Celebrate Kansas City’s blues and jazz heritage Saturday, June 29 at the 2019 Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival. This festival brings together down-to-earth blues musicians and a variety of vendor booths for a celebration of history, culture, community and the rich Kansas City blues sound.
Admission at the gate is $15 but you can pay just $10 ($5 savings) if you get them in advance online or by calling Frank Lavender at 913-638-1498.
Attendees can bring along coolers, lawn chairs and blankets.
The event takes place from 1:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Lavender’s Circle L Ranch, 3924 N 49th Drive, Kansas City, KS. The property is a scenic and tranquil overlook of the Missouri River Valley nestled in the northern edge of Kansas City, KS. The country-like view from the festival upper stage peak alone is worth the visit.
Here’s the festival lineup.
Mountain acoustic stage:
1:30 PM Jameson & Jim Mair – National Anthem
1:45 PM Ricky Dotson, James Rush & Bobby Adams
2:30 PM Bob Suckiel and Sherman Breneman – Tribute to Winston Holmes & Lottie Kimbrough (Part 1)
2:45 PM Katy Guillen & Stephanie Williams
3:45 PM Bob Suckiel and Sherman Breneman – Tribute to Winston Holmes & Lottie Kimbrough (Part 2)
4:00 PM Brandon Hudspeth & Jaisson Taylor with special guest D.C. Bellamy
Electric down in the valley stage:
5:00 PM Danny Cox – our “Living Heritage Tribute Show” as this year’s King of the festival, with band leaders Joe Miquelon and Kent Rausch with special guest Vine Street Rumble
7:00 PM a) Gayle Price – National Anthem
b) Roger Naber Lifetime Achievement Award for 40 Years Blues Promotion
c) Gayle Price & Sherman Breneman – Priscilla Bowman Tribute
7:30 PM Stranded in the City with special guest Andre Reyes Sr.
9:30 PM Linda Shell’s Blues Thang featuring KC Kelsey Hill, Ron Teamer & John Amaro
For more details contact the festival information line at 913-991-3451.
For more festival fun check out: Kansas City Spring & Summer Festivals.