Innovation Festival, a regional convergence of music and innovation, returns August 3-5, 2023 at Crown Center! The event features a two-day deep tech conference and musical performances. Innovation Festival’s ‘Beats Day’, which is open to the public, will be headlined by national touring artist Colony House, along with breakout alternative rock artists Dante Elephante, Mike Mains & The Branches, Harbour, Young Mister, Social Cinema, MellowPhobia, Cory Phillips and the Band of Light, and Emmaline Twist. The live performances will take place on Saturday, August 5, at Crown Center Square in Kansas City, MO.

In addition to the music, Innovation Festival’s Beats Day will feature a night market curated by The Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair, plus the Kansas Manufacturing Solutions Brewery Showcase that celebrates the fermentation industry by featuring local and regional breweries. The Strawberry Swing night market will be free to the public.

Single-day admission badges for ‘Beats Day’, along with the full music lineup and festival information is available at