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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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New Hotspots in KC

KC is home to some of the newest, freshest and “outside of the box” bars, nightclubs and music venues in the Midwest.

Manifesto Cocktail

Favorite KC Bars

Four local bartenders sound off on their favorite watering holes in KC
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Nightlife Power Light District Small LP

Power & Light District

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

Events Calendar Sprint Center LP

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.

Grinders Crossroads KC Live Music

Listen to the Locals:
Live Music in KC

Four live performers sound off on their favorite places to enjoy music in KC.

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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. See al the 2013 favorites >>

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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