Donald Trump promised not to throw a “boring” political convention like ones he’d seen in the past. He promised a convention full of celebrities — and then social media slammed him because B-lister Scott Baio was the most high-profile celebrity in Cleveland. No ifs, ands, or buts about it, the Democrats have already staged the most star-studded convention — if that counts for anything.
Big Time Grain Company, which performs faithful covers of country hits by the likes of the Zac Brown Band, Garth Brooks and Alabama perform as part of the Ink Night festivities prior to Wednesday’s Royals game.
Comic Sarah Silverman joined Sen. Al Franken Monday night to urge Democratic National Convention delegates to unite – then stirred up Bernie Sanders die-hards with some choice words: “To the Bernie or bust people, you’re being ridiculous.”
Susanna Lee (aka Lucky DeLuxe) is the daughter of former KC radio star Jay Cooper, who died in April. The two grew closer after she was assaulted by an intruder two years ago. She is performing a tribute to him at KC Fringe Festival.
A fan in the front row of Beyonce’s Stade de France concert was videotaped playing the game on July 21. Likewise, Rihanna asked her fans not to catch Pokemon at a recent concert. What did Twitter say? Don’t spend money on a concert if you’re going to stare at your phone.
He probably hasn’t earned enough stripes yet to be called a living legend, but Drake is certainly one of the music world’s biggest and most successful stars. Saturday night, his Summer Sixteen Tour drew a sold-out crowd to the Sprint Center, a crowd of about 16,000 that was so loud and uproariously joyous, it felt and sounded twice its size.
Friday’s show proved that you can’t quantify momentum and hype, which, in the case of Halsey, is off the charts. The crowd that filled the Midland was as rabid and passionate as any The Star’s Timothy Finn had seen in years. Her set lasted about 90 minutes and it was filled from start to finish with raucous sing-alongs and convulsions of cheers, applause and other expressions of approval.
The capacity audience of 8,000 on Friday night at Starlight Theatre for Halestorm, Shinedown and Black Stone Cherry was another impressive demonstration of Kansas City’s enormous appetite for good-time rock ’n’ roll. While the show wasn’t particularly extraordinary, members of the audience seeking musical redemption or inspiration probably found what they were looking for.
They opened with “The Way the Lazy Do.” If there’s a standard Dr. Dog sound, it lies in songs like this: tuneful, organic, soulful. Dr. Dog is touring on “The Psychedelic Swamp,” a revamped and remodeled version of the debut album they decided not to release more than 15 years ago.
Wilson, a giant of American popular music, was distressingly shaky during his Wednesday night performance. He is touring to commemorate the 50th anniversary of “Pet Sounds. ” The band attacked every song with the studiousness and passion of a renowned classical orchestra.
The first lady joined “The Late Late Show” host for a drive around the White House grounds. They covered Stevie Wonder, Beyonce and Missy Elliot — with a surprise guest appearance. Obama promoted her new initiative “Let the Girls Learn” to bring education to girls around the world.
The silent shredding of an imaginary guitar. The gyrations of a faux rock star. Experience what competitive air guitarists feel as they faced off in the 2016 semifinal round of the U.S. Air Guitar Championships Saturday in Overland Park,
Watch the Midwest's best air guitarists shred toward fame
Big Slick celebs strut their stuff on the red carpet
Big Slick celebrity guests take on heat and each other at Kauffman Stadium
Big Slick celebrities on returning to KC for annual fundraiser: "We literally love this"