While roaming a big-box store with my wife, Kim, I pragmatically checked off items for a day trip we had planned a few months ago: “A toothbrush, some toothpaste, a flannel for my face. Pajamas, a hairbrush, new shoes and a case.”
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Monday, July 09, 2018
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Friday, September 22, 2017
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
There are few mainstream rock bands like Muse, so it's fitting that it gives a showcase to match its hybrid of '70s rock bravado and modern electronic music.
Saturday, July 02, 2016
It's no secret that both the Portland, Oregon, band Modest Mouse and Long Island, New York, cult sensations Brand New have huge followings in the Midwest, as they both guarantee sellout crowds every time they play in the Kansas City area.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Can a pop star known for meeting her fans on a human level still succeed at doing that when they've become one of the biggest superstars in the world?
Friday, July 10, 2015
Saturday, September 06, 2014
After the demise of Kanrocksas, there were doubts the Kansas City area could pull off a festival not centered on 98.9 The Rock's active rock genre. Buzz Beach Ball offered a satisfying response.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
If the sold-out crowd at The Midland Theater in Kansas City was an accurate sample, Missourians and Kansans respect Jack White an incredible amount. And vice versa.
Friday, August 01, 2014
Night two of Justin Timberlake's "20/20 Experience" was whatever the pop megastar wanted it to be - a laser-light infused rave, a romantic evening, a salsa jam, even an impromptu birthday party.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The biggest mistake some Lauryn Hill fans made at her show on June 16 was having any expectations concerning what the iconic soul-rapper would bring to the Kansas City stage.
Saturday, March 22, 2014
When you think of a sold out show at a bigger venue like The Midland Theater or the Sprint Center in Kansas City, sparse production and songs steeped in fear probably aren't the first things that spring to mind.
Sunday, January 12, 2014
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Many musicians have attempted giving intimate performances at arena shows. Dave Grohl did it by playing solo on a electronic riser, Taylor Swift did it by performing acoustic to the people in the back and the nosebleeds.