Light Up the Lawn: The Freedom Affair

Join the Midwest Trust Center and Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art for the 2024 Light Up the Lawn Concert Series featuring some of the best live music Kansas City has to offer. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and picnic baskets (no alcohol) for these free, fun events! Come early to the Nerman Museum to make seed mandalas and see the exhibition 'Actions for the Earth' from 6-7 p.m., and grab a bite to eat from one of our local food trucks!


The members of The Freedom Affair

Experience an evening of female-fronted soul powerhouse presented by the Midwest Trust Center and Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art for the 2024 Light Up the Lawn Concert Series!

Relish in an unforgettable performance by local legends The Freedom Affair, blending dynamic rhythms with the stunning vocals of lead singers Seyko Groves, Paula Saunders, and Shon Ruffin.

Make an evening of it and arrive early at the Nerman to create seed mandalas and see the exhibition Actions for the Earth from 6-7 p.m. Pack your blankets, lawn chairs, and picnic baskets (no alcohol) or visit one of our food trucks to grab a bite to eat.

Free and open to the public—no reservation required!