Thursday night, the annual Middle of the Map Festival in Kansas City kicked of its music lineup with a night featuring some of the best national and local acts around.
Tag: Riot Room
Two of Kansas City’s venues have teamed up for a limited concert special that is a steal for any music fan. For $150, you can purchase a pass to unlimited concerts for a year at both Riot Room & Czar Bar.
The 90+ degree heat and extreme humidity didn’t stop Kansas City from enjoying the many musical offerings of the weekend.
SXSW is just around the corner and though the fun week is a blast for attendees and musicians, it can also be a little pricey. That’s why Midwest bands need your help getting to SXSW and playing at the music festival. Midcoast Takeover has announced a series of fundraiser shows in Kansas City to do just that.
You remember Unwritten Law, right? Surely somebody does. More people in Kansas City have to remember them than the small group that showed up to see them at the Riot Room on Thursday night, where supporting acts Versus the World and the Donner Diaries also performed. Unwritten Law is a pop-punk/alternative act that’s been around […]
For their last night touring in the U.S. in 2012, the Wombats put on a memorable show at Kansas City’s Riot Room. Local band Everyday Everynight opened.
When you go to see Heartless Bastards live, you’re essentially buying a ticket to the Erika Wennerstrom Show. And it’s a pretty good production.
Listening to the Rocketboys – both on their new record, Build Anyway, and onstage – you get the sense that their sweeping, anthemic rock sound could fill an arena someday. First, though, they need to work on filling the Riot Room. Judging from the curiously sparse crowd that greeted the Rocketboys there Sunday night, not […]
The Rocketboys may be an indie band, but on their second full-length album, Build Anyway, they hardly sound like one. Atmosphere is everything in the Austin, Texas, band’s sound, and Build Anyway delivers plenty of that – there are big-time anthemic choruses, vocal harmonies all over the place, and it all comes through loud and […]
Washington D.C. trio Jukebox the Ghost recently stopped by Kansas City’s Riot Room. The group played bubble, frenetic piano rock tunes that got the whole venue dancing. Opening were the more subdued indie rockers Savoir Adore. Check out our gallery from the show.