About Us

Founded in 1980 in the basement of a Westport record shop, The Pitch is Kansas City’s source for progressive, independent, street-level coverage of news, arts, music, and culture. After more than three decades as an alternative newsweekly, we now publish monthly in print — you can find our issues at over 1,000 locations scattered across the Kansas City metropolitan area — and online everyday at www.thepitchkc.com.

Editorial inquiries, tips, reader feedback? Contact David Hudnall, editor in chief: david@thepitchkc.com

Calendar
Sep 19 @ 10:00 pm – Sep 20 @ 1:00 am The Levee
Pablo Sanhueza & The Subtropicals present Salsa Live! at The Levee every First and Third Thursday! Lessons at 930pm! $5 Cover for the only Salsa Night in KC’s Midtown/Westport/Plaza area! A gozar! Deemed as “Kansas City’s Heart & Soul of Latin Music” by JAM Magazine, Pablo Sanhueza is the regions premier Salsa & Latin Jazz percussionist and bandleader. As a...
Sep 20 all-day Voodoo Lounge (inside Harrahs casino)
Come out for the FREE dance lesson at 9:30 pm provided by Projekt Bachata ! Doors open at 9:30
Sep 20 @ 11:00 am Theiss Park/Brush Creek
At 11:00 AM on Friday, September 20th, we will walk out of our schools, workplaces, homes, and businesses to assert our right to good jobs and a livable future in the face of climate breakdown. This will kick off a day of action across KC to call on local governments and institutions to bring their actions in line with the...
Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Leavenworth Landing Park
Camp Leavenworth is a two-day festival in downtown Leavenworth, KS filled with live music, adventurous outdoor activities, a silent disco, fireworks and more! The live music schedule and list of activities can be found at campleavenworth.com. Friday, September 20: 5PM – 10PM Saturday, September 21: 11AM – 10PM LINEUP Ha Ha Tonka Big Time Grain Co. Drew Six Bob and...
Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm The Country Club Plaza
Steve and Bonnie Harmston are this year’s featured artists. Together, their work on silkscreen prints showcases simplistic design of hand-cut shapes and stencil cutting that vividly reflects their travels through rural and natural areas. A sample of their work can be seen on the 2019 Plaza Art Fair banners currently hanging on the streets throughout the Plaza.   The 88th annual...
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm Prospero's Bookstore
Pablo Sanhueza returns with the Kansas City Latin Jazz Orchestra for the fourth year of Salsa en la Calle! This September event will feature special guests from the community as we celebrate Latin American Heritage Month!
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:01 pm Prospero's Books
In its 4th year, Salsa in the Streets returns to West 39th Street under the Direction of Kansas City’s living Salsa and Latin Jazz legend Pablo Sanhueza. Third Fridays April through September with the exception of August. 6p to 9p “The Kansas City Latin Jazz Orchestra is the premier Latin Music ensemble in the Midwest. Founded & Directed by Master...

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