“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.
Kanrocksas has revealed its 2013 lineup. Kendrick Lamar, Tiesto & Avett Brothers had previously been announced, but now Yeah Yeah Yeahs, fun., MGMT, Passion Pit & more join the 60+ lineup.
Happy Even When It Rains: Buzz Under the Stars fans brave the storm for Garbage, fun., Silversun Pickups & more
The summer in Kansas City, much like the rest of the country, has been sweltering. For the first two bands at 96.5 the Buzz’s Buzz Under the Stars, that sweltering heat showed no signs of going anywhere. But Mother Nature felt like testing the music fans’ dedication to the show and rolled in a very large storm. Nearly two hours later, the storm passed with a double rainbow apology and the show would go on, making for one of the most memorable Buzz Under the Stars to date. And no, the irony of it raining just before Garbage played was not lost on anyone.
Unable to attend Lollapalooza next weekend (August 3-5), but don’t want to miss out on your favorite acts? You’re in luck. Lollapalooza announced that they’ll be streaming 48 acts live from their YouTube channel.
After the announcement that Kansas City’s City Market would no longer play host to 96. 5 the Buzz’s Buzz Under the Stars series, the radio station has announced its new venue as well as the lineup for the first night of the series.
The 2012 MTV Movie Awards will live on Sunday, June 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on MTV. The premiere of Teen Wolf, Season 2, will follow.
In Photos: Middle of the Map Fest Day 3 featuring fun., Neon Indian, Friends, Making Movies & more
April 5-7, 2012, national and local acts will be taking over venues in Kansas City’s Westport neighborhood for the second annual Middle of the Map Festival. With the festival just around the corner, we wanted to help get you acquainted with some of the performing acts. We put together a Spotify playlist of as many of the artists as we could share.
SXSW Thursday featuring MTVU Woodie Awards, Say Anything, Purity Ring & more