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Cornerstone of Indy Music Scene, Anne Winter, Dies at 45

photo: Michael Byars
A picture of Anne Winter, posted in tribute on the door outside the former location of Recycled Sounds.

Kansas City has lost a cornerstone of its indy music scene. Anne Winter, who ran record stores around which much of the local Do It Yourself music world revolved, took her own life Thursday, October 22. By Frank Morris


Kansas City, MO – Winter's death has triggered an outpouring of sadness, both on her Facebook page and at the building where she once ran her store.

A gathering was planned Friday, October 23, 7:30 pm at the Rime Buddhist Center in Kansas City.

A visitation is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, October 26 and a service at 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 27, at the Muehlebach Funeral Home, 6800 Troost, Kansas City, MO.

Scenes from the installation of the Anne Winter tribute at the former site of Recycled Sounds:

photos: Michael Byars/KCUR and Frank Morris/KCUR

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