<![CDATA[Music News & Reviews | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/ en-us Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:23:08 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:23:08 CST Music News & Reviews 60 Kansas City’s Beautiful Bodies deliver a standout set at annual Warped Tour http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article29664187.html#storylink=rss The barrage of performances in temperatures that cracked 90 degrees included nearly 100 bands, plus a handful of comedians.

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Dwight Yoakam plays his rugged music free at the P&L http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article29623471.html#storylink=rss Dwight Yoakum brought his uncompromising honky-tonk songs to several thousands fans at a free concert Thursday in the KC Live area of the Power & Light District in downtown Kansas City.

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Photo Gallery: Warped Tour 2015 in Bonner Springs http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article29600656.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:58:12 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article29600656.html Readers remember Sedalia rock fest of ’74: drugs, nudity, a stolen dog, thank-you flowers http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article29535898.html#storylink=rss Among those writing in: A security guard who had just finished his freshman year at KU, a grocery store manager and a man who recalls that not everyone was causing problems.

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‘Lose,’ the third album by Cymbals Eat Guitars, is a big winner http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article29496166.html#storylink=rss The Staten Island, N.Y., indie rock band Cymbals Eat Guitars, which will perform Monday night at RecordBar in Kansas City, has put out a third album that bassist Matthew Whipple says “is more instantly engaging and a little more fun to play night after night.”

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:54:38 CDT

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Country superstars Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney to take stage Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article29497570.html#storylink=rss Whether he raps with Ludacris, rocks with Lenny Kravitz or sings one of his 13 No. 1 country songs, Jason Aldean throws his kind of party. The 38-year-old country superstar, who performs Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium with Kenny Chesney, answered some quick questions from Nashville.

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:03:49 CDT

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Photo gallery: One Direction turns up the heat at Arrowhead Stadium http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article29262976.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:40:50 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article29262976.html Radkey getting ready to release first full-length album with a ‘mature’ sound http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article29210089.html#storylink=rss Radkey, a trio of brothers from St. Joseph, soon will release “Dark Black Makeup,” a 13-song recording that puts the band in a new light. Radkey, which will perform Friday night at the RecordBar, has been playing songs from the record live and has released three of its tunes as singles.

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 06:59:00 CDT

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Tallest Man on Earth bringing a bigger sound to the Midland http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article29168872.html#storylink=rss Instead of performing solo on open-tuned acoustic guitars, Kristian Matsson, the diminutive songwriter from Dalarna, Sweden, who performs as under the name the Tallest Man on Earth, is bringing a four-piece band with him Thursday night to the Midland theater, his first appearance in Kansas City.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:35:54 CDT

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Ticket alert: Young Thug, Seether and Craig Finn http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article29114722.html#storylink=rss Also on the way: Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy, Gregg Allman, Keb Mo, Warren Haynes, Lord Huron, Grace Potter, Chvrches and more.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:56:47 CDT

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This weekend’s best music: The Warped Tour, the Tallest Man on Earth, Pomeroy, Holly Miranda and Shinedown http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article28858726.html#storylink=rss Next week in KC: Phish, Dawes, Cymbals Eat Guitars and Joell Ortiz

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 02:00:00 CDT

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Kianna Alarid discovers her purpose in new band Yes You Are http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article28445374.html#storylink=rss Kianna Alarid, the former lead singer and bassist for Tilly and the Wall, toiled on music for years after her first band broke up. She’s finally seeing results with her new group, Yes You Are.

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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:19:24 CDT

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Dwight Yoakam, performing Thursday in the Power & Light District, proves country can rock http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article29493961.html#storylink=rss Dwight Yoakam says the biggest link between his latest album, “Second Hand Heart,” and his 1986 debut, “Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc.” is an attitude he brought to the projects — a spirit, as he put it, of “reckless abandon, mischief-making and fun” that reminded him of why he wanted to make music in the first place. He performs a free show at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Power & Light District.

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:47:59 CDT

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Jazz Town: Phoenix Fest, July Jazz Jam top week’s offerings http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article28421365.html#storylink=rss The club is throwing its own party — the sixth annual Phoenix Fest, taking place Saturday on two stages, inside the club and out in the street. The jazz jam, led by Tim Whitmer, is Sunday at Community Christian Church.

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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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Jackson Thomas’ choir gives new voice to contemporary classical music http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/classical-music-dance/article28418995.html#storylink=rss The inaugural concert for KC VITAs is Aug. 2 at St. John’s United Methodist Church, with all-new works on the program. Conductor Thomas studied to be an opera singer before deciding to devote his career to choral music.

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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:09:48 CDT

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New synthesizers return to analog origins http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article28401466.html#storylink=rss The multi-faceted electronic keyboards are getting back to the basics, with new models featuring the knobs, buttons and sliders that distinguished early analog synths from more streamlined digital ones.

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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 05:00:00 CDT

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News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29705620.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:03:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29705620.html Classical Beat: Summer Music at the Cathedrals makes August Sundays cooler http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/classical-music-dance/article29533585.html#storylink=rss Creatively programmed series is back this year, with sounds from baroque to Schubert to ragtime to right now.

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Telemundo interviews Bush on wide range of topics http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29742415.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:09:06 CDT By SERGIO BUSTOS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29742415.html Bobby Brown, family mourn the late Bobbi Kristina at funeral http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29730865.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:08:18 CDT By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29730865.html The Latest: Memorial service for Bobbi Kristina Brown ends http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29733631.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:09:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29733631.html Snoop Dogg stopped by Italian customs http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29732509.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 12:14:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29732509.html Exhibit unveils never-displayed photos of Louis Armstrong http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29734411.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 10:59:08 CDT By JANET McCONNAUGHEY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29734411.html Historical marker placed at Nat 'King' Cole's birth home http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29735623.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 10:18:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29735623.html U2 welcomes the Clintons, Springsteen at New York show http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29725567.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 08:48:07 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29725567.html Newport Jazz Festival continues with second day of music http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29733781.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 08:43:10 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29733781.html Orem family shares Native American cultures in Utah Valley http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29661598.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 04:03:11 CDT By CASEY ADAMS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29661598.html Keller makes music in Naperville for 50 years http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29731768.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 03:07:53 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29731768.html AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29616349.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:04:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29616349.html Dolly Parton's family life subject of TV movie http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29709058.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:07:41 CDT By KRISTIN M. HALL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29709058.html