How To Support Sh*tty Kansas City Bands

Surprise . . . Old school tech and outright charity help most Kansas City musicians keep chasing the dream into their 50s. 

Remind us to get a tip cup . . . And here's how younger rockers ask for alms . . .

Since its inception, Manor Records has served as a pillar for local music, by helping its signed artists physically put out their music, book shows and get their name out. To offset costs, Manor Records uses cassette tapes and heavily relies on donations and grants to support its mission.

Manor Records has more than a dozen signed artists with them, including local folk band, True Lions. The band has been with Manor Records since 2020 and has released several at-home demos, while shinning a light on Kansas City's local music.

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This Kansas City music label is shining a spotlight on local musicians, here's how

A Kansas City nonprofit music label is changing the Kansas City music scene by putting the spotlight on local artists.