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Tyler Gregory, AJ Gaither, Sack of Lions

February 28 @ 8:00 pm - 2:00 am

$5
Tyler Gregory, AJ Gaither, Sack of Lions

Tyler Gregory, AJ Gaither, Sack of Lions

8pm: Tyler Gregory

Hailing from the rolling hills of Kansas, Tyler Gregory can regularly be found performing 260+ shows a year. With his steam-powered melodies, Gregory’s mix of blues and roots music howls with a sense of passion and freedom. This songcrafter takes the cues and lifestyle from blues bellowers and drives full force on his guitar/banjo/stomp-box live performance arrangements.

“When listening to Tyler Gregory I feel as though I’m sitting around a campfire, drinking Scotch. I feel as though this is what I should have been listening to my entire life, and as though it’s where I’m supposed to be at that moment” – Hype Weekly

“Tyler Gregory has earned a reputation as the best act in town, with good reason. The musical magician has a sonorous, resounding voice that demands every listeners’ attention, and the multi-tasking powers to stomp a percussion beat while plucking and strumming at a guitar.” – Examiner

10pm: AJ Gaither

Everything is better when it’s home-made. And it don’t get more down home or DIY than AJ Gaither. From the building of the instruments to the writing of the songs and making of the albums, everything about this “one man junk band” is lo-tech and hands on.

The sound is cold lonely bars and old empty barns, highways and heartaches. From raging high octane foot stompin’ brag songs to slow and soulful songs about struggle and being homesick, every bit of it is drenched in whiskey and hard living.

The instruments are old cigar boxes and scrap lumber, spare bolts and wood screws. Each is one unique in tone and appearance. A large feed bucket and a wooden mallet provide the kick drum, accompanied by a junk snare drum rigged to be played by foot. All built by the same hands that play them.

Often referred to by his peers as “the hardest working musician in Kansas City”, you will be hard pressed to find any solo musical performer that plays as many shows a year and exudes so much energy on stage night after night. The love for his craft is blatantly apparent.

11pm: Sack of Lions

Sack of Lions have drifted all around the country accumulating a fan flock of dreamers, road trippers and heart breakers.  A mix of country, roots and rock music with honest lyrics with a high energy show, have made them one of the premier country act in the Midwest.  Sack of Lions can appeal to country fans of all ages and tastes.  They are proud to have shared the stage with Charles Kelley (Lady Antebellum), John Michael Montgomery, Tracy Lawrence, Aaron Tippin, Frankie Ballard, Whiskey Myers, Kane Brown, Granger Smith, Cody Jinks, Casey James, Jeremy McComb, Rick Huckaby,  Dylan Scott, JT Hodges, Bart Crow and many many other incredible and inspiring artists.  Sack of Lions has been nominated for multiple awards and featured on all TouchTunes and AMI jukeboxes around the country.

The Westport Saloon

Located in Kansas City’s historic Westport District, The Westport Saloon has become a midwest haven for the underground. Roots, Honky Tonk, Bluegrass, Blues, Blues Rock, Folk, Rockabilly, and that Twang you live for.

Like the settlers of Westport, we work tirelessly to bring amazing names to our stage. Over the years we have hosted acts such as Wayne “the Train” Hancock, Dale Watson, Moe Brandy, JD Wilkes, Jayke Orvis and the Broken Band,  The Goddamn Gallows, Slim Cessna’s Auto Club, Bob Wayne and the Outlaw Carnies, Luke Bell, The Hooten Hallers, Carries Nation and the Speakeasy and so many more.

Like the settlers of Westport, we are also known for our whiskey. Overtime, and as tastes have changed, we have amassed quite the collection to keep your glass filled and you coming back. Saloons predate prohibition establishments, when drinks were uncomplicated, not pretentious and hearty.  It’s alright to be heavy on the bourbon and Scotch – we don’t judge.

Tyler Gregory, AJ Gaither, Sack of Lions

Details

Date:
February 28
Time:
8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cost:
$5
Website:
westportsaloon.com

Venue

Westport Saloon
4112 Pennsylvania Ave
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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