The Phoenix is one of The 15 Best Places for Jazz Music in Kansas City.

1. The Phoenix

8.5
302 W 8th St (at Central St.), Kansas City, MO
Jazz and Blues Venue · 48 tips and reviews

Kimberly B.Kimberly Benjamin: Best blues and jazz music in KC, not to mention the dirty martinis.

Zach S.Zach Stockwell: Great jazz club with excellent cocktails. Very classic Kansas City urban scene.

Erik R.Erik Rowley: One of the best bars and jazz clubs in Kansas City. Love the chill atmosphere, get a cocktail and enjoy the music.

The Majestic Restaurant is one of The 15 Best Places for Jazz Music in Kansas City.

2. The Majestic Restaurant

8.5
931 Broadway Blvd (at 10th St), Kansas City, MO
Steakhouse · 44 tips and reviews

DevDev: Great staff, great food, piano jazz while you brunch. Sunday brunch day at the majestic. Always.

Julie L.Julie Lombard: Delicious steak dinner, great service with friendly staff, smooth jazz, and fantastic creme brûlée dessert... Will definitely be back next time I'm in KC!!

Logan B.Logan Boz: Nostalgic atmosphere with yummy food! Got the specialty, a pepper rubbed filet, a bit too much pepper so go with the regular filet. Loved the jazz band!

Blue Room is one of The 15 Best Places for Jazz Music in Kansas City.

3. Blue Room

8.0
1616 E 18th St (at Vine St), Kansas City, MO
Jazz and Blues Venue · 14 tips and reviews

The P.The Pitch: Everything from Latin Jazz to Blues makes the Blue Room a good venue for live music. Also, their cover prices are affordable.

Rachel M.Rachel Muse: Amazing spot for listening to live jazz!!

Kansas CityKansas City: Top 100 Jazz Clubs in the world, the Blue Room consistently books top name national and international entertainers while it continues to showcase the best of jazz in Kansas City.

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is one of The 15 Best Places for Jazz Music in Kansas City.

4. Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

8.9
1616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO
History Museum · 24 tips and reviews

Kelly G.Kelly G: Bring $10 cash for admission to Negro Leagues + Jazz museums. It speeds the process.

The GrioThe Grio: The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum opened its’ permanent 10,000 square foot facility in 1997 sharing the new facility with the American Jazz Museum.

Kelsey H.Kelsey Hayes: A must-visit museum for any baseball enthusiasts. Doubles as a sports museum and a social history museum. You can visit the jazz museum at the same time.

Mutual Musicians Foundation is one of The 15 Best Places for Jazz Music in Kansas City.

5. Mutual Musicians Foundation

7.4
1823 Highland Ave (at 18th St), Kansas City, MO
Jazz and Blues Venue · 14 tips and reviews

Katie O.Katie Olsen: Best place in KC for live jazz. Doors open at midnight Sat & Sun. Food and FULL BAR until 5:30am. The place really starts to jam after 1am. Stay until the sun comes up. Read more.

Jarod C.Jarod Clarke: $5 at the door if you get there before 1am for Friday and Saturday jam sessions. Best place for live jazz in Kansas City. Artists welcome to join in.

SerenitySerenity: Jazz music

Jazz, A Louisiana Kitchen is one of The 15 Best Places for Jazz Music in Kansas City.

6. Jazz, A Louisiana Kitchen

8.6
1823 W 39th St (at State Line Rd.), Kansas City, MO
Cajun and Creole Restaurant · 88 tips and reviews

Susan W.Susan Wellford: Crab cakes ala mere and the blackened chicken fettuccini are killer! Love it when the jazz band is playing. Fun, Cajun vibe in the heart of KC.

Olli K.Olli K: OMG! Chicken A Lamere is to die for! Like seriously! Nice kick and very tasty

Donnie M.Donnie Moreland: The chickec ala mere is awesome

Folly Theater is one of The 15 Best Places for Jazz Music in Kansas City.

7. Folly Theater

8.7
300 W 12th St (Central Street), Kansas City, MO
Theater · 9 tips and reviews

Tom V.Tom Van Fleet: Outstanding historic venue, great for jazz performances!

Virginia L.Virginia Long: I really love the Harriman-jewell series in this intimate setting. Great acoustics, beautiful restoration. A gem for KC music lovers.

Tricia W.Tricia Wade: Beautiful, intimate venue that allows you to almost feel a part of the show. Close enough to the Marriott that you can walk over and have a cocktail before or after the concert.

BB's Lawnside BBQ is one of The 15 Best Places for Jazz Music in Kansas City.

8. BB's Lawnside BBQ

8.6
1205 E 85th St (btwn Troost & Flora Ave), Kansas City, MO
BBQ Joint · 58 tips and reviews

Tonya H.Tonya Hunt: Mama Ray's Jazz Meets the Blues and the ribs!

Isaac M.Isaac Mumma: Great blues atmosphere and live music at night. Get the BB Kings combo and Jill for a waitress. great prices as well!

Kansas CityKansas City: Where barbecue meets the blues! Live blues Wed.–Sun. nights. Slow-smoked barbecue and Louisiana favorites. Appetizers, soups and sandwiches, sliced thin, piled high.

Reserve is one of The 15 Best Places for Jazz Music in Kansas City.

9. Reserve

8.2
1111 Grand Blvd (btwn E 11th & 12th St), Kansas City, MO
New American Restaurant · 11 tips and reviews

seth m.seth meyerowitz: Super friendly staff. Romantic / elegant ambiance. Live jazz is a great touch when available.

Donovan W.Donovan Weber: Great chef, great gourmet dining and atmosphere for a reasonable price.

Dana G.Dana Goldy: Prompt service, very inviting atmosphere and staff that brings it all home. Great place to unwind.

Chaz on the Plaza is one of The 15 Best Places for Jazz Music in Kansas City.

10. Chaz on the Plaza

7.8
325 Ward Pkwy (Wormall Rd), Kansas City, MO
American Restaurant · 15 tips and reviews

Josh M.Josh M: Live music Tue-Sun with local jazz and folk artists in the lounge.

Consuela S.Consuela Shorter: A nice atmosphere for a quaint, laid back Happy Hour. Relaxed environment with live music, good service & a filling menu.

rKSrKS: Sit at the bar, drink a $6.75 Stella and talk about tacos with the bartender.

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is one of The 15 Best Places for Jazz Music in Kansas City.

11. Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

9.3
1601 Broadway Blvd (at W 16th St), Kansas City, MO
Performing Arts Venue · 58 tips and reviews

Susan C.Susan Casserley: World class architecture. Stunning several story glass view overlooking Kansas City. Helzberg hall is all natural light grained wood with great acoustics and a stunning modern design pipe organ.

Melanie H.Melanie Haas: When in doubt, always dress up.

Darcy B.Darcy Bonfils: Check out the amazing view of the Kansas City skyline from here

The Kansas City Juke House is one of The 15 Best Places for Jazz Music in Kansas City.

12. The Kansas City Juke House

7.3
1700 E 18th St (at Highland Ave), Kansas City, MO
Lounge · 15 tips and reviews

Brendon B.Brendon Barry: Great live jazz and tasty eats.

Q R.Q Randle: Soul Sessions every Monday 7-11pm open mic poetry and arts

Jasmine B.Jasmine Blunt: Out with my love. Great place to come out and kick back with great drinks and food

Crown Center is one of The 15 Best Places for Jazz Music in Kansas City.

13. Crown Center

7.9
2450 Grand Blvd (at E Pershing Rd), Kansas City, MO
Shopping Mall · 56 tips and reviews

Chris S.Chris Shields: Stop by for local jazz recordings at The Best of Kansas City... met Gary Lennard of The Lennard Bros today... have a couple of their recordings.

Michael C.Michael C: Always love crown center... especially at Christmas time

Aaron G.Aaron Gotzon: Why doesn't anyone refer to this place as a mall?

Drum Room is one of The 15 Best Places for Jazz Music in Kansas City.

14. Drum Room

7.0
1329 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City, MO
Restaurant · 11 tips and reviews

Tonya H.Tonya Hunt: Friendly bar staff and great atmosphere. Drinks look better than they taste. Great jazz playing in the background but not loud enough to hear when the bar is full...it's a small but quaint place.

The P.The Pitch: Grab a free appitizer voucher from the valet before you go get one of the best steaks in Kansas City!

Jason M.Jason Mitton: The RX Cocktail is a definite recommendation, it smells like a ginger laced candle and tastes like a rainbow.

Kansas City Power & Light District is one of The 15 Best Places for Jazz Music in Kansas City.

15. Kansas City Power & Light District

7.9
(btwn 13th-Truman Rd., Baltimore Ave. - Grand Blvd), Kansas City, MO
Bar · 39 tips and reviews

Bobbie W.Bobbie Walter Schooley: Loved this place!! Great fun! They had a pub crawl on Saturday so the people watching was great that evening. Can't wait to go back and check out the shark bar.

Mike L.Mike L: if you ever find yourself in the vicinity, must go here.

DJ SoapDJ Soap: Get your P&L pre-game on at Pizza Bar every Friday and Saturday! Open bar and buffet for $15!