Festival Info


All patrons must have a ticket which is redeemed for fest wristband regardless of age. Tickets and Wristbands are good for the dates specified only

A photo I.D. is required for Will-Call

No Refunds, rain checks or exchanges. Tickets are only good for the dates specified only

Admission to the Music Fest first-come, first-served. The goal of the festival is to bring quality entertainment to Kansas City. If there is a certain band that you want to see be sure to get there early. Your pass only gains you access to the venues and does not guarantee the ability to see every show. Each venue is limited to the capacity. We will not oversell the availability of the venues so there should always be something that you should have access to.

Re-entry procedure. You can exit and re-enter the venues with wristband, however if venue is at capacity re-entry is not possible.


Are Cameras Allowed?

For the convenience of festival goers, cameras are not allowed with the exception of cell phone devices. Cameras are allowed for credentialed media with media passes

Are refunds rain checks or exchanges available?

Unfortunately, we cannot offer refunds, rain checks or exchanges.

Can I leave and re-enter the venues

Festival Guests may exit and re-enter if venue is not at capacity.

Can I purchase tickets at each Venue

  • Music Fest Tickets may be purchased at CrossroadsKC and Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland
  • Film Fest Tickets may be purchased at Alamo Drafthouse during Film Fest Dates (April 28 – May 1)
  • Speaker tickets may be purchased at each venue day of event

Do I need Cash?

Most purchases can be made with cash or credit. ATMS are available in select venues for your convenience

How do I purchase tickets?

You can Purchase tickets HERE Tickets will be available for purchase day of at the Main Venues Madrid Theater on Thursday, May 4 Uptown Theatre on Friday, May 5 CrossroadsKC at Grinders on Saturday, May 6  

I couldn’t find my answer

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I purchased a 3 day fest pass do I need to keep my wristband for all 3 days

Yes, you must keep your wristband on for the entire fest

Is MOTM Wheelchair Accessible

Yes, all venues are wheelchair accessible.

What happens if it rains?

Middle of the Map Fest will be presented rain or shine. Performances may be postponed or cancelled if weather conditions are deemed unsafe. Performers and performance times are subject to change without notice.

What is the Age Policy

  • The Madrid Theatre, Uptown Theater and CrossroadsKC, Mills Record Company and Josey Records are all age venues
  • Californos & recordBar are 18+ Venues
  • All other Music Fest Venues are 21 and over and require photo ID

Where can I Park?

Venue and Parking information can be found here

Where can I pick up my fest wristband?

Wristband pick up will be at the following locations May 4 at the Madrid when doors open May 5 at Uptown when doors open May 6 at CrossroadskC when doors open you must have a printed out ticket or download your ticket on your phone to be redeemed for a fest wristband    


Uptown Theater

Please go to Uptown Theater  frequently asked questions

Where is the Music Fest

Middle of the Map Fest is held in various venues in Westport and Downtown Kansas City. Click here for a detailed daily schedule.

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