Tag Archives: Missouri

Concert Review: Travis Meadows at Knucklehead’s Saloon in Kansas City, MO 1/25/18

Travis Meadows is a truly magnetic individual. Going into his show on a unseasonably warm January night at Kansas City’s honky tonk mecca, Knucklehead’s Saloon, everyone knew this. What might have come as a bit of a surprise is how … Continue reading

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250 word album review: The Deslondes – Hurry Home

The Deslondes are making quite a wake with their first two records. Their extremely old school country style paired with great songwriting has carved themselves quite the niche in modern music. Their second record “Hurry Home” is more than a … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Travis Meadows at Knuckleheads in Kansas City 1/25/18

WHO’S PLAYING?  Travis Meadows WHAT TO EXPECT?  Travis Meadows is a heartbreaking story and an inspirational one all wrapped together. Meadows beat cancer (losing most of one leg in the process) and started his long battle with alcoholism before his … Continue reading

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The Dude Appears and the Return of The Ramey Memo by Danny R. Phillips

By Danny R. Phillips At just eighteen, Torrin Myers aka The Dude is a rapper of dedication and driven purpose. He twists and turns meanings, words turned inside out, with an ingeniousness and depth that belies his youth. Where some … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Craig Finn and John K. Samson at The Record Bar

WHO’S PLAYING?  Craig Finn & The Uptown Controllers (of the Hold Steady) and John K. Samson (of The Weakerthans) WHAT TO EXPECT? A showing of as much poetry as music. It will be in the form of music but both … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Radkey & Scruffy & The Janitors at The Rendezvous 8/5/17

  This was a big show for St. Joseph. Sure, it always is when Radkey comes back to play in their hometown but this one was a little bigger. Scruffy & The Janitors signed on to open the show making … Continue reading

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COMING SOON: Cracker in Kansas City 8/9/17

WHO’S PLAYING?  Cracker with a special opening set by Ashley Raines & The New West Revue WHAT TO EXPECT?  To see one of the finest relics from the 1990s alternative movement that is not only still going but likely making … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Nick Waterhouse at The Record Bar in Kansas City, MO 6/11/17

The time machine complex in music is perplexing. Sometimes bands sound ahead of their time(especially in retrospect) and sometimes it feels like a band’s sound was plucked right out of a previous decade. The latter is the case for California’s … Continue reading

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COMING SOON: Cory Branan to The Riot Room in Kansas City, MO 3/23/17

WHO’S PLAYING?  Cory Brenan (Memphis, TN) also featuring Dead Ven and Tommy Donoho of Dollar Fox   WHAT TO EXPECT?  One man commandeering your evening with stories of heartbreak, regret and the occasional triumph. All set to the tune of a guitar. … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Robbie Fulks in Kansas City 2/14/17

  WHO’S PLAYING?  Robbie Fulks (Chicago, IL) WHAT TO EXPECT?  Classic country and engaging storytelling… Robbie Fulks is a professional and accomplished musician. At 53 years old his latest record “Upland Stories” was recently nominated for TWO Grammy’s (Best Folk Album and Best … Continue reading

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