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Address: 1616 E 18th St, American Jazz Museum, Kansas City, MO
Phone Number: 816 474 2929
Sunday
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Hours:
Mon 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Activities: Nightlife
Description: This jazz bar opened in 1997.

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Great Venue - Great KC Jazz

The Blue Room's schedule can be found on line via the American Jazz Museum. For as little as $10 you can enjoy a fabulous evening of great jazz. On Fridays there's a happy hour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
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Lakeland, Minnesota
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Lakeland, Minnesota
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324 reviews 324 reviews
101 attraction reviews
255 helpful votes 255 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The Blue Room's schedule can be found on line via the American Jazz Museum. For as little as $10 you can enjoy a fabulous evening of great jazz. On Fridays there's a happy hour called Indigo Hour between 5-7:30 with drink specials and the cover for the entertainment is free. The Blue Room does not serve food. Washrooms are available.... More 

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Kansas City
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Located in the 18th & Vine Jazz District, this is the perfect place for a girls night out. We dropped in for Divas Night Out and were not disappointed. From the moment of arrival we felt welcome. A dapper gentleman guided us to an intimate corner table. Four amazing Divas performed in succession, keeping the place hopping with Jazzy Flutienastiness,... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Very nice quaint jazz spot, would have been great if they served food, I would have stayed longer. Classic jazz

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Kansas City, MO
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92 reviews 92 reviews
21 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

KC is famous for its BBQ with many choices all great but only one Blue Room. This is THE place for real KC Jazz. KC has a long tradition of jazz students and jazz educators that you will find here. Jam session Mondays ( free) are a constant surprise of local talent. F-S nights feature name performers both from KC... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

After a day of meetings, I headed to Blue Room for a relaxing evening of jazz and was not disappointed. Monday nights are "jam" nights and I was one of the few people in the audience without an instrument with me! Almost all players were incredibly talented and I really enjoyed just tuning out the outside world and losing myself... More 

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Keene, New Hampshire
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16 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were here for 21 years, every June for a convention. Never had the occasion to visit the Jazz District. Being our last year we wanted to experience it all.... Everyone we asked where to go said "The Blue Room". Attached to the American Jazz Museum, the manager greets almost every customer and treats them like old friends. He personally... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

The venue is intimate - they only seve drinks so keep that in mind (no food at all). We saw the Charles Williams Quintet and they were fabulous. Diverse jazz selection and the quality does not get any better. Easy parking.

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Round Rock, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Enjoyed a Count Basie tribute last week at the Blue Room. Great venue, smoke free, attentive wait staff. If you are in Kansas City and looking for great Jazz or Blues, this is the place

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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

Better than I ever imagined! I loved it more than New Orleans! Such a gem! Get there early & stay for the evening. The live entertainment is right on point.The band & singers are beyond terrific! Wishing I was there right now!

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Kansas City Missouri
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

The Blue Room should be on your list of things to see in Kansas City. If you see a performance here, you will feel like you have gone back in time when jazz came alive. They always have excellent talent and you will definitely be entertained! The admittance fee for a performance is usually $10 which is a bargain for... More 

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