KKFI Jazz Calendar for June 18 – June 25

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, June 18th to Sunday, June 25th. 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, June 18

• Dwayne Mitchell 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 organist Chris Hazelton from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by Matt Villinger with Peter Schlamb until 2:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has guitarists Dan Bliss and Rod Fleeman from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Harry Miller Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features harpist Calvin Arsenia from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 8:00
• 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, June 19

• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has vibraphonist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 10:00
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents bassist Dominiqe Sanders from 6:00 – 10:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Eclipse Trio from 6:30 – 10:30
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents guitarist Matt Hopper from 6:00 – 11:00 followed by Charles Perkins with Gerald Spaits until 2:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features Karl McComas – Reichl from 6:00 – 9:00
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has David Basse with the Jim Lower Jazz Orchestra from 7:00 – 9:30.
• Julep at 4141 Pennsylvania presents saxophonist Matt Otto from 8:00 – 10:00
• Pianist Mark Lowrey hosts a jazz jam at the Phoenix at 8th and Central from 7:00 – 11:00. Musicians bring your axe
• Café Trio at 4558 Main has Michael Pagan from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Grand Street Café at 4740 Grand presents pianist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 7:30

Wednesday, June 20

• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents keyboardist Michael Pagan from 6:00 -10:00
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania has vocalist Peggy Chilson at 5:30 followed by the Nebula jazz Jam with Robert Castillo in the saloon from 7:30 – 10:30. Musicians bring your axe
• Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents OJT from 6:00 – 10:00 followed by bassist Tyrone Clark from 10:30 – 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand hosts a live recording of the 12th Street Jump from 7:00 – 8:45
• The Westport Coffee House Theater at 4010 Pennsylvania features the Boulevard Big Band from 7:00 – 9:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Bryan Hicks Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• 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 pianist Matt Villinger from 6:00 – 10:00
• Café Trio at 4558 Main features pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has Candace Evans from 7:00 – 11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Ryan Head from 6:00 – 9:00
• Thee Gin Mill at 13451 Briar Street has keyboardist Jackie Myers from 6:00 – 9:00
• Hush Speakeasy at 10th and Broadway has guitarist Adam Galblum from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents guitarist Nick Schnebelen from 7:00 – 11:00.

Thursday, June 21

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine presents pianist Alyssa Murray from 7:00 – 11:00
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Kathleen Holeman Trio from 6:00 – 10:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents organist Ken Lovern at 6:00 followed by Guitar Elation from 8:00 – 11:00 and Todd Wilkinson until 2:30
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania has saxophonist Brandon Wilkins from 7:30 – 10:30.
• Chaz at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway presents A la Mode from 6:00 -10:00
• Ca Va at 4149 Pennsylvania has vocalist Lauren Krum from 9:00 – 11:00
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Peter Schlamb from 6:00 – 9:00
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Mark Lowrey from 6:00 – 10:00
• Vocalist Millie Edwards appears outdoors at Zona Rosa from 6:30 – 8:30
• 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
• Charisse Kansas City at 1006 Walnut has vocalist Brad Allen every Thursday from 5:00 – 8:00
• The Phoenix at 8th and Central presents saxophonist Max Levy from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Hush Speakeasy at 10th and Broadway has Eclipse from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Ship at 1217 Union Avenue features Jerome and the Crypto Courant from 8:30 – 11:30
• The Intercontinental Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway has vocalist Laura Chalk from 7:00 – 11:00
• Sullivan’s at 119th and Roe has the Ron Gutierrez trio from 5:30 – 10:00

Friday, June 22

• The Chesterfield at 13th and Main brings in the L.A. Swing Barons from 8:0\30 – midnight
• Indigo Hour at the Blue Room 18th and Vine features Just a Taste of Jazz at 5:30 followed by bassist Tyrone Clark from 8:30 – 12:30
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Eclipse Trio from 7:00 – 11:00
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents keyboardist Tim Whitmer from 5:30 – 8:30 followed by Embrey, Lovern, & Strait downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30, the Boogaloo 7 upstairs from 9:00 – 12:00, and organist Matt Villinger until 2:45
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands from 7:00 – 11:00
• Havilah Bruders and Triple Play 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 Kelley Gant from 7:00 -11:00
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania has guitarist Adam Schlozman from 10:00 – 1:00.
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features pianist Alyssa Murray from 6:00 – 9:00 followed by vocalist Shay Estes until 12:30
• The Uptown Arts Bar at 3611 Broadway has Days By Night from 10:00 – midnight
• 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 at 4:30 followed by the MGD’s from 9:00 – 1:00.
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville presents Rajean from 5:30 – 8:30
• 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
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts from 6:30 – 9:30

Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24

• The Blue Room at 18th and Vine features Ida McBeth Saturday from 8:30 – 12:30.
• The Green Lady Lounge at 18th and Grand presents organist Ken Lovern upstairs from 6:00 – 11:00 Saturday, the Mitch Towne trio downstairs from 8:30 – 12:30, and saxophonist Stephen Martin from 11:30 – 2:30. Sunday Danny Embrey appears at the Green Lady at 6:00 followed by the RSS Trio from 10:30 until 2:30
• The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand features Lonnie McFadden from 5:30 – 8:30 Saturday.
• The Majestic Restaurant at 9th and Broadway has pianist Bram Wijnands Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00. Sunday the Majestic has pianist Peter Schlamb at their jazz brunch from 11:00 – 1:00, and Matt Villinger plays solo piano at the Majestic from 6:00 – 8:00
• Californo’s at 4128 Pennsylvania has the Vine Street Rumble and the L.A. Swing Barons from 2:00 – 4:00 Saturday afternoon followed by Alex Frank from 10:00 – 1:00.
• Soiree New Orleans Bistro at 14121 Earthworks Drive in Smithville presents Stan Kessler with Kathleen Holeman Saturday from 5:30 – 8:30
• Corvino Supper Club at 1830 Walnut Street features guitarist Michael McClintock from 6:00 – 9:00 Saturday followed by Cubanisms until 12:30. Sunday Corvino has live music from 5:00 – 8:00
• The Record Bar at 1520 Grand presents The Brad Cox Octet Sunday from 8:00 – 10:30
• Westwood Park at 47th and State Line has Stan Kessler Saturday at noon
• Eddie V’s at 700 West 47th Street has the Eclipse Trio from 7:00 – 11:00 Saturday and the Charles Williams Trio from 5:30 – 9:30 Sunday
• Californo’s at 4124 Pennsylvania has pianist Rich Hill every Sunday from 7:00 – 10:00.
• The Grille at Park Place at 5270 West 116th Place features Emmett Lee from 7:30 – 10:30 Saturday
• The Ambassador Hotel at 1111 Grand has keyboardist Leslie MacLean from 8:00 – 11:00 Saturday
• Thee Gin Mill at 13451 Briar Street has saxophonist Herschel McWilliams from 6:00 – 9:00
• 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 Havilah Bruders for the jazz brunch Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 followed by Rich Hill Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00.
• Hush Speakeasy at 10th and Broadway has The Sextet from 7:00 – 10:00
• The Hot String Trio appears outdoors at the Raphael Hotel at Wornall and Ward Parkway from 4:00 – 7:00 Saturday.
• 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 from 4:30 – 8:30 followed by Tevin Williams until 1:00. Sunday Millie Edwards and Dan Sturdevant play the Phoenix Brunch from 10:00 – 2:00
• The Bristol at 119th and Nall has the Greg Meise Trio Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00
• KC Bier at 310 West 79th Street presents Bram Wijnands with Jurgen Welge Saturday and Sunday 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 Duo Saturday from 6:00 – 10:00 and Lonnie McFadden Sunday from 6:00 – 9:00.
• Café Trio at 4558 Main presents pianist Tom Roberts Saturday from 6:30 – 9:30
• Ottawa University at 1001 South Cedar Street in Ottawa has their summer Jazz Day from 9:00 – 5:00 Saturday

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