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Ten shows in six days: for your consideration

Gold Fields Thursday Czar Bar A savvy distillation of the alternative rock radio charts, the music of the Australian band Gold Fields evokes the bristling melodic sensibility of Muse, the glossy sheen of Passion Pit and the dramatic posturing of Fun. The carefully calibrated sound has the Australian band poised to play larger venues upon the release of its debut album in 2013. Two promising locally-based bands open the show. The Way Back creates shimmering dramatic soundscapes in the tradition of Kansas City's the Republic Tigers. Is Paris Burning, a new band consisting of seasoned Kansas City rockers, completes the...