The most talked about artist since her racy performance at the August 2013 VMA performance, Miley Cyrus is taking her “Bangerz” tour to the Sprint Center on April 15. From her signature twerking to sliding down an enormous, plastic tongue, the shock value Cyrus creates with her wild persona and onstage behavior is unlike any other current performer. Cyrus will be performing songs from her latest album, “Bangerz”, including the national hits “Wrecking Ball” and “We Can’t Stop”. Tickets are on sale now and are priced from $41.50 and up. If you and your friends are looking for a night full of provocative props, dancers and costumes you have found the right concert.
The indie rock band Arcade Fire will be performing at Starlight Theatre on April 26 as a part of their Reflektor Tour. This six member group, hailing from Canada, has won numerous awards including two Grammys. Supporting acts include Kid Koala and tUnE-yArDs. Tickets range from $30.50 and $60.50. This is their second concert in the KC area, after selling out Starlight in April of 2011.
If you’re a fan of alternative and indie music, the three night Buzz Under the Stars music festival this event is just for you. Buzz Under the Stars is an annual spring concert series presented by 96.5 the Buzz, open to all ages. Hosted at the KC Live! Stage in the Power and Light District. Many popular bands grouped into one huge concert is a recipe for a successful show. Featured artists include Grouplove, Foster the People, Vampire Weekend and many more. The Buzz also hosts the popular Buzz Beachball a music festival featuring multiple alternative artists at the end of the summer season.
“Ghost Stories” is the first album for Coldplay since their 2009 hit Mylo Xyloto. Contrasting from their latest pop-oriented album Mylo Xyloto, Coldplay has stated that their sound will return to the “stripped-down, more acoustic collection” they had previously showcased. “Ghost Stories” will be the sixth studio album for the group and will be released in the United States on May 19. Including nine tracks overall, their singles “Magic” and “Midnight”, from “Ghost Stories”, have already been released to listeners and received with popular consumer success and reviews.
A theatrical adaptation to the classic story of the “Wizard of Oz” will premier at the Starlight Theatre on June 10 and run through June 15. The festive, outdoor atmosphere of Starlight creates an ambiance perfect for a summer night out with friends. The Wizard of Oz is the first summer production for Starlight. The show features actors from around the country in the traveling Broadway show. If you’re a fan of singing, dancing and talented actors, check out this summer production. Tickets start at as low as $50 and go up from there. Starlight will feature five more musicals, as well as concerts, throughout the summer.