Music

A fresh voice takes on the Kansas City music scene

Greetings to the Metro Voice News family and faithful readers. My name is Cedric Austin and I am excited to come on board as the new music news editor for Metro Voice. ...

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Carman returns to stage in Kansas City after battling Cancer

Tour is bringing life and hope to families across the country in the high energy 2016 CinemaSonic Experience Tour   Imagine going to the doctor for a checkup and walking out knowing your ...

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Regional festivals help you celebrate the goodness of America

As people anticipate cooler temperatures, one activity that will finally bring them back out of the house as summer ends are the numerous festivals that celebrate America. You’ll have plenty to choose ...

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Royals GM Dayton Moore excited about Faith & Family Day

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Dayton Moore, general manager of the Kansas City Royals, has received national acclaim and numerous awards since rebuilding a struggling small-market team into a World Series champion. However, what excites Moore as ...

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Amy Grant’s “Baby, Baby” celebrates milestone & more music news

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of her hit song “Baby, Baby,” Amy Grant has joined pop artist Tori Kelly to re-record a new version of her single, stating “we needed to give some ...

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More than 1.1 million people joined their voices in the global hymn sing

 An estimated 1.1 million people in over 100 countries joined together Feb. 21 to sing “Facing a Task Unfinished,” a 90-year-old hymn that has been updated by internationally acclaimed hymn writers Keith ...

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Kansas City concert schedule gets busy

Is it spring yet? With all of the Kansas City concert schedule for spring being announced and coming to a venue near you, I’m starting to wonder… Compassion International Presents Time of ...

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Global hymn sing focuses on Christian persecution

Thousands of churches and missions agencies in 48 countries will join together in a united effort to draw attention to Christian persecution and the need for evangelism. On Feb. 21, thousands of ...

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Lost lyrics of Fanny Crosby now expanding her legacy

The hymns of Fanny Crosby have impacted lives for Christ worldwide for generations, but until recently 2,700 of them were overlooked in an archive, unsung and unpublished. Now on the album “Blessed ...

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Christmas Events Fill KC’s Calendar

For a full list of Christmas Events in Kansas City plus hundreds of other activities, click HERE.   ADVENT LESSONS AND CAROLS. December 12, 7:00 pm. Immaculate Conception Cathedral, 416 W. 15th ...

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The Unmaking of Nichole Nordeman

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One of Christian music’s best-known voices emerges from a 10-year hiatus to sing about hope amid pain. Fifteen years ago, Nichole Nordeman, then still in her 20s, was one of the biggest ...

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“I Love God More” Says Rapper Dre Tee

Dre Tee has been performing and writing music since his early teens. Originally focused on breaking into the bigtime, the Lord had different plans for him. Metro Voice recently got a chance ...

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Life Inspires Lyrics for Grandeur Band

Hailing from Blue Springs, the band Grandeur has been flying under the radar for a while, writing a collection of praise and rock with a focus on the Lord. As mentioned last ...

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Kansas City Concert Schedule

There are some exciting events coming to the KC area, and here’s your chance to get in on the action! For a full list of concerts visit our Calendar Events Guide Unspoken ...

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‘Tis the Season for Christmas Music

Albums From the Past for Any Christmas Music Collection   By D.C. Jeans | Metro Voice Music Reviewer In the spirit of Christmas, I wanted to list a few of the Christmas ...

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Top Spin Studio Opens to Serve Artists

Christian performers all over the Kansas City area have long awaited the day when audio engineer Michael “Top Spin” Tosspon would open his own recording studio. Well, wait no longer — that ...

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame!

Matthew West/KJ-52 to Headline Faith and Family Night at the KC Royals By Alan Goforth | Metro Voice   Instead of being satisfied with an occasional base hit, Scott Dawson encourages Christians ...

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Mark Lowry and the Martins in Concert June 6

Gospel legends Mark Lowry and The Martins plan to bring some music and madness to Olathe on June 6 when they stop at College Church of the Nazarene on their Music & ...

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KC Christian Rappers to Host Free Solution Muzik Tour

As a husband, father and full-time education student at University of Central Missouri, one would think that Wesley “Undergrad” Forte has little time to make music, let alone put together a tour. ...

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Group’s Latest Album Earns It Top-of-the-Chart Billing

Group Comes to Uptown Theater in KC May 15 By Jeff Koch | (WNS)–The band members of NEEDTOBREATHE may indeed have trouble breathing in the rare air they currently occupy. Their new ...

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Laura L. Hanser Releases Debut Video “Inspiration” Leading Up to Easter Weekend

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TOMS RIVER, New Jersey |CHRISTIAN NEWS SERVICE| — Laura L. Hanser is releasing her debut music video, entitled, Inspiration. The lyric video reflects Laura’s unbounded devotion to the Lord. Hanser, a Chicago ...

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Tonight’s Concert Aims to “Put Joy Back Into Music”

Phelps Will Appear at Graceway as Part of His “Classic Tour” By Dan Jeanes | Metro Voice Music Editor David Phelps is a man many have come to know as the current ...

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Jars of Clay Offers Free Album

By Dan Jeanes | Metro Voice Music Editor   For a limited time (I assume), Jars of Clay has an E.P. available for free at Noisetrade.com! Eastside Manor Sessions EP was presented ...

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KC Welcomes its First Christian, Urban, FM Radio Station

It was a hard road that led to God’s goodness   By Kharissa Forte | Metro Voice   On Friday, Feb. 28, Concrete Truth Community Network will host a support party in ...

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Can You Give Up Secular Music for 30 Days?

Christian Music Expert Challenges Believers to Avoid Secular Entertainment for 30 Days   Carlsbad, CALIF, (CHRISTIAN NEWS SERVICE) — What do Michael W. Smith, TobyMac, and Josh McDowell all have in common? ...

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