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    Davey's Uptown Ramblers Club

    A family-owned midtown Kansas City staple in this location, since 1950, Davey's Uptown Ramblers Club typically features live music – from bluegrass to...

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    BB's Lawnside Barbecue

    Since 1990, BB's Lawnside Blues & BBQ has been landmark destination for terrific live blues performances on many nights and weekend afternoons, meats...

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    The Blue Room

    It doesn't get more authentic than jazz performances in the heart of Kansas City's legendary 18th & Vine 'jazz district.' Or live music played near...

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    The Majestic Restaurant

    The Majestic Restaurant has long been known for great steaks served amid 1900s ambiance. But down in the cozy basement that once functioned as a...

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    Green Lady Lounge

    Don't let the nondescript exterior of this impressive jazz lounge discourage you. The ambiance and music inside are almost magical while showcasing local...

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    O'Dowds Little Dublin Irish Pub

    For a taste of the Emerald Isle, and Kansas City's Irish heritage, check out this popular pub in the equally popular Country Club Plaza shopping district....

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    The Kill Devil Club

    If you like piano bars, you've come to the right place. You'll hear talented piano performances and much more at The Kill Devil Club, in Kansas City's...

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    Howl at the Moon

    Part bar and part concert venue, Kansas City's Howl at the Moon has quickly become exceptionally popular among the over-21 crowd. A Kansas City Visitors'...

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    CrossroadsKC at Grinders

    From rock to reggae and bluegrass to hip hop, CrossroadsKC has enthusiastically presented outdoor shows since 2007, with Kansas City's illuminated skyline...

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    'Where the World's Greatest Musicians Play,' Knuckleheads KC offers multiple stages in an industrial neighborhood near a series of train tracks. There's a...

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