Symphony in the Flint Hills will launch public ticket sales this Saturday, March 3. The event will be held at Rosalia Ranch in Butler County on June 9. Singer / songwriter Aoife O’Donovan will join the Kansas City Symphony as this year’s guest artist.
Founder and lead vocalist of the bluegrass band “Crooked Still,” O’Donovan has released two solo albums, and has collaborated with a wide range of artists and groups ranging from Alison Krauss and Dave Douglas to the National Symphony Orchestra.
The day-long Symphony in the Flint Hills event will include prairie walks, covered wagon rides, inspirational talks, prairie art, cowboy poetry, food, beverage and an after-concert party and dance. This year’s theme, WaterWays will explore the natural, cultural and structural elements of water in the Flint Hills.
Tickets for the event go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 3. General admission tickets are $95 plus tax for adults and $50 for children under 12. All tickets can be purchased online at https://2018symphonyintheflinthills.eventbrite.com.