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Author Archives: Josh Chaikin

St. Paul and the Broken Bones or It’s Cooler in the Summer If You Got Some Soul

Our latest adventure took Josh and I to Kansas City’s Crossroads Art’s District to take in the outdoor sights and sounds of summer in the city. The Midwestern heat of the Kansas City summer still lingered strong as thousands of ...

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Dirty Heads bring the Rasta Party to Crossroads

Summertime is upon us, and that means outdoor concerts and beer. Not to be confused with wintertime , which means indoor concerts and beer. June 18th brought us to the heart of Kansas City’s art’s district, the Crossroads, for an ...

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Prog Rock Progenitors – Yes- Light Up Kansas City

In what seems to have become a bi-annual tradition, prog rock legends, Yes, returned to the Midland Theater in Kansas City. After having played in town several times in recent years, maybe fans decided to sit this one out, as ...

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Femmes of Rock Delivers a Blistering Evening of Classic Rock to Kansas City

  The past few years have seen interesting trend in music. With the success of bands like Apocalyptica, Escala, and to some extent, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, hearing rock music performed on electronic violins seems to be the next big thing. Only ...

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Another Rockfest turns Muddy

Many thought that by moving Rockfest to the Kansas Speedway, away from Liberty Memorial, that mud would be avoided once and for all. Though the stages, and most of the vendor booths were on concrete, much of the seating area ...

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On a roll with All Souls and the Legends, (the) Melvins

  A sweaty salutation to all my sirs and sisters alike! Your fearless photographer Josh, with his wacky writer sidekick, took to Kansas City’s own Record Bar for some classic grunge rock. This was certainly a loud fun time to ...

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TYR ,Orphaned Land, Ghost Ship Octavius and Aeternam hit NYC

Faroese folk metal band TÝR started their North American tour at Brooklyn’s The Knitting Factory, with special guests Orphaned Land, Ghost Ship Octavius, and Aeternam. While TYR is reinventing their sound, the band Orphaned Land has enjoyed a renaissance, especially ...

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Babymetal Kicks off U.S. Tour in Kansas City

This past Tuesday marked the beginning of Babymetal’s tour of the United States. That’s pretty damn special for humble ole Kansas City, as it seems that we never get to be the start of anyone’s tour. On top of that, Babymetal is ...

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Kiefer Sutherland brings his Country Music to Kansas City

    Though we are facing sleet and snow, the nice weather stayed with us long enough to enjoy an outdoor concert on Friday night. Though we were under a severe thunderstorm warning, and a tornado watch, even a cyclone ...

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The Gang Gets Dirty with Diarrhea Planet and The Darkness

Greetings again my playful patrons of the pit. It’s spring time in Kansas City, which means unpredictable weather, temperatures that can’t make up their mind, and of course, lots of great music. This rock n’ roll adventure took us to ...

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