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  • 4th Annual Future Stages Festival

    Sunday, June 25th | 11 am – 4 pm

    FREE EVENT featuring performances throughout the day on three stages!

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  • Blondie & Garbage

    The Rage and Rapture Tour

    Tuesday, July 18th | 7:00 PM
    Muriel Kauffman Theatre

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  • Dining Experience

    • Dine at the Kauffman Center prior to performances
    • Select a 3 course dinner for $33
    • Walk-ins welcome!

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  • Mary Chapin Carpenter

    With Special Guest Sarah Jarosz

    Wednesday, July 26th | 7:30 pm
    Muriel Kauffman Theatre

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  • Herbie Hancock

    Presented by Kauffman Center and Mammoth Live

    Saturday, August 12th | 7:30 pm
    Muriel Kauffman Theatre

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  • YES Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman

    Tuesday, September 5th | 7:30 PM
    Muriel Kauffman Theatre

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  • Vienna Boys Choir

    Saturday, November 11th | 8:00 PM
    Helzberg Hall

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The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, a major not-for-profit center for music, opera, theater, and dance designed by Moshe Safdie, opened in 2011. Serving as a cultural cornerstone for Kansas City and the region, the Kauffman Center delivers extraordinary and diverse performing arts experiences. Honored as one of the World’s 15 Most Beautiful Concert Halls, the Kauffman Center attracts some of the world’s most renowned performers and entertainers. The Kauffman Center is home to the local Kansas City BalletLyric OperaKansas City Symphony, and other innovative programming. Through educational outreach programs and community enrichment, the Kauffman Center supports Kansas City as a cultural destination. If you’re looking for things to do in Kansas City and want to attend a special performance, please view our upcoming events and tickets.

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