Fill Your Ears with Rock and Roll as David Bryne Rolls Through Kansas City
David Byrne is a Scottish-American musician who was the founding member, principal songwriter, and lead singer and guitarist of the American new wave band Talking Heads (1975–1991). Byrne is a multi-instrumentalist and is known for his distinctive voice.
Best known as the singer and driving force behind the pioneering new wave band Talking Heads, David Byrne also works as a solo artist, film director, author and photographer. Byrne’s hits with Talking Heads include “Psycho Killer,” “Burning Down the House” and “Once in a Lifetime.”
He has won accolades for a range of work, including an Academy Award for his score to the film The Last Emperor, and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Talking Heads. More recently, Byrne has released full-length collaborations with Brian Eno, St. Vincent and Fatboy Slim. American Utopia, Byrne’s first solo album in 14 years, is due out in March 2018.
On the American Utopia Tour, Byrne will be performing songs from the new album, as well as classics from his solo career and his days with Talking Heads. Byrne will take the stage with a 12-piece, untethered band.
At The Royale at City Place Apartments in Overland Park, Kansas, we pride ourselves on informing our residents about all the upcoming events our beautiful community has to offer. Don’t hesitate to join this event on Thursday!
Thursday, June 7, 2018—7:30 PM
Event Venue Location:
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
1601 Broadway Boulevard
Kansas City, Missouri 64108