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Author Archives: Josh Chaikin

Sting and Shaggy in Kansas City

There are a select few in the music industry who can go by one name, Sting being among them. From his time as the front-man of The Police, to a prolific solo career, Sting has left an indelible mark on the ...

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ANGEL VIVALDI & NITA STRAUSS Announce “The Guitar Collective 2018” Co-Headline Tour

Two of the most revolutionary guitar virtuosos of our generation — renowned soloist ANGEL VIVALDI and Alice Cooper axemaiden NITA STRAUSS — are pleased to announce the 2018 edition of The Guitar Collective, a United States tour kicking off on November 19 in New Bedford, MA. The tour will ...

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The Piano Man brings first concert to The K in 39 Years

The heat is still here, the leaves are still green, but Pumpkin Spice everything is everywhere, so it can only mean that fall is upon us. With summer drawing to a close, and baseball season going with it, Kauffman Stadium, ...

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Metal Icons Judas Priest and Deep Purple Descends Upon Kansas City

As summer draws to a close, outdoor concerts become fewer, and fewer. With temperatures still high, Starlight Theater was packed with fans eager to hear some old school metal. With Judas Priest, and Deep Purple sharing the bill, a long ...

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Synthesizers and Spanish Revival: Gary Numan at The Madrid Theater

Welcome again, my wacky watchers of wildly written words! Tuesday evening saw me released from my cage again to bring you tales from Kansas City’s finest concerts. And I wouldn’t be able to bring you such tales if it wasn’t ...

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Frontier Records Signs Neal Morse for a new project called “Jesus Christ – The Exorcist”, a Progressive Rock Opera

BREAKING NEWS: Frontiers Music Srl is honored to announce the signing of a monumental project entitled “Jesus Christ – The Exorcist”, a Progressive Rock Opera written and produced by legendary musician and singer Neal Morse with performances by Neal and an all-star ...

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Ringo Starr and the All Starr Band Lands in Kansas City

In music, there are few bands who have had the impact, and influence, equal to The Beatles. Whether it be the songwriting of Lennon and McCartney, or the guitar of George Harrison, many rockers of the 60’s and 70’s have ...

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An Intimate Night with Fozzy in Merriam, KS

The night is warm, fans lining the side of Aftershock in Merriam, KS. Most are there for one reason: Fozzy. But of course, this is a rock show and not everything goes as scheduled. The event was advertised for doors ...

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FOZZY – September 1st – Aftershock

  Photo Credit: Adrienne Beacco FOZZY, the active rock band led by Chris Jericho, will continue their headlining “Judas Rising Tour” this summer/fall, stopping locally in MERRIAM on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 at AFTERSHOCK with Adelitas Way, Stone Broken and The Stir supporting. “I’m stoked to do this extensive tour of the States now ...

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TOTO – 40 Years and Still Going Strong – Kansas City

A band being around for 40 years is a remarkable achievement, and one certainly worth celebrating. Toto did just that. Embarking on their 40 Trips Around the Sun tour, Toto began a trek around the world, which brought them to ...

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