Live Tonight: Week of June 1st – June 7th: Happy Summer Days!


image via wikipedia

image via wikipedia

Sorry for the lack of the Live Tonight post for the final week of May. I was at the Maryland Death Fest literally getting my face grinded off. But I’m back, and what a week for live music in Kansas City! Tons of great stuff to kick off June!

Monday, June 1st

Connoisseur with Damned By The Pope, Uberficker, Insomniac at Riot Room 8 PM $8

Connoisseur is an up-and-coming extreme music band that combines elements of grindcore, sludge metal and hardcore punk. Expect copious amount of illicit drug use to take place before this show.

You, Me & Everyone We Know with Daisyhead, Future Crooks at The Bottleneck 9 PM $11

Juicy J at The Granada 8 PM $35

Tuesday, June 2nd

Deicide with Hate Eternal, Black Crown Initiate, Lorna Shore, Whoracle at Riot Room 8 PM $25

For their third show at the venue in as many years, Deicide returns again to the Riot Room with a heavy-hitting lineup. Supporting the legendary death metal group is equally important death metallers Hate Eternal, genre-defying young startups Black Crown Initiate and Lorna Shore, and KC metal staple Whoracle!

Shakey Graves with Carson McHone at Record Bar 9:30 PM $18

Upon This Dawning with Eskimo Callboy, Outline in Color, Silence the Messenger at Aftershock 6 PM $15

Postmodern Jukebox at KC Crossroads 8 PM $20

Holiday Mountain with White Girl, Psychic Heat at Riot Room 8 PM $10

Wednesday, June 3rd

Girlschool with Crucified Barbara, Old James & Velvet Black at The Scene 7 PM $20

Cherokee with Ben Tactic, Sigrah, Nmezee at Riot Room 10 PM $5

Tall Tales with Connor Leimer, Kate Consentino at Record Bar 9:45 PM $7

Thursday, June 4th

The Avett Brothers with Old Crow Medicine Show at Starlight Theater 8 PM $45

Folk/Alt-Country/Bluegrass legends The Avett Brothers bring their awesome live show back to Kansas City alongside fellow genre brethre Old Crow Medicine Show! Sure to be a memorable night out at Starlight Theater.

Cracker at Knuckleheads 8:30 PM $15

Cheerleader at Record Bar 9:45 PM $FREE

Screamin’ J & His Rebel Yell with We Tornados at Riot Room 8 PM $8

Friday, June 5th

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals at Crossroads KC 8:30 PM $35

Slim Cessna’s Auto Club with The Pale Blue Dots, Bad Wheels, Shawn Sweeney & Friends at Riot Room 8 PM $15

Wanda Jackson at Knuckleheads 8 PM $20

Saturday, June 6th

The Helio Sequence at Record Bar 9:30 PM $13

Old 97s with The Delta Saints, HONEYHONEY at Crossroads KC 8 PM $21.50

Sunday, June 7th

The Offspring with Radkey, Bully, The Sluts at KC Live 6 PM $25

Night two of Buzz Under The Stars is a doozy – not only is there a performance by the timeless punk band The Offspring, but you also get treated to Radkey, Bully and The Sluts! That’s a lineup worthy of a booze-filled Sunday evening!


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