HOW TO ATTEND: Events are open to the public, and on a first come, first serve basis. Come to the front desk at Hotel Phillips and our hostess will escort you down the secret entrance. We can not accommodate groups over 10 guests.
JANUARY 4 | MEGAN BIRDSALL QUARTET | 8-11PM
***New to P.S.*** The Megan Birdsall Quartet will be playing live jazz at P.S. The group takes a modern twist on the classic jazz band with lead singer Megan Birdsall, one of the most well renowned and sought after vocalists in the area. Birdsall has headlined many local jazz festivals, and had an extensive career as a feature at venues all around Kansas City. Joining her on the keys is well renown artist, Joe Cartwright, along with Ben Leifer on the bass and Ryan J. Lee on the drums. With a dedication to the tradition of jazz in Kansas City, the Quartet brings today’s message to yesterday’s repertoire.
JANUARY 11 | A LA MODE JAZZ | 8PM - 11PM
A La Mode is an authentic jazz band built upon Kansas City’s rich heritage of swing and blues. Led by classically trained guitarist Clayton DeLong and enchanting songstress Jesica Poell, and bass player, Rick Willoughby, A La Mode takes the authentic smoth, bluesy and improvisational Kanas City jazz style and blends it with Latin-Brazilian, French and gypsy jazz. You’ll think you’ve been transported back in time.
JANUARY 18 | ALEX ABRAMOVITZ & HIS SWING'N KC JAZZ BAND | 8PM - 11PM
Alex Abramovitz and his Swing’n Kansas City Jazz Band are laser focused on the swing style of Kansas City’s jazz heritage, and celebrate the traditional swing band sound. Even Abramovitz’s horn exudes tradition, it’s a 1940’s war-era, all-nickle cornet. They take inspiration from the era and the phenomenal musicians who developed it.
JANUARY 25 | DJ JOC MAX | 8PM - 11PM
*** Now For 3-hours *** DJ Joc Max will be spinning vinyl in P.S., playing a set for music lovers that you can't hear anywhere else, including funk classics, deep soul, house, breakbeats, chill hop, neo jazz and neo hop. Joc Max also collaborated with former music writer Shawn Edwards to curate a specialized playlist for P.S. The playlist will be played before and after Joc Max's performance.
FEBRUARY 1 | Langston & Prototype | 8PM - 11PM
Lee Langston (better known by his stage name “Langston”) is a multi-genre soul music crooner based out of Kansas City, well known for the musical productions, like Langston & Prototype. Appealing to a wide demographic, they are a fusion of Soul, Pop, R&B & Jazz. Langston has shared stages with many national artists, including well known acts like Micheal McDonald, Cameo, Charlie Pride, Floetry, Howard Hewitt, Angela Winbush, Kenny Latimore, and the list goes on.