July 5, 2012 11:56 AM
Fitz & the Tantrums: A voice steeped in '60s pop and soul
Fitz and the Tantrums perform at Crossroads KC, 417 E. 18th St., with Royal Teeth
Fitz and the Tantrums perform at Crossroads KC, 417 E. 18th St., with Royal Teeth. Gates open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 and $61.50. Visit crossroadskc.com. Michael Fitzpatrick’s love affair with soul music began when he was growing up in Los Angeles, listening to the music his parents grew up with. That music became the soundtrack to his youth. “The one condition that I could negotiate with my mother was turning the car radio to the oldies station,” he said. “I connected with all that music instantly, from the early Motown stuff to the late ’60s. I was entranced...