Jazz Calendar for May 30 – June 5

Jazz Calendar for May 30 – June 5

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for Monday, May 30th to Sunday, June 5th. 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, May 30

  • The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra is at the Blue Room at 18th and Vine from 7:00 – 10:00.
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand features guitarist Brian Baggett from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by Jeff Shirley Organ Trio until 2:30   
  • Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street presents Emily Dix Trio from 6:30 – 9:30
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Bryan Hicks Duo from 6:00 – 10:00
  • The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Michael Pagan from 6:30 – 9:30
  • The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall presents the Waldo Jazz Collective from 7:00 – 10:00

Tuesday, May 31st

  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Tyrone Clark Trio from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by the Reyes Brothers Organ Trio until 2:30
  • The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Matt Villinger from 6:30 – 9:30
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Jenna Bauer Duo w/ Clayton DeLong from 6:00 – 10:00
  • Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street presents Tim Reid Trio from 6:30 – 9:30
  • Corvino @ 1830 Walnut hosts Matt Otto Trio 6-9
  • The Phoenix at 8th and Central has Talya Groves from 7:00 – 11:00. 

Wednesday, June 1st

  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Ken Lovern’s OJT from 6:00 – 11:00 followed by the Reyes Brothers Organ Trio until 2:30
  • The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has Eddie Moore Trio 630-930
  • Tim Reid Jr. hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00.  Musicians bring your axe
  • Mark Lowrey & La Fonda Allstars appears outdoors at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway at 8
  • Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street presents pianist Charles Williams Trio from 6:30 – 9:30
  • Corvino 1830 Walnut presents Jackie Myers on piano 6-9

Thursday, June 2nd

  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Ken Lovern’s OJT upstairs at 6:00 followed by Guitar Elation from 8:00 – 11:00. Tyrone Clark Duo 8:30 and Jeff Shirley Organ Trio 11:30pm-2:30am
  • The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has The Matt Villinger Trio from 6:00 – 10:00 
  • Ca Va (sah vah) at 4149 Pennsylvania features vocalist Emily Dix from 9:00 – 11:00
  • The French Market in Prairie Village Shops hosts Jackie Myers 5:30-8
  • Pierponts at Union Station presents keyboardist Mark Lowrey from 5:00 – 8:00
  • Westport Coffee House 4110 Pennsylvania presents: Joel Gordon and “Happy Habitat”@ 6pm
  • Jonnie’s in the power and light district presents Frankie Shorez 6:30-9:30
  • Jonnie’s 1903 Victory lane in Liberty Present McDowell & CO. 6:30-9:30
  • Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street presents Eclipse Trio from 6:30 – 9:30
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents Tim Reid Jr. Duo from 6:00 – 10:00
  • Corvino 1830 Walnut Peter Schlamb on piano 6-9
  • P.S. Speakeasy at 106 West 12th Street presents Baby J and the Cradle Robbers every Thursday from 7:00 – 11:00
  • Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:00 – 8:00

Friday, June 3rd

  • Blue Room at 18th and Vine Presents Nduduzo Makathini at 8:30
  • The Phoenix 302 w. 8th presents Lee Langston 4:30PM-8:00PM Friday
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Ken Lovern’s OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by the RSS Trio until 2:30. Danny Embrey Trio plays downstairs at the Green Lady from 7:30 – 10:30 followed by Matt Villinger Organ Trio until 2:00am
  • The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Tim Whitmer Quartet 6:30-9:30 and Reyes Brothers Trio from 10-1
  • The Ship in the West Bottoms early show with Chris Hazelton’s B00GAL00 7 starting at 6pm
  • The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has the Roger Wilder Trio 6-10
  • Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street presents Eclipse Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
  • The Market at Meadowbrook at 4901 Meadowbrook Parkway features Emily Dix from 4:00 – 6:30
  • Stock Hill at 48th and Main presents Live Jazz from 8:00 – 11:00
  • Johnnie’s at 1903 Victory Drive in Liberty presents Rudy Amato 6:30-10:30
  • Jonnie’s in the power and light district presents Heather Newman and Ryan Matthew 6:30-10:30
  • Corvino 1830 Walnut has Live Jazz 6-9
  • The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall presents Joel McNulty
  • Festa Italiana at Zona Rosa presents live entertainment all day including Frank Cherrito at 5:30

Saturday, June 4th and Sunday, June 5th

  • Blue Room at 18th and Vine Presents Nduduzo Makathini at 8:30 Saturday
  • The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents Rod Fleeman Trio Saturday 2:30-5:30pm followed by Ken Lovern’s OJT upstairs from 6:00 – 10:00 and the RSS Trio from 10:30 – 2:30, Danny Embrey Trio downstairs from 7:30 – 10:30 followed by More live Jazz until 2:00.  Sunday the Green Lady has Tyrone Clark Trio from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by the RSS Trio until 2:30
  • The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Tim Whitmer Quartet 6:30-9:30 followed by Leslie Maclean Trio 10-1 Saturday
  • On Saturday the Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has Brant Jester from 6:00 – 10:00.
  • Lonnie’s Reno Club at 1111 Grand features Lonnie McFadden from 7:00 – 10:30 Saturday
  • Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street presents The Charles Williams Trio Saturday from 6:30 – 10:30 and The Emily Dix Collective Sunday from 6:00 – 9:00
  • Stock Hill at 48th and Main presents Live Jazz from 8:00 – 11:00 Saturday
  • Jazz in Kitchen Independence features Brad Allen Saturday from 5:00 – 9:00
  • Jonnie’s 1903 Victory lane, in Liberty Presents Lori Tucker 6:30-9:30 Saturday
  • Café Trio at 4558 Main has Candace Evans from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday
  • 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 followed by Talya Groves and Boyfriends | every SAT 4:30-8:30pm and Tim Reid Jr.  9-1. Sunday Millie Edwards and Dan Sturdevant play the Phoenix Brunch from 10:00 – 2:00.  
  • The Piano Room at 8410 Wornall presents Joel McNulty Saturday
  • Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents The Mengel Brothers Duo from Sunday 6-10
  • Westport Coffee House 4110 Pennsylvania presents: “Paganova” with David Chael, Michael Herrera, Louie Pagan, Ray DeMarchi and Michael Pagan. Sunday @ 6pm
  • Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park at 87th and Lackman presents the Brian Scarborough Quintet Sunday from 5 – 6:30
  • Soiree, 1512 E. 18thSt. presents Kim Keys & Locd! Each and every Sunday @ 6
  • Festa Italiana at Zona Rosa presents live entertainment including Joseph Vincell Saturday at 4

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