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Photo Gallery: SXSW 2016

Photos by Fally Afani and Leroy Pristach

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Photo Gallery: KC Psych Fest

RecordBar celebrated 10 years of vibrant musical activity with a weekend of Kansas City’s best psych rock. Psych Fest took over the popular Kansas City

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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.

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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

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Folk Alliance International delivers overwhelmingly impressive music fair

Imagine if SXSW or The Wakarusa Music Festival weren’t hosted by myriad venues spread over whole city blocks or didn’t encompass a large swath of

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Photo Gallery: Jimmy Eat World / minibosses in Kansas City

Let’s be frank. Jimmy Eat World is still a thrilling band to watch live. Ten years after the release of Futures, a fan favorite for

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Photo Gallery: Vandals Summer Kamp Fest, Day 1

Kansas City played host to a punk festival so outrageous, it could only be held at Vandals. The small venue saw dozens of bands over

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Photo Gallery: Toadies / Ume

Alt-rock blew through Kansas City Thursday evening when the Toadies hit up Knuckleheads and brought Ume along for the ride. Photographer LeRoy Pristach was there

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Album Review: Brooke Tuley – “First Midnight”

by Nathan Cardiff The industrial hum that opens on Brooke Tuley’s First Midnight sets the tone for the first half of the record. Through the

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Arcade Fire / tUnE-yArDs bring flash and flair to Kansas City

The Starlight may never have looked as fancy as it did on Saturday night when Arcade Fire blew through like a colorful whirlwind. The vivid