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Bouncing the balls around for Labor Day


Weezer

This past weekend Kansas City had an excuse to get a little crazy for Labor Day.

Local alternative radio station 96.5 The Buzz, put on their annual "Buzz Beach Ball" at Capital Federal Park at Sandstone. Past line ups have included: 311, 30 Seconds To Mars and Dashboard Confessional. So this year's festival followed suit in the caliber of bands. For an evening of music, locals heard the likes of: Taking Back Sunday, The Von Bondies and headliners Weezer and Blink-182.

Thousands came out to the amphitheater and had a great mixture of music to enjoy. From pop-punk of the headliners, to the classic rock of the Von Bondies and even a bit of hip-hop with Kansas Citian artist Mac Lethal. If those weren't enough, you had other local artists The Republic Tigers, to gently wisk away with their ambient rock sound.

It was a perfect way to not work, in celebration of the holiday that celebrates...not working.

For more info: Blink-182 - www.blink182.com; Weezer - www.weezer.com; Taking Back Sunday - www.takingbacksunday.com; The Von Bondies - www.myspace.com/vonbondies; Mac Lethal - www.myspace.com/maclethal; The Republic Tigers - www.myspace.com/therepublictigers

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