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Photo Gallery: Garbage / Kristin Control at the Uptown

Garbage “We’re going to throw it back to 1999,” Garbage vocalist Shirley Manson said before jumping into a song on their nostalgic-filled setlist Sunday night.

“Ladiesman” Father John Misty seduces the Uptown

We overheard a comment from a woman at the Uptown Tuesday night that was very telling of the Father John Misty show. It was a


Glen Hansard charms the masses in Kansas City

On a rainy Tuesday evening in Kansas City, the Uptown was filled with heartwarming songs, and hearty laughter in between. Glen Hansard does a fantastic


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


She’s electric! Janelle Monáe is Kansas City’s most radiant star

The Janelle Monáe show at the Uptown may have been concert of the year. The Kansas City native was radiant, a shining star casting an

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The xx, Hundred Waters seduce the Uptown with intimate dance music

When The xx came out for their first show in Kansas City, their fans responded with bold liveliness. They filled the Uptown to the brim

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Something really beautiful: Hundred Waters to bring heartwarming friendship to the stage

You won’t find a band closer than Hundred Waters. That trait was noticed immediately when we sat down with the five musicians at SXSW in


Earnest and Wild: Grizzly Bear at Middle of the Map Fest

by Nathan Cardiff I feel pretty blessed that I got to see Grizzly Bear perform back in 2009 at The Blue Note in Columbia, MO.

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Grizzly Bear, The Joy Formidable, Deerhoof, more to headline 2013 Middle of the Map Fest

Ink’s Middle of the Map Fest just announced their massive lineup, and the Spring festival continues to pair major popular acts with some of the


The Darkness gives KC the business

“We are The Darkness from the UK, and we are here on fucking BUSINESS!” Justin Hawkins, the frontman for the ruckus-inducing epic rock band couldn’t