

LO-FI SESSION: MARTYN JOSEPH, “THE LUXURY OF DESPAIR”

[spb_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oP347qGcq-g” remove_related=”no” autoplay=”no” full_width=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] [spb_blank_spacer height=”30px” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] [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”] Martyn Joseph, a legend in folk music, performed numerous sets at the 2018 Folk Alliance International

4 ARTISTS YOU NEED TO KNOW FROM WESTPORT ROOTS FESTIVAL

4 ARTISTS YOU NEED TO KNOW FROM WESTPORT ROOTS FESTIVAL

[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”] Westport Roots took over the Westport District in Kansas City, MO. May 25-27. The festival crammed 60 bands into 2 stages over 2 days and got the crowd grinnin’

VIDEO PREMIERE: TATE KIRGISS, “IN COLOR”

VIDEO PREMIERE: TATE KIRGISS, “IN COLOR”

[spb_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcC3DrJ9uVo” remove_related=”no” autoplay=”no” full_width=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] [spb_blank_spacer height=”30px” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] [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”] Tate Kirgiss’ latest video is a real trip. The track, “In Color” is dripping with Motown

GALLERY: WESTPORT ROOTS FESTIVAL (WESTPORT / KANSAS CITY, MO)

GALLERY: WESTPORT ROOTS FESTIVAL (WESTPORT / KANSAS CITY, MO)

[spb_text_block element_name=”Gallery Info” 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: Nick Howland Date: May 25-27, 2018 Venue: Westport Saloon Location: Kansas City, MO [/spb_text_block] [spb_text_block element_name=”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″

ALBUM PREMIERE: COUNTERCULTURE, ‘I THINK YOU DIDN’T’

ALBUM PREMIERE: COUNTERCULTURE, ‘I THINK YOU DIDN’T’

[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”] SURPRISE! Kansas City emo honey’s Counterculture have brand spankin’ new music, and it’s here! Having gone silent for a while in way of shows, Counterculture took the off-time to

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: ROYAL BLOOD (STAGE AE / PITTSBURGH, PA)

[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”] Toted as being one of the few bands responsible for breathing new life back into rock & roll and bringing the genre back to the forefront of popularity, Royal