Passion .. Love .. Revenge .. Murder ..
Join us in this unique celebration of a sub genre of classic Americana .. the Murder Ballad.
Special lighting production as well as stage props set the ambiance for a night of story telling through song of forlorn lovers, of deceit, of passion, of murder!! The nights performers will weave tales
newly told and tell again of Long Black Veils, Knoxville Girls, or of old Tom Dooley.
- 7:45- 8:10 Special live performance piece by Cody Wyoming (Kansas City Actor & Musician)
- 8:15-8:40 Patrick Deveny (of Jaykco Guitar Straps)
- 9:45-9:10 The Columns
- 9:15-9:40 Tiny Horse (Chris Meck & Abigail Henderson of The Gaslights)
- 9:45-10:10 Cadillac Flambe
- ** Raffle Call 1 **
- 10:10-10:55 Betse Ellis (Fiddle for The Wilders) with Mark Smeltzer (Rural Grit All-Stars)
- 11:05-11:45 Tony Ladesich (formerly of Pendergast)
- ** Silent Auction Warning – 15 minutes **
- 12:00-12:40 American Catastrophe
- ** Raffle Call 2 **
- 12:50-1:20 TinHorn Molly
- ** Auction Announced **
- 1:30-1:55 The Penny Sheets (members of The Sons of Great Dane, Hot Dog Skeletons, & Elkheart)
- 2:00-2:25 Whiskey Breath
We are also proud to announce that portions of every ticket sold will benefit the Midwest Music Foundation and our efforts to build a Kansas City Musicians Health Care Fund. In addition, there will also be a silent auction & raffles to benefit the fund as well.
- CDs and posters ”The Executioners Last Songs” autographed by Jon Langford
- Book “Nashville Radio” autographed by Jon Langford
- Jaykco Guitar Straps
Eric Lindquist limited edition artwork: “Music” poster & Chairman Meow shirts
- Books: Bowie-A Biography, I Slept with Joey Ramon, The Light in Darkness: Bruce Springsteen, & Family-Photographs by Lauren Dukoff
- CD Box Sets: Byrds-There is a Season & Big Star-Keep an Eye on the Sky
- Rock & Roll Photography by Mat “Slimm” Adkins, Paul Andrews, Michael Forester, Angela Lupton, Ryan Marchman & Todd Zimmer
- Artwork by Scott “Rex” Hobart
- CDs from Rural Grit Artists
Special thanks goes out to Kris Bruders of Cadillac Flambe & Nathaniel “Dutch” Humphrey of Crosstown Station for dreaming this up, putting it together, and including the Midwest Music Foundation. It’s going to be a killer of a night!