The 2018 Fall Concerts Of Kansas City

Get ready to fan-girl over this fall's concert list

 

Taylor Swift

If there’s a single person who can fill a football stadium to capacity, it’s the singer-songwriter who’s surpassed the definition of “superstar.”Find your seats early to see her openers, pop auteur Charli XCX and Fifth Harmony breakout Camila Cabello. chiefs.com/schedule/event-calendar/taylor-swift

 

Ringo Starr

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Ringo Starr

Sir Ringo Starr is taking over Starlight on September 3. He’ll be performing with “His All-Starr Band,” and the show promises all the classic hits audiences love. kcstarlight.com

 

Boy George & Culture Club

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Boy George & Culture Club and the B-52s

Attention anyone who was a teenager in the 80s: This is a concert designed just for you. Wear your parachute pants, grab your Members Only jacket, work some big hair and get your bad self over to the Starlight on September 7. kcstarlight.com

 

Counting Crows

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Counting Crows

The 25 Years and Counting tour lands at Starlight on September 11. Lead vocalist Adam Duritz says fans should get ready for old favorites and some new songs. kcstarlight.com

 

Maroon 5

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Maroon 5

Returning with their Red Pill Blues tour, Maroon 5 is set to take on the Sprint Center with opener Julia Michaels on September 11. “The Voice” coach Adam Levine will be bringing the vocals with hits like “Sugar” and “Girls Like You.” maroon5.com/tour

 

Lupe Fiasco

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Lupe Fiasco

Rapper Lupe Fiasco comes to the Truman on September 14th with his new album “Drogas Light.” thetrumankc.com

 

 

 

Beck

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Beck

Beck has been one of the most consistent names in rock for years, but also blending plenty of other styles. Julian Casablancas (former frontman of The Strokes) is opening with his electro-rock band The Voidz. kcstarlight.com

 

J. cole

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J. Cole

Grammy-nominated artist and producer J. Cole brings his KOD tour to the Sprint Center on September 18, with Young Thug kicking things off as the opener. sprintcenter.com

 

Deep Purple & Judas Priest

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Deep Purple & Judas Priest

Heavy metal hits the Starlight stage on September 18. If you’re ready to rock out hard, this is where you need to be. kcstarlight.com

 

Billy Joel

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Billy Joel

The Piano Man is bringing his hits to the diamond. The show is the Kauffman’s first concert in nearly 40 years (since Van Halen in 1978), giving Joel a bit of Kansas City history. royals.com/billyjoel

 

Fall Out Boy

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Fall Out Boy

Super band “Fall Out Boy” brings smash hits like “Uma Thurman” and “Sugar, We’re Goin Down” to Kansas City with their Mania Tour on September 21. falloutboy.com

 

 

Andy Grammer

 

Andy Grammer

34-year-old pop superstar Andy Grammer is coming to the Ameristar Casino and Hotel on October 6, bringing with him crowd pleasers like “Honey, I’m Good” and “Good to be Alive,” which went multi-platinum and was ranked one of the best-selling songs in 2015. In other words, Andy Grammer will not disappoint. andygrammer.com

 

Open Spaces

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Open Spaces

It’s an arts explosion at Open Spaces on October 12 – 14. Eleven artists are scheduled to perform, including hometown favorite Janelle Monáe on October 13. openspaceskc.com/the-weekend/

 

Ed Sheeran

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Ed Sheeran

British superstar Ed Sheeran returns to Arrowhead with his “North America Stadium Tour” on October 13. The red-headed singer (and Taylor Swift’s bestie) is known for his Grammy-winning hit “Thinking Out Loud,” along with others such as “Photograph” and “Perfect.” edsheeran.com/tour

 

Fleetwood Mac

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For those of you who like a good throwback and to get in all the old feels, Fleetwood Mac is your jam. The Grammy-award winning band takes America by storm again with their brand-new tour, hitting the Sprint Center on October 18. fleetwoodmac.com

 

Niki Minaj

 

Nicki Minaj

Rap icon Nicki Minaj will be doing her “thang” at the Sprint Center on November 4. Future and a rumored 6ix9ine will be joining the “Queen” on stage. mypinkfriday.com

 

Scotty McCreery

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Scotty McCreery

“American Idol” season 10 winner Scotty McCreery brings his tour to Kansas City on November 4, highlighting some of his best country hits with his new album, “Seasons Change.” McCreery is the only country music star in history to chart a song without the backing of a record label. scottymccreery.com

 

Twenty One Pilots

 

21 Pilots

The Grammy-winning “Stressed Out” duo, Twenty One Pilots, will be in K.C. the day before Thanksgiving.So escape your family and head to the Sprint Center on November 21. twentyonepilots.com

 

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