LouFest is a great festival for first-timers. The festival is conveniently located in the heart of the city, fest food is affordable and vegetarian friendly, there are plenty of shady places to sit and chill out and the weather should be good. Still, here are some tips for the first-time fest crowd.
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The Bots were a sleeper hit.
A 40-minute rain delay didn’t dampen spirits as fans patiently awaited the effervescent Walk the Moon, though it did add a few smears to the fans’ carefully painted faces.
In Kansas City, the pinnacle of all the summer alternative music shows seems to be Buzz Beach Ball with the who’s who in “now” bands playing a big venue like Sporting Park.
Everybody wants to rule the world, and this summer Tears for Fears is well on their way to global domination. At least, they are if their Kansas City show is anything to judge by.
96.5 the Buzz kicked off their Buzz Under the Stars concert series at the Kansas City Power & Light Live stage.
Kansas City was in the first quarter of Gooch Palms’ nearly 40 show American tour. From across oceans and half a continent, they brought their own brand of mid-tempo silly-ish, sun-soaked punk with a strong flair for showmanship.
Each year, local Kansas City radio station 96.5 the Buzz hosts an “adults only” prom. Rather than booking a tacky cover band, serving punch and charging a fee, this prom was completely free, offered legal booze and featured a killer lineup of music.
Sleater-Kinney is one of those influential bands that everyone should see at least once in their lives.
Each year, Kansas City celebrates Valentine’s Day with a much better gift than hard candy hearts: a free concert. This year’s free Buzz VD party featured Lights, Melanie Martinez, In the Valley Below and more.
The 2015 Middle of the Map lineup is here and it’s featuring some long awaited local band reunions, as well as special tribute that Joy Division fans won’t want to miss.