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Entertainment lives in KC. See the nation's top acts at Sprint Center or listen to KC-style jazz at one of the many Kansas City nightclubs. Across the city, you'll discover a mix of choices from comedy clubs and casinos to opera and symphonic concerts.

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Beer Drinker's Guide to KC

From breweries to the best bars to find big selections of craft beers, our guide has you covered.

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Guide to Live Music Venues

KC's talented musical community is turning the city into a premier live music destination.

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Great Cocktails in Kansas City

America’s “next great cocktail city” is spirited down to its roots.

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Favorite KC Bars

Four local bartenders sound off on their favorite watering holes in KC.

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Power & Light District

With more than 50 vibrant restaurants, bars and shops, the Power & Light District will surely electrify anyone's night.

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Upcoming Concerts

Get ready for blockbuster concerts and shows in Kansas City. See who's playing in the next month.

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History of KC Jazz

Kansas City is world renowned for its rich jazz and blues legacy, which continues today in clubs throughout the city.

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The Visitors' Choice Awards are the only awards chosen exclusively by visitors to Kansas City. Below you will find some of the top visitor choices of 2013.

Jazz Venues

  1. B.B.'s Lawn Side Bar-B-Q
  2. The Blue Room
  3. The Phoenix
  4. Jazz, A Louisiana Kitchen
  5. Kansas City Blues & Jazz Juke House

Nightlife Spot

  1. Kelly's Westport Inn
  2. Howl at the Moon
  3. Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
  4. PBR Big Sky
  5. Shark Bar


  1. Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City
  2. Harrah's Casino and Hotel
  3. Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa
  4. Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway
  5. Isle of Capri Casino

Favorite Nightlife Districts

  1. Country Club Plaza
  2. Kansas City Power & Light District
  3. Westport
  4. Crossroads Arts District
  5. Waldo

Favorite Concert/Live Music Venues

  1. Sprint Center
  2. Starlight Theatre
  3. Crossroads KC at Grinders
  4. Knuckleheads
  5. KC Live! Block


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