There’s nothing quite like being able to feel the boom of a bass inside your chest or hearing the twang of a perfectly-tuned guitar in person. Live concerts give us the opportunity to see our favorite musical acts come to life right in front of our eyes, stimulating our senses and creating memories that will last a lifetime.
Springfield, MO brings a number of unique musical acts to local stages, ranging across all genres and decades. No matter your preferences, there’s sure to be an artist or band that you’ll appreciate.
Looking for a concert downtown? We’ve listed some of the artists coming to the heart of the Queen City so you can start planning your next live music experience.
An Evening with Lyle Lovett & His Large Band
August 25th, 2018 at the Gillioz Theatre.
Concert starts at 8 P.M. Tickets range from $45-150.
Enjoy a sampling of several genres with Lyle Lovett & His Large Band, spanning their way across country, swing, folk, gospel, blues and more. With 14 albums worth of music, it’s certain that you’ll find a song that connects with you. For a taste of true Texas Americana, Lyle Lovett has got just the tunes you need.
August 30th, 2018 at the Shrine Mosque.
Concert starts at 7 P.M. Tickets range from $20-30.
Looking for some true Southern rock? Whiskey Myers has got you covered. Their Lynyrd Skynyrd inspired sound takes you on a trip to the South without ever having to pack your bags. Both country fans and rock fans will find a kindred spirit in their genre-blending style.
Start the Conversation
September 8th, 2018 at the Gillioz Theatre.
Concert starts at 7 P.M. Tickets are free, but must be reserved in advance.
Start the Conversation is a local event that aims to give youth resources for suicide prevention while educating community leaders on how to support youth impacted by this growing issue. During this all-day event, three local bands will be performing: Fishing for Saturday, Innuendo and Papa Green Shoes. Genres range from rock, soul and blues and will include both covers and original songs. During the performance, information and resources will be shared to promote their mission of youth suicide prevention.
2018 Springfield MO Reggae Fest
October 6th, 2018 at the Outland Ballroom.
Concert starts at 7 P.M. Tickets range from $10-15.
Reggae fans, get ready to groove. The Springfield 2018 Reggae Fest brings you the best in beachy sounds from near and far, with bands performing non-stop from 7 P.M. to 1 A.M. The list of acts for this year will be released soon, but you can go ahead and purchase your tickets now!
October 12th, 2018 at the Outland Ballroom.
Concert starts at 8 P.M. Tickets range from $20-22.
Based in Austin, Texas, Reckless Kelly captures the essence of American country rock. Fronted by brothers Willy and Cody Braun, they’re eager to share their honky tonk spirit with the 417. They’re no stranger to big venues either — with their father, Muzzie Braun, they’ve performed at the Grand Ole Opry and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
October 20th, 2018 at the Shrine Mosque.
Concert starts at 8 P.M. Tickets are general admission and cost $37.50.
This popular indie rock band has found their way to Springfield, MO all the way from their home of Portland, Oregon. Known for singles like Float On, Gravity Rides Everything and Dashboard, Modest Mouse has been bringing indie to the radio since 1992. This concert is sure to be a packed crowd, so get your tickets before it’s too late!
October 27th, 2018 at the Gillioz Theatre.
Concert starts at 8 P.M. Tickets range from $79-253.50.
Diana Krall is a world renowned jazz pianist and singer who’s visited her way across the globe with her Turn Up The Quiet tour. Her chart-topping hits have made her a fixture of not only the jazz community, but the music community as a whole. With five Grammys and numerous other music accolades, her act is one that you can’t miss.
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