210 Jefferson St.
Grain Valley, MO 64029-9089
Phone: (816) 847-2700
Fax: (816) 847-6493
Whiskey Tango located in the Grain Valley, has created a special place in the hearts of most party goers in Kansas City. The owner of the club, Shawn Brown is a country music buff, which is why the club primarily plays country music. The menu remains faithful to the name of the restaurant-'Whiskey Tango', with its special Tango Burgers, Whiskey Chips, Whiskey Beans, and all things Whiskey! Although the club follows a dress code, it has a number of people flocking in each day, who simply can't resist being drawn to the dance floor.
Located within Harrah's Casino, this is just the right venue to spend all of that cash you just earned at the tables. The venue dazzles with great lights, a fantastic sound system, and a hip and trendy crowd. The bartenders also mix up delectable concoctions and the owners try to bring as many nationally known DJs as possible during the week. If you wish to listen to live music instead of a DJ, VooDoo also features local and national bands within the two-story venue. Check website for details and more information.
If you are looking to see how Kansas City appeared back when Charlie Parker roamed the streets, stop by the Blue Room. Although the original Blue Room, where the 'Bird' blew saxophone is long gone, this jazz joint is a fine replica of the 1930's club. Located in the historic 18th & Vine district, it is a bit of a museum, with pictures of greats that cover the walls and relics of Kansas City's jazz era adorn the tables. Live music still gets the place swinging four nights a week. No food is available and smoking is not allowed, but there is a fully stocked bar.
If your idea of a perfect meal is digging into some freshly made barbeque and sipping on a chilled beer while live music wafts over you, this is the place to go. Open since 1990, BB's Lawnside BBQ offers you old style barbeque and desserts made from scratch! Try the Slow Smoked Chicken Wings or the Rib Plate, which are smoked to perfection over a 50 year old pit. For a quick lunch, the delicious sandwiches like the Pulled Porker are amazingly filling and quite reasonable. End your meal with the mouth watering Bread Pudding. Also on offer is the ‘Little Pigs Menu' for kids. Come anytime between Thursday and Sunday to enjoy the great Blues performances.
Formerly known as Epicurean Restaurant and Lounge,Bodyworks Phase II is a great hangout place for local businessmen as well as many young professionals. Founded by Calvin and Benny Shelby, this place is a venue for many live performances from DJ nights to the local live jazz and blues bands. You can also rent the venue for private parties, concerts, corporate meetings and fund-raisers too. Centrally located in the city, the restaurant also provides assistance for catering and decoration.
According to patrons, few places can match up to the great ambience of this restaurant in Kansas City. Jazz legends like Coleman Hawkins, Charlie Parker and Marilyn Maye and many others have performed at Jardine's on countless nights of pure Jazz. The menu comprises of some delicious seafood, steaks and burgers, adding another highlight to the experience. The selection of wines goes well with the food and also deserves a mention. The staff is friendly and always attentive to the needs of patrons. Check the website for their daily line-up of Jazz performances.
For all the entertainment that you needed after a boring day at work, the Crossroads KC at the Grinders provides it all. Friends get together at this intimate setting to enjoy a diverse range of music from reggae to rock, and blues to hip hop. And as the zesty live music sets the ball rolling, the very famous Grinders pizza and chilled beer are an added spice to the delightful experience. A music lovers haven, this hip place definitely turns out to the best entertainer in downtown.
Aura is one of the most popular and trendiest nightclubs in the city. It is located just 15 minutes south of downtown and has all of the modern features in a club, from VIP bottle service to a laser light show. During the week, the club has different theme nights and DJs, a fully stocked bar and it does not close until the wee hours of the morning.
Bands and artists like the Wilders, Zeke, Big Four, Bruce Robinson, Ann McCue and many more have entertained at the Davey's Uptown Ramblers Club. Always in the headlines for its great musical events, Davey's is one of the best places in Kansas to enjoy live music. There are daily specials like Gothic dance on Mondays and acoustic shows and bands on Wednesdays Davey's Uptown Ramblers Club has drink specials through the week, but you have to be of legal age. The venue can be booked for private parties as well as for corporate events. Being nominated and voted 'City's Best' for many consecutive years, as well as the Olympic Torch having passed outside—that's a claim to fame very few venues can stake.
The Brick is one place in Kansas you surely don't want to miss out on. From delicious food to live performances and music shows, it has it all. The Brick boasts of a diverse menu with everything from burgers and salads to chicken soups on it. From Tuesdays to Thursdays the bar comes up with some great live original music shows, including a variety of Karaoke shows too. A variety of catering services are also on offer.
Midnight Rodeo is a big draw among locals and visitors to Southwest Missouri. It has been one of the best nightclubs in town for over two decades. Some of its features include a spacious dance floor, unrivaled sound and light system, flat screens and pool tables. Enjoy cocktails and spirits at their three bars, one of which is a 360-degree rotating one, or shoot some pool and catch the live sporting action. This Honky Tonk features the classic inclusion of a mechanical bull, a favorite among patrons.
One of the few bars in the city to be locally-owned, Czar Bar is traditional to the core and proud of it too. Inside, this bar gives you simple, no-frills sights and sounds without any pretense. It is no wonder this is one of the most popular spots for up-and-coming artists and musicians. In addition to the extensive drink menu, they also serve some better-than-average tacos; try their signature BBQ taco, it is made with authentic, KC style pork.