Live Tonight: Week Of May 18th – May 24th – Westport Roots Festival Edition!

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It’s time again for the Westport Roots Festival! Join a ton of awesome bands at 6 different venues for one crazy Saturday stuffed full of amazing music. Be sure to check out the Westport Roots Festival Facebook for more info and pick up a ticket for super cheap! But don’t forget – there’s lots of other awesome shows this week!

Monday, May 18th

Other Lives with Riothorse Royale at Record Bar 9:30 PM $15

If you saw the incredible Radiohead show at the Sprint Center a few years ago, you may remember the impressive opening band Other Lives. The Oklahoma group mixes everything from indie rock and post-rock to ambient and experimental music. Naturally, they made quite a showing opening for Radiohead. Their show at the Record Bar will be even better!

LA Witch with La Guerre, Has A Shadow, The Philistines at Riot Room 8 PM $8

Entheos with Damned By The Pope, Gravelord at Aftershock 7 PM $10

Spoon with Sweet Spirit at The Midland 8 PM $30

Streetlight Manifesto with Dan Potthast, Sycamore Smith at The Granada 8 PM $23

Tuesday, May 19th

Merchandise with Dreamers, Gringo Starr, Pink Royal at Riot Room 8 PM $15

Already making a name for themselves on the touring circuit, Merchandise are now heading out on their own headlining tour. Their blend of Joy Division-esque post-punk mixed with a bit of shoegaze and pop elements are some of the catchiest tunes you’ll hear all year!The Riot Room will be jumping on Tuesday night.

Today Is The Day with Lazer/Wulf at Record Bar 9:45 PM $15

Barfth with Jim Brown, Idle Twilight at Replay Lounge 10 PM $3

Scott Weiland and The Wildabouts 8 PM $25

Wednesday, May 20th

Purity Ring with Braids, Born Gold at The Granada 9 PM $22

PigPen Theater Co. with Goodnight, Texas at Record Bar 9:30 PM $12

Thursday, May 21st

Local H with All Eyes West at Record Bar 10 PM $14

Local H needs no introduction, but I’ll try to give ‘em one anyway. One of those bands that exploded with the alternative/grunge scene in the 90s that never really seemed to go away, Local H have earned the title of a legendary band from their incessant touring and quality output. Everyone’s heard “that song” but the truth is, Local H has so much more to offer.

Big Sean with Casey Veggies at The Midland 8 PM $35

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony at The Granada 8 PM $35

Of Mice & Men with Crown The Empire, Volumes at The Uptown 7 PM $30

Friday, May 22nd

Tennis with Kuroma at Record Bar 10 PM $17

An indie pop husband/wife duo. Is there anything cuter? Their jams are catchy as hell and their songwriting is impeccable. They’re blowing up right now – so catch them in this intimate setting while you still can!

Hookers with Black Wizard, Melting Point of Bronze at Replay Lounge 10 PM $3

Agent Orange with In The Whale, Nuthatch 47, The Biff Tannens at The Bottleneck 7 PM $15

Sister Hazel at Crossroads KC 8 PM $16.50

Saturday, May 23rd

Westport Roots Festival feat. 40 + bands on 6 stages!

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The Sluts with Not A Planet, Scruffy & The Janitors at Replay Lounge 10 PM $3

Sunday, May 24th

Psychic Heat with Foul Tip, Gnarly Davidson at Replay Lounge 10 PM $3












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