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!
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.
Kansas City PBS firmly believes that it is paramount for everyone in our community to pull together and support each other during this challenging time. For the health and safety of our supporters, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the Kansas City PBS Viking Experience event scheduled for Friday, May 29 at Union Station.
Thank you for your support of public television. Kansas City PBS is proud to serve the Kansas City community, and our intention is to continue to serve our audiences and partners with minimal disruption. Please continue to watch kcpt.org/events, our social media channels and our email communications for additional updates.
Join Kansas City PBS for a members-only evening at Vikings: Warriors of the North, Giants of the Sea at Union Station, the world’s largest touring viking exhibition in the world! Vikings explores beyond the legend and dives into the culture, commerce and technology of vikings! This adventure promises to educate, fascinate and capture the imaginations of every age, including history buffs, armchair adventurers, and the nature enthusiasts among us!
Engage in a behind-the-scenes conversation with the exhibit curator, Peter Pentz, about the creation of Vikings and explore the latest findings by renowned Danish archaeologists in this 15,000 sq. feet exhibition. Take a journey through the six exhibit galleries to discover the viking way of life as told through more than 650 spectacular artifacts.
The KCPBS Viking Experience includes:
- Private food & beverage reception with KCPBS members
- Behind-the-scenes discussion with the Vikings: Warriors of the North, Giants of the Sea exhibit curator
- One (1) ticket per person to the KCPBS Viking Experience (for use on event date)
KCPBS has organized this event in partnership with Union Station Kansas City.
Update: This event has been rescheduled from Tuesday, May 19, 2020 to Sunday, January 17, 2021.
For the health and safety David Fosters’ fans and to minimize the spread of COVID-19, David Foster has made the decision to reschedule the performance scheduled for May 19, 2020 at The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The new David Foster tour date is scheduled for Sunday, January 17, 2021. If you previously made a contribution to Kansas City PBS to attend this show, your tickets will be honored.
Kansas City PBS is pleased to offer you this exclusive opportunity to meet David Foster and watch him perform live in concert at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on January 17, 2021.
Thank you for your interest in this Kansas City PBS and The David Foster. Tickets are no longer available through Kansas City PBS. Please check back for future opportunities to continue supporting Kansas City PBS!
Grammy Award-winning producer David Foster is embarking on an extensive North American tour beginning January of 2020 and ending at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on January 17, 2021. The tour, An Intimate Evening with David Foster: Hitman Tour, is an extension of his highly successful and sold-out 2019 tour.
Foster, who is one of the biggest musical forces of our time, created this jaw-dropping musical extravaganza that includes the greatest hits of his career. Thrilling, humorous and refreshingly honest, David Foster performs songs he wrote or produced from his four decades of hits and includes fascinating storytelling about the songs, artists, and moments of his life. Delivered by powerhouse performers, the hits include Celine Dion’s “Because You Loved Me,” Whitney Houston’s “The Bodyguard,” Earth Wind and Fire’s “After The Love Is Gone,” Chicago’s ”You’re The Inspiration,” Josh Groban’s “You Raise Me Up,” Michael Bublé’s “Home,” Natalie Cole’s “Unforgettable,” and many more.
Joining the 16-time Grammy Award-winning writer/producer this time around will be singer/actress Katharine McPhee. Katharine joins David fresh off her Broadway and West End run of the hit Broadway musical Waitress. Katharine will join David for a number of his well-known songs including The Prayer.
Update: This event has been rescheduled from Thursday, April 16, 2020 to Friday, April 23, 2021.
For the health and safety of Tommy Emmanuel’s fan and to minimize the spread of COVID-19, Tommy Emmanuel has made the decision to reschedule the Thursday, April 16, 2020 performance. Tommy Emmanuel’s performance date has been rescheduled for Friday, April 23, 2021 at the Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland.
Please read this important update from Tommy Emmanuel for more information. If you previously made a contribution to Kansas City PBS to attend this show, your tickets will be honored.
Thank you for your interest in Kansas City PBS and Tommy Emmanuel. Tickets for this event are no longer available through Kansas City PBS. Please check back for future opportunities to continue supporting Kansas City PBS!
Arguably the greatest living acoustic guitar player and recognized as the elite of the elite, Certified Guitar Player and two-time Grammy nominee Tommy Emmanuel delivers a dazzling performance with flair, unforgettable showmanship, flawless guitar skills and a voluminous repertoire that never fails to amaze and engage his fans. To date, he plays hundreds of sold-out shows every year, from Nashville to Sydney to London.
Joining Emmanuel on tour is Joe Robinson, a self-taught virtuoso guitarist and singer/songwriter whose six-string ability and compositional insight have earned him a worldwide following.