Kansas City’s Power & Light District has been packed with music fans all summer looking for a reprieve from the heat with good music and a cold beer. Canada’s Metric was the latest band to join in the free music summer series in the entertainment district with San Francisco’s Panic Is Perfect opening.
Bleachers is an American indie pop band formed by Jack Antonoff while on the road playing guitar with fun. Bleachers is like the unrestrained, edgier version of fun. and it’s making a SXSW debut.
Stream the 27th annual Bridge School Benefit Concert feat. Arcade Fire, Fun., My Morning Jacket & more
If you’re not going to be in the bay area this weekend to see the 27th annual Bridge School Benefit Concert, you don’t have to miss out on the fun. The festival will we stream in its entirety live on YouTube.
Boston-based band Passion Pit has announced a headlining tour starting in Australia and wrapping in Florida. The Joy Formidable is set to open on this tour.
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.