☆ Thu Oct 24 2019 - The Roxy - 7:00pm
with Blood Daubers and Drugs & Attics

☆ Thu Nov 14 2019 - Davey's Uptown - 7:30pm
with Fourensics and Reefer Hawks

Midlife Mafia is a Kansas City rock band that formed in 2019 from the ashes of the 1970s. They make fun of themselves and growing old with songs like Bald Spot, Yard Work, Too Many Pills, Say What? and Colonoscopy.

rehearsal recordings

full 17-minute show

Can you name the real 3-piece band?
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What does Midlife Mafia sound like?

"Clash-like... early 70s rock."

"Replacements is what first came to mind."

"The Replacements jumps out."

"80s Police jams."

"I’m getting like a Yo La Tengo / Meat Puppets vibe."

"Sonic Youth, The Jam, Pixies, but like Punk/Metal versions of them. Also, some Motörhead."


"I'm afraid of Americans." David Bowie

"Blah blah blah blah blah." Alex Lifeson

"The radio makes hideous sounds." Bob Dylan