Downtown KC venues are smokin’ hot all weekend long


Kansas City Symphony guest conductor Gemma New is taking the symphonic world by storm with her dynamic and insightful leadership. The New Zealand-born conductor will bring to life the Mother Goose fairy tales so colorfully set to music by Maurice Ravel this weekend at the Kauffman Center.

What’s shakin’ in 15 Downtown KC venues

First Friday raises the arts bar in the Crossroads

Frankie Vallie and the Four Seasons – Saturday

Green Lady Lounge – live KC jazz 365 days a year

Grub Crawl. a benefit for Friends of the City Market – Friday

Hospital Hill Run – find your thrill on Saturday morning

Hot Country Nights are baaack! – Thursdays

Jackson Browne live at the Music Hall – Tuesday


Juneteenth Cultural Parade of 18th & Vine – Saturday

Summer Solstice – Friday @ Lemonade Park

The War on Drugs – Tuesday @ Grinders

+ entertainment all weekend long…

Blue Room is jumpin’ – all weekend long

Brews in the Bottoms – all weekend

KC Symphony celebrates Gemma New – all weekend

+ plus, live theater…

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The Hospital Hill Run, grandfather of all KC road races, is nationally recognized by Runner’s World magazine. The 5K, 10K and 1/2-Marathon races begin at 7 a.m. Saturday. Events will start and end at Crown Center Square.  Click HERE to learn more about the events, and THERE for the course map and road closures.