KKFI Jazz Calendar for July 18 – July 24

KKFI Jazz Calendar for July 18 – July 24

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, July 18th to Sunday, July 24th. 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, July 18

• The Gem Theater at 18th and Highland brings in bassist Francois Rabbath with Sylvain Rabbath at 7:00
• Bassist Seth Lee 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 trumpeter Ryan Thielman from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by drummer Todd Strait
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents guitarists Rod Fleeman and Dan Bliss 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

Tuesday, July 19

• Shawnee Mission North High School presents Francois Rabbath, Mark Dresser, Lloyd Goldstein, Bill McKemy, and a 70 piece Bass Orchestra from 4:00 – 9:00
• 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 Steve Rigazzi with Kim Sivils from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features DoJo from 7:00 – 10:00 followed by the Sequel Quartet until 1:30
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has trumpeter Hermon Mehari from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Tuesday from 11:30 – 1:30
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Camelot Ballroom at 6635 west 151st Street features the Abel Ramirez big band with Frank Ancona from 7:30 – 9:30

Wednesday, July 20

• The Westport Coffeehouse Theater at 4010 Pennsylania features trumpeter Nate Nall
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents violinist Adam Galblum from 6:00 -10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand has saxophonist Aryana Nemati 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 guitarist Brian Ruskin from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has guitarist Rick Bacus at 7:00

Thursday, July 21

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features bassist Bill McKemy 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 the Hot Strings Trio 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 Snuff Dope from 9:30 – 1:00
• Lucky Brewgrille at 5401 Johnson Drive presents guitarist Ron Carlson from 6:00 – 8:30
• Shades of Jade appears outdoors at the Valencia Court on the Plaza from 5:00 – 8:00
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Lonnie McFadden from 8:00 – 12:00
• 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
• Saxophonist Bill Crain appears outdoors at Zona Rosa from 6:30 – 8:30
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Brody Buster from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 6751 College Boulevard features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Thursday from 11:30 – 1:30
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Everette Freeman trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday, July 22

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Gray Matter from 5:30 –8:30 followed by the Brandon Draper Group with Paul Draper from 8:30 – 12:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents saxophonist Todd Wilkinson from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by guitar Elation 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 Michael Pagan from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Tank Room at 1813 Grand features Fresh to Def from 7:00 – 1:00
• 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 Homesteader Café at 100 East 7th Street features the Megan Birdsall Quartet with Herschel McWilliams
• The River Cow Orchestra appears at Union Station at 7:30
• 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 the MGD’s until 1:00.
• The Grand Marquis appears outdoors at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway from 4:00 – 7:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Mandy Boothe from 7:00 -11:00
• 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 6:00 – 11:00
• 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, July 23 and Sunday, July 24

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Kyle Turner from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents vocalist Molly Hammer from 2:00 – 5:00 followed by OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 1:30 Saturday with drummer Todd Strait downstairs from 9:00 – midnight. Sunday keyboardist Michael Pagan appears at the Green Lady from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by Joe Schoonover until 1:30.
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Michael Pagan 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 live music 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
• The Eighth Street Taproom at 8th and New Hampshire in Lawrence presents Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 Saturday at 10:00
• The Hot Club of Kansas City appears outdoors at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway Saturday from 4:00 – 7:00
• The 627 Foundation Big Band appears outdoors at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway Sunday at 1:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway features A la Mode Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00
• 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 Arara Azul and the La Fonda All Stars from 9:00 until 1:00
• The River Cow Orchestra appears at Union Station at 1:30 Saturday and at the Todd Bollender Center at 500 West Pershing Road Sunday at 1:30
• 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 tomorrow night from 8:00 – midnight.
• The Bristol at 119th and Nall has The Greg Meise Trio Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• Keyboardist Max Groove appears outdoors at the Penguin Court on the Plaza from 2:00 – 5:00 Saturday
• 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
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 4725 Broadway features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Monday from 11:30 – 1:30

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