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A mega list of concerts happening in KC area this summer

Brian May of Queen (left) and Adam Lambert will bring their show to Sprint Center on July 9.
Brian May of Queen (left) and Adam Lambert will bring their show to Sprint Center on July 9. AP

Rock, pop, jazz music

Quarantine KC Industrial Music Festival, May 25-27, Prohibition Hall.

Wavves with Kino Kimino, May 25, RecordBar.

Flux Pavilion with Kayzo and TrollPhace, May 26, Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland.

JoJo, May 26, Liberty Hall.

Kansas City Jazz & Heritage Festival, May 26-29, 18th & Vine Jazz District.

The Mavericks, May 26-27, Knuckleheads.

Roger Waters, May 26, Sprint Center.

Samantha Fish`s Big Summer Kick Off Party featuring Samantha Fish, Dumpstaphunk, Southern Avenue Band and more, May 26-27, CrossroadsKC.

Westport Roots Festival, May 26-28, Westport District.

Yallapalooza featuring Cole Swindell, Kip Moore, Michael Ray, Drew Baldridge and more, May 26, Providence Amphitheater.

Destruction with Warbringer and Jungle Rot, May 27, Aftershock.

Kearney Blues Festival, May 27, Kearney Amphitheater.

So Much for the Afterglow with Everclear, Vertical Horizon and Fastball, May 28, Crossroads KC.

Deicide, May 30, Riot Room.

The Shins, June 1, Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland.

Marian Hill, June 2, Kansas City Live.

Paul Thorn, June 2-4, Knuckleheads.

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers with Joe Walsh, June 2, Sprint Center.

Travis Tritt, June 2, Ameristar.

American Jazz Walk of Fame Concert featuring Ramsey Lewis and Ida McBeth, June 3, Gem.

De La Ghetto, June 3, Blvd Nights.

Jason Boland & the Stragglers with Shooter Jennings, Cole Porter Band, Mountain Deer Revival, June 3, Crossroads KC.

Rockfest featuring Godsmack, Sammy Hagar, Halestorm and more, June 3, Kansas Speedway.

Future, June 4, Sprint Center.

Tech N9ne with Krizz Kaliko, Stevie Stone, Ces Cru and more, June 4, Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland.

Com Truise with Clark and Roland Tings, June 6, RecordBar.

Fuel with Marcy Playground and Dishwalla, June 6, Kanza Hall.

Saint Paul and the Broken Bones, June 6, Crossroads KC.

Morbid Angel with Suffocation, Revocation and Withered, June 7, Granada.

Alejandro Escovedo, June 8, Knuckleheads.

Cryptopsy with Rivers of Nihill and more, June 8, Riot Room.

John Conlee, June 8, Knuckleheads.

Brit Floyd, June 9, Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland.

Elvis Costello, June 9, CrossroadsKC.

Jazz in the Woods, June 9-10, Corporate Woods.

Kiss the Sky, June 9, VooDoo.

Liverpool, June 9, Knuckleheads.

Glass Animals, June 10, Providence Medical Center Amphitheater.

Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, June 10, Ameristar.

J. Cole, June 11, Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland.

Old Crow Medicine Show, June 11, Uptown.

Punch Brothers, June 11, Crossroads KC.

Vader with Internal Bleeding, Sacrificial Slaughter and more, June 11, Riot Room.

Bad Suns With Hunny, June 12, RecordBar.

Muse with Thirty Seconds to Mars and PVRIS, June 12, Starlight.

New Kids on the Block with Paula Abdul and Boyz II Men, June 12, Sprint Center.

John Legend with Gallant, June 13, Starlight.

Celtic Woman, June 14, Kauffman Center.

Redneck Throwdown featuring The Lacs, Big Smo and more, June 14, Crossroads KC.

Buddy Guy, June 15, Crossroads KC.

DJ Premier and the Badder Band, June 15, Riot Room.

Kasey Chambers, June 16, Knuckleheads.

David Allan Coe, June 16, VooDoo.

Portugal. The Man, June 16, Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland.

The Righteous Brothers, June 16, Ameristar.

Ruthie Foster, June 16, Folly.

Terri Clark with Bluewater Highway, June 16, Knuckleheads.

Black & Blue Grass Fest featuring Split Lip Rayfield, Mountain Sprout and more, June 17, Crossroads KC.

Funk Fest featuring Keith Sweat, Bel Biv Devoe and more, June 17, Providence Amphitheater.

Home Free with Scott Duncan, June 17, Kearney Amphitheater.

Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs, June 17, Kauffman Center.

Reverend Horton Heat with Agent Orange and Flat Duo Jets, June 17, Knuckleheads.

Willie Nelson & Family with Dwight Yoakam and Robert Earl Keen, June 17, Starlight.

Ann Wilson, June 19, Uptown.

Chicago and The Doobie Brothers, June 20, Starlight Theatre.

Rooney, June 20, RecordBar.

Def Leppard with Poison, June 21, Sprint Center.

Chase Rice, June 22, Kansas City Live.

Country Stampede Music Festival, June 22-24, Manhattan.

Brandy Clark, June 23, recordBar.

Joe Jackson, June 23, Uptown.

Crossroads Jammin’ Reggae Fest featuring The Wailing Souls, The Itals, Sister Carol and more, June 24, Crossroads KC.

Easton Corbin, June 24, Ameristar.

Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival, June 24, Kansas City, Kan.

Blue October, June 25, VooDoo.

Poptone, June 25, Madrid.

Barns Courtney, June 26, RecordBar.

B.o.B, June 26, Riot Room.

Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers, June 29, Knuckleheads.

Ed Sheerhan, June 29, Sprint Center.

Dark Star Orchestra, June 30, Crossroads KC.

Bleachers with Muna, June 30, Kansas City Live.

Reckless Kelly, June 30, Knuckleheads.

Blues Extravaganza! with Walter Trout, Marcus King and Teresa James & the Rhythm Tramps, July 1, Knuckleheads.

Dirty Heads with SOJA and The Green, July 1, Crossroads KC.

Byrne & Kelly, July 2, Kansas City Irish Center.

311 with New Politics and The Skints, July 3, Crossroads KC.

Train with Natasha Bedingfield, July 3, Starlight.

Jill Scott, July 6, Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland.

Reel Big Fish with The Expendables, The Queers and Tunnel Vision, July 6, Granada.

Corey Feldman and the Angels with Drop a Grand, July 7, RecordBar.

OneRepublic with Fitz and the Tantrums and James Arthur, July 7, Sprint Center.

Summer Lights featuring MercyMe, Jeremy Camp, Natalie Grant and more, July 7, Providence Medical Center Amphitheater.

Turnpike Troubadours, July 7, Uptown.

Future Feilde featuring Le Youth, Quixotic and more, July 8, Crossroads KC.

Paladins, July 8, Knuckleheads.

Rock N Roll Dream Concert featuring Seven Bridges Road, Revelation and Change of Heart, July 8, Providence Amphitheater.

Queen and Adam Lambert, July 9, Sprint Center.

DJ Shadow, July 10, Madrid.

Michelle Branch, July 11, Uptown.

Robert Cray Band, July 11, Knuckleheads.

Caravan Palace, July 11, Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland.

Iron Maiden with Ghost, July 11, Sprint Center.

Michael Franti & Spearhead, July 11, Crossroads KC.

The Districts, July 13, RecordBar.

Phora, July 13, Aftershock.

Johnnyswim, July 14, Ameristar.

LakeFest featuring Big & Rich, Cam and Erik Dylan, July 14, Warnock Lake, Atchison.

All Time Low with SWMRS and The Wrecks, July 15, Uptown.

Flo Rida with AJR and Aaron Carter, July 15, Kansas City Live.

Trampled Under Foot, July 15, Knuckleheads.

Blondie and Garbage, July 18, Kauffman Center.

Steve Miller with Peter Frampton, July 19, Starlight.

Jaymes Young, July 21, RecordBar.

Luke Bryan, July 21, Sprint Center.

The Romantics, The Smithereens and Bow Wow Wow, July 21, Crossroads KC.

The Temptations, July 21, Ameristar.

AFI with Citizen, July 22, Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland.

Conspirasee Music Festival featuring The Schwag, The Hindenburg Project and Lou Dog Trio, July 22, Uptown.

Gucci Mane with Rae Sremmurd, Kevin Gates and more, July 22, Providence Medical Center Amphitheater.

Journey with Asia, July 22, Starlight.

Nickelback with Daughtry, July 23, Starlight.

Social Distortion, July 25, Liberty Hall.

Violent Femmes with Echo and the Bunnymen, July 25, Crossroads KC.

Chevelle with Black Map, July 26, Uptown.

Mary Chapin Carpenter with Sarah Jarosz, July 26, Kauffman Center.

Randy Houser, July 27, Kansas City Live.

Tumbleweed Festival, July 27-29, LaBenite Riverfront Park.

Vans Warped Tour featuring Attila, Bowling for Soup and more, July 27, Providence Medical Center Amphitheater.

Lee Greenwood and Crystal Gayle, July 28, Ameristar.

Story of the Year, July 28, VooDoo.

Ted Nugent with Blue Oyster Cult, July 28, Providence Medical Center Amphitheater.

Air Supply, July 29, Ameristar.

The Floozies with Big Wild, Russ Liquid and Gecko, July 29, Crossroads KC.

Georgia Satellites, July 29, Legacy Park Amphitheater, Lee’s Summit.

Stephen Stills and Judy Collins, July 30, Yardley Hall.

Slayer with Lamb of God and Behemoth, Aug. 1, Providence Medical Center Amphitheater.

Slothrust, Aug. 1, RecordBar.

Alt-J with Sohn, Aug. 3, Starlight.

Bob Schneider with Travis Linville, Aug. 3, Knuckleheads.

Justin Moore with Noe Palma, Aug. 4, Kearney Amphitheater.

Primus with Clutch, Aug. 5, Crossroads KC.

Uncle Kracker, Aug. 5, Legacy Park Amphitheater, Lee’s Summit.

Young the Giant with Cold War Kids and Joywave, Aug. 5, Starlight.

Fleet Foxes, Aug. 8, Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland.

Seether with Letters From the Fire, Aug. 8, Uptown.

Bruno Mars, Aug. 9, Sprint Center.

Tab Benoit, Aug. 10-11, Knuckleheads.

Green Day with Catfish and the Bottlemen, Aug. 11, Sprint Center.

I Love The ’90s Tour — The Party Continues Tour featuring TLC, Naughty By Nature, All-4-One, Tone Loc and more, Aug. 11, Providence Medical Center Amphitheater.

Herbie Hancock, Aug. 12, Kauffman Center.

Logic with Joey Bada$$ and Big Lenbo, Aug. 12, Silverstein Eye Centers Arena.

Los Lobos and Los Lonely Boys, Aug. 12, Knuckleheads.

The New Pornographers, Aug. 12, Liberty Hall.

Tour de Fat featuring Atlas Genius, Aug. 12, Crossroads KC.

Coldplay, Aug. 15, Sprint Center.

Foreigner with Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience, Aug. 15, Starlight.

The Piano Guys, Aug. 15, Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland.

Do You Feel, Aug. 16, Riot Room.

Idina Menzel, Aug. 16, Starlight.

Kendrick Lamar with YG and D.R.A.M., Aug. 16, Sprint Center.

The All-American Rejects, Aug. 18, Liberty Hall.

Dave Rawlings Machine, Aug. 18, Folly.

Die Antwoord, Aug, 18, Uptown.

Marco Antonio Solís, Aug. 18, Sprint Center.

Presley, Perkins, Lewis and Cash: A Night to Remember, Aug. 18, VooDoo.

The Rainmakers, Aug. 18, Nerman Museum.

Lez Zeppelin, Aug. 19, Crossroads KC.

Father John Misty, Aug. 20, CrossroadsKC.

City and Colour, Aug. 21, Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland.

Hairball, Aug. 25, Crossroads KC.

Maria the Mexican, Aug. 25, Nerman Museum.

Montgomery Gentry, Joe Diffie, Restless Heart, Sammy Kershaw and more, Aug. 26, Providence Medical Center Amphitheater.

Ray Wylie Hubbard, Aug. 26, Knuckleheads.

Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey, Aug. 27, Sprint Center.

Pentatonix, Aug. 27, Providence Amphitheater.

Danielle Nicole, Sept. 1, Nerman Museum.

Indigo Girls, Sept. 2, Crossroads KC.

Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga, Sept. 3, Sprint Center.

John Butler Trio, Sept. 3, Crossroads KC.

Yes featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman, Sept. 5, Kauffman Center.

Dancefestopia, Sept. 7-10, La Benite Riverfront Park. 

Free outdoor concerts

The Collonade at Concourse Park


7 p.m.,

June 16, Stage Fright; July 21, 5 Star Jazz Band; Aug. 18, KC Blues Revue; Sept. 15, Doug Talley

Country Club Plaza

Plaza Live! Courtyard Concerts

5 p.m. Thursdays, 4 p.m. Fridays, 2 p.m. Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays;

Crown Center Square


6 p.m. July 7, 14, 21 and 28, Aug. 4;

Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead

Free Kids’ Concerts

6:30 p.m.,

June 1, Funky Mama; July 6, Jim Cosgrove and the Hiccups; Aug. 3, Dino O’Dell

Downtown Kansas City

Lunchtime Concert Series

11:30 a.m.,

City Market Park

May 17, The Center State; May 24, Echoes of Africa; May 31, Storm & Co.; June 7, AJ Young; June 14, Eddie Moore and the Outer Circle; June 21, Jerad Tomasino

KC Streetcar (onboard)

June 28, Sky Smeed; July 5, Carswell & Hope; July 12, Betse & Clarke; July 19, Molly McLaughlin with Into the Sun; July 26, Enrique Chi; Aug. 2, Fred Wickham and The Naughty Pines; Aug. 9, Jon Johnson directs improvisational dance performance, Cue!; Aug. 16, Candice Hill

Kansas City Public Library-Central Library

Aug. 23, Kartez Addison and Sauce Handy; Aug. 30, Hema Sharma, Anjali Tata-Hudson and Jayashree George; Sept. 13, Annette Billings

Downtown Overland Park

Local Life Night

7:30 p.m.,

June 16, Hudson Drive Band; July 21, Ernest James Zydeco; Aug. 18, Funk Syndicate

Music in the Park

7 p.m. Sundays, June 1-July 2; Overland Park Civic Band

Grandview Amphitheater


5 p.m.,

June 8, State Line Drive; June 22, Sky Smeed; July 13, Old No 5s; July 27, Crystal Rose; Aug. 10, Old Sound; Aug. 24, Ernie Biggs Dueling Pianos

Kansas City Live

Miller Lite Hot Country Nights (free shows)

7 p.m.,

June 1, Locash; June 8, Eli Young Band; June 15, Travis Marvin; June 29, Josh Abbott Band; July 6, Noe Palma; July 20, Gretchen Wilson; Aug. 3, Corey Smith; Aug. 10 Pat Green with Lanco

Legacy Park Amphitheater, Lee’s Summit

Summer Concert Series

7 p.m.,

June 17, Flashback to Folk; July 21, Jamaican Jam; Aug. 4, Blues Fest

Legends Outlets

Free Summer Concert Series

5 p.m.,

June 10, Red Guitar; June 17, J Love Band; June 24, Run With It; July 1, The Zeros; July 8, Rusty Laffoon; July 15, Perpetual Change; July 22, Rattle and Hum; July 29, Big Time Grain Company; Aug. 5, Mr. Stinky Feet and The Hiccups


Outdoor Concert Series

May 28, Crown Jazz Band, 6 p.m., Lions Shelter, Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park; June 4, 3 Bricks Shy, 6 p.m. Lions Shelter, Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park; June 11, Alferd Packer Memorial String Band, 6 p.m., Lions Shelter, Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park; Sept. 17, Knock Kneed Sally, 5 p.m., Lenexa civic campus (87th Street Parkway and Penrose Lane); Sept. 24, Abbey Road, 5 p.m., Lenexa civic campus (87th Street Parkway and Penrose Lane)


Make Music Liberty 2017

June 21, free concerts in parks, retailers, front porches and streets across city.

North Kansas City

Friday in the Park

11:30 a.m., Macken Park;

June 2, New Red Onion Jazz Babies; June 16, Hula-Hale O’Kiakahi; June 23, Tom’s Town; June 30, Doug Talley Quartet; July 7, The Blue & Gray Brass Brigade; July 14, 5 Star Jazz Band; July 21, Hogfish Gumbo; July 28, Turpine Tyme Ragsters; Aug. 4, 12th Street Revue; Aug. 11, A Team String Band; Aug. 18, PenderBlast Red-e-Mix; Aug. 25, Festhaus Musikanten; Sept. 1, The Don Accurso Orchestra; Sept. 8, Mel-O-Tones; Sept. 15, Marimba Sol De Chiapas; Sept. 22, Alpen Speilers


Olathe Live

7 p.m.;

June 9, Sierra Hull with The Freight Hoppers; Frontier Park; June 23, Laith Al-Saadi with Lester Estelle and Friends; Frontier Park; July 7, Liverpool with Funk Syndicate; Stagecoach Park; Sept. 15, Special Forces with Billy Royce and the SRV Experience; Frontier Park; Sept. 22, Travelin’ McCourys with Konza Swamp Band; Stagecoach Park

Park Place

Park Place Unplugged

5 p.m.,

June 2, Billy Ebeling; June 9, Red Velvet Crush; June 16, Erica McKenzie; June 23, Bryce Prichard; June 30, Skeet Hanks; July 7, Nick Nave; July 14, Billy Ebeling; July 21, Erica McKenzie; July 28, Nick Nave


Jammin’ on the Green

7 p.m. July 26, Kansas City Ukesters, Old Shawnee Town

Summer Concert in the Park

7 p.m. Aug. 11, West Flanders Park

Town Center Plaza

Sunset Music Fest

7 p.m.,

June 8, Eddie Money with Chris Meck and the Guilty Birds; June 15, Spin Doctors with the MGDs; June 22, 10,000 Maniacs with Katy Guillen & the Girls; June 29, Better Than Ezra with School of Rock

Zona Rosa

6:30 p.m.;

Jazz on the Square

June 8, Grand Marquis; June 15, Valentine and the Ticklers; June 22, Heat Index; June 29, Candace Evans Trio; July 6, Sons of Brasil; July 13, A La Mode; July 20, Lori Tucker Ensemble; July 27, Joe Cartwright Latin Jazz Quartet; Aug. 3, AnnaLee and the Lucky So & Sos; Aug. 10, Dave Panico Trio

Summer Concert Series

June 9, Multiphonic; June 10, Revelation; June 16, Daybreak; June 17, KC Transit Authority; June 23, Funk Sundicate; June 24, Killer Queen; June 30, The Brew; July 1, Lyin Eyes; July 7, Kelly Blue Band; July 8, Retroactive; July 14, Salted Blue; July 15, Material Girl; July 21, Flashback; July 22, Almost Kiss; July 28, School of Rock; July 29, Synchronicity; Aug. 4, Switch; Aug. 5, The M80s; Aug. 11, Groove Pilots; Aug. 12, Moats Brothers Band

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