Jammin' on the Green

Join us for another season of Shawnee’s hottest FREE concert series – Jammin' on the Green! Held monthly at the bandstand of historic Shawnee Town 1929 Museum! Admission is free, and bottled water and snacks are provided. Leashed and well-behaved dogs are allowed. Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs, and limited bench and picnic table seating is available. Entrance at 11501 W 57th Street, Shawnee, KS 66203. Please note: Beginning in 2024, all Jammin' performances start at 7:00pm.

Vine Street Rumble Jazz Orchestra
Wednesday, May 22
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Our season kicks off with the phenomenal Vine Street Rumble Jazz Orchestra, a longtime partner and fan favorite! Under the direction of Kent Rausch, this 14-piece band will perform the same outrageously exciting music that made Kansas City THE place to be in the 20’s through 40’s. You won’t be able to help but get up and dance!

Grand Marquis
Wednesday, June 26
7:00pm – 8:30pm
Sit under the summer sky and enjoy tunes by Kansas City’s own Grand Marquis! Inspired by the Kansas City blues scene, New Orleans jazz, and Memphis soul, Grand Marquis creates a blend of American roots music with plenty of original material and revitalized classics.

Betse & Clarke String Band
Wednesday, July 24
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Help us welcome a new band to the Jammin' stage...Betse & Clarke String Band! This exciting fiddle and banjo duo is bringing some friends on stage for a performance rooted in Ozark old time music, honoring traditional songs and tunes alongside inventive new compositions!

AnnaLee and the Lucky So & Sos
Wednesday, August 28
7:00pm – 8:30pm
Welcome back AnnaLee and the Lucky So & Sos to the bandstand! A popular Kansas City-based swing band, they celebrate the very best of Kansas City sound from the 1930s, 40s, and 50s, the heyday of KC-style jazz, swing, and jump blues. Their repertoire includes Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Julia Lee, Louie Jordan, and so many more, along with with their own original tunes.  

Kansas City Ukesters
Wednesday, September 25
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Close out the Jammin’ on the Green summer season September 25 at 7:00 pm with the Kansas City Ukesters! The ukulele was one of the most popular musical instruments of the 1920s, and every year The Ukesters bring out the unique and captivating sounds featuring popular hits from 100 years ago.

Jammin on the Green