Nov
4
Sun
2018
The Fab Four @ JCCC Carlsen Center
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Emmy-winning Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles tribute band because of its precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles’ classics, such as “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Yesterday,” “A Day In The Life,” “Twist And Shout,” “Here Comes The Sun,” and “Hey Jude”, the Fab Four will make you think you are watching the real thing.

Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets in support of Kansas City PBS!

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Tickets provided in partnership with JCCC Carlsen Center.

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Nov
17
Sat
2018
Wild Kratts LIVE! 2.0 @ Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Wild Kratts LIVE! 2.0 @ Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

It’s off “To the Creature Rescue!” as the Kratt brothers, Martin and Chris, come to life in a classical Wild Kratts story. Through hilarious pratfalls and fantastic animal “wow facts,” the Wild Kratts team rescue its favorite invention from Zach’s clutches, so the animals of the creature world are safe once again. Watch as the Kratt brothers activate fan favorite Creature Power Suits and demonstrate the amazing abilities of animals, such as the rhinoceros and the caracal!

Experience, live-on-stage, the astounding creature fundamentals, and the infectious excitement and inspiring quest of the Kratt brothers that make the hit PBS Kids series, Wild Kratts, so popular with your creature-loving family.

Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets in support of Kansas City PBS. Ticket availability to the general public through the Kauffman Center starting on Friday, May 11.

A contribution total of $123 or greater qualifies you for a KCPT Family Membership, allowing us to continue bringing you the experiences you value.

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Nov
18
Sun
2018
The Priests @ The Carlsen Center
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm
The Priests @ The Carlsen Center | Overland Park | Kansas | United States

Celebrating ten years as The Priests, Fathers Eugene O’Hagan, Martin O’Hagan, and David Delargy will again bring together people of all faiths in an uplifting concert this fall. The trio hail from Northern Ireland, where they began singing together as students at St. MacNissi’s College. The release of their debut album in 2008, The Priests, was a remarkable commercial success, charting high on Billboard’s Classical Traditional and Christian/Gospel charts, and hitting the #1 spot on the Top 200 chart. By coordinating their diaries, seeking the support of colleagues and devoting their energies to their music, they remain at the forefront of religious and secular music.

Join KCPT for a night of The Priests’ most beloved recordings celebrating faith, spirituality, love and the power of the human spirit. Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets today! Alternatively, make your contribution for our assembled collection of recordings by The Priests in CD format.

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Tickets provided in partnership with the Irish Center of Kansas City and JCCC Carlsen Center.

Nov
25
Sun
2018
Celtic Thunder X (CANCELED) @ Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
Nov 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Celtic Thunder X (CANCELED) @ Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

NOTE: This concert has been canceled as of 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 25 due to inclement weather conditions affecting our area with no plans to reschedule at this time.

Celtic Thunder returns to Kansas City to celebrate its 10-year anniversary — a fitting “homecoming” for the singing group that made its first live appearance on KCPT 10 years ago.

See for yourself the magic that turned Celtic Thunder into a household name in 2008 with a song list featuring traditional and contemporary Irish songs, classic hits, love songs, nostalgic songs and fun retro songs drawn from the soundtrack of our lives.

Music lovers and Thunderheads–fans of Celtic Thunder–can anticipate a variety of solo and ensemble numbers from Damian McGinty, Ryan Kelly, Neil Byrne, Michael O’Dwyer and Emmet Cahill. A special soundcheck experience with these five will include two songs not performed in the concert.

Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets in support of Kansas City PBS! Or make your contribution for the deluxe edition of their newest album and PBS performance special, Celtic Thunder X.

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Nov
30
Fri
2018
The Texas Tenors with The Kansas City Symphony @ Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Nov 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Having performed more than 1000 concerts around the world, The Texas Tenors return to the Kansas City stage with new music from their first studio album in four years, RISE. This album has gathered multiple peak positions on Billboard charts, and a recent naming of The Texas Tenors as the No. 10 Classical Crossover Artist by Billboard Magazine. The Kansas City Symphony adds to their performance collaborations with some of the most prestigious symphonies in the United States, including the Cleveland Pops, Houston Symphony and the Pittsburgh Symphony.

Come experience the passion and power of The Texas Tenors, whose music is characterized as music with a positive, uplifting message. Anticipate performances of classic favorites from pop, gospel, country and Broadway, as well as original arrangements including “God Bless America.”

Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets in support of Kansas City PBS! Or make your contribution for their newest album and PBS performance special, RISE.

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Tickets provided in partnership with The Kansas City Symphony.

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Dec
8
Sat
2018
Under the Streetlamp: “Hip to the Holidays!” @ The Carlsen Center
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm
Under the Streetlamp: "Hip to the Holidays!" @ The Carlsen Center | Overland Park | Kansas | United States

Let’s get Hip to the Holidays, as Under the Streetlamp celebrates with a joyous performance of your favorite holiday tunes plus songs from the American Radio Songbook. Oh, what fun it is to dance in the aisles while merrily singing along to songs from their live PBS specials and studio album Every Day’s a Holiday. Featuring I’ll Be Home for ChristmasSanta Bring My Baby BackRun, Run RudolphAve Maria and many more. It’ll be a night to remember!

Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below for your ticket in support of Kansas City PBS, and the entertainment programming we’re proud to offer you!

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Tickets provided in partnership with JCCC Carlsen Center.

Dec
26
Wed
2018
Trans-Siberian Orchestra 2018 Tour (Matinee) @ Sprint Center
Dec 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Trans-Siberian Orchestra 2018 Tour (Matinee) @ Sprint Center | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) returns to Kansas City with its highly-anticipated 2018 winter tour, marking the band’s 20th consecutive year of touring. TSO’s annual winter multi-sensory extravaganza, which sells out venues year after year, has cemented the group’s status as a must-attend, multi-generational, holiday tradition.

This year’s 20th-anniversary tour, a presentation of TSO’s unforgettable “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” will celebrate the art and accomplishments of the group’s late founder Paul O’Neill, his internationally known creation dubbed “Rock Theater.” O’Neill’s holiday rock opera, “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” is a timeless story of a runaway who finds her way into a mysteriously abandoned theater.

Join KCPT at the Sprint Center for an exciting stage experience, complete with awe-inspiring effects, and full of fan-favorites like “O’ Come All Ye Faithful,” “Christmas Canon,” and “This Christmas Day.” Make your contribution below or call 1-888-203-1747 to kickstart or preserve a tradition of rock theater for you and your family to experience on Wednesday, Dec. 26!

By providing your support online or by phone, you allow KCPT to continue bringing you the entertainment experiences you value.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra 2018 Tour (Evening) @ Sprint Center
Dec 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Trans-Siberian Orchestra 2018 Tour (Evening) @ Sprint Center | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) returns to Kansas City with its highly-anticipated 2018 winter tour, marking the band’s 20th consecutive year of touring. TSO’s annual winter multi-sensory extravaganza, which sells out venues year after year, has cemented the group’s status as a must-attend, multi-generational, holiday tradition.

This year’s 20th-anniversary tour, a presentation of TSO’s unforgettable “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” will celebrate the art and accomplishments of the group’s late founder Paul O’Neill, his internationally known creation dubbed “Rock Theater.” O’Neill’s holiday rock opera, “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” is a timeless story of a runaway who finds her way into a mysteriously abandoned theater.

Join KCPT at the Sprint Center for an exciting stage experience, complete with awe-inspiring effects, and full of fan-favorites like “O’ Come All Ye Faithful,” “Christmas Canon,” and “This Christmas Day.” Make your contribution below or call 1-888-203-1747 to kickstart or preserve a tradition of rock theater for you and your family to experience on Wednesday, Dec. 26!

By providing your support online or by phone, you allow KCPT to continue bringing you the entertainment experiences you value.

Jan
10
Thu
2019
Indie Lens Pop-Up | Rumble @ Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Indie Lens Pop-Up | Rumble @ Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

Efforts to marginalize Native Americans and their culture could not diminish their transformational impact on popular music, from the Delta blues and jazz to present-day hip-hop. Native artists such as electric guitar pioneer Link Wray, whose instrumental hit “Rumble” was banned from radio, and Jimi Hendrix, who was part Cherokee, forever changed the trajectory of rock and roll.

The prize-winning documentary Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World celebrates their influence, drawing perspective from a succession of stars – Robbie Robertson, Quincy Jones, Jackson Brown, Iggy Pop, Slash, Steven Tyler, and others – who knew them, played with them, and were inspired by them.

Join Kansas City PBS and The Bridge 90.9 for a screening and conversation with local indigenous artists at the Plaza Branch of the Kansas City Public Library on Thursday, January 10th. All Native band, The Red and Blues, will perform during a reception beginning at 6 p.m.

RSVP here.

Using the A in STEAM for Early Childhood Providers @ KCPT
Jan 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Using the A in STEAM for Early Childhood Providers @ KCPT | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

S.T.E.M-based curriculum brings forth creativity in the child. Adding the A helps build the foundation of science-related knowledge, using the arts to encourage children to express their ideas in a wide variety of creative ways. See how the A in S.T.E.A.M. will tie to the Early Learning Standards and enhance the classroom creativity!

Kelly Carroll, Early Care and Education Specialist, The Family Conservancy