Elvis Costello & The Imposters are planning some summer shows — with the first date already announced. On August 27th, the band is set to play Kansas City, Missouri’s famed Uptown Theater. The public onsale is set for Friday, June 18th at 10 a.m. local time. So far, no other dates have been announced.

Costello’s primary band since 2001 — the Imposters — features Attractions keyboardist Stevie Nieve, drummer Pete Thomas — with Davey Faragher replacing Attractions bassist Bruce Thomas.


  • Elvis Costello dropped a surprise year-capping song in the waning hours of the decade, titled “Farewell, OK 2020.” The D.I.Y.-sounding track isn’t that far off from his critically acclaimed 2020 collection, Hey Clockface.
  • 2020 saw Costello snagging his second Grammy for his and the Imposters‘ 2018 album, Look Now, winning the award for Best Traditional Pop Album.
  • Costello and the band beat out with Barbra Streisand for WallsMichael Bublé for Love (Deluxe Edition); John Legend for A Legendary Christmas; andSì by Andrea Bocelli.

CHECK IT OUT: Elvis Costello & The Attractions on May 12th, 1994 performing “Kinder Murder” live on CBS’ The Late Show with David Letterman: