Guns N’ Roses is setting up its own “Paradise City” for Wednesday’s show at Arrowhead Stadium. The 8 p.m. concert is part of the band’s Not in This Lifetime reunion tour, which kicked off in April. “It’s a bigger spectacle event,” said production manager Dale “Opie” Skjerseth.
The incendiary hip-hop group Public Enemy headlined a sweltering outdoor concert at the Free State Festival in downtown Lawrence on Saturday. Thousands attended the free event presented by the Lawrence Arts Center.
Band’s tour stopping at Knuckleheads in Kansas City Tuesday, June 28. Gary Louris says Jayhawks have little to do with the alt-country world these days, yet they still wear the label. “Paging Mr. Proust” is a collection of songs that reflect Louris’ many roots and influences, including, here and there, some country and folk accents.
The celebrities reprised their Big Slick rendition of “Can’t Fight This Feeling.” Forte also talked about the thrill of raising money for Children’s Mercy. Forte was an announced guest; Sudeikis was the surprise.
Rock/jazz/funk ensemble delivers two knockout hours of hits and favorites. Set list included a cover and a few deep-album cuts. Steve Winwood opened with a set that included songs from Traffic and Spencer Davis Group.
About 1,000 people turned out for UMB Big Bash, a fundraiser for small nonprofits. Without Giraldo re-creating his wonderfully bombastic electric guitar riffs, most of the musical makeovers were enticing. An uncharacteristic huskiness in her voice was the only indication of the severe vocal problems that have recently afflicted Benatar.
During an interview Wednesday on the debut episode of HBO’s “Any Given Wednesday,” the New England-raised Affleck passionately criticized the NFL and Goodell for suspending New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for using underinflated footballs during a 2015 playoff game.
The legendary singer/songwriter drew about 5,000 to his Starlight Theatre show, which featured a set list that included several tracks of classic American songs from his most recent two albums. Mavis Staples opened the show with a dynamic set.
Popovic, a native of Serbia who was the first woman invited to join the Experience Hendrix tour, released her eighth studio album, “Trilogy,” in May. “Trilogy” comprises three CDs and more than two dozen songs.
Crows gathered outside Pinstripes in Overland Park on Saturday morning for a chance to see their favorite celebrity guests in action. The guests included James Marsden, Olivia Wilde and Judy Greer who waved to fans before heading inside for a charity bowling tournament.
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