Festivals and Variety

25th Anniversary of Rockfest in Kansas City

Ah, Rockfest. For the past 25 years, Kansas City’s rock station, 98.9 The Rock, has put together what has become North America’s largest one day music festival. While most people would agree that the 25th anniversary is worth celebrating, and a look back on the past 25 years is wholly appropriate. That Rockfest brought in many acts that have played ...

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Louder than Life 2017: Bands not to miss

Louder than Life is set to come rolling back into Louisville KY again this year on Saturday September 30th and Sunday October 1st and Photos From The Pit plans to be back on hand to cover all of the action. 2017, once again, brings another solid lineup to Louisville with the Prince of Darkness himself, Ozzy Osbourne (featuring Zakk Wylde) ...

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Rockfest KC – 2017 Lineup Announced

  Rockfest has been touted as the largest one-day festival in North America. 15 bands, on two stages, it’s sure to be a great time. With no other festival appearances on his calendar, Rockfest is the place to see Sammy Hagar. With a new location at the Speedway, the party will continue long after the festival is over. For tickets ...

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Louder Than Life Festival 2016 – Louisville, KY

The people!  The bands!  The food!   Louder Than Life descended on Louisville, KY the first weekend of October and had the city in a strangle hold for the entire weekend as thousands of people came out in full force to take in everything that the festival had to offer.   Coming into the weekend, the weather forecast was looking ...

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50,000+ Descend Upon Kansas City for Rockfest 2016

It’s that time of the year again in Kansas City. No, I am not talking about lovely springtime weather, I’m talking about 98.9 the Rock’s annual Rockfest. This year saw the 24th iteration of this beloved one-day festival. vterans of this one day extravaganza have come to expect any kind of weather conditions. Held outside in Penn Valley Park, home ...

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98.9 The Rock Announces Line-up for Rockfest 2016

It’s that time of year again. It’s still winter, but with sights on warmer weather, we know that summer is near, which means Rockfest is just around the corner. While many of the other festivals that are a part of World’s Loudest Month have announced their line-ups, we shouldn’t be too surprised with what Rockfest has to offer. While several ...

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Anthrax and Rob Zombie Headlines Kansas City’s Rockfest

The weather forecast for May, 30th was a high of sixty seven degrees, overcast, a ten percent chance of rain, and a hundred percent chance of rock. Once again, 98.9 The Rock’s Rockfest was in Kansas City for the 23rd year in a row. Liberty Memorial, and the surrounding park in central Kansas City hosted the largest one day rock ...

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The Trans-Siberian Orchestra Rocks Kansas City

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra has become a holiday tradition for many around the country, and undoubtedly, throughout the rest of the world. The performance given in Kansas City on December 23rd demonstrated clearly why. Combining classical music with traditional storytelling, as well as arena rock and pyrotechnics, a performance by Trans-Siberian Orchestra is what Handel’s Messiah would become, if The Who and KISS were ...

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Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque

Ah, the Suicide Girls. The name conjures up different images for people…especially those who have spent the early hours of the morning looking deep into the recesses of the Internet. Celebrating over 13 years now, the Suicide Girls provides “alternative” pin-up models. When burlesque is thrown into the mix…well, anything can happen. Dancing to different music, the Suicide Girls showed themselves in ...

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Ed Alonzo’s Psycho Circus of Magic and Mayhem

Well, well now…what’s this. A non concert post? That’s right. In addition to photography, I’m an amateur magician, so when I saw that Ed Alonzo was in town, I knew I couldn’t miss out on the show. This isn’t completely removed from music either. Ed, in addition to being a fantastic performer, is also a magic consultant, and toured with ...

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