Riot Room Archive

  • Sitting innocuously on a chair in the center of the stage, Tim Kinsella opened the sold-out Pinback show with a brown, leaf-inlaid ’70s Guild S100 […]

    Pinback and Tim Kinsella at Riot Room

    Sitting innocuously on a chair in the center of the stage, Tim Kinsella opened the sold-out Pinback show with a brown, leaf-inlaid ’70s Guild S100 […]

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  • The second annual Middle of the Map music festival wrapped up early Sunday morning, in most respects, as an improvement upon an already strong if […]

    Middle of the Map: Festival Wrap-Up

    The second annual Middle of the Map music festival wrapped up early Sunday morning, in most respects, as an improvement upon an already strong if […]

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  • L.A.-based skater turned garage rocker Hanni El Khatib will be making a stop in Kansas City in the next week. Fresh off the release of […]

    Preview: Hanni El Khatib in Kansas City 04/16

    L.A.-based skater turned garage rocker Hanni El Khatib will be making a stop in Kansas City in the next week. Fresh off the release of […]

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  • Night two of the second annual Middle of the Map Fest was a bit more laid back, and with Mission to Burma and Mates of […]

    Middle of the Map Fest Night Two!

    Night two of the second annual Middle of the Map Fest was a bit more laid back, and with Mission to Burma and Mates of […]

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  • They say trends always make a comeback. Whether or not “they” is the indecipherable force behind the return of things like cut-off jean shorts, or […]

    The Growlers, TRMRS, Savage 7 and Radkey at Riot Room

    They say trends always make a comeback. Whether or not “they” is the indecipherable force behind the return of things like cut-off jean shorts, or […]

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  • The benefits of a 3AM bar that doubles as a venue are essentially void once you realize you must scrape yourself out of bed before […]

    Music Review: The Jealous Sound & Anakin at Riot Room

    The benefits of a 3AM bar that doubles as a venue are essentially void once you realize you must scrape yourself out of bed before […]

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