Halloween at Westport Saloon: Hellfire Hoedown

November 10, 2014 9:03 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Halloween at Westport Saloon: Hellfire Hoedown

On Halloween, we headed out to the Hellfire Hoedown at Westport Saloon.  The acts featured ranged from rockabilly and hard rock to bluegrass and blues.  We caught the sets from Stay Sick: A Tribute to the Cramps, Electric Lungs, Freight …

Coda: Peculiar Pretzelmen, Love Tusk and Wink Burcham

November 7, 2014 6:17 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Coda: Peculiar Pretzelmen, Love Tusk and Wink Burcham

Recently Coda hosted a fine night of music featuring the Peculiar Pretzelmen out of LA, Love Tusk from KC and Wink Burcham up from Oklahoma. Burcham is a country singer-songwriter who was accompanied by slide guitar and electric guitar. He …

Felabration at Record Bar

October 27, 2014 8:30 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Felabration at Record Bar

Saturday, Oct 18th marked the official celebration of the birthday of musician and activist Fela Kuti across the country known as “Felabration”.  The Kansas City edition at Record Bar, featured local afro-beat group Hearts of Darkness and Cincinnati, Ohio’s Baoku and the Image Afrobeat Band. …

Katy Guillen and the Girls at Westport Saloon

October 16, 2014 9:02 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Katy Guillen and the Girls at Westport Saloon

  A little while back we caught a fantastic rockin’ bluesy set from Katy Guillen and the Girls at Westport Saloon.  Here’s some of what we saw: Click image to start slideshow   Head over to to KC Live Music …

Dr. John at the Crossroads

October 6, 2014 9:59 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Dr. John at the Crossroads

Back on Friday, September 26, Mac Rebennack aka Dr. John filled the Crossroads air with the sounds of New Orleans soul.  Conjuring up the ghosts of Professor Longhair, Louis Armstrong and others, Dr. John drew from his extensive catalog of …

Filthy 13 at Coda

October 2, 2014 9:21 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Filthy 13 at Coda

About a week and a half ago, we caught local blues act the Filthy 13 over at Coda.  The Filthy 13 is a 4 piece outfit features Amaretto Slim on guitar and vocals backed up by bass, drums and harp. …

Crossroads Music Fest 2014

October 1, 2014 1:14 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Crossroads Music Fest 2014

Crossroads Music Festival 2014 edition is in the books.  It was a fantastic night of music at several venues throughout the popular neighborhood known for art studios, music venues and trendy living.  Featuring around 40 bands and performers, the festival …

“Tambourine Light”- Woods

May 28, 2014 7:57 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Tambourine Light"- Woods

Woods’ quietly aching “Tambourine Light” engenders comparisons to the Byrds while traveling its own shimmering path.
By Jared McNett

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