February concert schedule


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Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande with Rixton
Feb. 25
Independence Event Center Independence, MO
Tickets start at $45
7:30 p.m.
Ariana Grande, a pop singer of Nickelodeon fame, will begin her Honeymoon Tour in Independence, Mo. on Feb. 25. Her second concert tour, the Honeymoon Tour will promote her new album, “My Everything.” The singles currently released from this album include “Problem,” “Break Free” and “Love Me Harder.” British boy band Rixton will also be playing their pop and R&B music as guests.

August Burns Red
Feb. 7
Granada Theater
7 p.m.
advance: $20 day of the concert: $23
Christian metal-core band August Burns Red will be at the Granada on Feb. 7. They are best known for their songs “Meddler” and “Beauty in Tragedy.” Members of the band include lead vocalist Jake Luhrs, Jb Brubaker, Dustin Davidson, Brent Rambler and Matt Griener.

Beach Boys
Feb. 13
Ameristar Casino and Hotel KCMO
The Beach Boys, a popular band during the 1960s and 1970s, will play their rock and pop music at Ameristar Casino and Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. Founded in 1961 by Dennis, Carl and Brian Wilson, along with Mike Love and Al Jardine, the band currently includes vocalist Brian Wilson, percussionist and saxophonist Mike Love, rhythm guitarist Al Jardine, lead guitarist David Marks and keyboardist Bruce Johnston. They are best known for their album “Pet Sounds” and songs “Good Vibrations” and “I Get Around.”

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John Mellencamp
Feb. 14
7:30 p.m.
Midland Theater, KCMO
American rock singer-songwriter John Mellencamp will play at the Midland on Valentine’s Day. He is famous for his 1982 hit “Jack and Diane,” along with singles like “Hurts So Good” and “Cherry Bomb.” Some of his accomplishments include selling 40 million albums worldwide, having the most No. 1 solo tracks on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks, 13 Grammy nominations and one Grammy Award.