Archive for Sunday, July 15, 2001

KC Blues and Jazz Festival offers three stages of entertainment

July 15, 2001


— The Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival will be Friday through July 22 at Liberty Memorial in Penn Valley Park, 26th and Main streets.

The lineup includes:


Blues stage, Camp Harlow, 6 p.m.; Nighthawks, 7:10 p.m.; Elvin Bishop and Little Smokey Smothers, 8:30 p.m.; and Little Feat, 10 p.m.

Jazz stage, MO City Jumpers, 6 p.m.; Michelle Wilson and the Evil Gal Festival Orchestra, 7:10 p.m.; Joey Defrancesco Trio, 8:25 p.m.; Mingus Big Band, 10:10 p.m.

Heritage stage, Radio Days Orchestra, 6:15 p.m.; Rosie Ledet and the Zydeco Playboys, 7:30 p.m.; Jimmy D Lane, Lazy Lester and Hypolite, 9 p.m.


Blues stage, Cobalt Project, 1 p.m.; Blues Notions, 2:10 p.m.; North Mississippi Allstars, 3:25 p.m.; W.C. Clark, 4:40 p.m.; Double Trouble, 6 p.m.; R.L. Burnside, 7:45 p.m.; Koko Taylor and Her Blues Machine, 9:30 p.m.

Jazz stage, Mike Smith and Friends, 1:15 p.m.; The Warner Project with Duck Warner, 2:25 p.m.; Big John Patton, 3:40 p.m.; Myra Taylor, 5:05 p.m.; Rick DellaRatta Trio with Rufus Reid, Billy Hart and Bobby Watson, 6:30 p.m.; Jay McShann, 8:15 p.m.; and Ramsey Lewis, 10 p.m.

Heritage school, Paseo Academy Jazz Ensemble, 2 p.m.; Sonny Kenner's Five Star Band, 3:10 p.m.; Lazy Lester, 4:15 p.m.; Louisiana Red, 5:25 p.m.; Claude "Fiddler" Williams, 6:40 p.m.; and Mudcat, Eddie Tigner, Cool John Ferguson and Beverly "Guitar" Watkins, 8:30 p.m.

July 22

Blues stage, Phil Callier and Jhamm, 1:15 p.m.; Don Shipps and the Titanic Blues Band, 2:25 p.m.; Eddy "The Chief" Cleatwater, 3:40 p.m.; Walter "Wolfman" Washington and the Roadmasters, 5:05 p.m.; Wild Magnolias, 6:50 p.m.; and Irma Thomas, 8:35 p.m.

Jazz stage, Dunn/Freeman mix, 1 p.m.; David Basse Quartet with Alaadeen and Angela Hagenbach, 2:10 p.m.; Ida McBeth, 3:20 p.m.; Jimmy McGriff Quartet, 4:40 p.m.; Karrin Allyson and Bobby Watson, 6:25 p.m.; and Arturo Sandoval, 8:10 p.m.

Heritage stage, Mayfield Towns All Stars and Schlagle High, 2 p.m.; Kansas City Jazz Sextet + 1, 3:15 p.m.; King Clarentz, 4:30 p.m.; Jerry Ricks, 5:45 p.m.; Elder Statesmen with Myra Taylor, 7 p.m.; and The Holmes Brother, 8:30 p.m.

Advance tickets are $15 a day or $30 for the weekend at the gate. For more information, call (800) 530-5266 or visit

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