Spotlight 2019: Charlie Parker features a series of spotlight events in Kansas City throughout August. We are excited to continue showcasing Kansas City jazz while highlighting our hometown legend, Charlie “Yardbird” Parker. Mark your calendars for the dates below!
12:00 am Charlie Parker Exhibit (Official Dates TBD) @ American Jazz Museum
Charlie Parker Exhibit (Official Dates TBD) @ American Jazz Museum
Aug 29 @ 12:00 am – Aug 30 @ 12:00 am
Exhibit Curators: Chuck Haddix & Geri Sanders. Details TBD. Partnership with American Jazz Museum, University of Missouri-Kansas City and Mid-America Arts Alliance.
10:00 am Early Bird: Charlie Parker at 18th & Vine Walking Tour @ 18th & Vine - Start at American Jazz Museum
Early Bird: Charlie Parker at 18th & Vine Walking Tour @ 18th & Vine - Start at American Jazz Museum
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ticket information coming soon! Charlie Parker spent many meaningful hours in and around the area known as 18th and Vine. Join tour guides Chuck Haddix and Jacob Wagner from UMKC on a walking tour of[...]
8:00 pm Charlie Parker ‘100 – Kansas City All Stars Featuring Dan Thomas @ Folly Theater
Charlie Parker ‘100 – Kansas City All Stars Featuring Dan Thomas @ Folly Theater
Aug 29 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Thomas will lead the most significant artistic voices in the City (many with international reputations) and highlight the momentous Kansas City musical impact on Charlie Parker. The band will celebrate Kansas City’s unique cultural history,[...]