The Chieftains, known for making traditional Irish music hipper 'round the world, will perform at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts (Helzberg Hall) on March 7.
The funkified rock band Galactic is at Liberty Hall on March 15. It's all-ages, and doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $19, $21. Support from Orgone. The band's new album, Carnivale Electricos, is due out February 21 (via Paste).
Here are some other shows that were recently announced:
Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw: June 10, $25-$250.
Kittie, Blackgaurd, Bonded by Blood, Sicadis, Sidewise: Wednesday, May 9, all-ages, 6:30 p.m.
Awolnation: Sunday, January 22, all-ages, 7 p.m.
Hail! Hornet, Zoroaster, and Slow Southern Steel (a film): February 1, all-ages, 7 p.m.
Friday the 13th Turntable FM Party: Friday, January 13, 21-plus, 9 p.m.
In Your Own Backyard with Jason Beers: December 8, 9 p.m., $3.
Claire & the Crowded Stage, Sour Babies: December 9, 9 p.m., $5.
A Fine Kettle O’ Fish: December 10, 7 p.m., $3.
Mad Kings, Radio Romantica: December 10, 10 p.m., $5.
Momma Murete, the Atlantic: Thursday, December 8, 9 p.m., $5.
New Monsters Collective, Cowboy Indian Bear, the ACBs: Friday, December 9, 9 p.m., $6.
Kansas City Steampunk Circus II featuring burlesque, circus acts, vaudeville, bands, costume contest: Saturday, December 10, 8 p.m.
UMKC Student Film League Benefit featuring Wolwab, Mojo Lotus: Wednesday, December 14, 8 p.m.
Root and Stem, KC Bear Fighters, David Burchfield and the Jubilation Shakers: Friday, December 16, 8 p.m., $5.
Alsatia, Vanlade, Meatshank, Garoted, Hellevate: Saturday, December 17, 8 p.m., $7.
Ryan Adams: February 1.
Ashes to Immortality: Friday, December 2, 10 p.m., 21-plus, $5.
Yuca Roots: Saturday, December 3, 10 p.m., 21-plus, $5.
Ron White (second show): Saturday, March 10, 9:30 p.m. (doors 8:30 p.m.), all-ages, $49.50-$59.50.
Jim Gaffigan: March 22
Whitehorse: Friday, March 9, 18-plus, 9:30 p.m.
Hammerlord, Mansion, Summons, Walking Oceans, with Cinemaphonic DJ/VJs Stevie Cruz and Cyan Meeks: December 31, 7 p.m., 21-plus, $5.
Communist Daughter, the Caves: Thursday, December 15, 10 p.m.