Willi and Tyler are two men who have a way with words and boy did they create a night of feelings at the Westport Saloon on March 6. Willi kicked of the night with a mix of old folk tunes made new and his brilliant originals. Through humor, poetry, and a little magic, Willi takes everyday moments and turns them into folk art masterpieces with a dash of activism. Weather Willi was singing or telling stories in between songs, he had the crowd hanging on every word. His record
Wednesday night felt like being in tundra land, but the fiddles were playing hot at The Westport Saloon with Betse & Clark (Kansas City) and the Urban Pioneers (Albany, TX). It’s always a special night at the Saloon with the Urban Pioneers come to town. These shows feel like a mini Westport Roots festival with the roots family coming in for the music. Betse & Clark started with classic bluegrass. Betse being a fan of The Clash, a few of their songs were covered; they even m
It's that time of year where everyone loves making lists and here at I Love KC Music, we love doing that too. On the previous to posts you can see Kimmy's favorite music from out of town bands and ILKCM photographer Miquela shared her favorite music. This year so much good has happened, great music was released and people and organizations have done much good. Here is Kimmy's best of list along with the results of this years People's Choice awards. People's Choice: Radio S
Day one of the festival really felt like day two after having attending the Westport Roots Festival Pre-Party. Each stage was packed with great roots music from near and far. The sun was high in the sky at noon when the festival started. After a late night at the Pre-Party, brunch is an order. The Breakfast Sides (Springfield, MO) kicked things off on the outdoor stage. Normally when you see The Breakfast Sides it's the talented duo - Betsey and Chad or Biscuits and Gravy
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