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A Wallula Of A Good Time

A Wallula Of A Good Time [tc_ticket id=”1340″ title=”Purchase Tickets Here!!”] 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…

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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…

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10 Things to know about 2017’s Westport Roots Festival

10 Things to know about 2017’s Westport Roots Festival   [tc_ticket id=”1340″ title=”Purchase Tickets Here!!”]   So Westport Roots Festival is not like ANY roots fest in the country right now. While we share many of the same bands that other festivals book, we do things a little differently than your standard roots fest.  …

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The Women of Westport Roots

The Women of Westport Roots   The Westport Roots Festival is the premiere gathering of live roots and Americana music in the Midwest every spring.  Roots, Ameripolitan, and honky tonk music bands and fans come from all over the country to participate in good times and good music.  With such a wide reach, it should…

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Moe Bandy

The Westport Saloon brings the best roots concerts to Kansas City every day, and the jewel in the crown returns in May with the 2017 iteration of the Westport Roots Festival.  There’s no better time to welcome back to Kansas City some honky tonk royalty:  Moe Bandy.  A mainstay on the country music charts from…