Finding concerts in Kansas City during the summer is never a problem. When the hot summer days give way to night and the city becomes habitable again, try a few of these spots for family friendly and affordable concerts this summer.
Zona Rosa(Free Event)
Location: 8640 N Dixson Ave, Kansas City, MO 64153
Contact information: 816-587-8180 or www.zonarosa.com
Friday June 3-Sunday June 5, 2011, Zona Rosa will be hosting Festa Italiana. This event is a celebration of all things Italian and will feature; food, beer garden, vendors, live Italian music, a kids play area and much more.
Thursday Night Summer Concert Series
Location: 11565 Ash Street, Leawood KS
Park Place in Leawood is once again offering Thursday night free concert series this summer. Acts will include; The Cherrybombs, Dino O’Dell and Mr. Stinky Feet, Riptide, Separated at Birth, Billy Ebeling, The Creighton Organization, The Doo-Dads, The Steve Gray Quartet Featuring Shannon Lipps, On the Record, The Cheap Dates, Funk Mama.
Shops will stay open late for your convenience and offer tasty food and refreshments for your family as you enjoy these free concerts.
Friday Night Concerts at the Crown Center
Location: Crown Center 2450 Grand Ave, Kansas City, MO
Contact information: 816-274-8444
The Crown Center is offering Friday night concerts again this 2011 summer season. The line up of the act will include country stars and pop sensations. Tickets are only $5 each and will take place during August 5th and the 12th, starting at 8pm.
Music in the Park(Free Event)
Location: Howard Station Park Corner of 3rd and SE Mail St, Lee’s Summit
This free Friday night concert season starts May 27th and runs until Labor Day weekend. Concerts will start at 6:30 pm and will end at 10 pm. The park is located in Downtown Lees Summit at the corner of Third and SE Main Street. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on.
Downtown Days…Streets Alive! June 3-5, 2011(Free Event)
Location: Downtown Lees Summit
Parking is available in any public parking area downtown
Contact information: 816-246-6598
This event will be offering live music, food vendors, carnival, arts and crafts and much more. Downtown Days will feature the KCBS sanctioned Smokin’ on the Summit BBQ Competition. This is a very family friendly event and is sure to be a great time for everyone.