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Formerly the Late Night Theater, the rockin' Czar Bar is on the fringes of the Crossroads and the Power & Light districts near 16th Street and Grand. It is the right place to hit on the way to or from a big bash at the Sprint Center. It's also a prime location for a more intimate performance. Call 816-221-2244
1531 Grand,
Kansas City MO

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Upcoming Events

  • Apr 18 6:00 pm
  • Apr 18 6:00 pm

    In the Whale

    with Uncountable Kings, Airport Novels
    In The Whale originally formed in the small town of Greeley, Colorado as a fun escape from their main bands. When those bands dissolved, it quickly became their focus, and in February of 2011 they moved to Denver to be a part of the music scene and try...


  • Apr 18 8:00 pm




  • Apr 18 9:00 pm
  • Apr 18 9:30 pm


    with L Game, Dutch Newman, s.o.l.d.i.e.r, DR. DILZNIK AND LAST REKRUTE, RENZO DA MENACE, gone n the game, mack Malone and chilly willy, shag and yung t-will, PHEEL MOB AND N-DOE, Ill Nino, 1 SIC CLICK, KILLA GREEN AND PJ ROYAL, BLAZZE DA DOTTE BOI
    Kansas City hip Hop.


  • Apr 19 6:00 pm

    The Invisible World - Dsoedean (dee- so- dean) - The Monarchs

    Join us for the release of - "Welcome to The Invisible World" - a new 5 song EP from The Invisible World. Pre-sale/EP Deal: 1 - Buy your Pre-sale ticket for $5 2 - Visit The Invisible World's merch table at the show and pick up your EP for only $2! The Monarchs - 6:30 Dsoedean -7:30 The...


  • Apr 19 6:30 pm

    The Invisible World

    with Dsoedean, The Monarchs
    We are a band from Independence Missouri, we have been playing for over 9 years as "A Dead Giveaway". We took a year off so some of us could finish school and other things we wanted to pursue but in the end could not stay apart for too long. We started jamming and...


  • Apr 21 7:00 pm

    The Grahams

    with The Roman Alexander Band, Casi Joy, The Souveneers
    "The right voice... a sumptuous and flexible croon." - The New York Times"Startlingly mature!" - Billboard Magazine "Poignant... openhearted" - NPRThe Grahams, the creative union of lifelong romantic partners Alyssa and Doug Graham,...


  • Apr 22 7:00 pm

    Kelly Werts & Paul Elwood

    KC area acoustic guitarist Kelly Werts and French banjoist Paul Elwood first played together in the avant garde bluegrass band, Sons of Rayon. These habitual experimenters will be blending equal parts Old-Time Appalachian, ‘70s rock, and original compositions, exploring not only loud tensions,...


  • Apr 22 9:00 pm

    Desert Noises

    with The Winter Sounds, Casey & Cora
    Ill just close my eyes/Live in my dream Out of My HeadThe name Desert Noiseslike many of the bands songs on their debut full-length 27 Wayscame out of a dream that popped into front-man Kyle Hendersons head while sleeping. I just woke up and wrote it down...


  • Apr 23 8:00 pm


    with Dogbreath, Beth Bombara
    Katie Crutchfield is a natural at writing confessional pop songs. Since picking up the guitar as a teenager she has spent the better part of her young adult life travelling the country to play basement shows for feminist punks with bands like P.S. Eliot, Bad...


  • Apr 23 8:00 pm

    Beth Bombara

    Age Limit: All Ages

    Beth Bombara


  • Apr 25 6:00 pm
  • Apr 25 9:30 pm

    Dr. Dilznik & The Last Rekrute

    with The Popper, Dj Cutswell, Nicolette Paige


  • Apr 26 5:00 pm
  • Apr 26 7:00 pm

    Daniel and The Lion

    with David George, Admiral Of The Red
    we are daniel pingrey and jimmie linville. we are a touring band from madison, wi. we play songs. we also have a blog where we say things at datlband.com


  • Apr 26 9:00 pm


    GOODING in Kansas City, MO


  • Apr 26 9:30 pm
  • Apr 27 7:30 pm

    Linear Downfall

    with Various Blonde, Curtin
    Are you happy, sad, laughing, crying, smiling, frightened, or all of the above at the same time? Nashville-based experimental/psychedelic rock band LINEAR DOWNFALL explores musical dimensions that most bands dare cross into. Band members Charlee Cook (vocals, bass,...


  • Apr 28 8:30 pm

    Leopold and His Fiction

    with Pullman Standard, The YellowBricks
    Naked, stripped down and aching with adrenaline is the rawness of Leopold and his Fiction. A revolving group of friends led by Daniel James (lead vocal/guitar), their essential make up sprouted from collaborations made on the road in the whirlwind cycle...


  • Apr 28 8:30 pm

    Pullman Standard/Handsome As Sin Spring Tour show

    Los Angeles based band, Pullman Standard and Handsome As Sin perform at Czar Bar on Monday, April 28, 2014.


  • Apr 29 7:30 pm

    Ryley Walker

    with Rose & Louise, Adriana Nikole
    With the charming swagger of jazz-folk troubadour Tim Buckley and the resonant, full picking style of Bert Jansch, The West Wind comes from Walkers first widely available release, a three-song 12. With acoustic guitar in hand and a voice like browned butter,...


  • Apr 30 7:30 pm

    Silence The Messenger

    with Years Since The Storm
    We're 5 dudes from San Antonio, who bring the party to every show we play. We love music, and we love to hang, so come check us out and enjoy some lone star death metal.


  • May 2 8:00 pm
  • May 3 7:30 pm

    Nathaniel Rateliff

    with Miry Wild, Max Justus
    The first things you notice are the voice and the space. That voice belongs to Nathaniel Rateliff, a man whos earned the twang and hard-knock weariness that shines through on his Rounder debut. The space comes courtesy of producer Brian Deck (Califone, Iron & Wine,...


  • May 4 5:00 pm
  • May 6 7:00 pm

    Patrick Park

    Colorado-born, LA-based singer/songwriter/guitarist Patrick Park is gearing up for the release of his long-awaited new disc, "We Fall Out Of Touch," his first new studio record since 2010's critically-acclaimed Badman Recording Co. disc, "Come What Will." The EP, which was produced by...


  • May 7 8:30 pm


    with Westerners, Bearing Torches


  • May 8 8:00 pm
  • May 8 8:00 pm

    Four Arm Shiver

    with Plug Uglies, Going Rogue
    Four Arm Shiver plays crunchy Punk/powerpop, out of Lawrence, KS. They have released 3 demos and are working on a debut record.


  • May 9 8:00 pm
  • May 9 9:00 pm

    Plug In babies

    This is a tribute/cover band doing nothing but Muse songs! A band of fans for fans! Join us on our epic journey to mimic the beauty of the entire works of Muse.We are the Plug In Babies.Our members are:Jessica White of Mad Libby and the Biff Tannins on vocals.Ashleigh Guthrie of Starship...


  • May 10 8:00 pm
  • May 10 9:00 pm

    Luni Coleone

    I'am the Underground Prince of Rap out of California formally known as Luni Coleone. I'm the CEO of...


  • May 13 8:00 pm

    Water Liars

    with Adriana Nikole
    Water Liars is Andrew Bryant and Justin Kinkel-Schuster. They met on tour some time ago and have been friends ever since. Named after the first story in Barry Hannahs collection Airships, Water Liars began by accident in Pittsboro, MS in late 2011. Justin, who previously...


  • May 15 6:00 pm


    Third String Productions Kansas & Attack Run! Present:



    Rivers of Nihil

    On The Shoulders Of Giants


    Lantern Hill Nightmare

    Thursday May 15th
    All Ages
    Czar Bar
    1531 Grand BLVD
    Kansas City, MO...


  • May 15 6:30 pm


    with Revocation, Rivers Of Nihil, Conflicts, On The Shoulders of Giants, Lantern Hill Nightmare
    Having spent several years lauded as one of the frontrunners in their genre, in 2012 Whitechapel stand as a defining force in contemporary heavy music. Building dramatically on the trademarked...


  • May 16 7:00 pm

    Caught a Ghost

    with Foes of Folly
    Jesse Nolan describes the name of his band 'Caught A Ghost' as referring to the sensation of being filled with the spirit of the past. "It's an old expression," he says, "musicians used to say you caught a ghost if you gave a good performance. Like you were...


  • May 17 10:00 pm


    with Chris Murray, The New Riddim


  • May 19 8:00 pm


    with Brad Ellis, Norman Dexter, Patrick Moore, Zack White, Denise O' Young


  • May 20 7:30 pm

    Doe Eye

    with Thommy Hoskins, KurtVee
    DOE EYE is the recording project of singer-multi-instrumentalist, Maryam Qudus. Her debut full-length record, T E L E V I S I O N, is a living, breathing account of a whirlwind year of transitionfor the singer. Recorded at Tiny Telephone in San Francisco with...


  • May 21 7:30 pm

    Blood Red Shoes

    with Instant Karma
    Blood Red Shoes know you dont need a whole string section to denote emotional, or a whole horn section to do rousing. They know rock music doesnt need to be smothered in effects or laced with devious studio tricks to make an impact. There is another way, a way to make music...


  • May 22 6:00 pm

    Hoodie Allen

    Make every word count. This has long been the mantra of Hoodie Allen, the New York based rapper and songwriter. With a penchant for candid storytelling and witty punchlines, Hoodie has always been an emcee who understood the importance of connecting with the audience through his lyrics. A...


  • May 22 6:00 pm
  • May 22 8:00 pm
  • May 22 8:00 pm

    Grant Maledy

    with Joel Castillo (of 77 Jefferson), Danger Cardigan
    I like to play the saxophone, I hope you like it.


  • May 23 8:00 pm

    Casey & Cora

    with Histories, In Rooms, Bearface
    An indie/alternative band from Kansas area.


  • May 24 8:00 pm

    Risque Productions: The Ultimate Ladies Night: Attraction.

    Based on a 5 part series. Presenting The Ultimate Ladies Night:For Bachelorette parties of 10 or More please contact: 816-726-5752.


  • May 25 7:00 pm
  • May 26 9:00 pm


    with Stik Figa, Les Paul, $taxx
    Jabee is quickly becoming one of the mid-west top hip hop acts, With the "08 release of his "Blood is the New Black" album last year produced mostly by DJ VADIM . Also being named one of URB magazines next 1000, and being voted for several OKC Hip Hop awards,HE...


  • May 27 8:00 pm

    Kelley Stoltz

    While many rocking bands in San Francisco and beyond claim to be 'garage' bands' - Kelley Stoltz has actually recorded his new LP "Double Exposure" in the garage behind his house. And while the car oil stained floors are covered by oriental rugs and there are no snow shovels...


  • May 28 8:00 pm

    The Bends, Masquerade

    with Rocket Blue Opera


  • May 28 8:00 pm
  • May 28 9:00 pm
  • May 30 8:00 pm
  • May 31 8:30 pm

    Buffalo Killers

    with High Magic, Forrest Whitlow
    Buffalo Killers are an American rock band comprising brothers Zachary and Andrew Gabbard with Joseph Sebaali. Quickly signed to Alive Records after sending a burnt CD with just their telephone number and name on it, their self-titled debut album was released...


  • Jun 8 8:00 pm


    with Terraform, Collapse the Masses, Embrace This Day
    Superior is a 5 piece progressive metal group from Omaha, NEMost of the band's members contributed to other bands in Omaha and Grand Island Nebraska before finally localizing in Omaha as SUPERIOR in late 2009.Since then, they have been...


  • Jun 11 8:00 pm
  • Jun 12 8:30 pm

    Reina del Cid & the Cidizens

    with Whiskey for the Lady, Claire & The Crowded Stage
    The Cidizens are led by 25 year old Reina del Cid, described by Minneapolis Secrets of the City as the way-more-talented-than-you girl next door. Del Cids honest, unassuming stage presence is coupled with a raw energy that animates every...


  • Jun 14 8:00 pm


    Buckshot Boondox Aquelo


  • Jun 18 8:00 pm
  • Jun 28 9:30 pm

    The Lucky

    with When Particles Collide, The Sexy Accident
    Igniting a post-punk-riot explosion, The Lucky combines the intellect, sensuality, and fire-and-powder energy of Camilla Camille and Jason. Together they create dirty garage rock with a literary edge and a beat you can dance to.Camille and Jason...


  • Jul 2 8:00 pm


    with 68, Homeless Gospel Choir
    Describing the group Listener, a few years ago, would have involved discussing two guys, a guitar, a macbook, and a washing machine; an explanation that would turn the head of even the most avante-guard fans of music. Listener has now evolved into a full fledged...


  • Jul 3 7:00 pm


    MAX is Max Schneider, the New York City-based pop-soul singer & actor. His new single "Mug Shot" is out now on iTunes and is a bonus track on the soundtrack to the upcoming Veronica Mars film. An early version of "Mug Shot," "Stick Up" is also featured in the Veronica Mars film, soundtrack...


  • Jul 8 8:00 pm

    Jeremy Messersmith

    Hes relentlessly committed to making these rich, lush, pretty pop songs and he does it incredibly well, he never overloads his songs with anything they dont need, and yet, he puts an immense amount of thought into crafting them. Stephen Thompson, NPRIts one of the best songs hes written;...


  • Jul 9 8:00 pm

    Fly Golden Eagle

    Fly Golden Eagle has been going strong for over 5 years. Starting with Ben Trimble first playing shows solo with a boombox and tape-recordings, it has since evolved into a full-fledged band that has released 3 albums and an EP. Richard Harper, Mitch Jones and Matt Shaw flesh out the...


  • Jul 14 7:30 pm

    Wild Cub

    "Teenage life -- possibly adult life too... is all about what you want and can't have. And then about what you receive and misuse." -- Jonathan Lethem (The Paris Review) A little over a year and a half ago, songwriter/composer Keegan DeWitt and multi-instrumentalist Jeremy Bullock...


  • Jul 18 7:00 pm
  • Jul 22 8:00 pm

    Keef Mountain

    with Wicked Inquisition, Merlin
    A two piece bringing the smoke filled fury.We were kicking it hard one day and though it would be in our best interests if we jammed. We jammed, wrote songs, Jake almost died, awoke from a coma, relearned the songs, and now here we are. Smoke a couple.


  • Aug 30 7:00 pm

    Martin Plant

    Hailing from Stoke-on-Trent, England and starting his comedy career at only 17, Martin Plant is now delighting audiences all over the world. His latest tour, his first in the USA, "Leading the Horses" was met with 5 star reviews and sold out rooms across most of the country.Having performed...


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