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  • Candlelight: From Bach to The Beatles

Candlelight: From Bach to The Beatles


Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations never before used for this purpose in Kansas City. Buy your tickets now to discover the magic of music from Bach to the Beatles at The Gem Theater under the gentle glow of candlelight.

General Info
📍 Venue: The Gem Theater
📅 Dates and times: June 10 and July 22 at 6:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. (select during purchase)
⏳ Duration: 60 minutes (doors open 60 mins prior to the start time and late entry is not permitted)
👤 Age requirement: 8 years old or older. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult
♿ Accessibility: this venue is ADA compliant
❓ View the FAQs for this event here
✅ Safety measures will be in place throughout the experience
🪑 Seating is assigned on a first come first served basis in each zone
🕯️ If you would like to book a private concert, please click here



  • Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048: I. Allegro
  • Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007: I. Prelude
  • Bach / Gounod: Ave Maria
  • Concerto for 2 Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043: I. Vivace

The Beatles

  • I Want to Hold Your Hand
  • Yesterday
  • Blackbird
  • Strawberry Fields Forever
  • All You Need Is Love
  • Eleanor Rigby
  • Michelle
  • Love Me Do
  • Something
  • In My Life
  • Hey Jude
  • Here Comes the Sun
  • Come Together


  • Fountain City Quartet

💬 Jane Y. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐: "The show was absolutely amazing. I recommended it to all of my friends and family! I will definitely be attending another candlelight event!"
💬 Holly H. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐: "Very well run and the very talented musicians were great!"
💬 David S. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐: "We had a wonderful time and the venue was perfect for an intimate gathering."

User reviews

based on 60 reviews
  • I rated it a 5 because of the entire experience! The staff were courteous, the venue was amazing and the quartet was spectacular! I loved the intimate setting and the candlelight vibes were the best!
  • Wonderful! Wish we could of had hours of listening instead of one! They were outstanding and it was so relaxing too!
  • A beautiful presentation with use of candles. Excellent musicianship!
  • Skilled musicians, excellent music, wonderful ambiance.
  • I had the most wonderful time! The entire hour I had goosebumps covering my body and a huge smile on my face. The energy and ambiance was one of a kind. So excited to go to my next candlelight event!
  • Truly a beautiful experience. the Gem Theater offers an intimate setting enhanced by the glow of candlelight. The music was breathtaking with such a perfect selection of Beatles songs.
  • I was so impressed with the quartet, the venue, the candles. My youngest and I attended and will make an effort to find more concerts like this!
  • Absolutely incredible! Beautiful intimate experience with extraordinarily talented musicians! 10/10 will do this again!
  • Really amazing string quartet. I could have listened fo hours.
  • Very cool experience. Totally unplugged so it was kinda quiet, but really beautiful
  • The performers were terrific. Comfortable venue. Nice mix of songs.
  • Great length. Great venue. Was invited to move up closer for a more intimate experience.
  • The musicians were amazing and the experience as a whole was really cool. perfect for a date night or even a family night. My 2 teenage boys really enjoyed the evening
  • Awesome music! This is the second show we have seen with this quartet. Looking forward to more from them.
  • If I could give this 10 stars, I would! Such talented musicians, we weren't ready for it to end. We will definitely be back!
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