Hear that? It’s the scintillating sound of Kansas City’s live music venues beckoning you to a performance you’ll never forget.
The concert scene is truly unmatched in our area — from T-Mobile Center to The Truman, there’s a stage for any type of tune. To get to know them all, you must do three things.
Put your hands in the air, wave ‘em like you just don’t care, then lay your eyes (and ears) on our guide.
Kauffman Stadium | 1 Royal Way, KCMO
Stay tuned for the 2024 schedule for “Concerts at the K.”
Cable Dahmer Arena | 19100 E. Valley View Pkwy., Independence, MO
This arena hosts big artists like The 1975 and NEEDTOBREATHE — but it’s also home to the KC Mavericks and KC Comets.
Uptown Theater | 3700 Broadway Blvd., KCMO
This historic venue’s first sold-out performance took place in 1928 — well before the orchestra section became standing room only.
The Truman | 601 E. Truman Rd., KCMO
The Truman is one of KC’s newer concert venues, opening its doors for concerts + events in September 2017.
The Midland | 1228 Main St., KCMO
The original theater opened in 1927. Now, almost 100 years later, it still services Kansas Citians for concerts + events.
Folly Theater | 300 W. 12th St., KCMO
This iconic spot is Kansas City’s oldest historic performance venue.
Starlight | 4600 Starlight Rd., KCMO
This outdoor venue is the place to be for Broadway shows + big ticket concerts.
Grinders | 417 E. 18th St., KCMO
The pizza is an added perk to this outdoor venue.
Azura Ampitheater | 633 N. 130th St., Bonner Springs, KS
A concert under the stars? Count us in.
Knuckleheads | 2715 Rochester Ave., KCMO
This venue in the East Bottoms is composed of four stages featuring musicians of all genres.
recordBar | 1520 Grand Blvd., KCMO
Small but mighty, this is the ideal spot to see your favorite artists up close and personal.
The Rino | 314 Armour Rd., North Kansas City, MO
From live music to comedy shows, there’s always something to see here.
miniBar | 3810 Broadway Blvd., KCMO
If intimate shows are more your speed, this is the spot for you.
Madrid Theatre | 3810 Main St., KCMO
The historic, two-level building is home to not only concerts, but weddings and special events too.