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Folk Alliance 2024 was the year it truly felt like an international festival

We were truly ready to throw in the towel on Folk Alliance. But this was the year they finally redeemed themselves. As someone who grew
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Photo Gallery: Band of Horses at the Uptown

When Band of Horses rolled through the Uptown in Kansas City on Sunday, it was the final night of their tour. So naturally, they had
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Killing It: Killith Faire to feature lineup of wild women

It’s not hard to find accomplished women and femme-identifying performers in the regional scene. That’s why when Kristin Conkright, of Frogpond, started organizing Killith Faire

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The Darkness is still one of the greatest rock bands of our generation

The Darkness / Photo by Fally Afani 20 years ago, The Darkness released one of the most exciting rock albums of our generation. On Wednesday
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“A musical Pompeii”: The Darkness’ Frankie Poullain on 20 years of their detonative rock and roll

There’s a reason I Heart Local Music never misses a show with The Darkness. The British rockers bring a class of rock and roll to

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Rob Zombie and Alice Cooper brought the freaks out in Kansas City

The freaks were out in full force on Friday night as Rob Zombie and Alice Cooper brought their headlining tour to Azura Amphitheater. No, we're
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The 80’s exploded into Kansas City with Culture Club, Berlin, and Howard Jones

So, for this review, we're going to play a game called "Totally 80's!" where we just blurt it out every time something totally 80's happened
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Cuban-American fronted hardcore band gearing up for Kansas City show

A peer recently pointed out to us how rare it is to come across longevity in the hardcore scene, but one Kansas City band is

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Photo Gallery: Tears for Fears / Cold War Kids

Tears for Fears / Photo by Fally Afani For some music fans, waiting out Friday's severe and tornadic weather paid off generously. Cautiously, The Starlight
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Photo Gallery: Barenaked Ladies / Semisonic / Del Amitri

Barenaked Ladies / Photo by Fally Afani In the family unit of 90's bands, Barenaked Ladies are always going to be the fun uncle. The