Judah & the Lion “Take It All Back 2.0” at the Uptown Theater

March 27, 2017
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Judah & the Lion at the Uptown Theater, 3/25/17

Nashville-based band Judah & the Lion recently rocked the Uptown Theater. I covered the show for X1051. Their passionate 90-minute set kept the crowd of 1,700 fired up all night. Check out this rousing performance of “Take It All Back 2.0.”

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McClain and Judah & the Lion, 3/25/17

The Babe Rainbow Grooves at RecordBar

March 23, 2017
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The Babe Rainbow at RecordBar, 3/13/17

Australian-based band the Babe Rainbow brought their groovy vibes to the RecordBar. It’s always nice to see bands that put a fresh spin on retro sounds. Check out this live performance.

Allah-Las “Could Be You” Live at RecordBar

March 23, 2017
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Allah-Las at RecordBar, 3/13/17

The Allah-Las recently graced RecordBar with their trippy garage rock vibes. Check out this live version of “Could Be You.”

The Orwells “Fry” and “Let It Burn” Live at RecordBar

March 22, 2017
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The Orwells at RecordBar, 3/20/17

The Orwells recently smashed RecordBar with their hard-hitting garage rock. The Chicago-based band unleashed a 90-minute set whipped the crowd into a frenzy. It was one of the hardest rocking RecordBar crowds I’ve ever seen. Check out these blistering performances of “Fry” and “Let It Burn.”

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McClain and Mario from the Orwells, 3/20/17

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness “Dark Blue” Live at Power and Light

March 20, 2017
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Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness at the KC Live Block, 3/17/17

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness delivered a quality 90 minute set at the KC Live Block on St. Patrick’s Day. Check out this live performance of the Jack’s Mannequin classic “Dark Blue.”

The night was rowdy and fun. He is still a great, passionate songwriter. Here’s a short clip of McMahon crowd surfing on a duck:

Dreamers Rock RecordBar

March 16, 2017
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Dreamers at RecordBar, 3/14/17

Dreamers recently beasted RecordBar with a blazing set of indie rock vibes. It is always nice to see an indie rock power trio. It was drummer Jacob Wick’s birthday and the band was in party mode all night. The Griswolds drummer Lachlan West sat in “DRUGS” and “Sweet Disaster. ” Check out rocking version of “Never Too Late to Dance,” “DRUGS” and “Sweet Disaster.”

BROTHER “Cleopatra” Live at the RecordBar

March 16, 2017
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BROTHER at the RecordBar, 3/14/17

Kansas City-based band BROTHER recently smashed the RecordBar with a rocking set. Check out this live version of the groovy “Cleopatra.”

Slothrust “7:30 AM” and “Rotten Pumpkin” Acoustic at Alamo Drafthouse KC

March 14, 2017
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Slothrust at Alamo Drafthouse KC, 3/14/17

Slothrust recently performed an acoustic set at Alamo Drafthouse KC. It’s always nice when bands can still bring the energy at 8:30 in the morning. Check out these stripped down versions of “7:30 AM” and “Rotten Pumpkin.”

Pink Royal “I Know You Know” Live at the Tank Room

March 13, 2017
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Pink Royal at the Tank Room, 3/11/17

Past interview subjects Pink Royal recently hit the Tank Room. I covered the show for X1051. Check out this rocking live version of “I Know You Know.”

Conor Oberst “Afterthought” Live at the Madrid Theatre

March 12, 2017
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Conor Oberst at the Madrid Theatre, 3/10/17

Indie legend Conor Oberst recently played a set to a packed Madrid Theatre. I covered the show for X1051. Backed by the Felice Brothers, Oberst’s show focused on new material, but also included a few Bright Eyes classics. The Felice Brothers really helped Oberst’s tunes to have a more full-bodied sound. Check out this live version of “Afterthought.”