Downtown is jammin’ with Artemis, Blake, ‘The Shining’, NAIA hoops & more


Artemis, a powerful ensemble of modern jazz masters, will be Jammin’ at the Gem Theater on Saturday.

What’s shakin’ in Downtown KC: 3.17-3.21

Artemis is Jammin’ @ The Gem – Saturday

Blake Shelton @ T-Mobile Center – Saturday

Book of Kells: Storling Dance @ The Folly – Friday & Saturday

Indigo Girls w/Kansas City Symphony @ Helzberg Hall – Saturday

Lyric Opera presents The Shining @ the K – Friday & Sunday

Planet Comicon @ Bartle Hall – this weekend

Skillet & Theory of a Deadman @ The Midland – Friday

WWE Friday Night Smackdown @ T-Mobile Center – Friday

Blake Shelton will return to Downtown KC on Saturday with his Back to the Honky Tonk Tour at the T-Mobile Center. The country music icon will be joined by the reigning ACM Female Artist/ CMA Female Vocalist of the year Carly Pearce and rising star Jackson Dean.

+ March Madness is baaack! +

NAIA Men’s National Championship @ Municipal – thru Saturday

NCAA Men’s Midwest Regionals @ T-Mobile Center – next weekend

An ‘Instant Classic’ by KCK-native Christina Anderson is now showing at the KC Rep’s Copaken Stage in Downtown KC. Tickets for ‘the ripple, the wave that carried me home’ are on sale now.

+ Live theater on Downtown stages +

Hamilton @ Music Hall – opens Tuesday

Jukebox Doo Wop @ Quality Hill Playhouse – now showing

Junie B. Jones & A Little Monkey Business @ City Stage – now showing

the ripple, the wave that carried me home @ Copaken Stage –now showing

30 Plays in 60 Minutes @ The Black Box KC – Friday

Whiskey Dynamite @ Quixotic – now showing

The Broadway phenomenon ‘Hamilton’ returns to Downtown KC on Tuesday at the Music Hall. (Photo courtesy of Joan Marcus)