<![CDATA[Music News & Reviews News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/ en-us Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:49:01 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:49:01 CDT Music News & Reviews 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Culture Club’s Boy George, coming to KC: ‘It’s a funny old time for music’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article91734687.html#storylink=rss 1980s band Culture Club reunites for a tour coming to Kansas City on Wednesday

Boy George dishes about Adele, Prince, Brexit, Donald Trump and Arnold Schwarzenegger

And he talks about the legacy of his band

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The Classical Beat: Lyric Opera expands its repertoire with Explorations Series http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/classical-music-dance/article91105622.html#storylink=rss Program will highlight vocal music beyond staged operas

The offerings kick off in September

One concert will feature Schubert lieder and Beatles songs

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Kansas City Symphony receives $2.7 million grant for assistant conductor position http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article91224412.html#storylink=rss The David T. Beals III Trust provided the grant money

The assistant conductor position is held by Jason Seber

He’ll make his debut this fall at the Labor Day concert

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Dr. Dog unleashes a warm tide of sounds and styles at Crossroads KC show http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article91266757.html#storylink=rss 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

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A Q&A with Duran Duran’s Simon LeBon: In love with David Bowie, in awe of Prince http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article91055772.html#storylink=rss Duran Duran performs Sunday night at Starlight Theatre

Openers are Nile Rodgers and Chic

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Sarah Silverman: Bernie-or-bust Dems 'being ridiculous' http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91782382.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 01:20:59 CDT By LEANNE ITALIE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91782382.html Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 31-Aug. 6 http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86361057.html#storylink=rss July 31: Actor Don Murray is 87. Jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell is 85. Actress Susan Flannery ("Bold and the Beautiful") is 77. Actress France Nuyen ("South Pacific") is 77. Singer Lobo is 73. Singer Gary Lewis of Gary Lewis and the Playboys is 71. Singer-guitarist Daniel Ash (Love and Rockets, Bauhaus) is 59. Actor Dirk Blocker ("Brooklyn Nine-Nine") is 59. Drummer Bill Berry (R.E.M.) is 58. Actor Wesley Snipes is 54. Country singer Chad Brock is 53. Musician Fatboy Slim is 53. Guitarist Jim Corr of The Corrs is 52. "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling is 51. Actor Dean Cain is 50. Actor Jim True-Frost ("American Odyssey," "The Wire") is 50. Actress Eve Best ("Nurse Jackie") is 45. Actor Robert Telfer ("Saved by the Bell") is 39. Country singer Zac Brown of Zac Brown Band is 38. Actor B.J. Novak ("The Office") is 37. Actor Rico Rodriguez ("Modern Family") is 18.

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:06:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86361057.html
The Latest: Russian diplomat scoffs at DNC hack allegations http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91664227.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:36:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91664227.html Drake, Britney Spears, U2 to play 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article91805257.html#storylink=rss The lineup for the annual iHeartRadio Music Festival has been announced, and for the sixth year in a row it will feature some of the most heavily rotated musicians on the FM radio dial, including U2, Drake, Britney Spears, Twenty One Pilots, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt and others.

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By RANDALL ROBERTS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article91805257.html
U2, Drake, Britney Spears to perform at iHeartRadio festival http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91669447.html#storylink=rss U2, Drake, Britney Spears and Sting will perform at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival in September.

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:02:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91669447.html
Original Jersey boy Frankie Valli heading back to Broadway http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91752162.html#storylink=rss The Broadway hit "Jersey Boys" is going to get some competition from an original Jersey boy.

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:21:04 CDT By MARK KENNEDY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91752162.html
IS attacker: Germans "won't be able to sleep peacefully" http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91660317.html#storylink=rss A Syrian man who tried unsuccessfully to claim asylum in Germany pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group and vowed the nation's people "won't be able to sleep peacefully anymore" in a cell phone video before blowing himself up outside a wine bar, wounding 15 people, authorities said Monday.

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:01:01 CDT By DAVID RISING, KIRSTEN GRIESHABER and TOMISLAV SKARO ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91660317.html
Marni Nixon, voice of classic movie songs, has died at 86 http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91696982.html#storylink=rss Hollywood voice double Marni Nixon, whose singing was heard in place of the leading actresses in such classic movie musicals as "West Side Story," "The King and I" and "My Fair Lady," has died. She was 86.

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:46:06 CDT By MARK KENNEDY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91696982.html
The Latest: Syria opposition group shamed by Germany attacks http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91660402.html#storylink=rss The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany in the past week (all times local):

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:36:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91660402.html
10 Things to Know for Today http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91661872.html#storylink=rss Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:05:39 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91661872.html
The Game doesn't care if he never sells another album &#239;&#191;&#189; he's out to make the world a safer place http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article91660882.html#storylink=rss Compton rapper the Game was once a latch-key kid weaned on the unofficial rap anthem of South Los Angeles, N.W.A's "F - tha Police."

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By LORRAINE ALI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article91660882.html
Boy George happy to back on road with Culture Club http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article91681717.html#storylink=rss "I have the best job in the world," says Boy George, calling from a tour stop in Florida. "There's not really a lot to moan or whine about. I've got the privilege of going out and doing something I absolutely love."

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By CHRISSIE DICKINSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article91681717.html
Car Seat Headrest speaks to worries of young adults http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article91682667.html#storylink=rss Will Toledo is sick of a lot of things. He's sick of being asked about the name of his band, Car Seat Headrest (he used to record vocals in the back seat of his car, for privacy). He's sick of being compared to bands he's not influenced by. And, perhaps most important, he's sick of being a negative guy who's sick of everything.

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By JACOB NIERENBERG ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article91682667.html
New albums: Michael Kiwanuka, Blood Orange, Snoop Dogg http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article91684017.html#storylink=rss Michael Kiwanuka

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT The Philadelphia Inquirer]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article91684017.html
At least 30 arrested at Guns N' Roses concert in New Jersey http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91661457.html#storylink=rss At least 30 people have been arrested at a Guns N' Roses concert in New Jersey, including a woman accused of assaulting police.

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:31:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91661457.html
Michael C. Hall heads London run of Bowie musical 'Lazarus' http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91664637.html#storylink=rss The David Bowie musical "Lazarus" is headed to London, with star Michael C. Hall on board.

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:45:25 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91664637.html
Chicago ERs prepping for intoxicated Lollapalooza teenagers http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91663407.html#storylink=rss A hospital not far from this weekend's Lollapalooza music festival is prepping for an influx of intoxicated teenagers.

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:50:24 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91663407.html
VIEWER GUIDE: Clinton hopes voters give her fresh look http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91660707.html#storylink=rss Hillary Clinton has been in the public eye for more than two decades, sized up as a political spouse, legislator, diplomat and politician. For good or ill, everyone has an opinion about her.

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 03:25:27 CDT By NANCY BENAC ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91660707.html
Bavarian official: Ansbach attack suggests Islamist motive http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91652577.html#storylink=rss Bavaria's top security official said Monday that he believes a failed asylum seeker who blew himself up and injured 12 people in the southern German town of Ansbach was driven by religious extremism.

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:46:00 CDT By HAKAN KAPLAN and DAVID RISING ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91652577.html
Police: Bavarian official says attacker was denied asylum http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article91622947.html#storylink=rss A man who blew himself up and injured 12 people after being turned away from an open-air music festival was a 27-year-old Syrian who had been denied asylum, Bavaria's top security official said early Monday.

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:36:01 CDT By HAKAN KAPLAN and DAVID RISING ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article91622947.html
West Monroe HS senior is Louisiana state fiddle champion http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91611362.html#storylink=rss A West Monroe High School senior who plays a number of instruments is Louisiana's newest state fiddling champion.

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 19:06:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91611362.html
Newport Jazz Festival gets new vision with Christian McBride http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91565682.html#storylink=rss Christian McBride is no stranger to the main stage at the Newport Jazz Festival and this year he'll again be up there in a trio with pianist Chick Corea and drummer Brian Blade. But he'll also be turning his attention to a new role backstage as he takes over as artistic director from festival founder George Wein.

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 18:36:01 CDT By MICHELLE R. SMITH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91565682.html
High Times: Lil Wayne cut short concert at California event http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91614437.html#storylink=rss High Times says it is "awaiting an explanation" from Lil Wayne's representatives after the rapper's performance at its Cannabis Cup event in Southern California.

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 18:26:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91614437.html
Kaine returns to church for prayers, support http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91579502.html#storylink=rss Sen. Tim Kaine returned to his longtime parish Sunday to re-energize his faith, sing solo with the gospel choir, and ask for prayers as he's launched into the national spotlight as Hillary Clinton's running mate.

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:11:02 CDT By ALAN SUDERMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91579502.html
VIEWER GUIDE: Clinton asking voters for fresh look in Philly http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91574457.html#storylink=rss Hillary Clinton has been in the public eye for more than two decades, sized up as a political spouse, legislator, diplomat and politician. For good or ill, everyone has an opinion about her.

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:45:28 CDT By NANCY BENAC ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91574457.html