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Middle of the Map 2017 – Friday Review

The good weather coupled with the weekend made Westport a hoppin’ place for Middle of the Map’s 2nd day. It’s hard to go anywhere in the district during the festival without bumping into a few awesome bands, and this year it was no different. Festivities kicked off, once again, at our lovely little record store […]


Middle of the Map 2017 – Thursday Review

The 2017 edition of Kansas City’s greatest weekend of the year – AKA the Middle of the Map Fest – was maybe one of the best in its history. A smattering of local and national bands descended on Kansas City for 3 days of music and a plethora of fans, hardcore and casual alike, were […]

Middle of the Map presents: High Dive Records @ Mills Records Company

Come out and spend the evening with Middle of the Map and High Dive Records. Show starts at 6 pm, more details on the Facebook event!

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Live Tonight: Week Of April 20th – April 26th: Middle Of The Map Edition!

How was your Record Store Day? Was it awesome? What sweet records did you pick up? I hope you caught some of the celebration at Mills Record Company with the awesome exclusive items we had and an all-day concert inside and out. No rain will keep us from rocking out! But I hope you didn’t […]

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Live Tonight: Week Of February 2nd – February 8th: Middle Of The Map Edition!

It’s that time again! Football is done, the snow is coming down and everyone’s stocking up on chocolate for Valentine’s Day and Easter. Only one thing is missing – the announcement on who’s playing Middle Of The Map – Kansas City’s best locally-run festival! The 2014 edition was a ton of fun featuring amazing performances […]

Miry Wild, She’s a Keeper, and the Jorge Arana Trio curated by Ink/Middle of the Map

Show starts at 6 pm. All ages, no cover.

Middle of the Map Fest (Friday Night) Review

Fellow Kansas Citians, consider Friday night at the well-curated Middle of the Map Fest to be revenge straight from 1985, a night when denizens of Missouri’s other major-city came into town and took the 816 by storm. Save for a few centurion-like bands standing at the walls to keep marauders out, Friday night was an […]


MOTM 2014 Artist Preview: Jorge Arana Trio

One of the first things you’re likely to notice when listening to KC experimental-jazz/rock group the Jorge Arana Trio is their laconic songcraft. There will be moments in their tracks where guitars straggle or drums appear to jettison into an infinite abyss. The entire structure seems destined to collapse at any second, but it doesn’t. […]