Hot August Nights BeltonSummer in Missouri can get pretty hot, and so can the music around Kansas City. Here at the Lazy Acres adult community in Belton, we know that there’s no better time of year to see live music than summertime!

Why not take a break from the heat at some of our top-notch local music venues, or catch some tunes out under the stars at outdoor venues like the Starlight Theatre, which is just a short drive from Belton? Local concerts can be a great opportunity to get to know your neighbors, so spend time with old friends or make some new ones by inviting people from the community to share the evening—and the parking! Kansas City is a great night spot, including lots of dining options to fit every taste, so make an outing of it with dinner, shopping, and end the evening with some fantastic live music. Since the 1920s, when Kansas City as known as the “Paris of the Plains,” the KC metro area has been synonymous with great music, and there are always amazing acts playing all over the city that can cater to any preference, from jazz and bluegrass to country, classic rock, pop, and beyond.

Here are just a few of the incredible concerts that you can attend this August, all within a short drive of the Lazy Acres adult community in Belton:

  • Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean, August 1 at Arrowhead Stadium
  • Clint Black, August 7 at Ameristar Casino
  • Shania Twain, August 7 at the Sprint Center
  • Idina Menzel, star of Broadway’s Wicked and singer of the hit song “Let it Go” from Frozen, August 12 at Starlight Theatre (This would be a great one to bring the family!)
  • Boz Scaggs, August 15 at the Uptown Theater
  • Chicago, The Band, and Earth, Wind & Fire, August 21 at Starlight Theatre
  • A Prairie Home Companion, August 22 at Starlight Theatre

You’ll notice that a lot of these concerts are at the Starlight Theatre, which offers a one-of-a-kind theater-going experience with a night under the stars and some of the best entertainment around. Don’t want to miss a show? They offer season passes, and they do a lot more than just concerts, including award-winning Broadway shows every season.

Whatever kind of music you’re into, you can find it within a short drive of the Lazy Acres adult community in Belton. And if concerts aren’t your thing, Kansas City also offers a host of other attractions, from museums to gardens and from shopping to fine dining. Catch a Royal’s game at Kauffman Stadium or see art by local artists at First Fridays in the Crossroads. There’s no shortage of things to see and do around Belton, so beat the heat this summer, find some friends, and have a ball!

For more information about the Lazy Acres senior living community in Belton, Missouri, please contact owners Tim and Karen Savage at (816) 331-4886 during regular business hours. If you prefer, you may complete our online contact form at any time.