For electronic dance music to work in a concert setting – as a live spectacle that you would actually pay concert prices to see – the bar, in my mind, is pretty high. You need good mixes and well-wrung beats, sure, but the music can’t stand on its own – especially seeing as it’s […]
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Halloween’s not for a few more weeks, but Kansas City started their celebration early.
Summer of the Buzz continued in Kansas with another night of great music. This time, alternative radio station 96.5 the Buzz brought in Vampire Weekend and Cults for an outdoor show at the Crossroads.
Kansas City’s Summer of the Buzz concert series continued with a packed outdoor show in the heart of downtown. Foster the People, Twenty One Pilots, St. Lucia and NoNoNo all took to the KCLive show for one of 96.5 the Buzz’s most memorable shows yet.
Each year, Kansas City’s alternative radio station 96.5 the Buzz puts on an unconventional prom. Like traditional high school proms, this event encourages formal attire. However, instead of awkward dances and bad DJs, this prom brought together four outstanding rock bands for a full out show. This year’s free prom at the Midland featured Chvrches, Meg Meyers, Broods and the Architects.
Sold Out The Night the Buzz Stole Xmas feat. Arctic Monkeys, Foals, Head & the Heart, Bastille & Outsides Delivers Memorable Show
Each year, Kansas City’s 96.5 the Buzz hosts “The Night the Buzz Stole Xmas” – a radio festival featuring a diverse lineup of bands at the Midland Theatre. This year, they really out did themselves with a lineup featuring the Arctic Monkeys, Foals, The Head & the Heart, Bastille, Nonono & homegrown artist Outsides. As […]
When your hometown soccer team makes it to the MLS Cup, it calls for a celebration. So with only a few days notice, 96.5 the Buzz teamed up with Portugal. the Man and homegrown artist the ACBs to put together a last hurrah before the big Sporting KC game against Salt Lake City.
96.5 the Buzz brought another stellar lineup to town for its Buzz Halloweenie Roast. The sold out event featured The Naked + Famous, Portugal. The Man, The 1975, The Colourist and Crystal Fighters and photographer Scott Spychalski was there to capture these photos from the night:
Many have said that you couldn’t have an alternative music festival in the middle of the country, but on Friday, 17,000 Buzz listeners proved those naysayers wrong by flocking to Kansas City’s Riverfront Park for Buzz Beach Beall: an alternative music festival featuring Phoenix, Hanni El Katib, Radkey, Daughter, Awolnation, Kitten, Cage the Elephant and more.
Everyone’s favorite banjo-wielding rockers have a final treat for fans before they wrap up their Full English tour. Mumford & Sons will broadcast their last stop on the tour live and commercial free.