Why Kansas City?

What You Will Experience

At the 2018 AGO Convention in Kansas City, you will see and hear incredible performances by world-class organists and choirs; hear new music by some of the world’s best modern composers; be able to check out dozens of workshops and seminars; and enjoy creative worship services in some of the most beautiful and historic organ venues in the country. The organists of Kansas City look forward to sharing the grandeur of the city’s organs and performance venues with the rest of the world from July 2 – 6, 2018.

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Kansas City Is The Place To Be

Kansas City is currently experiencing a wonderful cultural rebirth, and this convention will take place in the middle of it all. Energetic and attractive neighborhoods throughout the city are highlighted by world class performing arts venues, beautiful bars and restaurants, and a wide array of cultural hot spots such as museums, coffee shops, breweries, art galleries, and parks. Forbes named Kansas City one of “America’s Best Downtowns”; Huffington Post named it “Coolest City in America” in 2014; Time awarded KC “America’s Best City for BBQ”; and it was the first US city with access to Google’s ultra–high–speed internet service, Google Fiber.

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More Than Jazz And BBQ

We are well-known for our jazz and our barbecue, but we have grown into much more than that. Our wide boulevards and numerous fountains are emblematic of the city’s European-inspired design, while the flourishing arts scene has produced a new generation of local craftspeople, gifted artisans, and creative manufacturers. Kansas City has much more to offer than you may know. Experience it firsthand and find your new favorite city.

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