There's no doubt that much of Kansas City's creativity is embodied in its local music scene.
Friday on Up to Date, Steve Kraske welcomes the return of the Local Music Show, during which our music experts Chris Haghirian, Bill Brownlee and Michael Byars will check out some of the best music - local and international - of 2012.
If you spend any amount of time going to concerts or music shows in Kansas City, you’ve probably seen a tall, thin man with a shock of grey hair usually standing by himself, often near the back of the club.
Kansas City shifts strategies on how to deal with violent crime. Missouri lawmakers take on everything from workers’ compensation to keeping the Jayhawk off of Missouri license plates. That and more from KCUR.
Kansas City artists love reasons to get together, and who's more tribute-worthy than the late Etta James? On this Thursday's Central Standard, a look back at the singer’s many styles, from early jump blues to country soul.
When the KC band The Grisly Hand came out with their album Safehouse, they decided to offer it free for download online. Since then they have toured with these songs across the region, and this week, that album has reached #4 most downloaded off the website NoiseTrade.