End of Summer Events in the KC Area

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Even though the kids have gone back to school, the days are getting shorter, the temperatures are beginning to fall, and the pumpkin spice beverages have reappeared, there is still plenty of time left to get out and enjoy Kansas City before we throw ourselves into full blown holiday mode.  Whether you enjoy going to a ball game or listening to live music by some of the biggest artists in music, don’t spend time hunting for a parking spot or cursing at the traffic.  Instead, remember the game and watch the band by taking Kansas City car service.


Flatlands Festival

September 12-14, 2013

Taking place at Sporting Park in KCK, this 3-day music festival features some of the hottest names in country music.  Thursday kicks off the event with a FREE SHOW including the well-known Charlie Daniels Band which is certain to play the super hit “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.”  Friday is chock full of star studded performers including the ACM Vocal Duo of the Year Thompson Square, singer Rodney Atkins, singer Darius Rucker, and the ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan.  The festival concludes Saturday with local singer Travis Marvin (from Lee’s Summit MO), ACM Top Vocal Duo nominee Love and Theft, the ACM Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert, and Billboard’s Country Artist of the Decade Toby Keith.


Kansas City Chiefs Home Opener

September 15, 2013

Under the direction of a new head coach, Andy Reid, the KC Chiefs will be hosting their regular season home opener this Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium against the Dallas Cowboys.  Let’s welcome Jerry and his boy, Tony Romo, by showing them how football is played in the BBQ capital of the world!


Kansas City Royals Final Homestand

September 16-22, 2013

The Boys in Blue host the Cleveland Indians and the Texas Rangers at Kauffman Stadium during the final homestand of the regular season.  It has been a long time since we have been to the playoffs and there is a chance this year.  Head out to The K and cheer on Billy Butler, Alex Gordon, and the rest of the team as they host two teams fighting for a Wild Card seat.


BLUE MAN GROUP

September 16-17, 2013

This musical act formerly featured in Intel commercials is one the road for its first United States theatrical tour and is coming to the Lied Center at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.  Take your entire family to this exciting show that is suitable for all ages.


Jerry Seinfeld

September 19, 2013

Long time stand-up comedian and sit-com star Jerry Seinfeld is bringing his humor to the Topeka Performing Arts Center.  Known for being funny without having to be rude, nasty, or offensive, this show will not disappoint making you and your date laugh from beginning to end regardless of how long you have been a fan.


Mumford and Sons

September 20, 2013

Rescheduled from earlier this summer, Mumford and Sons will perform live at what is arguably the area’s most favored outdoor arena, Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre in Bonner Springs.  Even though the early part of the summer was mild, hopefully, with this later scheduled show, the weather will be absolutely perfect!


Nine Inch Nails

September 30, 2013

Nine Inch Nails brings their “Tension 2013” tour to one the world’s best venues, the Sprint Center.  This show will feature some of the music from their new album, Hesitation Marks, which was released on just September 3, 2013.  Before going to the concert, enjoy dinner at one of the many restaurants across the street in the Kansas City Power and Light District.


Blake Shelton

October 3, 2013

CMA Entertainer of the Year and judge on “The Voice,” Blake Shelton brings his “Ten Times Crazier” tour to the Sprint Center.  This show will also feature rising country music star Easton Corbin with opener Jana Kramer.


Hollywood Casino 400

October 6, 2013

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series comes to the Kansas Speedway for its second time this year for a Sunday afternoon race.  This is the fourth race is the Chase for the Cup which features the Busch brothers fan favorites such as Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Jimmie Johnson.  The Kansas Speedway is also very fan friendly as you can bring in your own food and drinks, including beer, as long as they fit inside a small, soft-sided cooler.  A pre-race concert by Everclear will be performed in the infield.

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