We heard someone refer to Tuesday night’s show at the Riot Room as a “dream lineup,” and they weren’t really far off. Screaming Females blew through the area with expert guitar shredding, and they brought along the brightly-lit duo known as Shellshag (who literally arrived with bells on). They were joined by some of Kansas City’s finest punk rockers on the bill, including The Bad Ideas and Nature Boys.

Words and photos by Fally Afani



Fally Afani is an award-winning journalist with a career spanning more than 20 years in media. She has worked extensively in radio, television, newspapers, magazines, and more.

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