This weekend, we made the trek to Kansas City for a show. Actually, we made the trek to KC for a set. Laura Stevenson and the Cans had put out a call for help on Twitter a couple weeks ago, looking for a show to fill a whole in their schedule, and thanks to a TBA on the Record Bar’s schedule, Steve Tulipana was cool enough to throw them on the bill for Saturday night. After the wife got back from a baby shower thing, we hopped in the car and hauled ass down I-70.
We pulled into the Record Bar parking lot with about ten minutes before the Cans were supposed to go on, but things were running a little behind. This let us catch the opening act, Boom Chick. Maybe I’m being a little reductive, but the duo pretty much instantly reminded me of the White Stripes. Guy on guitar, woman on drums, playing bluesy garage rock? I don’t think I’m being unfair in that aspect, but honestly, Boom Chick goes further than than the icky thump of the Detroit pair.
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