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Coming Soon: The Yawpers to Record Bar in Kansas City 4/22/19

WHO’S PLAYING?  The Yawpers (Denver, CO) and In The Whale (Greeley, CO) WHAT TO EXPECT? Energy. Lots and lots of energy from two live bands who are known for loose and erratic live shows. Denver, Colorado’s The Yawpers are one of … Continue reading

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250 word album review – Ashley Raines & The New West Revue – Gutter Mansions

Ashley Raines has spent years spinning tales of the downtrodden. On his latest release he uses his semi-rotating cast of the New West Revue to deliver a similar message with a very different sound. His last record “It Could Be … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Vandoliers and Austin Lucas at Knuckleheads in Kansas City 3/9/19

WHO’S PLAYING?  Vandoliers (Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas) and Austin Lucas (Bloomington, Indiana) WHAT TO EXPECT?  The cutting edge of country music, not the Thomas Rhett crap you hear on the radio but rather the true blood flowing through the veins of … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Colter Wall – Songs of the Plains

Colter Wall’s pleasing baritone is so soothing and rich it almost feels like an act. This album is filled with vintage cowboy songs from america’s neighbor to the north and the entire album relies heavily on Wall’s vocals alone, finding … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Toward Space – Gently With A Chainsaw

Toward Space is a loose and erratic band that specializes in bluesy romps that stay energetic and unpredictable. The playful sound of this bare bones rock band is closest to punk but you can clearly her the blues backbone on … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Reverend Horton Heat – Whole New Life

  Reverend Horton Heat has always been about revivals and new beginnings and obviously by the title of their new record (“Whole New Life”) not much is changing. When you dive into the music you’ll find that assumption to be … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: William Elliott Whitmore with Raye Zaragoza at Record Bar in Kansas City 12/13/18

WHO’S PLAYING?  William Elliott Whitmore (Lee County, Iowa) Raye Zaragoza (New York City)   WHAT TO EXPECT? Roots to the core; honesty, compassion and two acoustic songwriters fighting for what they believe. Everyone knows William Elliott Whitmore hails from Lee County, Iowa. In Lee … Continue reading

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