Country music, as a whole, has a very passionate fan base, often staying within the genre. Shania Twain is one of the rare performers who has mainstream, crossover appeal to the rock and pop industry, and it’s clear to see why. Shania Twain, the iconic country-pop artist, brought her electrifying energy to Kansas City for a night of unforgettable music. The concert, held at a packed T-Mobile Center, showcased Twain’s immense talent and showcased why she remains one of the most beloved performers in the industry. With her chart-topping hits, and incredible stage precense, this concert was a true celebration of Twain’s remarkable career.
As fans eagerly gathered outside the venue, the air was filled with anticipation and excitement. The atmosphere was electric as concertgoers shared their love for Shania Twain and speculated about what surprises the night might hold. From die-hard fans dressed in Shania-inspired outfits, even the men, to casual listeners looking forward to a fun night out. There were just as many cowboy boots and hats, as there were sandals. And all the sequins and glitter? I feel sorry for whoever has to clean up.
Kicking off the night was the sensational Mickey Guyton. Guyton warmed up the crowd with her soulful voice and powerful lyrics. She loved the crowd as much as the crowd loved her. And you can never go wrong in Kansas City with mentioning the Superbowl champions. In fact, it might be the law.
After a short break, it was time for Shania. Rather than appearing in a cloud of smoke on stage (from the animated rocketship), we heard her unmistakeable voice echo through the arena, and the giant screens showed exactly where she was: right amongst the crowd! Being carried on a platform through the front section, Shania serenaded us, while those lucky enough to snag ringside seats, were able to high-five their favorite singer.
Throughout the concert, Shania Twain took the audience on a journey through her extensive catalog of hits. From her early breakthrough songs to her more recent chart-toppers, Twain showcased her versatility as an artist and her ability to connect with her fans through her music.
One of the more moments of the night was when Twain performed her iconic hit, “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!”, her encore song of course. The crowd erupted in cheers, and the energy in the venue was palpable. Twain’s infectious enthusiasm and irresistible stage presence had everyone on their feet, dancing and singing along.
Photos by Josh Chaikin
Words by Josh Chaikin and Sonny C. Wright