Kansas City Blues & Jazz Festival 2006 :
When it comes to Kansas City--nobody does it better when it comes to festivals, Blues or Jazz. Thankfully for us, this Labor Day Weekend-- local music honcho Mark Valentine has amazingly combined all three to bring us the The Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival . With over 25 acts in two days, the Blues and Jazz Fest is worth heading out to the Woodlands to see--with some of the best local and national Blues and Jazz performers anywhere. For a mere $17.50 you seriously can't beat it.
Headliners and Acts :
The KC Blues and Jazz Fest brings over 24 acts in two days--and include the following:
- Legendary Blues Man, Bo Diddley
- Proto Kaw (formerly the band, Kansas)
- Mountin Reunion (straight from Francais)
- Latin Jazz All-Stars
- Baby Lee
- Kansas City All-Stars
- Fast Johnny
For a complete list of performers and the KC Blues and Jazz Festival Schedule, head to the Kansas City Musicofficial site.
Dates and Times:
The KC Blues and Jazz Fest will be held Labor Day Weekend, September 2nd and 3rd, 2006 at the Woodlands (I-435 and Leavenworth Rd, KCK). The Fest begins at 11am, opening acts 12pm.
Tickets and Additional Info :
Tickets are $17.50 and may be ordered online at the Kansas City Musicofficial site, or by calling Ticketmaster at 816.931.3330. $2 off discount tickets may be found at participating retailers around the metro.
Those 12 and under are FREE.
Parking is also FREE.