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The Best Music in Kansas City This Weekend

FEMI KUTI & THE POSITIVE FORCE

Friday, July 8, at Crossroads KC

Femi Kuti faces the formidable challenge of living up to the larger-than-life legacy of his father. A legendary Nigerian musician and activist, Fela Kuti was a combination of James Brown and Jesse Jackson. His son will celebrate his heritage during a headlining performance at the Roots and Heritage Festival on Friday. With Roots of Creation, Soul Rebel & the Beast, Sunu, Lion Dub and DJ Rico.

▪ 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 8. Crossroads KC. 785-749-3434. crossroadskc.com. $25.50-$67 in advance.