Weekends are for Dancing: Joywave & Sir Sly // November 2 @ Truman Theater

Here's a not-so-hypothetical hypothetical. You've worked all week. You've slaved at your laptop, you've been in and out of meetings, and your boss has been riding you like Seabiscuit all. week. long. You, the weekend warrior- you, the one who works the desk-- YOU deserve to dance. This Saturday night in Kansas City, two of … Continue reading Weekends are for Dancing: Joywave & Sir Sly // November 2 @ Truman Theater

Brace for Impact: The National Touch Down in Kansas City

There are few bands as emotionally captivating as The National. Cincinnati's finest have played to small clubs and large festival crowds for years. While their sound and style has evolved and expanded over time, one thing has remained the same, the reaction one feels when they hear their music. On October 7th, The National bring … Continue reading Brace for Impact: The National Touch Down in Kansas City

JPEGMAFIA & Injury Reserve are the Real Rockstars Rap Needs

JPEGMAFIA took the stage on Wednesday night with a lot on his mind. "Yo, I've been reading Kanye West tweets all day, that shit's so wild. I'm so confused right now," said the Baltimore noise-rapper. https://twitter.com/PigsAndPlans/status/989180176302071808 It's true, earlier in the day, Kanye West, nearly everyone's favorite rapper, a man so instrumental in music and culture, proclaimed … Continue reading JPEGMAFIA & Injury Reserve are the Real Rockstars Rap Needs

Peanut Butter Pretzels and Indie Rock: Sure Sure Prepare for a Kansas City Performance

“Soundchecking is like being in a relationship, it’s all communication.” Life is a learning experience. Every day, every challenge, every triumph- a lesson. Sure Sure has learned a lot in the past year. The Los Angeles band went from living together in a shammy house to riding together in a van, touring North America. On … Continue reading Peanut Butter Pretzels and Indie Rock: Sure Sure Prepare for a Kansas City Performance