KKFI Jazz Calendar for August 22 – August 28

KKFI Jazz Calendar for August 22 – August 28

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, August 22nd to Sunday, August 28th. 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, August 22

• Guitarist Matt Hopper hosts the Blue Monday Jam at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features vocalist Molly Hammer from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by the Crossroads Quartet until 1:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Pagarazzi from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Joe DeFio from 6:00 – 8:00
• The Tank Room at 1813 Grand features A la Mode from 8:00 – midnight
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents vocalist Millie Edwards from 7:00 – 10:30.
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road features the Waldo Jazz Collective from 7:00 – 10:00
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has Jazzbo at 6:00
• Tomorrow at noon Gerald Spaits and Charles Williams appear at Johnson County Community College’s Carlsen Center
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 4725 Broadway features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Monday from 11:30 – 1:30

Tuesday, August 23

• Guitarist Matt Hopper hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Candace Evans from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features LiveBird with Jeff Robinson from 7:30 – 8:30 followed by organist Chris Hazelton until 12:30
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents a We Remember Bird panel and reception at 5:00 from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Tuesday from 11:30 – 1:30
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez big band with Tony Antonucci from 7:30 – 9:30

Wednesday, August 24

• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania features trumpeter Clint Ashlock at 7:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Rueben Pascottini from 6:00 -10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand has drummer Natalie Bates at 5:30 followed by OJT from 9:00 – 1:00
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood features clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has Hermon Mehari from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Billy Ebeling from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, August 25

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Miguel DeLeon and Carte Blanc from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Matt Hopper at 5:30 followed by drummer Kevin Frazee from 9:00 – 12:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Stan Kessler with Kathleen Holeman from 6:00 -10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features Pope of Dope from 9:30 – 1:00
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden from 8:00 – 12:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Thursday from 11:30 – 1:30
• Café Trio has pianist Tim Whitmer from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood features clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Soaring Sax Man appears outdoors at the Mermaid Court on the Plaza from 5:00 – 8:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Damon Parker from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday, August 26

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Da Truth from 5:30 –8:30 followed by Hermon Mehari with George Johnson and Tivon Pennicott from 8:30 – 12:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Tim Whitmer and the KC Express from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by Max Groove with Ernest Melton downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30 and the Boogaloo 7 upstairs from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands with Mark Lewis from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin from 8:00 – midnight.
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania features pianist Charles Pridgen from 7:00 – 10:00.
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Lori Tucker from 8:00 – 12:00
• The Ron Ernst Big Band appears outdoors in Smithville
• Jax Fish House at 48th and Belleview presents Mark Lowrey from 3:30 – 5:30
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:30 – 10:00
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood presents clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Lonnie McFadden from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by guitarist Brian Ruskin until 1:00.
• The Tank Room at 1813 Grand features Fresh to Def
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• The Kill Devil Club at 14th and Main presents Pablo Senhueza and Calle Vida at 9:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has pianist Michael Pagan from 6:30 – 10:30
• Piropos at 4141 North Mulberry Drive in Briarcliff presents Mike Ning with Sherry Brummett from 5:00 – 7:00 followed by Dan Sturdevant with Tiffany Miller.
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music from 6:30 – 9:30

Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28

• A Jazz History bus tour with Chuck Haddix leaves from 18th and Vine Saturday morning at 10:00
• A graveside tribute to Charlie Parker will be held at noon Saturday at Lincoln Cemetery
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Peter Schlamb with Hermon Mehari 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents vocalist Molly Hammer Saturday from 2:00 – 5:00 followed by OJT from 6:00 – 1:30. The Max Groove Quartet appears downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30. Sunday Danny Rojas, Matt Hopper, and Everette DeVan appear at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Stan Kessler’s Cornerstone until 1:30.
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands with Mark Lewis from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Rich Hill plays a jazz brunch at the Majestic, and Joe DeFio plays solo piano at the Majestic from 6:00 – 8:00
• The American Restaurant at Crown Center features vocalist Shay Estes from 6:30 – 10:00
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has pianist Marilyn Wood every Saturday and Rich Hill every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00.
• Cascone’s at 91st and Metcalf presents saxophonist Jim Mair from 6:30 – 9:30 Saturday
• YJ’s at 18th and Wyandotte has bassist Bryan Hicks every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00
• Ironwoods Park at 147th street and Mission Road presents the David Basse/Joe Cartwright Septet from 6:00 – 7:30 Sunday
• Miguel Mambo and Carte-Blanc appears outdoors at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway Saturday from 4:00 – 7:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway features vocalist Havilah Bruders for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00. A la Mode appears at Chaz Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Eighth Street Taproom at 8th and New Hampshire in Lawrence has Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 Saturday at 10:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has a jazz brunch Saturday with Alex Abramowitz and the swingin’ Kansas City Fives from 10:00 – 2:00. Tim Whitmer and the KC Express appears at the Phoenix Saturday at 4:30 followed by the LaFonda All Stars from 9:00 until 1:00
• McCormick and Schmick at 448 West 47th Street features keyboardist Mark Lowrey Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• Keyboardist Max Groove appears outdoors at the Mermaid Court on the Plaza Saturday from 2:00 – 5:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin tomorrow night from 8:00 – midnight.
• The Bristol at 119th and Nall has The Greg Meise Trio Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez trio with Anne Trinkl from 2:00 – 5:00 Sunday
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Saturday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood presents clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30 Saturday and Sunday
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Saturday Night Trio Saturday from 6:00 – 10:00. Sunday Lonnie McFadden appears at Sullivan’s from 5:30 – 9:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents live music Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Dan Bliss at 7:00

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