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REO Speedwagon Celebrates Royals Victory with Kansas City

Celebrating over 40 years together, REO Speedwagon packed the Midland Theater, in Kansas City, with an audience of young and old. With a set coming in at close to 90 minutes, the band was able to get through all of ...

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Kraftwerk Brings their 3D Spectacle to Kansas City

In today’s day and age, technology plays a huge role in almost everyone’s everyday life. Most of us rely on technology to achieve simple everyday tasks. The evolution of technology has allowed us to get to this point, and it’s ...

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An Evening with Graham Nash – Kansas City

With a a few guitars, a keyboard, and guitarist/collaborator, Shane Fontayne, Graham Nash played a two-hour set to an almost-full house at the Uptown Theater, in Kansas City, on Saturday night. With a set that included songs from Crosby, Stills, Nash & ...

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Van Halen: Running with the Devil in Kansas City

“That mistake was brought to you by Budweiser.” Were Dave’s words after working through ‘In a Simple Rhyme,’ off their 1980 album, “Women and Children First.” It’s true that David Lee Roth can’t sing like he did when he was ...

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Steve Priest’s “The Sweet” Entertains at Sunset Music Fest

In glam rock, whoever has the most outrageous costumes win, and during sunset of the psychedelic era, the United Kingdom had no shortage of musicians trying to push the limits, like David Bowie, Slade, and of course, Sweet. Originally founded ...

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Lou Gramm Brings the Hits of Foreigner to Old Shawnee Days

Summertime and carnivals go together like classic rock and Foreigner; tonight Shawnee Kansas, just outside of Kansas City, had both. Still drying out from the week before, and still muddy after Rockfest, things continued on in the suburbs at Old ...

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Black Star Riders at the Granada

The boys are back in town! Well…almost. Black Star Riders, the latest line-up of Thin Lizzy, performed an intimate show to a crowd of a hundred or so appreciable fans on Sunday night. Though the gathering was small, the frenetic ...

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John Mellencamp “Plain Spoken” in Kansas City

It was a cold night in Kansas City, but things were plenty hot inside the Midland. Maybe it was John Mellencamp, maybe love was in the air (it WAS February 14th), or maybe someone turned the thermostat up a little ...

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Uli Jon Roth – Guitar Virtuoso

Known for his work in Scorpions, and U.F.O., Uli Jon Roth is currently headlining the North American Xtreme Guitar Tour, with super group Black Knights Rising as support. With support from Jon West on vocals, Kofi Baker (son of Ginger Baker) on drums, ...

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Black Knights Rising

Before taking the stage at The Scene in Independence, Missouri (just outside of Kansas City), Black Knights Rising was introduced as “the world’s greatest supergroup,” and it certainly was no exaggeration. With Tim “Ripper” Owens, most famous for his time in Judas ...

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