Ad Astra Music Festival

Est. 2014 in Russell, Kansas

2019 performances


The 2019 season featured nine unique performances spanning three weekends in July.

main stage

Our six main stage performances on Friday and Saturday evenings are large-scale events featuring many world-class performers, suitable for large audiences. Tickets to each event are $20.

July 12 · Dear Love
July 13 · Jazz at the Barn
July 19 · Our Union to Restore
July 20 · Proving Up
July 26 · Unaccompanied, In Concert
July 27 · Handel’s Theodora

Chamber music

These three Sunday afternoon events place audiences intimately close to smaller casts of performers. Limited seating available. Tickets to each event are $10.

July 14 · Anna Pidgorna, an introduction
July 21 · Feminine Experiences
July 28 · Musikalische Exequien

For the first five years of Ad Astra, we were able to bring you incredible performances for only $10 per ticket. In order to continue this festival’s rapid growth, we have raised the ticket prices of all Main Stage performances in 2019. Thank you for continuing to support Ad Astra.

2019 festival ticket protocol

In order to make attending Ad Astra fair for all attendees, the following ticket protocol will be enforced:

  1. All ticket holders must arrive at the venue by the scheduled start time, or your ticket may be voided without refund.

  2. Limited tickets will be available for purchase at the door to each performance. When these tickets are sold, any remaining unfilled seats will be sold at the scheduled start time.

  3. All performances are general admission. There are no printed or digital tickets this season. If you purchase your tickets before the performance, please be prepared to present your ID at the door so that we may verify your admission.