Lawrence-based alt rock 4-piece Carswell & Hope travel to Ireland, the home of their front-man and songwriter Nick Carswell, on July 22nd for a national tour in support of their debut record, A Hunger. The tour includes concerts all over Ireland, as well as visits to some of the Green Isle’s most intimate venues and pubs, as the band bring their new breed of Irish flavored indie-rock to Ireland.…
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Louis Meyers’, founder of SXSW, has just relocated to Kansas City and brought the Folk Alliance with him. Up until last year the Folk Alliance was located in Memphis, TN, now they have moved to Kansas City and they are bringing lots of people with them. The Folk Alliance conference draws more than 2,000 participants for workshops, lectures. showcases, and panels. The first conference is scheduled for February 19-23, 2014.
membership info: http://www.folkalliance.org/membership/
conference info: http://www.folkalliance.org/conference/
To read more about the Folk Alliance check out the article that was in The Pitch last week: http://www.pitch.com/kansascity/folk-alliance-international-kansas-city-river-market-louis-meyers/Content?oid=3376487…
Does it financially make sense for new artists to be on Spotify? Check out this article published recently on the Future of Music Coalition website and decide for yourself.
Charlotte Street is pleased to host Sycamore House, a series of performances presented and curated by Kansas City composer and musician, Shawn Hansen. This June 19th showcase is the fourth in the series and features a summer medley of avant garde song cycles using texts by Burroughs and Borges, meditative electro-acoustic improvisation, and modular synthesizer sound-scapes performed by local and out of town artists: Voicehandler, Blue Communion:ISAM, and Llambs.
Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Time: Doors open at 8pm, show starts at 9pm
Venue: La Esquina / 1000 W.…
April 23rd, 2013
La Esquina Gallery, 1000 W. 25th St., Kansas City, MO 64108
(D) Construction is a multimedia installation unveiled through video and live construction. Music composed by Shao Zheng and Charlie Mcgraw; performed by Emily Foltz, Russell Thorpe, Shao Zheng, Kristina Strader, and Charlie Mcgraw. Choreography and costuming by Brock Bryan with visual art from Kelly Powell and Liz Black with performances by Brock Bryan and Kristina Strader.
ArtSounds will kick off its seventh year of collaborative performances by composers, performers, and visual artists with the 2012-2013 Season.…
Enjoy networking and wine tasting as you help kick-off the American Jazz Museum’s month-long celebration of Women in Jazz.
Cost: $5 in advance; $10 at the door. Must be at least 21 years old with a valid ID.
RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, February 28th 6-8pm
The American Jazz Museum
1616 East 18th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
Co-sponsored by Multicultural Student Affair and the American Jazz Museum.…
VICTORIA BOTERO and BEAU BLEDSOE, a critically acclaimed soprano and guitar ensemble, will release their new recording Un ramo de voz [A bouquet of voice] in a performance on February 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Grünauer Restaurant 101 West 22ND Street Kansas City, MO 64108. Tickets are $5 or $15 including purchase of a CD. For more information call (816) 471-5107, or visit beaubledsoe.com or victoriabotero.com.
The Kansas City-based duo’s first recording together features songs in five different languages from Latin America and Europe and was produced through Tzigane Music, an artist run collective dedicated to exploring music uninhibited by the boundaries of genre and geography.…
The Music Industry is rapidly changing to account for the amount of people streaming their music from websites such as Pandora and Spotify instead of downloading it from iTunes. Is this ruining the music industry or is it marking a change comparative to the transition to CD’s?
“Even for an under-the-radar artist like Ms. (Zoe) Keating, who describes her style as “avant cello,” the numbers painted a stark picture of what it is like to be a working musician these days.…
“Since its founding in September 2010, the guitar/ukulele/vocal duo has released two albums: “Victor & Penny” in 2011 and “Side by Side” in 2012. Once they hit the road in 2011, interest in their take on early 20th century pop and pop jazz has taken off. Last year alone, they logged 150 live shows in 22 states and put 45,000 miles on their car…”
The online application for the next grant round of the French-American Jazz Exchange (“FAJE”) program is now available. A program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation and FACE (“French-American Cutlural Exchange”), FAJE supports projects designed collaboratively by French and American professional musicians that encourage artistic exploration, foster intercultural dialogue, and contribute to the dynamism of jazz. Projects eligible for support can include creative residencies, composition, recording, performances, and other activities that develop new professional relationships and audiences. Projects may include jazz artists in France and the United States investigating forms other than jazz with artists who work in different music genres.…
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