Kansas City, Mo. - Some call is the South by Southwest of the Midwest!
Ink's Middle of the Map Festival kicks off Thursday in the Westport Entertainment District. Organizers have booked more than 120 national and local emerging bands & singers. When the festival first started, only 25 bands were booked. This year's headliners include Kate Nash, Of Montreal and The Get Up Kids.
Venues include the Uptown, the Riot Room, the RecordBar, Gusto Lounge, the Union and Westport Coffeehouse.
Tickets start at $55 for a weekend pass.
For the full lineup and to purchase tickets, click here.