Blues-rock superstar Joe Bonamassa is one of the most celebrated performing musicians of today. As a
two-time GRAMMY-nominated artist who earlier this year achieved his 20th #1 album on the Billboard
Blues Chart, British Blues Explosion Live, only in his early 40s he’s already become a living legend with an
astounding multi-genre catalogue of music. Collectively, Bonamassa has over 30 albums to date with studio
and live recordings, collaborative albums with vocal powehouse Beth Hart, and the adventurous side
projects Black Country Communion and Rock Candy Funk Party. A prolific writer who is always on the hunt
to expand his eclectic musical horizons, Bonamassa has a limitless work ethic whether it’s in studio, on the
road, or working with other artists to spur new music. He’s been featured in every publication from Esquire
and Parade to Rolling Stone and American Songwriter, as well as on the covers of Guitar Player, Vintage
Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, and Classic Rock magazine.
The world’s finest tribute to Fleetwood Mac returns to North America in October and November 2019 to perform its ‘50th Anniversary Tour’, a brand new show celebrating 50 years of the very best of Fleetwood Mac, including a very special blues set paying tribute to Fleetwood Mac’s legendary Peter Green era.
KCPT and Leopold Gallery presents an exploration of regional art at Arrowhead Stadium. The Kansas City Chiefs are excited to share the Arrowhead Art Collection and look forward to celebrating regional art at this exclusive KCPT member event. Located within the Community America Club Level at Arrowhead Stadium, the Arrowhead Art Collection features over 50 pieces of art from Chiefs Kingdom artists. An evening of art, enlightening conversation, cocktails and snacks – as the Chiefs host this inaugural event – sponsored by AARP of Kansas City.
Do you remember the first time you heard Mannheim Steamroller Christmas? Celebrate 35 years of holiday magic with Mannheim Steamroller as they bring their annual tour to fans throughout the country. Experience the performance of the top Christmas music artist of all time, and for the first time ever, witness live the entire album that started it all – Mannheim Steamroller Christmas!
No Passport Required explores other cultures through the cuisine of America’s thriving immigrant communities. Watch selected scenes from the new season at this special screening. Danielle Lehman of Open Belly podcast will moderate a panel discussion with local chefs on their experiences as restauranteurs in their respective communities. Then, sample some of their favorite menu items and begin your own journey discovering other cultures right here in Kansas City.
Fancy a cuppa? The table is set and the kettle is on…it’s time for the Great British Brunch! Come dressed for afternoon tea while you test your knowledge of all things British with our favorite trivia host, Nick Haines.
This year’s esteemed guest presenters include:
- Certified etiquette expert, Ms. Courtney Fadler
- Author of “Dining with Jane Austen,” Ms. Julienne Gehrer
Join us as we recognize the comedies that make us laugh and the dramas and mysteries we admire – all made possible by donors like you. Bring your best character impressions, don your finest accessories, and get in the competitive spirit for this special occasion. A rich variety of tea and brunch fare, both sweet and savory, awaits your presence!
Please follow this link to make your contribution today or call 1-888-203-1747 to donate to KCPT and attend this event. Tickets are limited.
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Negro National League. Join KCPT for a sneak peek screening of “A Century of Change: The Negro Leagues Centennial” in the historic 18th & Vine District where it all began. The film explores the league’s economic importance to the black community that thrived there and gave Kansas City its signature BBQ and Jazz. Hear the words of the Negro League Baseball Museum’s president, Bob Kendrick, as he describes championing the league and preserving its legacy. Authors Gary Ashwell and Larry Lester discuss the league’s importance in the national context. As Buck O’Neil said, “A lot about the game has changed, and thankfully, much of it is for the better.”
Join KCPT Kansas City PBS for a special advance preview screening of AMERICAN MASTERS: Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool, which premieres Feb. 25 on Kansas City PBS.
Discover the man behind the legend. With full access to the Miles Davis Estate, the film features never-before-seen footage, including studio outtakes from his recording sessions, rare photos and new interviews. Quincy Jones, Carlos Santana, Clive Davis, Wayne Shorter, Davis’s son Erin Davis and nephew Vince Wilburn, bassist and Davis collaborator Marcus Miller, and Ron Carter are just a few of the luminaries weighing in on the life and career of the cultural icon.
Local support provided by the American Jazz Museum, the National Archives at Kansas City, Bruce R. Watkins Center, and the Greater Kansas City Black History Study Group.