The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ first Kansas City show in five years includes plenty of hits, lots of visuals and the usual invigorating mix of punk, funk and metal. Nearly 15,000 fans attended the May 21, 2017, show.
The open secret of the Bluegrass in the Bottoms festival was that very little actual bluegrass was performed on the main stage. While banjos, fiddles and mandolins abounded at the inaugural edition of the two-day event, musicians most often applied them to alternative country and improvisation-based rock. The appealing fusion of styles attracted more than 3,000 people to the festival on Saturday.
For its Spring concert, Kantorei KC presented “The Peace of Wild Things,” an eclectic and mindful program exploring metaphors drawn from nature: the cycle of the day, of the seasons and of life. The group, now in its seventh season, contributes to the robust choral community of the Kansas City region with a fine cohort of local vocalists.
After breaking even in first full season after bankruptcy, NY City Opera will stay with reduced schedule in 2017-18 that includes the U.S. premiere of Charles Wuorinen's "Brokeback Mountain," a work the company originally commissioned in 2008.
The "Pope's Choir" is coming to the U.S. for the first time in three decades. Organizers announced Wednesday that the Sistine Chapel Choir will perform in New York, Washington and Detroit in September.
Partnering with the nonprofit Ashland Community Foundation in Clark County, country singer Toby Keith recorded a public service video announcement to help solicit donations for those in need following the devastating wildfires in the area this spring.
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