About Us

Evolving from the SW KS Community Concert Association, SW KS Live on Stage sponsors quality live stage entertainment across southwest Kansas. Formed in 1946 by Basil Roark, local band director, and a group of city leaders, Live On Stage continues to contribute to the quality of life of southwest Kansas residents. The shows are selected to appeal to a diverse audience and bring a broad range of artists to the community. The artists also spend time in area schools providing an educational component to supplement local music education efforts.

Southwest Kansas Live on Stage, PO Box 1827, Garden City, KS 67846

The mission of Southwest Kansas Live on Stage, Inc. is to promote arts and culture for individuals in southwestern Kansas surrounding Garden City.  The purpose shall be to foster, promote, organize, fund and otherwise present music, concerts, dance and cultural programs, and other related programs in the areas of performing arts.