Coming Soon: Scruffy & The Janitors / Cupcake / Rev Gusto at First Ward

Scruffy & The Janitors, Rev Gusto and Cupcake First Ward poster

WHO’S PLAYING?  Scruffy & The Janitors (St. Joseph, MO) Rev Gusto (Kansas City, MO) Cupcake (St. Joseph, MO)

WHAT TO EXPECT?  New music from St. Joe’s hottest band Scruffy & The Janitors…

Scruffy & The Janitors is not only the hottest band in St. Joseph right now but are one of the warmest in the Kansas City scene too. With a huge spike in exposure with the release of their “Dirtleg” music video and the recent success of their sing “Shake It Off” the are getting a lot of traction. They are coming up on their first show at The Midland Theater soon and will be headed to Canada soon. The “Anglo” EP is ready to be released with 4 songs on it including “Dirtleg” and “Shake It Off” which have both have a fair amount of airplay on Kansas City’s 96.5 The Buzz.

Scruffy & The Janitors sounds like: The Strokes, Led Zeppelin, Alternative Blues

Rev Gusto is a Kansas City export that has a softer approach than Scruffy. Their power pop songs take from all the usual suspects like Big Star and Nada Surf carrying the torch of the genre with a nice clean sound.

Rev Gusto sounds like: Big Star, Semisonic, warm summer days

Cupcake is a band that sound like not many other bands. If you haven’t seen them, you should. Get there early to catch their set.

Cupcake sounds like: Modest Mouse, Pixies, demonic possession

WHERE IS IT?  The First Ward House, 2101 St. Joseph Avenue, St. Joseph, MO 64505

WHEN IS IT?  Friday, June 13th 2014; 9:30, $5


  • Scruffy has been all over 96.5 The Buzz lately
  • There will be a limited amount of Scruffy’s Anglo EP for sale
  • Get yourself a tie-dye Scruffy shirt
  • The First Ward is now smoke free
  • If you do like to smoke they have a huge deck you can smoke on
  • Cupcake is always interesting, you should see what happens
  • Rev Gusto is from KC, they don’t play here a lot
  • It’s a celebration! Think of it as a birthday party for a CD
  • Your friends will be there, they will miss you

You should RSVP on facebook to the event so you don’t forget, here is the link:

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