The Broadway musical that needs no introduction—in case it does, it’s the untold story of the witches of Oz—is coming to Kansas City.
Now–Sunday, January 23. Times vary. Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.
Louisiana-born artist Lucinda Williams has spent more than forty years making music. She is known for her gritty blues tunes and tender vocals. Williams will be performing from her powerful new album, Good Souls Better Angels.
Saturday, January 15. 8 pm. Knuckleheads.
Jeff Lorber won his first Grammy back in 2017, forty years after releasing his first album of blended post-fusion jazz and groove-oriented instrumental music. He’s known for funky grooves and improvisations on piano, synthesizer, and a Fender Rhodes electric piano. There’s a 99% chance you’ve heard his music without knowing who wrote it—Lorber made music for The Weather Channel and the Castlevania video game.
Saturday, January 16. 8 pm. The Folly Theater. $20-55. More info here.
Chiefs vs Steelers
After the longest NFL regular season in history—it didn’t just feel like it, it was—the playoffs are finally here. The Pittsburgh Steelers wouldn’t have even been a playoff team before the expanded format, and Vegas is spotting them close to two touchdowns. The Chiefs have hit their stride at the right time in their quest to make it to four consecutive conference championship games and three straight Super Bowls.
Sunday, January 16. 7:30 pm. Arrowhead Stadium.
YOU PAID FOR THE WHOLE SEAT BUT YOU ONLY NEED THE EDGE! MUD! MONSTER TRUCKS! T-MOBILE CENTER!
Friday, January 14-Sunday, January 16. T-Mobile Center. Times and tickets here.