<![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 Guns N’ Roses and other band reunions cathartic for musicians and fans http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article86961907.html#storylink=rss When groups break up, they leave fans with a void and feelings of betrayal

Guns N’ Roses tour gave fans one last chance to hear songs by the band they remember

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Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley's first guitarist, dies at 84 http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article86571067.html#storylink=rss Scotty Moore, the pioneering rock guitarist whose sharp, graceful style helped Elvis Presley shape his revolutionary sound and inspired a generation of musicians that included Keith Richards, Jimmy Page and Bruce Springsteen, died Tuesday. He was 84.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 07:59:01 CDT By ADRIAN SAINZ and HILLEL ITALIE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article86571067.html
Tickets on sale: Missouri State Fair artists, Corinne Bailey Rae, Vince Gill http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/performing-arts/article86450037.html#storylink=rss Tickets that will soon be on sale: Florida Georgia Line, Oct. 15, Sprint Center; Kip Moore with Jon Pardi, Nov. 19, Uptown; Mannheim Steamroller Christmas, Dec. 10, Midland

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KC concerts: Selena Gomez, Brand New, Modest Mouse, Yonder Mountain String Band http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article86384322.html#storylink=rss Thursday at the Madrid: Songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov

Next week: 311 performs at Crossroads KC

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Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay buys Prince’s Yellow Cloud guitar http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article86213257.html#storylink=rss The NFL team owner and collector of instruments paid $137,500 at an auction in Beverly Hills

Isray also has instruments once owned by Jerry Garcia, John Lennon, Ringo Star and Bob Dylan

Prince died April 21 at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota of an accidental overdose of fentanyl

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:13:34 CDT

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Kenny Chesney calls cop to apologize for saying he had died http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article86172697.html#storylink=rss An officer was shot and wounded, but Chesney mistakenly told audience the cop had died

The officer, Chris Dorman, was supposed to attend the concert before he was wounded

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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:28:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article86172697.html
Lawyer in Led Zeppelin-Spirit trial suspended for 'serious misconduct' in earlier case http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article87311417.html#storylink=rss LOS ANGELES-The lawyer who failed to persuade a Los Angeles jury in June that Led Zeppelin stole the introduction of "Stairway to Heaven" from an earlier song by L.A. rock band Spirit has been suspended from practicing law. He was cited for "serious misconduct" and violating rules of professional conduct during a previous case.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By RANDY LEWIS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article87311417.html
Monae, Lamar to perform at White House on Fourth of July http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article87165202.html#storylink=rss Singer-songwriter Janelle Monae (moh-NAY') and rapper Kendrick Lamar will help President Barack Obama celebrate his final Fourth of July at the White House.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 13:40:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article87165202.html
The Zappas go to war: Rocker's legacy, fortune creates schism among his children http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article87121082.html#storylink=rss Inside a home recording studio known as the Utility Muffin Research Kitchen, where the late Frank Zappa composed and recorded some of his most adventurous works, his youngest son, Ahmet, reflects on his father's legacy.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By RANDALL ROBERTS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article87121082.html
Alice Bag, in the vanguard of '70s L.A. punk rock, lets loose on her solo debut http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article87109287.html#storylink=rss Alice Bag, who was in the vanguard of the Los Angeles punk rock scene, had stepped back from music for much of the last decade and a half. New songs would occasionally appear online, but it wasn't until recently that Bag reemerged to release a proper solo debut.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By TODD MARTENS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article87109287.html
Music duo Lion Babe makes its Essence Festival debut http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article87102322.html#storylink=rss Duos in music are nothing new.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:59:15 CDT By CHEVEL JOHNSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article87102322.html
Grenora citizens expect crowd at city's 100th birthday party http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article87087917.html#storylink=rss The small city of Grenora in northwestern North Dakota expects to see an influx of visitors celebrating its centennial anniversary over the weekend.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:35:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article87087917.html
Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article87089377.html#storylink=rss The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:04:08 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article87089377.html
Judge postpones demolition of Aretha Franklin's Memphis home http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article87082142.html#storylink=rss A judge has postponed an order to demolish the dilapidated home where singer Aretha Franklin was born in Memphis.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:15:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article87082142.html
Site of new car condos, track hosts Michigan Rib Fest http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article87045522.html#storylink=rss A festival celebrating live music and barbecue is being held at the site of a new private playground for car enthusiasts in suburban Detroit.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:35:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article87045522.html
Music for All unites passionate students http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article87082352.html#storylink=rss In the group of 20 high school students twirling color-guard sabers on Ball State University's campus Tuesday, Austin Crawely stood out. He was one of just a few males.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 04:04:10 CDT By EMMA KATE FITTES ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article87082352.html
Waco Brothers milking their senior statesman role http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article87081862.html#storylink=rss Jon Langford regrets nothing about repeatedly lampooning the late David Bowie, in his defunct comic "Great Pop Things," as the "Chameleon of Rock."

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 03:00:00 CDT By STEVE KNOPPER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article87081862.html
Musician Paul Simon doesn't let on if he's the retiring type http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article87078107.html#storylink=rss If Paul Simon is serious about calling it quits, he didn't let on to a hometown crowd.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:10:03 CDT By DAVID BAUDER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article87078107.html
New Orleans ready to 'party with a purpose' at Essence Fest http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86822692.html#storylink=rss Music has always been at the heart of the annual Essence Festival, now in its 22nd year, and this year will be no different.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:30:01 CDT By CHEVEL JOHNSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86822692.html
The Latest: Will Packer's new film centered at Essence Fest http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86914617.html#storylink=rss The Latest on the annual Essence Festival held over the July Fourth holiday in New Orleans (all times local):

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:20:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86914617.html
Brad Paisley: West Virginia floods shocking, heartbreaking http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86897022.html#storylink=rss Brad Paisley said he's shocked and heartbroken by the destruction from deadly flooding in his home state of West Virginia.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:00:01 CDT By JOHN RABY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86897022.html
Led by Strip, Nevada gambling revenue down 5 percent in May http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86884207.html#storylink=rss Nevada gambling revenue took another tumble in May, dropping nearly 5 percent statewide as Las Vegas Strip revenues fell sharply year-over-year.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:10:01 CDT By MICHELLE RINDELS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86884207.html
Appreciation: Scotty Moore, who propelled Elvis Presley's great Sun Sessions, was present at the creation http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article86851112.html#storylink=rss If the history of rock 'n' roll is a series of Big Bangs that pop at random intervals, the explosion that occurred on July 5, 1954, at Sun Studio in Memphis, Tenn., when Elvis Presley, guitarist Scotty Moore and upright bassist Bill Black tore into "That's All Right" was a particularly cosmic occurrence.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 03:00:00 CDT By RANDALL ROBERTS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article86851112.html
Three distinct voices, one spirit: Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs bring their perspectives to a new album http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article86853937.html#storylink=rss When singer-songwriter k.d. lang had a notion to form a supergroup, her inspiration was the Traveling Wilburys, an act that counted the likes of Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Roy Orbison, George Harrison and Jeff Lynne as members.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 03:00:00 CDT By RANDALL ROBERTS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article86853937.html
Rob Wasserman, accomplished bass player, dead at 64 http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86895392.html#storylink=rss Rob Wasserman, a highly respected bass player and composer who performed and recorded with Lou Reed, Neil Young, Brian Wilson and many other musicians, has died. He was 64.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:05:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86895392.html
Documents filed by some Prince claimants to become public http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86914632.html#storylink=rss A Minnesota judge overseeing the legal proceedings about Prince's estate will allow documents filed by some claimants to become public.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:54:17 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86914632.html
Lee Greenwood to headline Hall of Fame game halftime http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86881692.html#storylink=rss Country music singer Lee Greenwood will highlight the halftime show titled "Salute to Service" at the Hall of Fame game Aug. 7.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:59:21 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86881692.html
Sioux Falls record company owner sentenced for wire fraud http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86869747.html#storylink=rss The owner of a Sioux Falls-based record company who admitted to gambling away more than $1 million in investment money has been sentenced.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:19:10 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86869747.html
Salute to America includes fireworks at Greenfield Village http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86788757.html#storylink=rss The annual Salute to America celebration featuring the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and a big fireworks display is taking place at Greenfield Village in suburban Detroit.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:02:55 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86788757.html
Farm Rescue adds more services, eyes geographical expansion http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86829042.html#storylink=rss A farm aid nonprofit in the Northern Plains that has grown beyond its founder's dreams is expanding its services again, with an eye toward spreading geographically in a year or two.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:20:03 CDT By BLAKE NICHOLSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86829042.html