Skip links

Author: Nick Howland

Zyles

Zyles

During high school summers, I had my first full-time gig in the music industry working for a business management company. They dealt with the biggest pop groups at the time, which were mostly the Camp Rock era Disney acts. The work wasn’t glorious -- I
Best Of 2018: Albums & Songs, Nick

Best Of 2018: Albums & Songs, Nick

If 2017 was represented by bitter anger and shocking sadness, 2018 was the awareness and action that follows. It was a year filled with celebrations of different cultures, the power and wisdom of women, and the acknowledgement of mental health issues. As usual, the world
Unknown Caller

Unknown Caller

Music is something that’s been with me for as long as I can remember. It’s pretty remarkable how a song can vividly take you to a different time and place. One of my earliest memories is of my dad blasting “Semi-Charmed Life” by Third Eye
GALLERY: PENNYFEST 2018 (BARRACUDA / AUSTIN, TX)

GALLERY: PENNYFEST 2018 (BARRACUDA / AUSTIN, TX)

[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: Nick Howland Date: Sept 7th Venue: Barracuda Location: Austin, Texas [/spb_text_block]

GALLERY: VACATIONER, SEGO (RECORDBAR / KANSAS CITY, MO)

GALLERY: VACATIONER, SEGO (RECORDBAR / 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 last”] Photographer: Nick Howland Date: July 22, 2018 Venue: recordBar Location: Kansas City, MO [/spb_text_block]

GALLERY: VAN’S WARPED TOUR 2018 (PROVIDENCE MEDICAL AMPHITHEATER / KANSAS CITY, MO)

GALLERY: VAN’S WARPED TOUR 2018 (PROVIDENCE MEDICAL AMPHITHEATER / 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: July 5th, 2018 Venue: Providence Medical Amphitheater 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;”

GALLERY: 80/35 MUSIC FESTIVAL (WESTERN GATEWAY PARK / DES MOINES, IA)

GALLERY: 80/35 MUSIC FESTIVAL (WESTERN GATEWAY PARK / DES MOINES, IA)

[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: Nick Howland Date: July 6-7, 2018 Venue: Western Gateway Park Location: Des Moines, Iowa [/spb_text_block]

GALLERY: MIDDLE OF THE MAP FEST (CROSSROADS ART DISTRICT / KANSAS CITY, MO)

GALLERY: MIDDLE OF THE MAP FEST (CROSSROADS ART DISTRICT / 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: June 29-30 Venue: Crossroads Arts District (Various) 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;”

GALLERY: BRANDI CARLILE (THE MIDLAND / KANSAS CITY, MO)

GALLERY: BRANDI CARLILE (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: Nick Howland Date: June 20, 2018 Venue: The Midland Location: Kansas City, Missouri [/spb_text_block]

GALLERY: BOULEVARDIA 2018 (STOCKYARDS DISTRICT / KANSAS CITY, MO)

GALLERY: BOULEVARDIA 2018 (STOCKYARDS DISTRICT / 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=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Sweat, music, and beer. Tons of beer. The blacktop might have been hot but tens-of-thousands of folks poured into the Stockyards Districts in Kansas City to become citizens of