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Author Archives: Josh Chaikin

Night of the Proms – Kansas City

What do you get when you cross Kenny Loggins, John Miles, Michael McDonald, Nile Rogers & Chic, John Miles, the Pointer Sisters, and soprano Natalie Choquette with classical music orchestra, Il Novecento? America’s first iteration of Night of the Proms. Having ...

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Queen It’s a Kinda Magic – Press Release

QUEEN IT’S A KINDA MAGIC The long-running tribute show and full concert experience Queen – It’s A Kinda Magic will tour with its new cast through Western USA this Spring. The show recreates Queen’s 1986 World Tour concert, featuring over ...

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Frank Turner and the John Butler Trio – Crossroads

Normally, when multiple acts are on the bill, the opening act suffers a little from lack of audience.  This was not the case with Frank Turner, who has a sizable cult following, and can easily fill the Crossroads, and most ...

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Infected Mushroom – Crossroads Kansas City

As a psychedelic/electronica  band, Infected Mushroom really cannot be described in words, or even photos. Without hearing them, it’s really hard to truly understand what to expect from their show; in fact, much of the spectacle comes from the audience, ...

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The Monkees – Uptown Theater – Kansas City

When four young men were cast in the television roles of a struggling rock band inspired by The Beatles’ A Hard Day’s Night, few could have predicted the impact The Monkees would make on music and pop culture at large, ...

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Andy Frasco and the UN – Crossroads KC

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Grinders has the best pizza in Kansas City. I don’t say this because I have a new advertiser, and it’s not a shameless attempt to get free food (unless Stretch happens ...

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Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone – Sunset Music Festival

Though I was born in the early 80s, I grew up listening to a lot of Oldies, thanks to my mother’s love of them. One band I remember hearing on her rotation regularly was Herman’s Hermits. Though Peter Noone is ...

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Patriarch Reunion Show – Uptown Theater – Kansas City

Though known mostly for the band which shares its name, Kansas has a long tradition of birthing great music, thanks in large part to its thriving Jazz community, Kansas has produced several bands, which never reached the iconic status they ...

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El Monstero – Uptown Theater – Kansas City

Happy New Year! It’s been almost one year since Photos from the Pit has been launched, and it’s been quite a ride. I’ve almost gone full circle now. This time last year, I shot El Monstero at the Uptown Theater, ...

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Steel Panther – Kansas City – Midland Theater

This is the big one, just in time for Christmas. There were no Christmas carols, 98.9 The Rock presenting A Twisted Xmas with Steel Panther, nobody seemed to mind.  Known for their outrageous stage antics, over the top costumes and 80’s ...

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