John Hays is a musician, stand-up comic, tour manager, and cage fighter. He's been known to rhythmically blow minds in his band Flesh Mother and his solo act which has opened for artists such as AJJ, Kimya Dawson, and Shellshag.
Patrick Jennings has had an impressive career in the midwest underground scenes, tearing it up with bands like Middle Children, Purple 7, Hot New Mexicans, and Nana Grizol. His more recent solo venture is no small addition to the list!
Wittbrödt is a musician, poet, and KC native dishing out the experimental folk and psychedelic melancholy.
4/5/19: First Friday
The 1st First Friday of Spring is coming up and we've got a killer line up for you!
The Depth & The Whisper
We've got a keg and an artist of the month TBA. See ya there!
4/9/19:The People's Market
Join us on Tuesday April 9th, from 6-8pm for our fifth People's Market, free and open to all. There will be free hot meals, free clothing and other donation items alongside free literature and access to many great local organizations. We are partnering with Kansas City Food Not Bombs, The Really Really Free Market, The IWW, The 8th St. Publishing Guild & more.
4/13/19:Record Store Day
It's almost that time again, Record Store Day is soon upon us. For those of you who haven't experienced the annual celebration of independent shops, their customers and the artists who support them, here's the run down: we're opening up bright and early at the crack of 8 AM (a big feat for folks who think 11AM is "early morning"), stocking 100s of exclusive releases, while putting out 100s of used LPs, thousands of 45s, hosting some awesome bands and getting a keg of beer to celebrate. Come hang out with us!
Here's The List! https://recordstoreday.com/SpecialReleases
7:00 - Joseph Warren Wheeler and The Wanderlust Revival
8:00 - Lovergurl
9:00 - Wick & The Tricks
10:00 - Major Matt Mason USA
11:00- Instant Karma!
4/26/19: Open Poetry Night
Join us on Friday, April 26th for our next reading in our monthly series, Open Poetry will kick off at 7pm with featured readers followed by an open mic. Free/all ages/open to everyone!
8th St. Publishing Guild is a Kansas City based publisher of surrealist & avant-garde poetry & prose. We take submissions and would be delighted to read your work. For more information, check out our website, or come talk to us at the reading.
Come celebrate Eggs on Mars and ReadHouse's new split tape! Joplin's finest garage space psych rockers Space Dingus will also be there to celebrate their stellar new album!
$3 pay-what-you-can cover
There will be copies of the new tape available too