February 16, 2019

Magic has been happening at Rural Grit Happy Hour for twenty years now.  Kimmy of I Love KC Music asked people who have been playing and attending what Rural Grit means to them.  Here are their responses.  

Kelly Hunt: When I first showed up at Rural Grit...

September 30, 2018




The Philistines (Kansas City) will being rocking out at the recordBar on Tuesday, October 2, 2018.  They will be playing with Wonderfuzz and Brandon Phillips and The Condition at a fundraiser for the Midwest Innocence Project. Kimmy sat down with Kimmie, Cody,...

September 17, 2018

On a beautiful August night Under the Big Oak Tree released their latest album, The Ark into the world. Kimmy sat down with the band moments before the show started, we sat on the back patio of Mike Kelly's Westsider. We talked about the band and the new album to the s...

September 9, 2018

Hembree has had an epic year.  So far in 2018 they have had music land on an MTV show, in an Apple commercial that aired on the Super Bowl, and the song "Continents" landed on Kitsuné America 5, the NBA Edition. "Holy Water" has played over one million times on Sp...

August 26, 2018

Coming October 12, 2018 Of Tree will be releasing their first full length album at the recordBar. I've had the privilege of get

ting a early listen and  it's stunning.  Of Tree"s (Ben and Laurel Parks, John Bersuch) album features the music of Eric McCann on bass, Sasch...

June 8, 2018

The Crane Wives (Grand Rapids, MI) will be playing in KC on June 12, 2018 at The Rino.  Kimmy of I Love KC Music loved seeing them at Folk Alliance and highly recommends seeing them when they are back in town on the 12th.  Kimmy had the chance to pick Kate's brain and...

April 26, 2018

The Ghost Wolves are coming to The Bottleneck in Lawrence on May 1st. The Ghost Wolves (Austin, TX) have been playing together for the last 7 years touring relentlessly.  This two piece rock band plays a high energy show with an eclectic mix of punk, blues, rockabilly,...

March 22, 2018

The Urban Pioneers are bringing that fast pickin' hillbilly swing to the Westport Roots Festival this Memorial Day Weekend.  It's going to be an awesome festival. I had the opportunity to ask Jarad some questions about the band and what makes them tick. I also asked tw...

March 20, 2018

The Darkness is coming to The Truman on April 8th, 2018.  I was given the chance to pick the bassist for The Darkness, Frankie Poullain's brain about their music and the things that make them human.  Here's what I found out.

 Photo by Simon Emmett


February 28, 2018

On Friday March 2nd, 2018 if you head over to the recordBar you'll yourself at the Heartbroken: A Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers concert. The Cody Wyoming Deal along with several of KC's finest performers are celebrating the music of Tom Petty. The Deal is...

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