Kansas City PBS and 90.9 The Bridge bring you The Elders live at Unity Temple on the Plaza. The band, known for its rock ’n’ roll approach to traditional Irish music, brings it’s critically-acclaimed work to a stunning venue known throughout the Kansas City community. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets will be available at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at will call inside Unity Temple.
The performance, presented by Kansas City Power and Light, offers the band’s loyal fan base the chance to revel in the exhilarating dynamic that is an Elders concert before the band completes its final year touring.
If you can’t make it to the concert, but still want to revel in The Elders’ performance, listen live to 90.9 The Bridge on the radio, our website or our 90.9 The Bridge app. Then, see the concert on TV in early 2019.
In conjunction with the exhilarating performance, look for KCPT’s documentary “Going to Arklow: The Elders Travel Home,” early next year. The band invites KCPT on an all-access immersive journey back home for it’s 15th annual guided bus Tour of Ireland. With unfettered access to the band members, KCPT captures the personalities that connect The Elders to their die-hard fans.
The 12-day tour explores the beautiful landscape of Ireland and introduces fans to the towns and sites the helped shape The Elders’ music, including the inspiration for hits like, “Moore Street Girls” and “Golden Ghost.” Lead singer Ian Byrne welcomes fans to his hometown of Arklow and offers a glimpse into the life of being an Irish-American and the balancing act that comes with being an immigrant.
Inspired by the incredible stories and results seen on “Antiques Roadshow,” KCPT revives its antique and fine art appraisal fair after a four-year hiatus to help you uncover the hidden treasures and dearest heirlooms in your home. Our partnership with KC Auction Company has assembled more than 15 appraisers to evaluate items that fall into these categories:
- Furniture and Quilts
- Jewelry, Sterling silver, and Pocket watches
- Fine Art
- Radios and Electronics
- Ephemera and Photography
- China and Glassware
- Couture and Fashion
- Books and Collectibles
- Native American art and artifacts
Please note: stamp and coin collections are not permitted.
Choose from our three (3) ticket offers to attend this event in support of Kansas City PBS:
Early Entry Appraisal | 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Three (3) guests allowed to attend with two (2) items per person
Morning Appraisal Session | 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Two (2) guests allowed to attend with two (2) items per person
Afternoon Appraisal Session | 2 to 4 p.m.
Two (2) guests allowed to attend with two (2) items per person
Review the list of appraisers participating in the 2019 KCPT Antique and Fine Arts Appraisal Fair.
Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets to this highly anticipated event. You can also make a contribution for “Antiques Roadshow” related gifts below.
Event organized in partnership with: KC Auction Company and El Torreon KC, Inc.
About KC Auction Company
The KC Auction & Appraisal staff has a passion for history and a real curiosity in the value of heirlooms and other possessions. When it comes to assessing the value of unique items or a wide-ranging collection, the staff brings close to 50 years of expertise and professional experience necessary to establish a verifiable value for every item in your collection. Services include auctions and appraisals of fine art, antiques, jewelry, complete estates, and large collections.
About El Torreon KC
Affectionately known as Home of the Cowtown Ballroom, the El Torreon building is a stunning part of Kansas City’s history since its opening in 1927. It’s also on the forefront of the revitalization of Midtown Kansas City. This premier event space is the perfect backdrop for weddings, music shows, business gatherings, and open houses.
A protégé and friend of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, 10-time Grammy Award winner Arturo Sandoval has evolved into one of the world’s most acknowledged jazz trumpeters, as well as a renowned classical artist, pianist, and composer. Sandoval’s dynamic performances, talent, and versatility have been recognized by Grammy Awards, the Emmy Awards, the Billboard Awards and President Barack Obama, who awarded Sandoval with the Presidential Medal of Freedom (2013).
Hear the lively sounds of jazz, Latin jazz, classical, and more performed by Arturo Sandoval on April 27. The event features a pre-show “JAZZTALK” with Ron Jones of KCUR 89.3 FM at 7 p.m. Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for tickets in support of Kansas City PBS.
View our seating chart for KCPT ticket offer locations. Tickets provided in partnership with Folly Theater.
In “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t,” comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short present new material in a variety of musical sketches and conversations about their iconic careers, most memorable encounters, and of course, their legendary lives in show business. This event will also include performances by bluegrass group Chatham County Line.
Experience the spontaneous moments, roasts and laughs crafted by these two long-time friends and comedians for what Martin intends to be ‘the best show the audience ever saw.’ Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets in support of Kansas City PBS.
View seating chart for KCPT ticket locations. Tickets provided in partnership with AEG Presents.
Brit Floyd, the world’s greatest Pink Floyd tribute show, returns to the stage with its most ambitious and best production yet, an extraordinary 40th Anniversary retrospective of Pink Floyd’s iconic rock opera, The Wall. Released in November 1979, a semi-autobiographical concept album from the mind of Pink Floyd founding member Roger Waters, The Wall remains one of the biggest selling albums of all time and an important moment in rock music history. The concert includes a host of musical highlights from The Wall, as well as classic gems from The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals and The Division Bell plus lots more.
Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets in support of Kansas City PBS. You can also make your contribution for Brit Floyd’s Live at Red Rocks album, featuring songs from The Wall and more, in CD format.
View our seating chart for KCPT ticket offer locations.
In “Supernatural Now,” the three-month concert celebration will commemorate two essential milestones in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist’s Carlos Santana’s career: the 20th anniversary of the 9-time Grammy Award-winning album, Supernatural and the 50th anniversary of Santana’s famed performance at Woodstock. The setlist will include performances of new tracks from Santana’s newly released EP, In Search of Mona Lisa, as well as tracks from an upcoming full-length album. Santana shares the stage with The Doobie Brothers, known for their roots-based, harmony-laden, guitar-driven rock and roll set, for this event.
Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets in support of Kansas City PBS. You can also make a contribution for Santana’s live recording at the House of Blues Las Vegas in 2016, Santana IV, in CD and DVD formats.
View our seating chart for KCPT ticket offer locations. Tickets provided in partnership with Live Nation.
From the Carter Family to Bill Monroe, from Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, and Johnny Cash to Garth Brooks today, a succession of 20th-century performers – stars and lesser-knowns – have laid down the rich, uniquely American soundtrack known as country music. It gets the inimitable Ken Burns treatment in the filmmaker’s new documentary series Country Music, which premieres September 15 on PBS outlets including Kansas City’s KCPT. The Library and KCPT offer a preview screening, plus three short videos exploring Kansas City’s connections to the genre’s history and style. A subsequent discussion is led by local music connoisseur Chuck Haddix, director of the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Marr Sound Archives and radio host of KCUR’s signature show The Fish Fry, and longtime KFKF radio host and contributor Joy Peterson.
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.
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!