Music starts early afternoon and runs until Midnight at participating venues. Schedule to be posted soon and will be available at the gate. Click band pics for websites!
Emcee and trombonist Kadesh Flow ('Desh, as many of his listeners call him) brings realism, consciousness, and nerd life together in riveting flow format. He has composed and produced original music for Toonami Asia and shared the stage with the likes of artists like Tech N9ne, Phora, I Fight Dragons, The Revivalists, B.o.B., mc chris, and others.
The viola da gamba is a versatile bowed and fretted instrument with ancient roots in Moorish Spain and Renaissance and Baroque Europe. As much a jazz or rock improvisor as an interpreter of ancient music, Gerald Trimble sails the viola da gamba out of its accepted role in historical performance and into a much deserved role as a world instrument. His latest CD, Uncharted: A Viola da Gamba Adventure, from MSR Classics, chronicles his musical voyages and has received praise in the US and Europe. Photo: Jim Barcus
As a committed wanderer, Jessica Paige draws on personal experience and the stories of old souls to bring her own unique brand of songwriting to the stage. Folk Alliance International Showcase 2016, American Idol Semi-finalist, The Best Kansas City Music of 2015- KCUR 89.3, 25 recommended recordings from artists in the KC area (2015)- Kansas City Star
Chris Meck returns with his new band, The Second Sons. Featuring Barry Kidd of The Philistines and The Noise FM, and Tom Hudson of Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear. A longstanding pillar of Kansas City’s music community, Chris has always been considered one of its finest guitarists as a first call sideman and session ace.
An acoustic trio based in Kansas City consisting of musicians Molly McLaughlin, David Agee, and Gordon Bearss. The group performs a variety of folk music including Irish, Old-time, French Canadian, Scottish, Appalachian, Bretton, Greek, and original music.
Jillian is a longtime vocalist, songwriter and musician from the Kansas City area. She has performed nationally as a solo artist and in multiple bands, opening for Pat Benatar, Lisa Loeb, Everclear and many others.
Anyone who ever said, “Rock is dead,” has obviously never heard of The Runaway Sons. They’ve perfected their sound, combining a little southern hardcore blend with the old Black Flag-style punk rock and some heavy vocals.
A unique caravan of Midwestern roamers. Rooted in a firm sense of family, community, and creativity, the band blends Joseph Warren Wheeler's thoughtful crooning with hauntingly entrancing melodies. With a sound as dynamic and passionate as soul-stirring wanderlust, the group provides a bewitching experience of infectious song composition, musicianship, and band chemistry.