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Third Gear Scratch

Nov 29, 2021

Jim Suptic and his band The Get Up Kids were too young to play clubs in the 90's KCMO scene, so they went on tour and played houses and all-ages shows across the world, and quickly became place-holders in the Emo Icons category, on tour with and inspiring a litany of bands like Blink 182. Now Jim is part of a non-profit called the Steps of Faith Foundation that raises funds for prosthetics for recent amputees, and their signature event for the past 5 years is called Thundergong at the Uptown Theater in KC, starring KC native Jason Sudeikis (SNL/Ted Lasso) and an increasingly star-studded line-up including Michael McDonald, Sammy Hagar and Will Forte.