Kacico Dance Presents 2013 Song and Dance Project with Flannigan’s Right Hook

Performances during May and June First Friday in the Kansas City Crossroads District.

The 2013 Song and Dance Project is a captivating collaborative performance between Kacico Dance and Kansas City Irish Band, Flannigan’s Right Hook. Five out of seven company dancers have created new and innovative choreography to covered and original songs by Flannigan’s.  They will perform an hour long concert, live, during May and June First Friday’s celebration in the Kansas City Crossroads District. The Song and Dance Project continues Kacico’s tradition of interdisciplinary collaboration offering opportunities to talented performance artists in the greater Kansas City area.

2013 Song and Dance Project

1.) Date: Friday, May 3, 2013

Time: Show starts at 7 p.m.

Venue: The Promise Wedding and Event Space, 1814 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64108

2.) Date: Friday, June 7, 2013

Time: Show starts at 7 p.m.

Venue: The Bauer, 115 W. 18th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108

Tickets: Free to the public/Accepting donations

Featuring:  Kacico Dance and Flannigan’s Right Hook

Performance details: www.kacicodance.org


Kacico Dance is a professional nonprofit contemporary dance company from Kansas City, Missouri under the co-artistic direction of Allison McKinzie, Holly Noel Harmison, and Maggie Osgood Nicholls.  These three artists are dedicated to preserving and developing the artistic excellence of the company. Kacico creates and maintains a diverse dance repertory facilitated by artistic skill, knowledge, creative questioning, experimentation, and collaboration.  The company perpetuates the existence, exploration, and education of modern dance and its developmental forms. Kacico presents public concerts and programs locally and regionally in a variety of presentational forms for audience enjoyment, enrichment and cultural education. Kacico has presented work at the Folly Theatre, Gem Theatre, H&R Block City Stage Theatre, The Carlsen Center, and numerous non-traditional dance spaces in the Kansas City Metro Area over the past 8 years. Company dancers are Allison McKinzie, Holly Noel Harmison, Maggie Nicholls, Leigh Murray, Mallory Gittemeier, Chelsea Koenig, and Katie Metzger.  Kacico Dance is currently a Charlotte Street Foundation Urban Culture Project Studio Resident.  For more about Kacico, go to: www.kacicodance.org


Flannigan’s Right Hook is a Kansas City band with Irish, Rock, and Folk influences. Band members Cameron Russell, Shane Borth and Michael Cochran started the band in 2006. Current play lists by the boys include classic Irish standards – ballads and tunes – and also a whole slew of songs from the world of American country music, classic tracks, bluegrass, as well as original compositions and songs.  You can hear Flannigan’s Right Hook at several establishments across the Kansas City Metro area. They can be seen at Tom Foolery’s on the Plaza, Kelly’s Pub in Westport, The Dubliner in the Power and Light District,  Lylwelyn’s and The Roxy in Overland Park, and O’Malley’s Pub in Weston.  For more about Flannigan’s Right Hook go to:  www.facebook.com/flannigansrighthook

Above: (Left to Right) Flannigan’s Right Hook with Kacico Dancer Holly Noel Harmison at April First Friday at Event Port 208.

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