Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings at Crossroads

May 24, 2016 8:46 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings at Crossroads
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings at Crossroads

About a week and a half ago, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings stopped into to Kansas City as part of a co-headlining tour with Trombone Shorty.  The show, at Crossroads behind Grinders featured an excellent crowd which had to …

Middle of the Map Festival Day 2, The 2016 Edition

May 20, 2016 8:42 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on Middle of the Map Festival Day 2, The 2016 Edition
Middle of the Map Festival Day 2, The 2016 Edition

Day 2 of the Middle of the Map Festival this year was even better than the night before.  We caught a number of acts with lots of pictures and audio for your eyes and ears.  Rather than get into the …

Middle of the Map Festival Day 1, The 2016 Edition

May 18, 2016 10:10 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on Middle of the Map Festival Day 1, The 2016 Edition
Middle of the Map Festival Day 1, The 2016 Edition

This year’s Middle of the Map Fest (MOTM) underwent several substantial changes.  Gone are the days of the fest taking place exclusively in Westport.  This year the open two nights were held in Westport while the latter two days were …

Middle of the Map ‘Memz’ by Hilary Rambeau

May 10, 2016 1:39 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on Middle of the Map ‘Memz’ by Hilary Rambeau
Middle of the Map 'Memz' by Hilary Rambeau

“MIDDLE OF THE MAP MEMZ” by Hilary Rambeau For 10 days each year, The Middle of the Map Festival allows the center of the country to be recognized for more than just a region of wheat and never ending plains. …

April 27, 2016 10:01 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on

Here’s a few shots from the Electric Lungs set a couple of weeks back at miniBar:             See more music events and news on KC Live Music Blog!

The Quivers Sugar Tease Release with the Thunderclaps

March 17, 2016 10:34 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on The Quivers Sugar Tease Release with the Thunderclaps
The Quivers Sugar Tease Release with the Thunderclaps

Back on the first Friday of March, the Quivers released their long-awaited follow-up to 2014’s “Hot Young Mess” with “Sugar Tease”. The show took place at the midtown swap shop Holy Cow Market.  The Thunderclaps opened with a great set …

Folk Alliance Sights

March 3, 2016 9:51 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on Folk Alliance Sights
Folk Alliance Sights

Had a bit of a crazy week during the Folk Alliance so unfortunately, I wasn’t able to spend as much time down there as I had hoped.  But I did make it down on Saturday evening and caught a bunch …

Live at Ven’s House: Micah Schnabel, Slow Motion Commotion and Ven Smith

March 2, 2016 9:56 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on Live at Ven’s House: Micah Schnabel, Slow Motion Commotion and Ven Smith
Live at Ven's House: Micah Schnabel, Slow Motion Commotion and Ven Smith

Dead Ven one of the proprietors of local label, Money Wolf Music hosted a house show featuring:  Micah Schnabel, and Slow Motion Commotion with Ven performing a short opening set.  The unplugged show was set in the dining room with …

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