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Harp and Soul: Calvin Arsenia mesmerizes at Mills Record Company

Calvin Arsenia may be the most interesting performer you see all year. The Kansas City musician is a multi-instrumentalist, but it's his harp skills that
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Photo Gallery: 2016 Middle of the Map Fest, Friday

The third night of this year's Middle of the Map Fest saw a big change of scenery, with shows moving completely out of Westport and
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Photo Gallery: SXSW 2016

Photos by Fally Afani and Leroy Pristach

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LFK gets weird at SXSW with I Heart Local Music

Well, shit got weird at SXSW. This was expected, considering the Lawrence bands that descended upon the festival. Some of those bands congregated at the

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Folk Alliance kicks off in Kansas City

“Would you like a song where someone’s mean to someone else, or where someone’s dying?” That question, smirkingly posed by Curtis McMurty, is sometimes the

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Photo Gallery: TECH N9NE / Krizz Kaliko / Stevie Stone / CES CRU / P. Win

If you want to see a rapper, you go to a hip hop show. If you want to see a rapper with wildly entertaining personality,

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Photo Gallery: Babes In Toyland / Fea at the Riot Room

Kansas City got to indulge in some punk rock legends with an impeccably executed set at the Riot Room on Friday from Babes In Toyland.


Tears For Fears bring impeccable performance to Kansas City

It started with that unmistakeable riff, the opening notes to “Everybody Wants To Rule The World.” That handful of notes signaled the beginning of a


Sleater-Kinney packs a punch at the Uptown

Middle of the Map Fest left a lot of the scene a little weary after an intense week of live music in Kansas City, but