This community resource is a list of all-ages spaces and rock n’ roll bars around the Kansas City area.

For more venues visit indieonthemove.com or dodiy.org. If you know of a new space or incorrect detail please let me know. Thanks!

Please note: Kansas City has several other bars that focus on Jazz or Blues.

Venue Town Genre Ages
Buffalo Room KCMO Variety All-Ages & 21+
Californos KCMO Acoustic, Americana, Folk, Jam Band, Pop, Reggae, Singer-Songwriter, Ska All-Ages & 21+
Davey’s Uptown KCMO All 21+ / 18+
Records With Merritt KCMO All & DIY All-Ages
Josey Records KCMO Punk / DIY / All-Ages All-Ages
Mills Records KCMO Punk / DIY All-Ages
Riot Room KCMO All 21+
Blind Tiger KCMO All 21+
The Brick KCMO All & Roots 21+
Westport Saloon KCMO Roots 21+
Ollie’s Local KC.MO All All
Black Dog Coffee Lenexa Acoustic All-Ages
Vinyl Renaissance Overland Park In-Stores – Overland Park All-Ages
The Rino KCMO All All-Ages
MiniBar KCMO 21+
Knuckleheads Saloon KCMO All Genres. No Hip Hop, Rap. 21+ & All-Ages
Aftershock Merrian Metal All-Ages
Niche KCMO Electronica 21+
Homer’s Coffee Overland Park No Hardcore, Metal. All-Ages
Gaslight Garden Lawrence All All-Ages
All Star Rock Bar KCMO Acoustic, Classic Rock, Country, Pop, Rock, Top 40 All-Ages
Lindquist Press KCMO All 21+
The Firehouse KCMO All 18+
Jazz, A Louisiana Kitchen KCMO Acoustic, Americana, Big Band, Bluegrass, Blues, Folk, Funk, Jazz, Pop, Singer-Songwriter, Soft Rock, Soul, Swing, World All-Ages
Danny’s Big Easy KCMO Blues, Funk, R&B, Reggae, Salsa, Zydeco All-Ages
The Ship KCMO All 21+
Prohibition Hall KCMO 21+
Yahweh Underground KCMO All All-Ages
Holy Cow Market KCMO All All-Ages
Replay Lounge Lawrence All 21+
8th Street Taproom Lawrence All 21+
Prosperos KCMO All All-Ages
Jackpot Saloon Lawrence All All-Ages
The Bay Warrensburg All All-Ages
The Bottleneck Lawrence All
Plexpod Lenexa All All-Ages
Uptown Arts Bar KCMO All All-Ages 21+
The Scene KCMO All 21+
Jerry’s Bait Shop Lenexa 21+
Main Street Coffee House Independence All-Ages
The Record Bar KCMO All 21+
Awaze KCMO Reggie and More All-Ages
Signs of Life  Lawrence All All-Ages
Open Mics
Chicken N Pickin Westport Saloon Sunday   21+
Rural Grit The Brick Monday   21+
Here’s To The Roots – Dubliner Olie’s Local Sunday   21+
Various Uptown Arts Bar Most Nights   21+
Davey’s Uptown Davey’s Uptown Monday   21+