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Crossroads KC Interview with Light Music

Light Music is a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based band. The band’s latest release is the album Ocean’s Daughter. They are playing Crossroads KC May 7th as a part of Middle of the Map Fest 2016. Light Music singer-songwriter Brendan Benham recently discussed how he became interested in music, the band’s creative process and why he loves playing Kansas […]

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CrossroadsKC Interview with Kangaroo Knife Fight

Kangaroo Knife Fight, a soulful Kansas City-based indie rock band, will grace the Crossroads KC stage twice this summer. They are playing Middle of the Map Fest May 6th and the Spirit of KC Fest August 12th. Kangaroo Knife Fight is Antony Avis (vocals), Brandon Skeens (guitar), Ian O’Connell (drums), and Gus Rechtien (bass, backup […]

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Season Tickets Now Available!

Season tickets for the full CrossroadsKC 2016 Season are now available! More info here: CrossroadsKC 2016 Season Tickets!

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CrossroadsKC Interview with Big Gigantic

Big Gigantic is a Colorado-based band. They are playing Crossroads KC October 11th. Saxophonist and producer Dominic Lalli recently discussed coming from a musical family, his approach to creating tracks and his favorite producers. For more info on Big Gigantic, check out http://biggigantic.net/ How did you first become interested in music? Did you come from a […]

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An Interview with Electronic Funky Duo, The Floozies

Lawrence-based band duo The Floozies are siblings Matt (guitar/production) and Mark Hill (drums). They recently discussed how the Floozies came together, their songwriting approach and why they love playing Crossroads KC. The Floozies are playing the Crossroads October 11th. For more info on The Floozies, check out http://flooziesduo.com. Get your tickets to The Floozies HERE! Did […]

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CrossroadsKC Interview with Matisyahu

Matisyahu is an artist who skillfully blends reggae, rap and rock into his own style. He is coming to Crossroads KC September 30th. Matisyahu recently discussed his earliest musical memory, creative process and lyrical inspiration. For more info on Matisyahu, check out http://matisyahuworld.com/ Did you come from a musical family? Were your parents musical? They […]

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CrossroadsKC Interview with Honey Island Swamp Band

Honey Island Swamp Band is a New Orleans-based band. They are playing Crossroads KC September 26th, opening for Dr. John. It will be a wonderful evening of real deal New Orleans music. Mandolin player, guitarist and harmonica player Aaron Wilkinson recently discuused his musical upbringing, Honey Island Swamp Band’s creative process and his love of the NOLA […]

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Trampled By Turtles Interview

Trampled By Turtles is a Minnesota-based band. They are playing Crossroads KC September 27th. Mandolin player Erik Berry recently discussed how he got into bluegrass and his love of playing Kansas City.  Did you come from a musical family? Were your parents musical? Yes! My mom essentially paid for college by being an organist. She […]

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CrossroadsKC Interview with Me Like Bees

Me Like Bees is a Joplin-based band. Guitarist/vocalist Luke Shaefer recently discussed coming from a musical family, why he loves playing KC and his songwriting process. Me Like Bees are playing the Crossroads Music Festival on September 6th! Did you come from a musical family? Were your parents musical? I do come from a fairly musical […]

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An Inside Talk with Ziggy Marley

Ziggy Marley is a reggae legend. He is playing Crossroads KC August 13th. His newest album is Fly Rasta. Ziggy recently discussed his new album, Fly Rasta, how his life and career are one and the inspiration he draws from his father. How old were you when you first got into songwriting? How’d that happen for you?  I mean, obviously, […]

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Turnpike Troubadours prepare for a wild night at CrossroadsKC at Grinder’s tomorrow night!

The Turnpike Troubadours are playing at CrossroadsKC at Grinder's tomorrow night with Jason Boland and The Stragglers! Come out for the perfect summer night, southern country rock concert!

Looking forward to tomorrow night’s show, we had a chance to talk to Kyle Nix, fiddle player for the country-rock-roots band The Turnpike Troubadours! A Red Dirt band of Oklahoma, The Turnpike Troubadours are a fantastic example of the southern country rock that draws from bluegrass, country, American roots and brings it all together into […]

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Pat Metheny looks forward to playing CrossroadsKC at Grinder’s this Saturday with Bruce Hornsby!

Pat Metheny Unity Group will be playing at CrossroadsKC at Grinder's this Saturday with Bruce Hornsby! Get your tickets now and see music legends live this weekend!

In anticipation of this Saturday’s show we got a chance to talk with Pat Metheny of Pat Metheny Unity Group! Born and raised in Lee’s Summit, MO, Pat has been a musician since his teens and has played all over the world for years. His music brings together so many elements of music it’s impossible […]

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Jurassic 5 brings their reunion tour to CrossroadsKC at Grinder’s tonight!

Jurassic 5 is coming to CrossroadsKC at Grinder's Tomorrow night! See experienced MC's and DJ's on their reunion tour live!

With Jurassic 5’s show coming up tonight, we had a minute to talk with a member of the group, DJ Nu-Mark about his music, the group and the upcoming show! Jurassic 5 might be considered a super-group, when you take into account that the team of artists was formed by two groups in addition to […]

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Quixotic Fusion will mesmerize the CrossroadsKC at Grinder’s this Saturday night!

Quixotic Fusion will be at the CrossroadsKC at Grinder's this Saturday night with Random Rab and ill-esha! Check out the coolest, weirdest show you will see this summer!

This Saturday, July 19th, Quixotic Fusion will be bringing their creative performing troupe to the CrossroadsKC at Grinder’s for a night of exotic music and performances that will make jaws drop! Opening acts Random Rab and ill-esha will warm things up, then the unbelievable stunts and glorious music of Quixotic Fusion will bring the show […]

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Lucero to bring a taste of Memphis rock to CrossroadsKC at Grinder’s tonight!

Lucero will be bringing their soulful Memphis rock to the CrossroadsKC at Grinder's tomorrow night!

In anticipation of Lucero‘s upcoming show at the CrossroadsKC at Grinder’s we got to talk with John C. Stubblefield, Bass player of the band! For anyone who is not familiar, Lucero is a rock-n-roll outfit that brings a taste of Memphis to music lovers all over. The band came together in 1998, when the core […]

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Michael Franti & Spearhead to brighten up your summer with the Soulshine tour at CrossroadsKC at Grinder’s July 8th with SOJA, Brett Dennen and Trevor Hall!

Michael Franti & Spearhead will be headlining the Soulshine Tour at Crossroads in KC on July 8th with SOJA, Brett Dennen and Trevor Hall!

There is nothing like an upbeat, eclectic band to evoke the warmth and optimism that is at the very heart of summer! Michael Franti & Spearhead are one of those perfect summertime acts you have to see live to really feel in tune with the season. Next Tuesday they will be playing CrossroadsKC at Grinder’s […]

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Show Announcement! T-Pain is coming to The CrossroadsKC at Grinder’s August 22nd with Yung Knowledge! Tickets on sale Now!

T-Pain is bringing his Drankin Patna Tour to The CrossroadsKC at Grinder's August 22nd! Tickets are on sale now, get 'em while they're hot!

This summer you are going to want to bring a friend the The CrossroadsKC at Grinder’s and be ready for a drink, because we’ve got T-Pain on stage August 22nd as part of his Drankin Patna Tour! Yung Knowledge will be kicking things off in what will undoubtedly be a wild Friday night! And to […]

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This Saturday’s Missouri Chainsaw Grassacre rated ‘Best Show of the Week’ by Ink Magazine!

Missouri Chainsaw Grassacre this Saturday with Split Lip Rayfield, Mountain Sprout, Coyote Union, The Grisly Hand, Cowgirl's Train Set, Carrie Nation and the Speakeasy, Honkysuckle & Deadman Flats!

In Ink Magazine’s weekly previews of upcoming shows, they rated Missouri Chainsaw Grassacre “Best Show of the Week”! The show this Saturday at CrossroadsKC is a full day event including 8 great bands: Split Lip Rayfield, Mountain Sprout, Coyote Union, The Grisly Hand, Cowgirl’s Train Set, Carrie Nation and the Speakeasy, Honkysuckle & Deadman Flats! […]

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Show Announcement! Portugal. The Man coming to CrossroadsKC at Grinder’s this summer with GROUPLOVE and STRFKR!

Portugal. The Man is coming to CrossroadsKC at Grinder's with GROUPLOVE and STRFKR! Buy your tickets quick because this show is going to sell out!

Seriously, could this season at the Crossroads get any more amazing? Portugal. The Man, will be playing on Friday, August 29th with GROUPLOVE and STRFKR! Tickets go on sale Friday, June 20th! Buy yours quick because this show is sure to sell out! Portugal. The Man’s last album came out just over a year ago […]

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Show Announcement! Quixotic Fusion coming to CrossroadsKC at Grinder’s with Random Rab and ill-esha Saturday, July 19th!

Quixotic Fusion is coming to CrossroadsKC at Grinder's Saturday, July 19th! Tickets go on sale Friday, May 30th!

This summer at CrossroadsKC at Grinder’s keeps getting better! Kansas City’s own Quixotic Fusion will be bringing their surreal and entrancing performance art and music to the best outdoor venue in the city with openers Random Rab and ill-esha kicking things off! The show is Saturday, July 19th! Tickets go on sale this Friday, May […]

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