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Free Old Town Concert Series in Wichita

This fall Wichita will get to enjoy another FREE Old Town Concert Series hosted by KMUW and the Old Town Association.

The series kicks off Saturday evening, October 6, 2018, and continues for two more Saturdays. Each concert starts at 7 p.m. and will be held in Old Town Square, which is in front of the Old Town Warren Theater.

Free parking is available in the parking garage and around the Square.

Bring your lawn chairs, coolers, and friends!

Here are the scheduled dates and performers for these FREE concerts in Wichita!

Old Town concert series with Truckstop Honeymoon and The Cavves

October 6 The series kicks off with local band The Cavves followed by Katie and Mike West of Truckstop Honeymoon. In case of inclement weather, this concert will be rescheduled for Sunday, October 7.

  • Truckstop Honeymoon reaches the hearts and ears of listeners from around the world. You’ll enjoy their showmanship and wit as much as their music which “combine(s) elements of bluegrass, music hall jazz and straight up rock’n’roll.”
  • The Cavves describe themselves as “angsty-indie with a touch of emotional surf.”

Old Town concert series with Jenny Wood and Crisis Casanova
October 13 features jazzy local musicians Crisis Casanova and singer-songwriter Jenny Wood. Update from KMUW:

“Due to cold weather and potential rain, we will move our party indoors to the KMUW studios at 121 N Mead. You can still bring your lawn chairs and coolers as we celebrate this brisk fall season with KMUW and the Old Town Association. “

  • Jenny Wood is a self-taught guitarist and singer-songwriter from Wichita who has played for audiences around the country “redefining alternative pop-folk with her haunting lyrics, alternate tunings and desperate, alarming melodies.”
  • Crisis Casanova is a local band whose “funk and jazz structures flow seamlessly, as does their energy and nuance.”

Old Town concert series Aaron Lee Martin and Dustin Arbuckle & The Damnations

October 20 completes the series with vocalist/harmonic player Dustin Arbuckle joined by local folk musician Aaron Lee Martin. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be rescheduled for Sunday, October 21, 2018.

  • Aaron Lee Martin‘s most recent album was named one of the Best Local/Regional Albums of 2017 by KMUW’s Jedd Beaudoin.
  • Dustin Arbuckle, formerly of the critically acclaimed Moreland and Arbuckle now performs a wide range of music with his new project Dustin Arbuckle & The Damnations.

Each of these concerts will be a really great Saturday night date night or evening out with friends.

Since these are outdoor concerts, stay tuned to 89.1FM or visit KMUW.org to find out if they have to make any weather-related changes or cancellations.

Published Sept. 4; updated October 12, 2018.

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