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Album Review: Mess – “Learning How To Talk”

Nearly a year ago I wrote a single review for “Cave,” the third track on Learning How To Talk. I’m as excited now as I

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Album Review: Salty – “Dry Rub”

It’s a rare occasion when I would call a song a ripper and mention a stellar saxophone solo in the same sentence, but even rarer

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Michael Bublé simultaneously charmed and roasted the hell out of KCMO

Michael Bublé / Photo by Fally Afani On Wednesday night, we picked up your moms and headed to the Sprint Center to see the most
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Photo Gallery: Leikeli47 / Yung Baby Tate / Yanna the Supa Flowa

Tuesday night was an extraordinarily joyous time at the Uptown's Encore stage. That's because Leikeli47, who is already one of the year's standout performers, graced
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Photo Gallery: Cypress Hill / Hollywood Undead / Xzibit / Demrick

Cypress Hill / Photo by Fally Afani The West Coast came to the Midwest on Friday when Cypress Hill hit the Uptown in Kansas City
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Photo Gallery: Brian Wilson at the Kauffman Center

Brian Wilson / Photo by Fally Afani It can either be endearing or heartbreaking to watch your musical icons and heroes as they age. When
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Photo Gallery: Rod Stewart / Cyndi Lauper

Rod Stewart / Photo by Fally Afani No one really expected Sir Rod Stewart to be so spry, but his explosive onstage persona got even
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Janelle Monáe brought her sexual awakening home to Kansas City

Janelle Monáe / Photo by Fally Afani Imagine such a feeling of freedom in your life that you can stand in front of thousands of
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The Roots got Kansas City moving and shaking at Open Spaces

The Roots / Photo by Fally Afani Oh Kansas City. You fucked up. You fucked up so hard... because only about 200-some of you showed
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Billy Idol brought the rebel out in Kansas City

Billy Idol in Kansas City / Photo by Fally Afani The most important question in Kansas City on Friday night was which Billy were you