Oldies

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 & Young, The Hollies, solo work, and even a Beatles cover, there was something for everyone that evening. Opening with Bus Stop, ...

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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, an impact that still reverberates nearly 50 years later.The Monkees played to a nearly packed house at the Uptown Theater ...

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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 better known to me as Dwayne, the shady band manager in the Quantum Leap episode, “Glitter Rock,” I found myself ...

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