Kansas City Event Update: Summer/Fall 2020

With stay-at-home orders being gradually lifted in both Kansas and Missouri, many people are asking about the return of live events, including sporting events and concerts.

Only time will truly tell when the return of sporting events and concerts can happen. As of right now there are still a multitude of great shows scheduled in the Kansas City area beginning in late June and extending through the Fall and Winter months.

We’ve consolidated various updates to put together a complete list of events that are scheduled for later this summer, as well as events set to take place in the months to come. Some events on this list were originally rescheduled from this Spring. Others events are currently still listed as postponed and awaiting a new date:

Motley Crue6/23As ScheduledKauffman StadiumTICKETS
Chicago w/Rick Springfield6/24As ScheduledStarlight TheatreTICKETS
Barenaked Ladies6/25As ScheduledStarlight TheatreTICKETS
John Fogerty7/3As Scheduled Starlight TheatreTICKETS
Impractical Jokers7/18As ScheduledSprint CenterTICKETS
Rascal Flatts7/25As ScheduledSprint CenterTICKETS
Goo Goo Dolls8/3As ScheduledStarlight TheatreTICKETS
Maren Morris8/7As ScheduledStarlight TheatreTICKETS
Lindsey Stirling8/11As ScheduledStarlight TheatreTICKETS
Dan + Shay8/14RESCHEDULED from SpringSprint CenterTICKETS
KIDZ Bop8/14As ScheduledStarlight TheatreTICKETS
The Doobie Brothers8/15As ScheduledStarlight TheatreTICKETS
Nickelback8/25As ScheduledSprint CenterTICKETS
Alicia Keys8/26As ScheduledStarlight TheatreTICKETS
Maroon 58/27As ScheduledSprint CenterTICKETS
Matchbox 209/6As scheduledStarlight TheatreTICKETS
Kane Brown 9/12RESCHEDULED from SpringSprint CenterTICKETS
Vampire Weekend9/29As ScheduledStarlight TheatreTICKETS
Cher10/2RESCHEDULED from SpringSprint CenterTICKETS
Megadeth10/16As ScheduledSprint CenterTICKETS
Five Finger Death Punch10/25RESCHEDULED from SpringSprint CenterTICKETS
Halsey*7/1/2021RESCHEDULED from SpringSprint CenterTICKETS
Rage Against the Machine*7/7/2021RESCHEDULED from SpringSprint CenterTICKETS

Sports Update

As for the sports world, pro football released their 2020 schedule on May 7th. The season is set to officially begin with a Thursday night game on September 10th at Arrowhead Stadium. The league announced they plan to play the season with fans in the stands and tickets are on sale now.

Both professional baseball and soccer are currently working towards a return to play plan. As of right now, it is rumored that baseball is working to return at the beginning of July. Soccer, which is shut down until at least June 8th, is rumored to have a different type of plan. The latest soccer proposal maps a plan to have all 26 teams begin playing all games in Orlando this summer at the Disney sports complex.

Professional basketball is also working on a plan to return, but there have not been plans or dates announced. Both basketball and soccer have allowed players to return to team facilities for workouts in recent weeks.

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