Just Announced! The Innovation Festival is Bringing Together Music and Tech in Kansas City

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Here at ALT_ESC Radio, we love live music. We also love science and technology, which is why we’re super excited to tell you about the newly announced Innovation Festival! Featuring the Grammy nominated artists, Black Pumas, along with other local, regional, and national acts, the Innovation Festival will be coming to Crown Center Square in August. Presented by BioKansas, it is a three-day convergence of music and innovation, consisting of two science conferences, music performances, and innovation features.

The music part of the festival is happening on Sat., Aug. 6th 2022, at Crown Center Square in KCMO, and will be headlined by Austin-based duo Black Pumas. They have been nominated for multiple Grammy Awards, including “Best New Artist” in 2020, as well as “Best Rock Performance” and “Best Rock Album” in 2022. Joining them in the lineup will be KC hometown favorites The Greeting Committee, and The Regrettes from Los Angeles. Others on the bill include Evann McIntosh, Dreamgirl, The Freedom Affair, MellowPhobia, The Cavves, and Whitehall. In addition to the live music, the festival will also feature brewery and innovation showcases.

Tickets for the Innovation Festival go on sale Friday, April 15th at 10am CDT, through the Innovation Festival website: theinnovationfestival.com. Be sure to grab your tickets early because GA and VIP tickets are limited. Prices will increase leading up to the event.

BioKansas, a non-profit organization, is working to support and grow the bioscience ecosystem in Kansas, including research, commercialization, training, and development. Grab your tickets and check out The Innovation Festival! The lineup is absolutely killer it’s going to be an amazing show!