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Kings Kaleidoscope - ZEAL TOUR with Wordsplayed

  • The Cedar Cultural Center 416 Cedar Avenue South Minneapolis, MN, 55454 United States (map)

Afton Presents

Kings Kaleidoscope - ZEAL TOUR with Wordsplayed

Saturday, May 11th / Doors at 7:00pm / Show at 7:30pm

All Ages

$24 General Admission, $60 VIP Meet & Greet

This is a standing show. General Admission and VIP tickets available online.

VIP Package includes:
- General Admission Ticket
- Q&A with both bands
- Photos with bands
- Signed poster
- Early entry and access to merch


Kings Kaleidoscope has a history of breaking convention. The band first met at church, reimagining hymns and ecclesial melodies. But what started under lofted ceilings soon broke through, reaching the ready ears of crowds and critics. Five EPs and two critically-acclaimed LPs later (both landing in the top 10 on Billboard's gospel chart), King's continues to reinvent their medium. Genre-bending rhythms, bold arrangements, and soaring melodies underscore the diverse influences within the band. Chad Gardner leads the collective of friends; up to ten members strong, and all hands stretch the canvas until it sings. Their latest project, The Beauty Between, is another transformation, but what remains true—and what resonates with fans—is the creative core: an honest expression of the ache, love, and color of a life redeemed.


“Renaissance Man” Whether it be wowing crowds with his lyrical prowess or organizing community events for the elderly, Wordsplayed has emerged as one of the great riddles of modern rap music. A pioneer of the self coined “indie­trap” sound, John “Wordsplayed” Itiola uses his unique voice and whimsical lyricism to paint pictures that are equal parts fawn in mid stride and 1980’s era Japanese race car engineering. 

Coming off of the success of his first solo project Clowntown and his groundbreaking collaborative project Magic & Bird Wordsplayed is now ready to delight the world with some new music. 

His latest effort “Lo­Fi Love Part 1 (LFL1)” and “Lo­Fi Love Part 2 (LFL2)” have been paired with his stellar “Lo­Fidelity Hour” and “Lo­Fidelity Nights Uncut” direct to public access television series’, respectively.