KKFI Jazz Calendar for December 26 – January 1

KKFI Jazz Calendar for December 26 – January 1

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, December 26th to Sunday, January 1st. 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, December 26

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents the Louis Neal Big Band from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features Mark Lowrey with Molly Hammer from noon – 3:00 and Hopper, DeVan, and Strait at 5:30 followed by the Crossroads Quartet from 9:00 – 1:00. Tomorrow Perkins, Spaits, and Fleeman appear at the Green Lady from noon – 3:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Joe Cartwright and Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Harry Miller Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Tank Room at 1813 Grand presents A la Mode from 9:00 – 1:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Joe DeFio from 6:00 – 8:00
• 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
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 4725 Broadway features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Monday from 11:30 – 1:30

Tuesday, December 27

• 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 guitarist Brian Ruskin from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Kathleen Holeman Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features drummer Matt Kane from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by keyboardist Joe Cartwright until 2:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand presents Emmaline Twist, The Electric Lungs, Victor & Penny, and the Hardship Letters at 7:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
• 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 Tuesday from 11:30 – 1:30

Wednesday, December 28

• 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 features drummer Natalie Bates at 5:30 followed by OJT from 9:00 – 1:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Bryan Hicks Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Gaslight Grill at 5020 W 137th St in Leawood features clarinetist Lynn Zimmer from 6:30 – 9:30
• The Brick at 1727 McGee presents BCR
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania has a jazz Jam with pianist Eddie Moore in the saloon from 7:30 – 10:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Herschel McWilliams from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, December 29

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents Pablo Senhueza and the Latin All – Stars from 7:00 – 11:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Steve Gray Quartet from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Matt Hopper at 5:30 followed by organist Chris Hazelton from 9:00 – 12:00 and Perkins, Spaits, and Strait until 2:30
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents bassist Gerald Spaits from 6:00 -10:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Ship features saxophonist Ernest Melton from 9:30 – 1:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Damon Parker from 7:00 – 11:00.
• 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
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has Kris and Havilah Bruders at 7:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents guitarist Dan Bliss from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Thursday from 11:30 – 1:30

Friday, December 30

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Gray Matter from 5:00 – 7:30 followed by vocalist Lisa Henry from 8:30 – 12:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Candace Evans from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Tim Whitmer and the KC Express from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by drummer Matt Kane 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 from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin from 8:00 – midnight.
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Lori Tucker from 8:00 – 12:00
• 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 Lauren Anderson until 1:00.
• The Mutual Musicians’ Foundation at 1823 Highland has the Friday late night jam at 1:00 AM
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has pianist Max Groove 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, New Year’s Eve and Sunday, New Year’s Day

• KKFI wishes all of you a happy and safe New Year!
• Please check with venues before going out to ensure schedules haven’t changed.
• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Charles Williams with Paula Saunders from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Strait, DeVan, and Gatschet upstairs Saturday from 5:00 – 9:00 followed by OJT until 1:00 and the Boogaloo 7 downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30. Sunday Everette DeVan and Eboni Fondren appear at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by saxophonist Steve Lambert until 2:30.
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday Rich Hill plays a jazz brunch at the Majestic from 11:00 – 1:00, and Joe DeFio plays solo piano at the Majestic from 6:00 – 8:00
• Journeyman at 1121 West 47th Street presents Stan Kessler and Danny Embrey from 9:00 – 1:00
• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand presents DJ Just and Victor and Penny Saturday at 9:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has Bryan Hicks from 7:00 – 12:00 Saturday
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has pianist 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
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Steve Gray and Shannon Lipps for the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00. On New Year’s Eve, Chaz presents Bryan Redmond at 5:00 followed by Michael Pagan at 7:15 and vocalist Mandy Boothe from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday evening. Steve Gray and Shannon Lipps perform for the Sunday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central has violinist Adam Galblum at 6:30 followed by Tim Whitmer and the KC Express until 1:00
• McCormick and Schmick at 448 West 47th Street features keyboardist Mark Lowrey Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall Road presents pianist Dave McCubbin Saturday from 8:00 – midnight.
• The KC Bier Company at 79th and Wornall presents Bram Wijnands Saturday and Sunday afternoon from 3:00 – 5:00
• 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

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