<![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 Billy Joel isn’t interested in releasing a new album soon http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article80568007.html#storylink=rss Singer-songwriter hasn’t released a new album of songs since “River of Dreams” in 1993

Joel continues to compose new material, at least for his own pleasure, on a regular basis

Joel reflects on his half-century music career and explains why he’s only an “incidental singer”

Click to Continue »]]>
Sat, 28 May 2016 15:23:08 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article80568007.html
Jazz Town: Walk of Fame events take stride forward with Al Jarreau, Ellis Marsalis http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article80011817.html#storylink=rss Induction concert is Saturday, June 4, in the 18th and Vine Historic Jazz District

Other stars in town this week are Kevin Mahogany, Roy Ayers

Click to Continue »]]>
Sat, 28 May 2016 08:00:00 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article80011817.html
Kansas City Symphony’s Spring Fling will highlight Ravel and Dvorak http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/performing-arts/article80024112.html#storylink=rss Jeffrey Kahane of L.A. Chamber Orchestra will conduct Kansas City Symphony in Spring Fling

See KC Symphony at Celebration at the Station May 29

Click to Continue »]]>
Fri, 27 May 2016 06:40:00 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/performing-arts/article80024112.html
Nada Surf delivers a steady wave of indie rock bliss at Crossroads KC http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article80036362.html#storylink=rss New York band recently released “You Know Who You Are,” its eighth studio album

Show drew a small but enthusiastic crowd of about 400

Click to Continue »]]>
Thu, 26 May 2016 11:16:31 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article80036362.html
Police: 1 dead, 3 wounded in shooting at NYC concert venue http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article79981517.html#storylink=rss One person was killed and three others wounded in a shooting inside a concert venue in New York City, where hip-hop artist T.I. was scheduled to perform, police said.

Click to Continue »]]>
Thu, 26 May 2016 00:44:00 CDT By STEPHANIE SIEK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article79981517.html
Guns N’ Roses, Selena Gomez, Drake, Bob Dylan and more heat up KC stages this summer http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article79590142.html#storylink=rss Dixie Chicks, the Cure and Paul Simon return to KC

Arrowhead also sees the return of Kenny Chesney

Click to Continue »]]>
Wed, 25 May 2016 08:00:00 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article79590142.html
KC summer lineup in classic music: KC Symphony finale, Summerfest, Ensemble Iberica http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/classical-music-dance/article79903602.html#storylink=rss Kansas City Symphony will close out with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9

Ensemble Iberica will present two passionate Latin concerts

Don’t forget: Kansas City Dance Festival, Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival and Summer Music at the Cathedrals

Click to Continue »]]>
Wed, 25 May 2016 08:00:00 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/classical-music-dance/article79903602.html
Florence + The Machine flirt with perfection in Bonner Springs http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article79752752.html#storylink=rss About 15,000 fans spanning several generations attended the concert by the British group

Although her theatrical gesticulations and interpretive dancing should have seemed preposterous, Welch’s boundless enthusiasm appeared to be unforced

Click to Continue »]]>
Wed, 25 May 2016 08:47:30 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article79752752.html
Former Yankees OF Williams reinventing himself as a musician http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article79542897.html#storylink=rss Bernie Williams stopped being a baseball player in 2006. Being a musician, however, is his lifelong endeavor.

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 24 May 2016 13:14:01 CDT By STEPHEN WHYNO ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article79542897.html
Westport Roots Festival will be bigger and longer in 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article79600152.html#storylink=rss Three-day festival will feature more than 60 bands

This year includes a pre-party concert and a Sunday brunch

Festival showcases a variety of roots music: cowpunk, honky-tonk, bluegrass and others

Click to Continue »]]>
Wed, 25 May 2016 08:00:00 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article79600152.html
New concerts on sale: Fifth Harmony, Chevelle, Marshall Tucker Band and Sara Watkins http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article79597452.html#storylink=rss Also on the way: Missouri State Fair concerts on sale June 21, including Lady Antebellum, 3 Doors Down, John Anderson and Chris Janson

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 24 May 2016 16:22:25 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article79597452.html
KC concerts: Diiv, Tech N9ne, Journey, Zac Brown Band and Dale Watson http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article79510267.html#storylink=rss The weekend’s best music includes Diiv at the Bottleneck in Lawrence

The world’s most dissonant rock band, Sissy Spacek, will create some hellish noises at the FOKL Center

Next week: Subhumans at the Riot Room and Wheeler Walker Jr. at the Granada

Click to Continue »]]>
Tue, 24 May 2016 00:01:00 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article79510267.html
Billboard Awards 2016: A night of emotional performances http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79173982.html#storylink=rss Madonna will pay tribute to the recently deceased Prince

Kesha will now sing live after her performance was initially canceled by her former mentor

Celine Dion – who recently lost her husband and brother – will perform Queen’s “The Show Must Go On”

Click to Continue »]]>
Sun, 22 May 2016 14:59:07 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79173982.html
Boycott over N.C. LGBT law hits more than music fans http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article79172067.html#storylink=rss Springsteen, Pearl Jam, others cancel shows to protest LGBT law

Stagehands, restaurateurs, hotel workers say boycotts hit them in pocketbook

Greensboro Coliseum Complex estimateds $188,000 loss so far

Click to Continue »]]>
Sun, 22 May 2016 14:43:59 CDT

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article79172067.html
Loss, accusations mark a turbulent few days for Johnny Depp http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article80531482.html#storylink=rss Johnny Depp seemed the picture of rock star cool as he played guitar onstage in Portugal with his band, the Hollywood Vampires. An ocean away, he is facing serious accusations.

Click to Continue »]]>
Sat, 28 May 2016 18:49:01 CDT By SANDY COHEN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article80531482.html
The Latest: Real Madrid targets more trophies http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80551837.html#storylink=rss The Latest on the Champions League final (all times local):

Click to Continue »]]>
Sat, 28 May 2016 18:14:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80551837.html
Iran arrest 8 people for making 'obscene' music videos http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80559827.html#storylink=rss An online report in Iran says authorities have arrested eight people for producing allegedly "obscene" music videos.

Click to Continue »]]>
Sat, 28 May 2016 14:28:21 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80559827.html
Social media buzzing over Harvard grad's spoken-word speech http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80546527.html#storylink=rss Social media is buzzing over a Harvard graduate's poetic commencement speech, which has garnered millions of views and the attention of celebrities.

Click to Continue »]]>
Sat, 28 May 2016 12:08:26 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80546527.html
Here's a story of a lovely lady and Gomer at the Indy 500 http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80544722.html#storylink=rss They are the names that stamped the Indianapolis 500 as a four-wheeled slice of Americana from the heartland. Rick Mears. A.J. Foyt. The Andrettis. Helio Castroneves.

Click to Continue »]]>
Sat, 28 May 2016 11:44:12 CDT By DAN GELSTON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80544722.html
DMC: Commissioner should apologize for words about rap http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80401847.html#storylink=rss Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and hip-hop icon Darryl "DMC" McDaniels says the New York police commissioner's recent comments — where he labeled rappers as thugs following a shooting at a hip-hop concert — are disrespectful and that the commissioner should apologize to rappers like Chuck D, Will Smith and Kendrick Lamar — performers whose songs do not promote violence and negative images.

Click to Continue »]]>
Sat, 28 May 2016 00:19:02 CDT By MESFIN FEKADU ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80401847.html
The Latest: Bratton says comments not about all in hip hop http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80504672.html#storylink=rss The Latest on New York Police Commissioner William Bratton's recent comments, where he labeled rappers as thugs following a multiple shooting at a hip-hop concert (all times local):

Click to Continue »]]>
Fri, 27 May 2016 21:58:26 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80504672.html
Beyonce's big year: 'Lemonade' is her 'Purple Rain' http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article80495267.html#storylink=rss The two biggest music stories of the year happened just two days apart last month: Prince died, and Beyonce came alive like never before.

Click to Continue »]]>
Fri, 27 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By CHRIS RIEMENSCHNEIDER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article80495267.html
Exotic cat dead after fire at hip hop figure's home in Vegas http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80398462.html#storylink=rss Authorities in Las Vegas are investigating the cause of a fire that damaged the home of a hip hop figure and left an exotic pet wildcat dead.

Click to Continue »]]>
Fri, 27 May 2016 16:13:29 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80398462.html
Concert on beach heralds start of summer at Jersey shore http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80243507.html#storylink=rss As he belted out the words to "Nothin' But A Good Time," Poison singer Bret Michaels gave voice to the plans of residents and revelers alike as the unofficial start of summer arrived at the Jersey shore.

Click to Continue »]]>
Fri, 27 May 2016 15:14:02 CDT By WAYNE PARRY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80243507.html
Georgia's McGarity apologizes to board for Ludacris contract http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80372502.html#storylink=rss Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity has apologized to the athletic association's board of directors following the disclosure that rapper Ludacris was paid $65,000 to perform at the school's spring football game and also was provided liquor and a box of condoms.

Click to Continue »]]>
Fri, 27 May 2016 15:03:34 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80372502.html
Police test bullets from shooting at T.I. concert in NYC http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80243902.html#storylink=rss Police conducted ballistic tests Friday to determine whether more than one gun was used in a shooting inside a hip-hop concert featuring artist T.I. that killed one person and injured three others.

Click to Continue »]]>
Fri, 27 May 2016 14:59:01 CDT By JAKE PEARSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80243902.html
Detroit Symphony Orchestra gets $2.9M for music education http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80368467.html#storylink=rss The Detroit Symphony Orchestra says it has received a roughly $3 million donation for its music education programs.

Click to Continue »]]>
Fri, 27 May 2016 14:53:25 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80368467.html
Justin Bieber and Skrillex sued over 'Sorry' song http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article80366617.html#storylink=rss Justin Bieber and his producer Skrillex have been sued over the prominent vocal hook that opens his smash hit "Sorry."

Click to Continue »]]>
Fri, 27 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By AUGUST BROWN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article80366617.html
The Latest: Police testing bullets in T.I. concert shooting http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80359097.html#storylink=rss The Latest on a fatal shooting inside a New York City concert venue where hip-hop artist T.I. was getting ready to perform (all times local):

Click to Continue »]]>
Fri, 27 May 2016 14:23:35 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80359097.html
Josh Duhamel celebrates Memorial Day by helping veterans http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80338112.html#storylink=rss Before starting work on the next "Transformers" film, Josh Duhamel is lending his star power to help disabled veterans.

Click to Continue »]]>
Fri, 27 May 2016 14:04:01 CDT By NICOLE EVATT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80338112.html