What’s shakin’ in Downtown: Mellencamp, Yo-Yo, Hamilton, SF Jazz, & more


The SF Jazz Collective will perform in the Jammin’ at the Gem series on Saturday in the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District. Click here to watch and listen.

What’s shaking in Downtown KC: 3.30-4.2

Bunny House Build Workshops @ City Market – Sunday

Easter Egg Venture @ National WWI Memorial – Saturday

Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue @ Helzberg Hall – this weekend

Harlem Globetrotters @ T-Mobile Center – Saturday

Lonnie McFadden @ Kauffman Theatre – Tuesday

The legendary John Mellencamp returns to Downtown KC on Monday and Tuesday at The Midland.

John Mellencamp @ The Midland – Monday & Tuesday

Nelly Don: Missouri Valley Sunday @ Central Library – Sunday

SF Jazz Collective: Jammin’ @ The Gem – Saturday

Tommy James & The Shondells @ Kauffman Theatre – Saturday

Yo-Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott @ The Folly – Friday

The cultural phenomenon ‘Hamilton’ is lighting up Downtown KC now through Sunday at the Music Hall. (Photo courtesy of Joan Marcus)

+ Live theater on Downtown stages +

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! @ The Coterie – opens Tuesday

Festival of Fools @ Black Box KC – Saturday

Hamilton @ Music Hall – thru Sunday

Jukebox Doo Wop @ Quality Hill Playhouse – thru Sunday

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

Menopause The Musical @ Kauffman Theatre – Sunday

the ripple, the wave that carried me home @ Copaken Stage – thru Sunday

The Folly Theater will welcome famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma and long-time collaborator, pianist Kathryn Stott, for a special performance this Friday,