KC Guitar Trio

For many, music is a part of their identity. It illustrates who they are, adds meaning to what they are doing, and personifies everyday monotony. Music is the whimsy of the piccolo, the urgency of the trumpet, and the serenity of the violin. For Lucas Bingham, the versatility of the guitar is as central a part of his life as…

Backstage with Ryan Pinkston

 Article Nicole LaVine  Ryan Pinkson is a picture of the modern midwest artist. He sports a mustache, skateboards at 31 years old, and frequents the West Bottoms. His unassuming demeanor would never give away his musical success.   

Jeanne Rau-Flattery

 Photography Janie Jones  I love the quote by Henry Ford, “Whether you think you can, or you think you can't—you're right.”  


From your seat, or the dance floor or the table! It takes quite an effort to stay still or seated when the three local men and one woman who comprise Joyride hit the stage. Lead vocalist Robin Siemens belts out her renditions of some of Heart’s best, along with new and old country songs that stir the soul, alternative tunes…