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Bar/Night Club
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 Blvd.,
Kansas City MO

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Upcoming Events

  • Jul 25 7:30 pm

    7 Seconds

    with The Copyrights, Iron Guts Kelly
    Forming in Reno, NV in January 1980, 7 Seconds was the originator of the West Coast Hardcore sound that influenced just about every hardcore band including; Youth of Today, Gorilla Biscuits and modern day bands like Title Fight and American Nightmare. It...


  • Jul 25 7:30 pm
  • Jul 26 8:30 pm

    Cadillac Flambe

    with The Thunderclaps, Deco Auto
    Cadillac Flambe' is Kansas City's latest addition to the canon of American Roots Music. In a league of their own this authentic collection of musicians is pushing the envelope and blending various styles to create a new class of blues that taps into...


  • Jul 26 8:30 pm
  • Jul 28 12:00 pm
  • Jul 29 7:30 pm

    The Fresh and Onlys

    with The Shilohs, the Caves
    We make albums to be heard as albums, says Tim Cohen. We always toil over the sequencing and slight pauses. House of Spirits, The Fresh & Onlys fifth album since 2008, testifies to their rigorous full-length approach. Their most adventurous outing yet, House of...


  • Jul 30 7:30 pm

    Of Verona

    "of Verona is perfectly dark futuristic electro-rock soaked with brooding and swirling melodies that wrap around your brain with a relentless musical hold." -- Kick Kick Snare"The band blends electronica with a timeless take on alternative pop and forward thinking production, making music...


  • Jul 30 7:30 pm

    Survivorman In Concert

    'Survivorman' Les Strouds versatility as a performer and entertainer is beyond compare. Internationally famous as a tv star and renowned on any big rock stage for his blues harmonica virtuosity, he rounds out his creative power as an accomplished singer/songwriter, best selling...


  • Jul 31 7:30 pm
  • Jul 31 7:30 pm

    Emily King

    with Maria The Mexican
    Emily King's a Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter born and raised in Manhattan's Lower-East Side. King recently released the critically acclaimed EP 'Seven', touring and playing live with the likes of Maroon 5, John Legend, Emeli Sande, Alicia Keys, Aloe...


  • Aug 1 8:00 pm
  • Aug 2 7:00 pm

    FM Pilots

    w/ Bears and Company, Casey & Cora, The Author and the Illustrator.


  • Aug 2 8:00 pm

    FM Pilots

    with Casey & Cora, The Author and The Illustrator, Bears and Company
    FM Pilots, balancing indie rock aesthetic and an undeniable pop sensibility.BiographyFM Pilots is an Oklahoma pop-rock quartet that boasts catchy, polished tunes with heartfelt sentiment. The lineup consists of long-time...


  • Aug 2 11:00 pm

    Tyrannosaurus Chicken

    with Brody Buster Band, Meatpop
    We just like to get into the zone and play the old old blues. We also do original songs and covers of some more modern tunes, jump blues, swing and piedmont blues. We're influenced by types like Robert Johnson, Jessie Mae Hemphill, Howlin' Wolf, Big...


  • Aug 4 7:00 pm

    Cross Bearer by: Adam Ahlbrandt

    This event is 21 and over
    Cross Bearer by: Adam Ahlbrandt

    Heather is broke. She has a soul sucking job as a stripper. Her live-in girlfriend Victoria has a baby and a coke problem. Her boss Harry is an abusive maniac. Life cannot get much...


  • Aug 5 8:00 pm


    with Bearface, Avenue 17
    "This record is about having faith in where we are headed, without forgetting where we came from," says Joe Scorsone, aka FLINTFACE. It's also the reason that his 2014 full-length album is called Hope. FLINTFACE's background can be traced to the streets of...


  • Aug 6 8:00 pm

    Dustin Kaufman

    with Jeremy Smith, Michael Gomez, JAKE REDPATH, Anna May Smith
    KC Based Comedian having worked at clubs all over the country Host of his own weekly Open Mic in the Rivermarket at the Red Door Bar & Grill Writer and Host of his own Weekly Variety show, Kauf Drops, recorded before a live...


  • Aug 7 7:30 pm

    The Casket Girls

    with Dreamend
    The Casket Girls is a new three-piece band hailing from Savannah, GA. Comprised of Ryan Graveface (Black Moth Super Rainbow, The Marshmallow Ghosts, Dreamend) who wrote and played all the song structures, and newcomers, Elsa and Phaedra Greene, who wrote and performed all of the...


  • Aug 8 6:00 pm


    with Grayshot, Grand Villanova
    Hailing from the streets of CoMo, Dangerfield is hitting the heart of Missouri with their bluesy vibes, cold riffs, and dangerous attitude.


  • Aug 8 6:00 pm

    Grand Villanova

    With Grayshot and Dangerfield


  • Aug 8 7:00 pm
  • Aug 9 7:00 pm

    Eric Sommer

    with Amy Farrand


  • Aug 9 9:00 pm

    Middle Twin

    with Whale Fire, Max Justus
    Formerly Brain Foodhttps://twitter.com/middle_twinBiographyWe make music alright palDescriptionA five-piece-electronic-indie-rock band out of Lawrence, KS. Well crafted songs on top of bombastic beats.


  • Aug 11 7:00 pm

    Elsa Cross

    with Adriana Nikole, Nicolette Paige
    Elsa's deep and devoted relationship with music has been a lifelong obsession. Before the age of five, she remembers being enraptured by the voices of the gospel choir in her hometown's Methodist church. She began dabbling with musical instruments...


  • Aug 12 8:00 pm

    Ivory Black

    Ivory Black is an Alternative Singer/Songwriter from the Kansas City area.


  • Aug 13 8:00 pm

    Caught a Ghost

    with Chilliott
    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...


  • Aug 14 7:30 pm

    The Sidekicks - Dowsing, Sundials

    This event is 21 and over
    The Sidekicks
    The Sidekicks are a punk band from Cleveland, Ohio. They are currently signed to Red Scare.

    Matt- Drums....
    Steve-Vocals & Guitar.. ..
    Matt- Guitar & Vocals...


  • Aug 14 7:30 pm

    The Sidekicks

    with Dowsing, Sundials
    The Sidekicks are a punk band from Cleveland, Ohio. They are currently signed to Red Scare.Matt- Drums.... Steve-Vocals & Guitar.. .. Ryan-Bass.... Matt- Guitar & Vocals...


  • Aug 15 6:30 pm


    with The Pale Blue Dots, The Invisible World
    Featuring Jake Wesley Rogers ( Finalist for American Idol)


  • Aug 15 9:00 pm

    Pistol Pete

    with FSP, Dj Atom Marquette
    Pistol Pete is a new local Kansas City rapper. Just a young buck chasing his dream. You can find him getting the crowd jumping at one of his shows. Support your local everything.


  • Aug 16 9:30 pm


    Bass Guitarist/Lead vocals for The Schwag ( A Grateful Dead Tribute)


  • Aug 18 8:00 pm
  • Aug 18 8:00 pm
  • Aug 20 7:30 pm

    The Coathangers

    with Pagiins, Dj Thundercutz
    If youre familiar with The Coathangers then you probably know the Atlanta groups premise. The story goes that four young women decided to start a band for the sole purpose of being able to hang out and play parties. They werent going to let the fact that none of...


  • Aug 20 7:30 pm
  • Aug 22 9:00 pm
  • Aug 22 9:00 pm

    Charm City Devils

    with Bad Wheels, In the Whale, Kangaroo Knife Fight
    We all do battles in our daily lives. You win some, you lose some. Armed With their third album BATTLES, Baltimore's own Charm City Devils are battle tested and ready to have their bluesy, Southern-tinged hard rock anthems heard by the...


  • Aug 22 11:30 pm

    Winston 2 Fresh

    This event is 21 and over
    Winston 2 Fresh


  • Aug 23 8:00 pm

    Jackie Chain

    This event is 21 and over


  • Aug 23 8:00 pm

    Jackie Chain

    Jackie Chain is a native son to Huntsville, AL. Jackie found his love for rap music at an early age, growing up in the trailer parks and listening to his favorite groups such as Eightball and MJG, UGK, 3-6 Mafia and Too Short. As early as 5th grade Jackie had won local talent shows by...


  • Aug 27 8:00 pm


    with Merge Without Looking, Captiva
    The hardest-working, hottest young rock band in Southern California - ACIDIC - is at it again! They're capping off a triumphant Vans Warped Tour '14 run with a long-awaited mid-summer homecoming at their L.A. favorite: the legendary Doug...


  • Aug 27 9:00 pm
  • Aug 28 8:00 pm

    My Ticket Home

    "To Create a Cure" IN STORES AND ITUNES! www.mytickethomeband.com


  • Aug 29 6:00 pm


    with Scott Schumann
    "Pageant plays songs based in old-school country, 50s girl-pop, and perky piano indie-pop...a fascinating and engaging amalgam."


  • 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...


  • Sep 4 8:30 pm

    Sam Moss

    with Old Sound, Mikal Shapiro
    Sam Moss is a Brattleboro, Vermont based songwriter and string player. In fall 2013 he released his eighth solo album, No Kingdom. Moss has also released two albums with the old-time duo, The Howling Kettles, and compiled Imaginational Anthem Volume Five for...


  • Sep 10 8:00 pm

    Hocico - Hardwire, Night Creation

    This event is 21 and over

    The duo was officially formed in 1993 by Erik Garcia a.k.a. Erk Aicrag (lyrics and vocals) and Oscar Mayorga a.k.a. Racso Agroyam (Programming), but both cousins had been experimenting with electronic music, mixing...


  • Sep 10 8:00 pm


    with Hardwire, Night Creation
    The duo was officially formed in 1993 by Erik Garcia a.k.a. Erk Aicrag (lyrics and vocals) and Oscar Mayorga a.k.a. Racso Agroyam (Programming), but both cousins had been experimenting with electronic music, mixing industrial and EBM, since they were fifteen...


  • Sep 13 6:00 pm
  • Sep 13 7:00 pm

    Scott MICKELSON - John L Keck

    Age Limit: 18+


    John L Keckwebsite:http://www.reverbnation.com/johnlkeck Dane Davenportwebsite:http://danedavenport.com/ Dan Coylewebsite:http://www.dancoyle.com/


  • Sep 13 10:00 pm
  • Sep 19 7:00 pm
  • Sep 23 7:30 pm
  • Sep 23 7:30 pm

    Cerebral Ballzy

    with Black On Black
    There's a new band in New York City. Of course, there are a lot of new bands in New York City, but a good chunk of them belong to a world inhabited by smarty-pants artsy types like Animal Collective, Dirty Projectors and the foppish Vampire Weekend. This lot are...


  • Sep 26 8:30 pm


    Trading the wheat fields of the Midwest for the five-lane sprawl of LA, a songwriter from Kansas hits the LA concrete with a symphony in his head.After 600 shows in 60 cities with his childhood friends Billy Driver and Jesse Rich, front man, composer and entrepreneur Gooding is ready for the...


  • Sep 30 7:00 pm

    The Grayces - Katy Guillen and The Girls

    This event is 21 and over
    The Grayces

    “Being true to who we are is the largest factor in the creation of our sound,” says Iz Stone lead singer and guitarist of the all original Nashville TN rock band The Grayces. The Grayces have an interesting mix...


  • Sep 30 7:00 pm

    The Grayces

    Being true to who we are is the largest factor in the creation of our sound, says Iz Stone lead singer and guitarist of the all original Nashville TN rock band The Grayces. The Grayces have an interesting mix of genre pushing high-energy rock with a tinge of something dark lurking just...


  • Oct 25 7:30 pm

    Mutual Benefit

    with Suno Deko
    Jordan Lee has spent the last few years moving from Ohio to Austin to Boston, and most recently Brooklyn, running the wonderful Kassette Klub label, touring with friends groups, and leading an amorphous project called Mutual Benefit, a one-man-band or a sprawling collective,...


  • Oct 25 7:30 pm

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