Dec 15 all-day Musical Theater Heritage
NOTE DIFFERENT TIMES FOR DIFFERENT PERFORMANCE DATES. A few of MTH’s favorite things, according to its website, are singing, dancing, show tunes, and Christmas. Its annual seasonal show promises all of these, with holiday-themed songs from the musical-theater repertoire as well as classics.
Dec 15 all-day The Living Room Theatre
Our annual family-friendly hit holiday musical comedy is back! Macey Maid-a-Milking seems to be the only person in all of Christmastown to sense that something strange is going on; toys are coming out wrong, soldiers are out in force, and there must be an awful lot of naughty children, because coal production is higher than ever. Driven by a mission...
Dec 15 all-day Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Offering a performance The Washington Post has described as “positively oozing charm”, this KC tradition continues at the Muriel Kauffman Theatre. If you haven’t caught it before, expect astounding choreography, extravagant costumes, and pure stage magic. The Kansas City Ballet is the must-see event for locals.
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm Knuckleheads
The Sunday Open Jam is open to all musicians. Admission is free and there’s lots of cold beer and cheap tacos. Come join us!
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral
The 50-voice a capella choir Festival Singers will be joined by Victoria Botero, Kansas City Bronze, Canon John Schaefer, and director Denise Trawicki for traditional carols, holiday favorites, and readings. Tickets are available through the Festival Singers website, but arrive early for the best seats.
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm Country Club United Methodist Church
As holiday time approaches, the GRAMMY® winning Kansas City Chorale presents one of Benjamin Britten’s most accessible and delightful works. Based on medieval carols (and sung in Middle English, their original 16th century language), the Ceremony of Carols is performed with a lush harp accompaniment. Also on tap for our classical holiday concerts will be Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas...
Dec 15 @ 3:00 pm Lawrence Arts Center
Experience the sensation and charm of the Lawrence Arts Center’s Nutcracker production. A winter family favorite, this ballet is based on E.T.A. Hoffman’s original story and set in Kansas during the civil war. Witness the magic and wonder of this story as Drosselmeyer and Clara defeat the Mouse King and liberate the Nutcracker from his enchanted form. December 13 |...
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm Folly Theater
Sheku Kanneh-Mason is already a star in Great Britain, but he’s waiting to be discovered on this side of the Atlantic. Winner of the 2016 BBC Young Musician of the Year contest in January 2018, his debut album for Decca hit No. 18 on the official U.K. album chart and number one on the classical chart. The 19-year-old cellist is...
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm recordBar
6 pm doors 7 pm show
Dec 15 @ 8:00 pm Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
Doors 7pm All Ages
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm Westport Coffeehouse
Join Wave Cage w/ special guest The Funtet for a night of creative music exploring the intersection of jazz and electronics. Show starts at 7pm, $10 tickets Wave Cage: Ryan Garmoe on flugelhorn Nolan Schroeder on saxophone & electronics Jarrett Purdy on keys & synths Chris Jensen on drums The Funtet, We Play Music You Like! Dawson Jones, vibes Forrest...
Dec 17 all-day Musical Theater Heritage
NOTE DIFFERENT TIMES FOR DIFFERENT PERFORMANCE DATES. A few of MTH’s favorite things, according to its website, are singing, dancing, show tunes, and Christmas. Its annual seasonal show promises all of these, with holiday-themed songs from the musical-theater repertoire as well as classics.
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm recordBar
6 PM DOORS 7 PM SHOW It’s back, folks! On December 17th, twelve of the area’s best folk acts will gather at the Record Bar for a celebration of Kansas City music. While all are talented songwriters and musicians in their own right, each act will perform two songs that were written by a different local artist of their choice....
Dec 17 @ 8:00 pm Riot Room
Performances from Quan Chi Geek $quad LeeSon Bryce Chase Duckets Veeza 21+ | 8PM
Dec 18 all-day Musical Theater Heritage
NOTE DIFFERENT TIMES FOR DIFFERENT PERFORMANCE DATES. A few of MTH’s favorite things, according to its website, are singing, dancing, show tunes, and Christmas. Its annual seasonal show promises all of these, with holiday-themed songs from the musical-theater repertoire as well as classics.
Dec 18 all-day recordBar
Center Cut Records Presents: Cocktails And Candy Canes with Fritz Hutchison, The Black Creatures and Calvin Arsenia Doors at 7:00 Show at 7:30 18+ $15/$20 Day of show
Dec 18 all-day The Living Room Theatre
Our annual family-friendly hit holiday musical comedy is back! Macey Maid-a-Milking seems to be the only person in all of Christmastown to sense that something strange is going on; toys are coming out wrong, soldiers are out in force, and there must be an awful lot of naughty children, because coal production is higher than ever. Driven by a mission...
Dec 18 @ 2:00 pm Chestnut Fine Arts Center
This group of professional Christmas carolers offers three performances of holiday songs. December 18 @ 2:00 p.m. December 19 @ 7:30 p.m. December 20 @ 7:30 p.m.
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 19 @ 12:00 am The All Star Grill and Bar
Open Blues Jam hosted by My Blue Shadows! All are invited family-friendly weekly event. Bring your talent and some friends and enjoy Kansas City Blues at it’s finest. Jammer’s from all ages are welcome. Your hosts Russ, Paul, and Joey kicking things off. Bring your guitar, bass, keys, horns, reeds, cymbals, sticks, and pedals, we supply drums, PA, great food,...
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm Piano Room
Wednesday Night Open Mic at The Piano Room 7:00pm! Any genre, originals or covers. Get up and do your thing or sit back and enjoy the music in one of the coziest neighborhood bars around. ATTENTION Keyboard Players: Keys set up and ready to go!  
Dec 18 @ 7:30 pm Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
Doors 6:30pm All Ages
Dec 18 @ 8:00 pm Knuckleheads Honky Tonk & Blues Bar
Jon Dee Graham is a guitarist and songwriter from Austin, Texas. A former member of the True Believers with Alejandro Escovedo, Graham is the only musician ever to be inducted into the Austin Music Hall of Fame three times. Born and bread as a musical performer, Whitmore has created a sound and voice of her own. She brings to every...
Dec 19 all-day Musical Theater Heritage
NOTE DIFFERENT TIMES FOR DIFFERENT PERFORMANCE DATES. A few of MTH’s favorite things, according to its website, are singing, dancing, show tunes, and Christmas. Its annual seasonal show promises all of these, with holiday-themed songs from the musical-theater repertoire as well as classics.
Dec 19 all-day The Living Room Theatre
Our annual family-friendly hit holiday musical comedy is back! Macey Maid-a-Milking seems to be the only person in all of Christmastown to sense that something strange is going on; toys are coming out wrong, soldiers are out in force, and there must be an awful lot of naughty children, because coal production is higher than ever. Driven by a mission...
Dec 19 all-day Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Offering a performance The Washington Post has described as “positively oozing charm”, this KC tradition continues at the Muriel Kauffman Theatre. If you haven’t caught it before, expect astounding choreography, extravagant costumes, and pure stage magic. The Kansas City Ballet is the must-see event for locals.
Dec 19 @ 2:00 pm Chestnut Fine Arts Center
This group of professional Christmas carolers offers three performances of holiday songs. December 18 @ 2:00 p.m. December 19 @ 7:30 p.m. December 20 @ 7:30 p.m.
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm Lounge 42
Take a break and listen to one of Kansas City’s Blues Legends: John Paul Drumm starting at 7:00 p.m., JAM starts at 8:00. NO COVER CHARGE.
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
A classical song recital with seasonal poetry readings and audience carol singing. With Dr. Kurt Knecht, pianist Sarah Tannehill Anderson, soprano Dr. Kelly Birch, mezzo-soprano Joshua Lawlor, baritone Travis Meier, soprano saxophone Free parking south of the church, with elevator access to second floor nave. Pay what you can at the door, before or after the event.
Dec 19 @ 7:30 pm Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
96.5 the Buzz presents Night the Buzz Stole Xmas Night 2 Doors 6:30pm All Ages