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Address: 1616 E 18th St, American Jazz Museum, Kansas City, MO
Phone Number: 816 474 2929
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5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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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
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This jazz bar opened in 1997.

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Excellent!!

We were definitely not disappointed with this excellent surprise. I will admit we arrived at a different location but were directed to the Blue room by some locals. This is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2015
jwuanb1
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Oklahoma City
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Oklahoma City
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103 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

We were definitely not disappointed with this excellent surprise. I will admit we arrived at a different location but were directed to the Blue room by some locals. This is definitely an excellent place to listen to some great tunes. Definitely a must if you are in the area. We were here for one of their jam sessions and it... More 

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Emporia, Kansas
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76 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic club rich in history and smooth smooth music. If you love live music and musicians that reach into the soul of Kansas City and serve it to you hot, then this is the club for you!!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Decided spur of the moment to try to Blue Room after driving in and checking onto our hotel. We had two 14 yr olds with us and debated about how it would be for them at 9:00 on a Thursday night. We had nothing to worry about as there was such a great mix of people there. After finding out... More 

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2 Thank Pickleandtwins
Kansas City, MO
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111 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is the finest jazz venue anywhere. Where else can you here great music, be entertained by students who drop in to jam and really experience the vibe that comes from the synergy created by musicians and an audience that is there to appreciate them. The audience is always a mix of old/young/black/white dressed to the nines or just in... More 

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2 Thank Mrbob3338
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

MY FAVORITE. I would have loved to stay here all day. Putting headphones on and listening to this wonderful music was awesome. Walked into the nightclub (which was closed) and it just sent chills. Small but cozy. So so much history here. I would love to come back to Kansas just to visit this jazz room again.

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1 Thank Diane C
Kansas City, Missouri
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Located in the heart of the historic Jazz District in KC, I really wanted to love this place. Because of the poor customer service, I can only give it an average rating. I really enjoyed the performance by the Latin Jazz All Stars. The Blue Room is an intimate venue where, depending on your seat, you can get up close... More 

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1 Thank KCBBQnJazz
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Checked out a jam session and it was a great scene. Everyone there was super cool, the atmosphere was a great setting for live jazz music. Would love to return on my next trip.

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1 Thank jaydott
Toronto, Canada
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132 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

The Blue Room is a KC institution! It is attached to the American Jazz Museum. Kansas City has a history of jazz. Many great jazz musicians are from KC and many more have shared their history with the city. Subsequently many great acts have made their way through the city and and played at the blue room. The bar is... More 

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2 Thank GarfieldGill
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61 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

This room @ The American Jazz Museum is a sweet venue that shouldn't be missed. Ida Mcbeth headlined this night.

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2 Thank wddj
Taylorsville, Utah
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43 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is actually part of the Kansas city Jazz museum. At night the Blue room becomes a KC Jazz club. I have been here 3 times and bands are always top notch. Drink prices are fair and the entertainment venue is excellent.

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