Fleetwood Mac to launch tour with both McVies

The McVies are going back on the road with Fleetwood Mac. The band announced a 33-city North American tour Thursday. It’s the first set of shows since they canceled performances last year as bassist John McVie was being treated for cancer.

Heartland Men’s Chorus finds meaning in ‘I Am Harvey Milk’

There’s a lot in “I Am Harvey Milk” that resonates with members of the Heartland Men’s Chorus, who will perform it this weekend with members of another gay chorus, the Gateway Men’s Chorus of St. Louis. The oratorio — part theater, part choral performance — celebrates the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in California.

Lawrence musician Kawehi's Nirvana cover gets worldwide raves

People are raving about a local one-woman band called Kawehi and the video of her covering Nirvana's "Heart Shaped Box." Some of the descriptions from The Huffington Post, Spin, People magazine, Esquire magazine and tons of websites of her performance include words like "Unbelievable," "Killer," "Genius," and "Hypnotic."

Veteran drummer Eliot Zigmund follows the beat of his jazz heart

In his first 15 years as a professional drummer Eliot Zigmund experienced the commercial side of music. He was busy in the studios of New York, but all the while, his heart was in jazz. So Zigmund, who’s coming to Kansas City for a string of gigs next month, made a career adjustment — and he has been true to jazz ever since.

Ellen DeGeneres loves Kansas City rapper Mac Lethal

After a long weekend of Kansas teams getting edged out of the NCAA Tournament, Mac Lethal delivered a hometown win Monday. The Kansas City rapper walked across the stage on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” hands in the air, smile on his face, and it was hard not feel victorious.

Woody Guthrie’s great American voice gets a new home in Tulsa

A nuanced and multidimensional portrait of Woody Guthrie, and a celebration of his art and influence, can be found in a new center in Tulsa. To listen to contemporary singer/songwriters, all roads lead to Guthrie. To listen to Nora Guthrie, his daughter, the road from the Woody Guthrie Center extends in all directions.

Review: Eldar returns with own compositions

Eldar Djangirov, the room-filling pianist, returned to Kansas City Sunday for a multi-night run at Jardine’s and took no time at all to endear himself to a loyal crowd. In the first set, the onetime prodigy showed off the full range of his talents, as a formidable performer and now an emerging composer.

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