Live, outdoor music returns to Downtown venues


Symphony string trio to serenade outdoors on Tuesday

The Kansas City Symphony will feature a string trio performing an evening serenade at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday atop the Central Library parking garage.

The performance is part of a Symphony’s series of free outdoor chamber concerts. Various ensembles will be performing throughout the Kansas City area for 45 minutes to an hour every other Tuesday evening in September and October.

The series begins this Tuesday in Downtown with a string trio – two violins and cello – on the rooftop of the Central Library’s landmark parking garage at 10th & Baltimore. Free parking will be available on the fourth floor of the garage. The serenade will unfold on the fifth floor. Click here to RSVP.

Guests are asked to maintain social distancing and wear masks. Those wishing to sit should bring their own chairs.

Stan Kessler

Garment District will be groovin’ over lunch Wednesday

The Garment District Grooves outdoor concert is on tap from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at Garment District Place, 8th & Broadway. This month’s performance features KC music icon Stan Kessler and Friends.
Grab some lunch and listen to live music in this quaint Downtown park. The Hungry Hatch will be the featured food truck for this month’s groove.
The seasonal concert series is made possible by the Kansas City MuseumKansas City, MO Parks and Recreation and KCMO Downtown Neighborhood Association.

Hot Country Nights features Big Time Grain Co. on Thursday

Grab your boots, as the Homegrown Series celebrates Big Time Grain Co. on the KC Live! Stage at 9 p.m. Thursday. The Power & Light District is presenting live Hot Country Nights on Thursdays through Sept. 24.

Mariachi Estrella KC

Mariachi Estrella KC to light up lawn of KC Museum on Friday

Make plans now for an outdoor concert experience from 6-8 p.m. Friday with Mariachi Estrella KC on the lawn of the Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd.

Picnics, blankets, and lawn chairs are welcome! Each physical distanced diamond, 10 feet apart, will accommodate up to 4 attendees. Please plan accordingly when making your RSVP; $25 donation per lawn diamond. Gates will open at 6 p.m., and the music begins at 6:30 p.m.