Shawn James released his album  "The Dark & The Light" on March 22, 2019.  I Love KC Music asked roots music super fans and fans of Shawn James, Jeannie and Elaine Holmes to guest write a review of his album.

It is a great honor for my mother, Jeannie Holmes and I,...

May 28, 2019

Kimmy sat down with Simon Fink and Ben Parks at PT Coffee to talk about Lullabies Till Dawn, an album and book set that is to release on June 8 with The Wires at St. Mark Hope and Peace. The Illustrated book is a beautiful piece with additional writing.  The 12 song al...

May 18, 2019

“Leaving Again” by Sky Smeed blends tender hearted lyrics and music with comical stories telling about his experiences as a traveling musician. As a fellow musician and traveler myself, I related to this album quite a bit and found myself with tears in my eyes by the t...

April 27, 2019

 Kelly Hunt and Stas' played the second show in The Mark Music Shows concert series this year.  This music series has been host to some incredible music and this night was no different.  Kelly had the crowd hanging on every word.  Kelly's music has this way of transpor...

April 21, 2019

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...

October 17, 2018

Adrian, who plays by the moniker Yoke Lore played the recordBar last night. Before the show we sat in the quiet green room (yes it's actually green) on a large, comfy couch. Adrian, who once played in Walk the Moon and Yellerkin, has been playing on his own now for sev...

October 14, 2018

It was cold and rainy outside, but inside the recordBar there was warmth and joy. The stage glowed a rosey purple with light shining ready for the music to begin. The bar was vibrating with excitement and a love for the bands that was palpable. Last night was a night o...

October 7, 2018

Folk Alliance International just got brand new headquarters and what a better way to make use of their new office space then to turn the empty room with a stage and create a showcase of some of Kansas City's finest folk.  Last night John Keck played with Shannon O'Shae...

September 21, 2018

Rabble In Arms started off I Love KC Music's day right with some firey soul grass. There's something about Shannon that catches a spark in the audience. Josh sings and plays with an intense passion grabbing the audience further into the music.

It was early in the aftern...

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...

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