In the heart of the Midwest is Kansas City, a cultural and business centre full of history and energy. One of the best parts of visiting Kansas City is experiencing the live music it has to offer, especially the blues. Here are some of the best spots to check out in town for some good old fashioned blues tunes.
On 8th Street in the heart of downtown Kansas City is The Phoenix, an original KC staple that delivers with true blues vibes and energy every time. With its well-known performers and tradition for always showing visitors a good time, it’s hard to beat the atmosphere at The Phoenix. This place prides itself in showcasing local talent, and why wouldn’t they? For decades The Phoenix has been rotating out spectacular musical guests on a consistent basis. Make sure to come in early to hold a table and enjoy a great night of live blues.
302 W 8th St, Kansas City, MO 64105, United States
The Chesterfield Club
Take a trip back to the 1920s at The Chesterfield Club, where swing and blues music are constantly playing and prohibition era cocktails are the speciality. This Power and Light District spot cranks out some great live music, especially on their Wednesday Swing and Blues night. Come here for a fun glimpse into Kansas City’s history and a smooth and groovy experience you soon won’t forget.
1400 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64105, United States
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