Jazz Calendar for the week of June 21 to Sunday, June 27

Jazz Calendar for the week of June 21 to Sunday, June 27

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, June 21st to Sunday, June 27th. 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.”

Monday, June 21

• Percussionist Bill Summers appears outdoors as part of the World Jazz Festival at Dunbar Park at 36th and Oakley from 5:00 – 7:00
• Washburn University in Topeka presents Joe Cartwright with Deborah Brown at 7:30
• 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
• Concourse Park at Holmes and East 69th Street has the Dan Riggs Band from 5:00 – 6:45

Tuesday, June 22

• 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
• 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
• Grand Street Café at 4740 Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 7:30

Wednesday, June 23

• Eboni Fondren 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
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Candace Evans from 7:30 – 11:30

Thursday, June 24

• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT at 6:00 followed by Guitar Elation from 7:00 – 11:00 followed by guitarist Jeff Shirley until 2:30
• 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 keyboardist Jackie Myers from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 10:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has vocalist Rudy Amato from 6:30 – 9:30
• American Slang at 401 Ward Parkway has Jackie Myers from 7:00 – 11:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:00 – 8:00

Friday, June 25

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Just a Taste of Jazz at 5:30 followed by the Kansas City Latin Jazz Orchestra from 8:30 –12:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents 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 pianist Bram Wijnands from 6:00 – 10:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by more music until 11:45.
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has Lori Tucker from 8:00 – midnight
• The World Culture Series at 1747 Summit Street presents Brian Scarborough from 7:30 – 9:30
• Revolution Records at 1830 Locust has Michael Eaton from 8:00 – 10:00
• Lonnie’s Reno Club at 1111 Grand features Lonnie McFadden from 7:00 – 10:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Brian Ruskin from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Trago Bar and Tapas at 9261 Northeast 83rd Terrace presents Alex Abramovitz and his Swingin Kansas City Jazz Band from 7:00 – 10:00
• Lost Evenings Brewing Company at 8625 Hauser Court features Evan Kappelman from 7:00 – 9:00
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has Tayla Groves from 6:30 – 10:30

Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, June 27

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents kkfi’s own Jazz Disciple with Lisa Henry from 8:30 – 12:00 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 Matt Villinger until 1:30, Danny Embrey downstairs from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by Danny Embrey until 1:30 and the RSS Trio upstairs from 10:30 – 2:30. Sunday the Green Lady has Tyrone Clark from 6:30 – 10:30 followed by the RSS Trio until 2:00
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Tim Whitmer Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30 followed by Leslie MacLean until 1:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue presents KC Green at 9:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands Saturday from 6:00 – 10:00.
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features live music Saturday from 6:00 – 11:45. Sunday Corvino has music from 5:00 – 8:00
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania presents Michael Eaton Sunday from 6:00 – 8:30
• The French Market in Prairie Village Shops presents Uptown Violins Saturday from 4:30 – 7:00
• Lonnie’s Reno Club at 1111 Grand features Lonnie McFadden from 7:00 – 10:30
• Johnnie’s Jazz Bar and Grille at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty has Stan Kessler and Kathleen Holeman Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30
• 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. Sunday Millie Edwards and Dan Sturdevant play the Phoenix Brunch from 10:00 – 2:00.
• Ophelia’s Restaurant in Independence Square has Candace Evans from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday

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