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The Family Bed

Everyone loves an all-ages Sunday matinee. Check out my pics and video of Family Bed, Ratboys, Bedroom Sons, & Caroline.


Rory Cameron of The Conquerors

After hours a tattoo shop became a packed music venue for Conquerors, Drugs & Attics, & Leisure Boys. Check out my account and photos of the night.


Podcast #338 wears its heart on its sleeve w/ Most Serene Republic, Sunny Day in Glasgow, Pains of Being Pure At Heart, Suzy & Los Quattro, Woolen Men, Darren Hayman, Frankie Cosmos, & Conner Youngblood.

Austin Brown of Parquet Courts

A rowdy college crowd welcomed Parquet Courts, Lazy, and Young Mammals to town on 11/11. Check out my account, photos, & video of the happening.


John Ferguson of Federation of Horsepower

The final night of the Apocalypse Meow benefit was a blind dash through both the maze of the Knuckleheads complex, and through the diverse KC music scene. Check out my photos and video.


Podcast #337 comes with a mosh pit warning and features Skeletal Shakes, Beach Slang, Shellshag, Jeffrey Lewis, Bad Ideas, Deacons, Blindside USA, & Julien Baker.

Josh Berwanger

Night 2 of Apocalypse Meow brought two of KC’s best bands together for a great cause. Check out my photos and video of Berwanger and Schwervon!.


Gern Blanzden of Drop A Grand

Night 1 of the Apocalypse Meow benefit proved the Midwest Music Foundation supports all bands. Check out my photos and video of Drop A Grand, Chris Meck, and Amy Farrand.


Brian Sella of The Front Bottoms

Lawrence went wild on 11/5 when Front Bottoms, Smith Street Band, & Elvis Depressedly packed the Granada. Check out my account, photos, & video of the show.


James Alex of Beach Slang

Buzz bands couldn't complete with KU basketball when Beach Slang, Lithuania, and Worriers played to a sparse crowd on 11/4. Check out my account, photos, & video of the night.


EPs carry most of weight on podcast #336 w/ Kurt Vile, Dyke Drama, Muncie Girls, Sports, Expert Alterations, Wolf Girl, & Unalaska.

Mike Farren of Bottle Breakers

This Halloween KC’s punks enjoyed a big bill with Bottle Breakers, Jukebox Romantics, Bad Ideas, Stiff Middle Fingers, & Wick & The Tricks. Check out my photos and video of the night.


Kid Congo Powers

KC celebrated another Royals victory with Kid Congo Powers, Charlie Megira, Red Kate, Wet Ones, and a lot of beer. Check out my photos and video of the chaos.


Podcast #335 highlights the upcoming Apocalypse Meow benefit w/ Noise FM, Drop A Grand, Federation of Horsepower, Westerners, Chris Meck, & Yes You Are.

Podcast #334 proves late is better than never w/ Michael Monroe, Martha, Laura Stevenson, Mammoth Life, Shopping, Pere Ubu, & Vulgar Boatmen.

Podcast #333 lets it rip w/ Worriers, spoonboy, Spook School, Alpaca Sports, Kurt Baker, Stiff Middle Fingers, & Deafheaven.

Podcast #332 favors pop with music from Beat Happening, Potty Mouth, The Front Bottoms, The Decemberists, Chapin Sisters, The School, & Riala.

Shaun Crowley of Rev Gusto

The oddly named "No Wave Fest" brought together 11 local bands that had nothing to do with no wave nor one another for a day long treat. Check out my photos and video of the event.


Podcast #331 takes it easy on you w/ Yo La Tengo, Expert Alterations, Hooton Tennis Club, Fidlar, Craig Finn, Lou Barlow, & Pussy Cat.

Brian Crace of The Cry

It was a power pop sandwich when The Cry, Lost Element, & Josh Berwanger Band played KC on 9/18. Check out my photos and video of the night.


Podcast #330 brings the buzz w/ Brideshead, Beverly, All Dogs, Kate's Party, Low, Battles, & Donovan Wolfington.


Like roaches, the KC hardcore scene came out of the woodwork for a show at an unlikely venue featuring G.L.O.S.S. and four other bands. Check out my photos and video of the night.


Podcast #329 cares deeply about you w/ Sweet Baboo, Nate Allen, Muncie Girls, Totally Mild, Tigers Jaw, Radkey, Publicist UK, & Wussy.

Marshall Tinnermeier of The New Riddim

KC's Arts & Crafts Beer Festival kicked off on 8/21 w/ music from The New Riddim, Onward Crispin Glover, Deco Auto, & Rev Gusto. Check out my photos and video of the bands.


Dan of Frontline Attack

On 8/15 punks of all stripes descended on KC for Summer Kamp Fest. Check out my photos of night two of the festival.


Podcast #328 is a warm embrace from Mammoth Penguins, Seapony, Dog Paper Submarine, Daniel Romano, Margo May, Advance Base, & Frank Turner.

Marty Robertson of Onward Crispin Glover

Old friends and a few new ones gathered on 7/31 for Onward Crispin Glover, Schwervon, & Drugs & Attics. Click to check out my account, photos and videos of the night.


Podcast #327 pleases w/ Mary Lou Lord, Diet Cig, Gal Pals, The School, Camera Shy, Michael Sherwood & Christian Nesmith, & Popguns.

Rev Gusto

Breezy pop was on the menu on 7/25 as KC got a big helping of Rev Gusto, Toughies, and Dreamgirl. Check out my photos and video of the night.


Podcast #326 is deja vu all over again w/ Rev Gusto, The Connection, Patsy's Rats, The Bird and the Bee, Destroyer, & Ought.

Eternal Summers

KC got a blast of swirling noise pop on 7/9 when Eternal Summers and Wild Honey stopped into town. Click for photos and video of the night.


Podcast #325 has winners and losers w/ Veruca Salt, Pomplamoose, Front Bottoms, Legends, Matt Pond PA, Alex Winston, & Golden Dawn.

Taryn Miller is Your Friend

KC's art district celebrated its 4th annual summer block party on 7/3 with an eclectic event that reached out to the whole city. Click to check out my photos and video of the evening.


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Upcoming shows I care about:

11/24 Corrosion of Conformity @ Riot Room
11/27 The Good Life @ Riot Room
11/27 RSD @ Josey
11/30 Get Up Kids @ Record Bar
12/1 Rex Hobart @ Coda
12/2 Frank Turner @ Midland
12/2 Interrupters @ Record Bar
12/4 Architects @ Record Bar
12/5 Hillary Watts Riot @ Brick
12/7 Queers @ Record Bar
12/11 Berwanger @ Mills
12/11 Conquerors/Berwanger @ Blind Tiger
12/12 Conquerors/Sky Boys @ Mills
12/12 Conquerors @ Replay