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 cannot accommodate groups over 10 guests. We validate valet parking at the Hotel Phillips with the purchase of a minimum of 2 beverages.
MAY 3 | 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.
MAY 10 | 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.
MAY 17 | DJ JOC MAX | 8PM - 11PM
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.
MAY 31 | A LA MODE JAZZ | 8PM - 11PM
JUNE 7 | 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.
JUNE 14 | DJ JOC MAX | 8PM - 11PM