Monster Jam comes to the Sprint Center Friday through Sunday. The event is a touring sports festival where trucks with oversized tires jump and crush lesser vehicles. There are family events for everyone. Other sporting events include the Missouri Mavericks on Saturday and the Missouri Comets versus Baltimore, both events at the Independence Events Center.
Live theatre Feb 7 to Feb. 9:
- Coterie Theatre: Crown Center, “Afflicted: Daughters of Salem,” closes Feb. 23.
- Emaline Ballroom: 616 SW Third, Lee’s Summit, “The Light Up the World,” one show Feb. 8.
- Lewis & Shirley White Theatre: 5801 W. 115, Overland Park, “Company,” closes Feb. 23.
- Off Center Theatre: Crown Center, “Motherhood Out Loud,” closes Feb. 16.
- Quality Hill Playhouse: 303 W. 10th, “All Sinatra,” closes Feb. 23.
- Spencer Theatre: 4949 Cherry, KC Rep presentation of “Romeo and Juliet,” closes Feb. 9.
- Unicorn Theatre: 3828 Main, “Grounded,” closes Feb. 9.
Aftershock Bar located at 5244 Merriam Dr. in Merriam, Kan. Saturday February 8, Project Backstage 2014 Midwest Music Awards: Ballot Release Party. Appearing on stage will be Adam Evolving, Haunting Skies, Rise Within, Sure Fire Method, and Cronus. Show is suitable for all ages with a $3 fee at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m.
Davey's Uptown Rambler Club
Davey’s Uptown Ramblers Club is located just south of downtown at 3402 Main in Kansas City. Friday night the club presents Plug Uglies, Electric Lungs, MJP, and Uzi’s at 8 p.m. Saturday night at 9 p.m., the club will feature The Brannock Device, Loose Park, Red Kate, and the Steady States record release.
Kellys Westport Inn
Kelly’s Westport Inn located at 500 Westport Road, in the Westport Entertainment District, will feature on stage The Black Jackets at 10 p.m. At 10 p.m. on Saturday night, Bowtie Affair takes the main stage. Kelly’s Westport Inn has an outdoor dining and drinking area located on the rooftop of the business.
The RecordBar is located at 1020 Westport Road in the Westport Entertainment District. On Friday night at 7 p.m., the club presents Starhaven Rounders and at 9:45 p.m. Ultra Bide, Drop A Grand, All Blood, and Mace Batons take the stage. On Saturday at 10 p.m., the club features Reggie and the Full Effect with Dads and Pentimento.
The Riot Room
The Riot Room is located just north of Westport Road at 4048 Broadway in the Westport Entertainment District. On Friday night at 9 p.m., Electric City Presents: The New Riddim, Clockwork, and the Tektites, the event is for 21 and over. On Saturday at 8 p.m., Electric City Presents Yuck, The Dead Girls, and Bummer.
Uptown Arts Bar
The Uptown Arts Bar is located at Valentine and Broadway near the Uptown Theater. The bar is a celebration of the performing arts in the Kansas City area. On Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. the club hosts a private party. On stage from 8 to 10 p.m. is Staged Readings from Female Playwrights and at 10 p.m. Nuthatch 47 presents live music. On Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. the club features the Winter Comedy Showcase. From 9 to 10 p.m. Fairy Tales for Grownups with Laura Packer is presented and from 10 to 11:59 p.m. Improv! The Recess Players Present Saturday Night Programming.