The Truman

Originally built in the 1930s, The Truman celebrates the look and feel of the concrete and steel building reborn as a music venue and event space.  The Truman features a large main hall, separate bar & lounge at the main entrance, open air patio, and second story VIP that overlooks the stage and has downtown Kansas City views.

Conveniently located just 2 minutes from Downtown, The Truman is located in The East Crossroads.  The Crossroads Arts District is a vibrant and diverse community that welcomes all walks of life and all forms of artistic expression.  Home to more than 400 local artists and 100 independent studios, the Crossroads Arts District is one of the most concentrated gallery districts in the nation. Beyond the galleries, restaurants and storefronts, you’ll find an equally impressive collection of professional design studios, architectural firms, advertising agencies, and other innovative businesses.

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Venue FAQs

Box Office

Our Box Office opens at one hour before doors on show days. Stop in to pick up will-call tickets, purchase tickets for any upcoming show, or get information about the venue.

All doors times for the concerts are listed on the calendar and tickets.


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With a standing room capacity of 1,400, The Truman can entertain formal banquet seating, theater arrangements, and cocktail parties. The versatile, open floor design is accented with exposed brick walls, a lofty steel beam ceiling, polished concrete bars, and vintage Kansas City character your guests will love.

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