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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Antone’s is moving from its current Riverside location back to downtown Austin, but they went out with a bang. The final show at the Riverside Antone’s featured New Politics, Magic Man and Sleeper Agent in a memorable finale. While the last for Antone’s, it was one of the first of many shows together for these touring bands.
In Photos: Robert Delong, Sirah and Twenty One Pilots at Emo’s in Austin, TX
Love was in the air in Kansas City Saturday night. A rainbow arched over the Crossroads stage with promises of a good night as fans waited for ZZ Ward and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes to take the stage. ZZ Ward’s bandmates came out first, dropping a beat and amping the crowd up before […]
The cancellation of Kanrocksas could have meant a dull weekend for Kansas City music lovers, but thankfully a few bands had faith that our city still wanted to rock out. So Imagine Dragons, Capital Cities, Twenty One Pilots, Family of the Year and Churchill teamed together for a special show under the stars at Kansas City’s Starlight Theater. Even with the short notice, these bands managed to pack a full house and deliver a wallop of a show.
Friday was ripe with musical options in Kansas City. Matt & Kim were playing a free show downtown, dozens of local bands were scattered at venues throughout the city and O.A.R. was kicking off their tour at the Crossroads. Despite the heat and the dozens of other options, an eager crowd packed the outdoor venue in the Crossroads for O.A.R. and they brought their dancing shoes.
“Happy Father’s Day, bastards.” That’s how Joshua Tillman opened his set at the Granada Sunday evening. Rather than offending the eager audience that chose to spend Father’s Day at a concert, Tillman was greeted by cheers. Lawrence had chosen to celebrate the holiday with a special Father — Father John Misty.
An ominous forecast greeted us the morning of May 30, but my friend Ashley and I were feeling bold and intrepid as we braved our way through the storms to Columbia (our starting point was Springfield, MO, about three hours away). I mean, The Hush Sound is back after a five-year hiatus. A little rain and tornadic wind wasn’t going to keep us away.
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With their own mix of alternative rock, ska, reggae, and bohemian jams, Boston natives, State Radio, brought their hometown passion to the Bottleneck on Thursday November 15th. People of all ages took shelter from the cold and warmed up with beer. Lots of it. In fact, the majority of the audience appeared to be adults, […]