March 30, 2012 1:00 PM

At 30, Black Crack Revue still defies genres, trends and expectations

The buoyant Kansas City band Black Crack Revue has been sustaining its own cosmic and wryly absurd version of reality since it played a night-before Valentine’s Day show in 1982. Over the ensuing three decades, the band has unleashed a cavalcade of inimitable music, illustrious performances, quirky anecdotes and twisted experiences.

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