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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Stone Temple Pilots – VooDoo Lounge – Kansas City

 

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James Bay, The Wild Feathers & ZZ Ward – Midland Theater – Kansas City

On Friday night, Kansas City was a hotbed of activity. Wicked was playing at The Music Hall, Charlotte was playing Miami at the Sprint Center and, of course, ZZ Ward was at the Midland Theater, with support from The Wild ...

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Icon for Hire – Aftershock – Merriam, KS

With a new album coming out on October 15th, and “Scripted” already on the shelves, Icon for Hire had no shortage of material to perform for a packed Aftershock in Merriam Kansas on Friday night (and the crowd didn’t miss a ...

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