Gaslight Anthem and Against Me! have always been a favorite in Kansas City, but when the punk rockers in Against Me took to the Uptown stage, technical problems plagued the set and the band walked off after just 3 songs. Dismayed fans were in for a treat though.
As part of a partnership with 96.5 the Buzz and Kansas City’s Power and Light, Kansas City got a special blast from the past treat: a free concert from The Used and Taking Back Sunday.
Atlanta’s Manchester Orchestra’s latest album, Cope, was a beautiful but heavy record released earlier in 2014. Proving that there can always be light found in the darkest of places (thanks, Dumbledore), the band has reworked their album into an new, uplifting record titled Hope.
The first annual George Fest, a night to celebrate the music of George Harrison while raising funds for Sweet Relief, is making its debut at the El Rey Theatre and the lineup brings together some of music’s biggest stars.
SXSW’s official online radio stream, SXSWfm, is hosting a free concert in Austin as part of the HAAM Benefit Day.