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Upcoming Events

December 1969

PAST SHOWS

October 2017

Center for Spiritual Living Crossroads

Guest soloist

September 2017

One by One 2017 - Private Residence

Join the Toni Gates Ensemble for the 13th Annual One by One 2017 Concert.

July 2017

Gladstone Amphitheater in the Park

The Toni Gates Ensemble will kick off the night's festivities for this annual July 4th celebration!

May 2017

Hallmark Cards

Keepsake ornament "Joyful Joyful" recording session

Center for Spiritual Living Crossroads

Featured vocalist

April 2017

Musical Theater Heritage - Crown Center

Fundraiser

Musical Theater Heritage - Crown Center

Musical Mondays and Tuesdays 70s Show

Musical Theater Heritage - Crown Center

Fundraiser

February 2017

Center for Spiritual Living Crossroads

Featured soloist

September 2016

Private Home, 3728 Holmes

One by One 2016

July 2016

Gladstone Amphitheater in the Park

The Toni Gates Ensemble will kick off the night's festivities for this annual July 4th celebration!

April 2016

Center for Spiritual Living Crossroads

Featured vocalist

March 2016

Unity Temple on the Plaza

Soprano section leader
9:00am -Communion Service
10:30am-Flowered Cross Service
Easter Service at Unity Temple is a beautiful event that the whole family can enjoy.
Youth Ed Easter Egg Hunt, Sunday, March 27, 11:45am, Youth Ed Classrooms

Center for Spiritual Living Crossroads

Featured vocalist

February 2016

Center for Spiritual Living Crossroads

Featured soloist

January 2016

Center for Spiritual Living Crossroads

Featured soloist

December 2015

Center for Spiritual Living Crossroads

Holiday music with Toni Gates and Rick Bacus...light spiritual message / poetry from Rev. Jarie Newsome and favorite all-time holiday stories from all!

Center for Spiritual Living Crossroads

Featured soloist

Private Home

Smalley House Concert - invitation only

November 2015

Center for Spiritual Living

Featured soloist

Center for Spiritual Living Crossroads

Featured soloist

October 2015

ONE BY ONE 2015 at Penn Valley Community College Theater

Join us at the Penn Valley Community Campus in the theater for the 10th annual One by One concert series. A portion of this year's sponsorships will benefit the Metropolitan Jazz Workshop: http://www.mcckc.edu/services/pvmusic/metrojazzworkshop/default.asp.
3201 Southwest Trafficway, Kansas City, Missouri 64111-2764 https://www.google.com/maps/search/penn+valley+community+college/@39.0699011,-94.5933201,16z
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September 2015

Musical Theater Heritage at Crown Center

Cast member

Musical Theater Heritage at Crown Center

Cast member

August 2015

Center for Spiritual Living

Guest vocalist

Center for Spiritual Living Crossroads

Featured vocalist

July 2015

Center for Spiritual Living Crossroads

Featured vocalist

Gladstone Amphitheater Oak Grove Park

Grab a blanket, pack a picnic and don't forget the fam!
This is a super cool park and a lovely night of music and fireworks :)

June 2015

Center for Spiritual Living Crossroads

Featured vocalist

May 2015

Center for Spiritual Living Crossroads

Featured vocalist

April 2015

Center for Spiritual Living Crossroads

Featured vocalist

March 2015

Center for Spiritual Living Crossroads

Featured vocalist

February 2015

Center for Spiritual Living Crossroads

Featured vocalist

January 2015

Center for Spiritual Living Crossroads

Featured vocalist

October 2014

Bacon, Blues and Brews Festival

Fundraiser Event at the Roeland Park Community Center with Tom Ransom on guitar

ONE BY ONE 2014 at Penn Valley Community College Auditorium

Join us at a new location on the Penn Valley Community Campus in the theater for the 9th annual One by One concert series. A portion of this year's sponsorships will benefit the Metropolitan Jazz Workshop: http://www.mcckc.edu/services/pvmusic/metrojazzworkshop/default.asp.

September 2014

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured vocalist

July 2014

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured vocalist

Gladstone Amphitheater at Oak Grove Park Independence Day Celebration

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, sit under the stars in Gladstone's beautiful Oak Grove Park. The fun begins at 7 p.m. with a concert by the Toni Gates Ensemble followed by the North Star Community Band, presentation of Colors and a magnificent fireworks display at dusk.

June 2014

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured Vocalist

May 2014

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured vocalist

April 2014

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured vocalist with Rick Bacus and Pat Conway.

Hallmark Mother's Day Song Card "Blessed Assurance" Available!

Toni's voice is featured in a Hallmark Mother's Day card now available

March 2014

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured vocalist with Rick Bacus and Pat Conway.

February 2014

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured vocalist with Rick Bacus and Pat Conway.

January 2014

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured vocalist with Rick Bacus and Pat Conway.

December 2013

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured vocalist with Rick Bacus and Pat Conway.

November 2013

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured vocalist with Rick Bacus and Pat Conway.

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured vocalist with Rick Bacus and Pat Conway.

October 2013

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured vocalist - India Arie's "One" with Rick Bacus & Pat Conway

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured vocalist with Rick Bacus and Pat Conway

September 2013

Private Deck Party

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured singer

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured singer: Peace Be Upon Us - Sheryl Crow & The Power of One - Israel Houghton

July 2013

Hallmark Recording Session

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured Soloist w/Rick Bacus & Pat Conway

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Karl Anthony's Mantra Laser Kirtan Experience; Toni & Sophia in the small vocal ensemble!

Gladstone Amphitheatre - Gladstone 4th of July Celebration Featuring The Toni Gates Ensemble

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, sit under the stars in Gladstone's beautiful Oak Grove Park and enjoy the show followed by fireworks!

June 2013

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured vocalist

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured vocalist

May 2013

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured vocalist

April 2013

Private studio-recording session

Recording Session

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured vocalist

March 2013

Center for Spiritual Living

Featured vocalist

Crossroads Center for Spiritual Living

Featured vocalist: "What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong and "A Beautiful Day" by India Arie.

Unity Village

Featured soloist: I'm Alive and Breathe

January 2013

Center for Spiritual Living

Featured soloist: "Accentuate the Positive" and "Love is Good Thing" with Monique Danielle.

November 2012

Visitation Church, 5141 Main St.

Featured Vocalist with Summit Lakes Middle School Choir on Mahalia Jackson's "City Called Heaven" under the direction of Beth Files.

Center for Spiritual Living

Featured Vocalist with Monique Danielle

October 2012

One by One 2012 (8th Annual)

September 2012

Unity Village

Featured vocalist; Breathe, Dream, Pray, Love and India Arie's Wonderful

July 2012

Center for Spiritual Living

Featured vocalist; performing original "Save Me"

June 2012

Unity Village

Featured vocalist

May 2012

Leavenworth Performing Arts Center - The Old Hollywood Theater

Double bill: Toni Gates Ensemble and the Mazurka Latin Jazz Ensemble
PERFORMING ARTS CENTER | HOLLYWOOD THEATER | 500 DELAWARE STREET LEAVENWORTH, KS 66048-1970 | TEL: 913-682-7557 Built in the 1930's, this art deco theater has a rich history. The Hollywood Theater, designed by Robert Boller was built in 1938. After closing as a movie theater in the 1970’s, the building was donated to the city in 1977. The Hollywood Theater was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.
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April 2012

Hallmark Recording Session

Unity Village

Featured vocalist

February 2012

Brookside Day School

Gamma Girls Career Day: Singer/Songwriter/Choral Conducting/Teacher/Grantwriter

January 2012

Private Wedding

"Marry Me" by Train & "What a Wonderful World"

Unity Village

Featured Vocalist - "From a Distance" and "Defying Gravity" duet with
Nikki Williams

December 2011

Private Holiday Party Open House

Private Holiday Brunch

November 2011

Unity Village

Featured vocalist

October 2011

Hallmark Recording Session - Sky Recording Studios

One by One 2011 (7th Annual)

Mia Ramsey with her band Soul Serenade will join the TGE (Toni Gates Ensemble) as Guest Artist for this night of good music, a live auction and concert reception at Grand Street Cafe. Sponsorship packages are available.

September 2011

Unity Village

Featured vocalist; will perform songs "One Voice" by Wailin' Jenny's and "I Choose" by India Arie.

July 2011

Unity Village

Featured vocalist; will perform song "Save Me" solo piano/voice from new "This Woman" CD.

Air Digital Recording Studio

Recording session for "This Woman" CD.

Air Digital Recording Studio

Recording session for "This Woman" CD.

May 2011

Unity Village

Featured vocalist

Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral

Tannehill-Anderson wedding soloist

Air Digital Recording Studio

RECORDING NEW CD PROJECT "THIS WOMAN!"

April 2011

Unity Village

Featured vocalist

March 2011

Community Christian Church

Featured soloist

February 2011

Unity Village

Featured vocalist

January 2011

Reading Reptile - Live performance of "Lost Lover Blues" duet

Meet author Philip Stephens, who talks about and reads from his novel, Miss Me When I'm Gone, concerning a folk singer in the American Midwest. Unlike most events at Reading Reptile, this one is geared toward adults. So, expect adult refreshments.

December 2010

Unity Village

Featured vocalist

October 2010

One by One 2010 (6th Annual)

Guest Artist Joe Athon joins the TGE (Toni Gates Ensemble) for a night of good music, a live auction and friendship. Teri Wilder, back from New Mexico, graces the stage as opening act. Sponsorship packages available.

Unity Village

Featured vocalist

Recording Session - McDonalds

Bonne Sante - "A Toast to Good Health"

Featured artist; Argosy Casino Hotel and Spa; a Northland Healthcare Access fundraiser

August 2010

Unity Village

Featured vocalist

RJs

Featured soloist with Clarence Smith ensemble.
Robert "Bob" Palmgren is a French-trained, Certified Executive
Chef who has cooked in some of the most well-known fine-
dining establishments in the country. He built an impressive
resume during the 30-year period prior to opening RJ's Bob-Be-
Que Shack in 2003, in which he fulfilled a life-long dream.
Bring the family for dinner and enjoy some good food!

July 2010

Recording Session - Hallmark Cards

June 2010

Unity Village

Featured Vocalist

May 2010

Unity Village

Featured Vocalist

March 2010

Unity Village

Featured Vocalist

January 2010

Unity Village

Featured Vocalist

December 2009

Micah Ministries

THE TRIO will perform music from "Celebrating Christmas" and pass out complimentary copies of the new CD. The Micah Ministry is the urban, ecumenical outreach mission of Independence Boulevard Christian Church to the poor and needy in the historic Northeast area of Kansas City, Missouri.

November 2009

Unity Village

Featured Vocalist

Unity Village

Featured Vocalist

October 2009

Center for Spiritual Living

Bon Voyage Teri Wilder!

Join us for this grand send-off for Teri Wilder (www.TeriWilder.com) as she embarks upon her next grand adventure! Toni Gates, Matthew Wilson, Nancy Nail and many others join together for this STAR-STUDDED evening!

$10.00 per guest, payable at the door or online.

Unity Temple on the Plaza

5th Annual One by One concert series produced by Toni!
For tickets: 816.931.5806 or email: tonigates@tonigates.com

September 2009

Ameristar Casino

Musical entertainment for Bonne Sante fundraiser for Northland Healthcare Access *private party*

Unity Village

Featured Vocalist

Leavenworth Main Street

First City Festival's Jazz at Haymarket

August 2009

Unity Village

Featured Vocalist

Howard Station

KC Cafe Radio Roadshow
Toni Gates Ensemble featured

Unity Village

Featured Vocalist

July 2009

Unity Village

Featured Vocalist