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A Wallula Of A Good Time

A Wallula Of A Good Time What’s a “wallula” besides being the name of what is perhaps the most recently formed band taking the stage at the Westport Roots Festival 2017? “It’s a town that doesn’t really exist anymore. I grew up outside of Leavenworth, Kansas, and from there you head south to Lansing,” says…

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2 Riot Room Stages: Greasers! Vets! Roots!

If a mess of beer-fueled shenanigans sounds to you like a great way to spend a spring day in Kansas City, then you’re gonna want to make the Westport Roots Festival a part of your life.  Specifically, The Riot Room, Los Punk Rods, and Project 22 are teaming up to bring you the Los Punk Rods…

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Punk Rods at Westport Roots Festival

Punk Rods at Westport Roots Festival Many old souls in the roots and rockabilly scenes started off as punk spirits.  Odds are, at any given rockabilly, bluegrass, or Americana concert there will be a good number of old punks among the crowd.  Somewhere along the way, these old hellions learned that their favorite bands would…

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A.J. Gaither OMB: One Bad Ass

A.J. Gaither OMB: One Bad Ass The Westport Roots Festival features some of the biggest names in honky tonk, Ameripolitan, hillbilly and folk music from around the country.  But “Westport” is part of our name too, and we are immensely proud to feature some of the most revered and prolific artists in the Kansas City…