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4 ARTISTS YOU NEED TO KNOW FROM WESTPORT ROOTS FESTIVAL

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

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LIVE REVIEW: THE HEAD AND THE HEART (STARLIGHT THEATER / KANSAS CITY, MO)

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SOFAR SOUNDS KC 024 RECAP: YES YOU ARE, LUTHER VINCENT, JESSICA PAIGE

[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 Kara Love, Poster by Nick Howland A large crowd of music lovers and cell phone owners gathered this past Wednesday to say goodbye to May with another

ALBUM REVIEW: FREEDOM FRY, ‘CLASSIC’

[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”] Caveman Arts Society If you’ve loved Freedom Fry before, the duo’s long-awaited debut album Classic will not disappoint. The Los Angeles based duo, of Parisian-born Marie Seyrat and Michigan-born Bruce Driscoll, charm listeners immediately

LO-FI SESSION: BOOGÁT, “MEZCALERO FELIZ”

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SESSION: ORDINARY ELEPHANT, “BEST OF YOU”

[spb_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wav3ezMuPw” 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”] International Folk Awards 2018 “Artist Of The Year” Ordinary Elephant is all but ordinary. The powerful duo blend soft vocals and

LO-FI SESSION: GIRI & UMA PETERS, “SANDY BOYS”

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SESSION: NATHALIE PIRES WITH ENSEMBLE IBÉRICA, “BARCO NEGRO”

[spb_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMqRndhsxaA” 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”] Portuguese is one of the world’s “romance languages”, and Nathalie Pires brings that to life with her beautiful voice and delicate

ALBUM REVIEW: CARSWELL & HOPE, ‘EXIT PLAN’

[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”] Silly Goose Records Carswell & Hope suck you into Exit Plan immediately. The new six-track EP from the Lawrence, Kansas quintet is complete with raucous numbers and soothing folk melodies. Carswell & Hope is