by Andy Lyons, Editor-in-Chief
The lineup for Kansas City’s Middle of the Map Fest 2017 featuring 12 venues and more than 100 bands over a three day period, May 4-6. Venues include Californos Patio, Crossroads KC, Josey Records, Madrid Theatre, Mills Record Company, recordBar, Riot Room, Riot Room Patio, Tank Room, The Brick, Uptown Theater, and Westport Saloon.
The May 4 lineup includes Lewis Del Mar, Anna Wise, Zipper Club, Mr. Elevator, Katy Guillen & The Girls, The Architects, The Phantastics, Not a Planet, The Sluts, Jaenki, Bears and Company, The Philistines, Hipshot Killer, and more.
The May 5 lineup includes Jason Isbell, Strand of Oaks, Run River North, Why?, Cobi, Big Jesus, Walker Lukens, VValley Hust, Pink Royal, Berwanger, AZP, Various Blonde, Rachel Mallin & The Wild Type, Spirit is the Spirit, Instant Karma, and more.
The May 6 lineup includes De La Soul, Talib Kweli, Arkells, William Elliott Whitmore, Mothers, Ro Ransom, Overcoats, Har Mar Superstar, Caamp, Mystic Braves, Bonelang, Tart, The Creation Factory, Illphonics, The Noise FM, Pageant Boys, and more.