The Heartland States of America
08450 533 280

If music be the food of love, then play on - Kansas!

Ten years back, Chase County, KS rancher Jane Koger convened an all-woman orchestra to celebrate her 40th birthday with the first ever ‘symphony on the prairie’, enjoyed by 3,000 people, at her Homestead Ranch. Ever since, the legend of the Symphony In The Flint Hills has grown. In 2014, 1000’s of appreciative music lovers will once again gather to drink in the magic of symphonic music wafting on the evening prairie breeze, accompanied by endless grass and sky and encored with a gorgeous Kansas sunset. “Art and environment brought together to nourish the soul.” says Jane. www.symphonyintheflinthills.org

At the other end of the musical scale (and in between there's theatre, jazz, bluegrass ...) and fresh home to the US from his debut concerts in the UK - supporting a particularly feisty LeAnn Rimes - is Clearwater, KS son - Logan Mize. He writes country/rock lyrics replete  with humour and insight; he sings them with clarity and attack, and he plays a mean guitar too. If the world is a fair place, Logan will be big and he's worth seeking out. www.loganmize.com

And Logan is the voice on the upcoming Kansas advertising film - here’s a preview …

click here

Kansas has given the world some really big names -  amongst them great C&W artistes like Melissa Etheridge; rockers like Joe Walsh and enduring bands such as the eponymous Kansas - but at its heart is the deep tradition of playing for friends and family or getting together weekends to jam or grab the open mic. Take a road trip and hear for yourself one day soon ... and meanwhile, remember that name - Logan Mize, Clearwater, KS; perhaps coming to a theatre near you one night soon!


Getting here

Getting to the Heartland States
connecting services from UK regional airports via London/Europe & US gateways

View details

Our ebulletin

News and offers straight to your inbox
subscribe to our quarterly ebulletin, packed with intriguing news

View details

Brochures & maps

Request or download to your screen
Kansas & Oklahoma have a great portfolio of brochures & maps for you

View details

From our Blog

Kansas City, KS - on the slide in a good way! 01 Jan, 2015

Kansas City, KS - on the slide in a good way! (by Eoghan Corry)

Read on

The barber oil baron of Bartlesville, OK 01 Jan, 2015

The barber oil baron of Bartlesville, OK (by Eoghan Corry)

Read on

Travel Partners

Complete North America logo

Our Travel Partners Be it a flydrive or a ranch stay, rich history or vast prairies, native American culture or vibrant city life our carefully selected Travel Partners have the experience, expertise and passion you''re looking for. Click on the Partner of your choice, above.