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Manchester Orchestra

Nice barebones outdoor setting for a concert. Wood chips to stand on for the majority of the venue... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Wentzville, Missouri
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Great place for a concert

Been to a few shows at this location. Its is an outdoor venue that can probably hold a couple... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Bob S
Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

We took in a great concert by the Indigo Girls. Even though we had general admission tickets and had to stand the whole time, we had a great concert experience. We came early and stood quite close to the front of GA, but the people in the back still have a good view due to the slope of the space. It isn't a hillside, but it rises gently so that you can really see the stage from all over the venue. The crowd the night we were there was laid back, happy, kind, diverse... just a joy! Undoubtedly, that is in part because of the show we were watching! But, depending on the act that is on stage, I think this would be a very friendly and welcoming place to hear live music.

A couple of things to note: VIP ticks get you a place to eat and a better view up front. Bleacher tickets get you a seat, but they are on the side, so if an up close view is important you will want to stand up and go closer to the stage. Grinders is a fun place to eat pre show, but if you want to sit inside it is a first come first served sort of seat yourself experience, and it will be busy! Having said that, once we sat down service was great and food was super! And great prices! And you can get drinks outside in the concert venue throughout the show! (No food though, at least the night we were there.) Also, the night we went there were NO LAWN CHAIRS OR BLANKETS allowed! That was fine, because we knew in advance, but it apparently changes with each show. Check carefully online or with the box office to make sure!

We loved our experience at CrossroadsKC and will definitely be back! This is a gem of a venue in the heart of a fun city. Highly recommend it!

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

1st Friday is a local event in the Cross Roads Art District, historic 18th & Vine District, and the City Market and features live music, gourmet food trucks, shopping, and the art museums are open to the public. One food truck sales deep fried cheese cake and ice cream which is delicious!

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

Set in the Crossroads District, with a view to the South of Crown Center. The stage is at the bottom of a small hill, at the South end, with some bleachers on the side, and tables up top (outside of Grinders which is a festive place to eat!)

The VIP pass is the way to go, with parking on the West side, a special entrance to an air conditioned bar & lounge, that goes out to picnic table on the side of the stage and a fenced off area in front of the West side of the Stage!

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 25 August 2014

This was my first time to see a concert at Crossroads KC Grinders. We saw the Rainmakers and it was amazing. The sound was great! There was plenty of room to bring your own lawn chairs. Short lines for the bathrooms and beers. Great outdoor venue.

Tip: I would not advise wearing heels or wedges as the wood chips are hard to walk on.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Laura B
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Reviewed 7 July 2013

This my favorite place for concerts! It's located in the artistic center of Kansas City, the crossroads district. We attended the art gallery & performance art which happens on the first Friday of every month and then took in a concert. CrossroadsKC is located on 2 acres of land in the back of Grinders restaurant. Most shows are general admission all ages and do allow lawn chairs or you can pay extra to sit in the bleachers. The surface of this venue is covered in wood chips so no need to worry about any mud if it's been raining. There's a big open area up front for those who like to shake it up during concerts. Grinders which is attached to the concert venue, serves pizza, philly steak sandwiches, french fries, etc. Plenty of beer and lots of bathroom options too. Great music, great crowd, great night out!

Date of experience: July 2013
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