Jazz Calendar for August 17 to August 23

Jazz Calendar for August 17 to August 23

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for Tuesday, August 17th to Monday, August 23rd. This is shared for the benefit of jazz music lovers. Please check with the music venue to confirm details of the event. All times are Central Time. All performances are afternoon or evening shows except where indicated with words like “brunch” or “noon.”

Tuesday, August 17

• The Tivoli Theater in the Nelson Atkins Museum hosts a screening of the documentary “Bird: Not Out of Nowhere” and a panel discussion with Bobby Watson, Chuck Haddix, and Lonnie McFadden at 5:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents bassist Tyrone Clark from 6:30 – 9:30 followed by the Reyes Brothers until 2:00
• Vocalist Eboni Fondren hosts a jam session at Soiree Steak and Oyster House at 1512 East 18th Street from 7:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street presents vocalist Jessica Paige from 7:00 – 10:00
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Dan Sturdevant from 7:30 – 11:30
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has pianist Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
• Corvino at 19th and Walnut presents guitarist Michael McClintock from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has vocalist Tayla Groves from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Jazz a Louisiana Kitchen at 1859 Village West Parkway in Kansas City, Kansas presents Brad Allen from 6:00 – 9:00

Wednesday, August 18

• Keyboardist Jackie Myers appears outdoors at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway from 5:00 – 8:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 6:30 – 10:30 followed by organist Matt Villinger until 2:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 10:00
• Tim Reid Jr. hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• Corvino at 19th and Walnut presents guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 9:00
• GameTime District at 7300 West 119th Street has the Jim Lower Trio from 6:00 – 9:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street presents pianist Charles Williams from 7:00 – 10:00
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Candace Evans from 7:30 – 11:30

Thursday, August 19

• The American Jazz Museum at 1616 East 18th Street has Brass & Boujee from 7:30 – 9:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT at 6:00 followed by Guitar Elation from 8:00 – 11:00 and guitarist Jeff Shirley until 2:30
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue presents saxophonist Rich Wheeler at 7:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 9:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Emily Dix from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 10:00
• Pierponts at Union Station presents keyboardist Mark Lowrey from 5:00 – 8:00
• Corvino at 19th and Walnut presents pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 9:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street presents Eclipse from 7:00 – 10:00
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Jackie Myers from 7:00 – 11:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has With a Twist from 6:30 – 8:30
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:00 – 8:00

Friday, August 20

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Preston Portley 5:00 followed by Andrew Ouellette from 8:30 –11:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Tyrone Clark at 2:30 followed by OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by the RSS Trio until 2:30. Danny Embrey plays downstairs at the Green Lady from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by the Lower Herrera Copland Trio until 1:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Tim Whitmer from 6:30 – 9:30 followed by Matt Villinger until 1:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has Bram Wijnands from 6:00 – 10:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 8:30 followed by Eboni Fondren until 11:30.
• Ward Parkway Center at 89th and State Line presents Stan Kessler outdoors from 7:00 – 9:00
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has Lori Tucker from 8:00 – 11:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street presents Eclipse from 7:00 – 11:00
• Lonnie’s Reno Club at 1111 Grand features Lonnie McFadden from 7:00 – 10:30
• Stock Hill at 48th and Main presents Baby J from 8:00 – 11:00
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand has J Love from 9:00 – midnight
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Jaysoul from 9:00 – 1:00.
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has Tayla Groves from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall presents Joel McNulty

Saturday, August 21 and Sunday, August 22

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents KKFI’s own Jazz Disciple with Will Matthews from 8:30 – 11:30 Saturday
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Rod Fleeman Saturday at 2:30 followed by OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 10:00 and the RSS Trio upstairs from 10:30 – 2:30, Danny Embrey downstairs from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by Taylor Babb until 2:00. Sunday the Green Lady has Rod Fleeman at 2:30 followed by Tyrone Clark from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by the RSS Trio until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Tim Whitmer Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30 followed by Leslie MacLean until 1:00
• The Folly Theater at 12th and Central hosts the educational Bird Boot Camp from 9 AM – 3 PM Saturday.
• On Saturday the Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway hosts a Bird Boot Camp student jam with Michael Pagan Saturday from 3:30 – 5:30 followed by Brant Jester upstairs from 5:30 – 9:00 and Bram Wijnands downstairs from 6:00 – 10:00.
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania has HoraceScope at 6:00 Sunday
• The Warwick Theater at 3927 Main hosts a jam session with Aryana Nemati from 6:30 – 10:00 Sunday
• Soiree Steak and Oyster House at 1512 East 18th Street features the Eclipse Trio from 7:00 – 10:00
• The French Market in Prairie Village Shops presents Red Velvet Saturday from 4:30 – 7:00
• Lonnie’s Reno Club at 1111 Grand features Lonnie McFadden from 7:00 – 10:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street presents Charles Williams Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00 and Sunday from 6:00 – 9:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has J Love Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30
• Stock Hill at 48th and Main presents Crossroads Sound from 8:00 – 11:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has a jazz brunch Saturday with Alex Abramovitz and the swingin’ Kansas City Fives from 10:00 – 2:00 followed by Talya Groves from 4:30 – 8:30. Sunday Millie Edwards and Dan Sturdevant play the Phoenix Brunch from 10:00 – 2:00.
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall presents Joel McNulty

Monday, August 23

• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features guitarist Brian Baggett from 6:30 – 10:30 followed by guitarist Jeff Shirley until 2:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall presents the Waldo Jazz Collective from 7:00 – 10:00

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