KKFI Jazz Calendar for July 25 – July 31

KKFI Jazz Calendar for July 25 – July 31

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, July 25th to Sunday, July 31st. 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 25

• Saxophonist Houston Smith 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 guitarist Matt Hopper from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by Stan Kessler’s Force5 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
• The Pot Belly Sandwich Shop at 4725 Broadway features guitarist Brad Allen at lunch time every Monday from 11:30 – 1:30

Tuesday, July 26

• 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 trumpeter Stan Kessler from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by B Vibe 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 Tony Antonucci from 7:30 – 9:30

Wednesday, July 27

• 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 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 Billy Ebeling from 7:00 – 11:00.
• The River Cow Orchestra appears at the Todd Bollender Center at 500 West Pershing Road at 6:00

Thursday, July 28

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features the Kansas City Latin All-Stars 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
• The Brick at 1727 McGee features Mike Dillon at 9:00
• 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
• 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 Kansas City Bass Quartet appears outdoors at Zona Rosa from 6:30 – 8:30
• The River Cow Orchestra appears at Union Station at 6:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents Damon Parker 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 29

• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine features The Truth from 5:30 –8:30 followed by Charlotte Fletcher and Soinge 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 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 Bram Wijnands 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 Art Factory at 5621 135th Street features guitarist Will Matthews from 8:00 – 10:30
• The River Cow Orchestra appears at the Downtown Neon Gallery at 1921 East Truman Road at 7:00
• 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 with Nanny Assis and Stan Kessler 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 Nick Schnebelen until 1:00.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents vocalist Megan Birdsall 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 30 and Sunday, July 31

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents KKFI’s own Jazz Disciple featuring Tracy Hamlin from 8:30 – 12:30 Saturday.
• Community Christian Church at 46th and Main hosts a July Jazz Jam Sunday with various Kansas City artists hosted by Tim Whitmer from 7:00 – 9:00
• The Art Factory at 5621 135th Street features the Kessler/Embrey Conspiracy from 8:00 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 1:30 Saturday with keyboardist Max Groove downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30. Sunday the Joe Schoonover Trio appears at the Green Lady from 5:30 – 9:00 followed by drummer Brian Steever until 1:30.
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands 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
• 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 J Love for the Saturday jazz brunch from 10:00 – 1:00. Guitarist Brian Ruskin appears at Chaz 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. The annual Phoenix Fest happens from 2:00 PM Saturday until 1:30 featuring music indoors and outdoors with Brody Buster, J Love, Jason Vivone and the Billy Bats, Tim Whitmer and the KC Express, the Wild Women of Kansas City, the Stone Cutter’s Union, and Amanda Fish.
• The River Cow Orchestra appears at the Todd Bollender Center at 500 West Pershing Road Saturday at 3:00
• 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 tomorrow night from 8:00 – midnight.
• The Bristol at 119th and Nall has live music Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• 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
• Jazz: a Louisiana Kitchen at 39th and State Line Road has the Midtown Quartet Saturday at 7:00 and guitarist Dan Bliss Sunday at 7:00

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