KC’s “Middle of the Map Festival” offers music, movies and more.

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.


Kansas City’s sixth annual Middle of the Map Festival takes place April 28th through May 1st. The celebration of music, arts and film will take place in a number of venues in Westport, the Crossroads Art District and the downtown Power and Light district.


Among the live highlights will be comedian Fred Armisen (“Saturday Night Live,” “Portlandia,” “Late Night with Seth Meyers”), as well as singer/songwriter Aimee Mann and many more musical acts, including dozens of national and local bands.


The film component of the festival will take place at the Alamo Drafthouse. There will be musical performances there as well; some tied in with the movie presentations.


The movie lineup is an eclectic one, featuring 25 films in four days. It’s being promoted as a “diverse cross-section of curated films, including features, documentaries, rocumentaries and shorts.”


More information on tickets, venues and events is available at www.middleofthemapfest.com.


Like” Fox 4 Screening Room on Facebook!

Click here to receive weekly emails full of FOX 4′s entertainment news!

What’s our criteria for reviewing a film and awarding the popcorn bag ratings? Click here to find out.

Follow on Twitter: @fox4kc @RussSimmons1 @sedwardskc