Posts Tagged ‘music’

#StreetBeast Blog // Weekend Preview

August 4, 2017

KC folks, it’s going to be a crazy weekend. Luckily, the #StreetBeast has you covered with a weekend preview for X1051.

#StreetBeast Blog: Pitchfork Music Festival 2017

August 4, 2017

Crowd at the Pitchfork Music Festival 2017, 6/14/17

I recently hit Chicago to cover the Pitchfork Music Festival 2017 for X1051. Check out my rundown of the action here.

MUNA “Around U” Live at the KC Live Block

July 4, 2017

MUNA at the KC Live Block, 6/30/17

Los Angeles-based band MUNA recently hit the KC Live Block with a passionate set. Their album, About U, is one of my favorites of 2017. Check out this live performance of “Around U.”

Rooney “I’m Shakin’” Live at RecordBar

June 22, 2017

Rooney at RecordBar, 6/20/17

Rooney recently hit RecordBar with a rocking set. The classic song “I’m Shakin’” really lit up the crowd. Check out this blazing live version.


McClain and Robert of Rooney, 6/20/17

Local Natives “Wide Eyes” and “Airplanes” Live at Boulevardia 2017

June 20, 2017

Local Natives at Boulevardia 2017, 6/17/17

Los Angeles-based band Local Natives recently played a 20-minute, impromptu acoustic set after a major rainstorm at Boulevardia 2017. In front of a crowd of about 200 people, with a minimal setup, they delivered a passionate show. Check out these live versions of the classics “Wide Eyes” and “Airplanes.”

Mistaken ID at CrossroadsKC with Stacy Ryder and Shawn Quinn

May 30, 2017

I chatted it up live with Stacy Ryder and Shawn Quinn of X1051 at the recent Everclear show at CrossroadsKC. We discussed a case of mistaken identity.

Vertical Horizon “Everything You Want” Live at CrossroadsKC

May 30, 2017

Vertical Horizon at CrossroadsKC, 5/28/17

Vertical Horizon recently hit CrossroadsKC with a set focused on their ’90s jams. I covered the show for X1051. Check out this live version of the classic “Everything You Want.”

Emmaline Twist “Desperate Measures” Live on the Californos Patio During Middle of the Map Fest 2017

May 15, 2017

Emmaline Twist on the Californos Patio During Middle of the Map Fest 2017, 5/4/17

Past interview subjects Emmaline Twist recently lit up the Californos patio with a rocking performance as a part of Middle of the Map Fest 2017. Check out this live version of new track “Desperate Measures.”



The Greeting Committee “Kids” (MGMT Cover) Live at RecordBar

May 13, 2017

The Greeting Committee at RecordBar, 5/11/17

The Greeting Committee recently crushed a sold out show at RecordBar. The past interview subjects lit up their cover of MGMT‘s “Kids” with the help of a horn section. Check out this live video of the action.

Rachel Mallin and The Wild Type “White Girls” Live at RecordBar

May 13, 2017

Rachel Mallin and The Wild Type at RecordBar, 5/11/17

Rachel Mallin and The Wild Type recently crushed their set at a sold out RecordBar. It was the last date on their tour with the Greeting Committee. It is wonderful to see two of Kansas City’s best bands touring together, bringing those real KC vibes to people around the country. “White Girls” was my favorite song of 2016. Rachel is a past interview subject of mine and was my most frequent live guest of last year. Check out this live version of the excellent “White Girls.”

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