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Middle of the Map Fest @ Mills Record Company

Middle of the Map Fest hits KC! More info @ middleofthemapfest.com 5/4 Jake Wells 6 pm Eems 6:45 pm Erik Voeks 7:30 pm 5/5 Dylan Guthrie & The Good Time Guys 6 pm Momma’s Boy 7 pm Fullbloods 8 pm 5/6 Heidi Gluck 2 pm Chloe Jacobson 3 pm Scout Alexandria 4 pm La Guerre 5 […]

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Middle of The Map @ Mills Record Company

Record Store Day has come and gone, and while there are still some exclusives gracing the racks of your favorite local record joint, the Kansas City music train will not stop. Jumping from wax to stage, the next event on the horizon is Middle of the Map. The festival announced its line up almost two […]

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Middle of The Map: The Tank Room

Middle of The Map is fast approaching. The three day music festival that turns all of Kansas City into a venue is, in its 7th year, stacked with such talent. It would be impossible to write about every single act worth seeing this year (which is all of them to be honest). Instead, I want to […]

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Middle of The Map: Vince Staples

There’s a certain confidence that comes with youth. For me, that confidence never came with insight. Vince Staples, on the other hand, has the ability to cut through the post-modern complex with one-liners that ring true in all their layered meanings. The first line of Summertime ’06 is “Hey I’m just a n****, until I fill […]

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Five Bands Not To Miss at Middle of The Map

The line-up for this year’s Middle of The Map fest is frankly incredible. There’s not a minute of it in which at least five bands don’t vie for your time. When I first tried to work out a schedule for bands, I soon realized that I would need Hermoine’s Time-Turner to see all the acts […]

MOTM Fest 2014: Editor’s Review

The 2014 edition of Ink’s Middle of the Map Fest closed out during the wee hours of Sunday morning. Whether you were in attendance for Why?’s quirky indie hip-hop at the Record Bar or one of the multiple DJ sets at Riot Room or Ernie Biggs that pushed well into the lord’s day, hopefully you […]

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Middle of the Map Fest 2014 Lineup Announced

The annual Middle of the Map fest, sponsored by Ink Magazine, is a weekend-long musical trek through Westport, and a cinematic journey at the Alamo Drafthouse with thought-provoking conversation as part of the forum. Earlier today, no less than an hour ago, the line up for the music portion of the festival was announced in […]