State Historical Society of Missouri605 Elm Street, Columbia, MO 65201
Join Jackson County Historical Society and the Mutual Musicians Foundation for Bird’s 99th Birthday Bash to celebrate Charlies ‘Bird’ Parker’s 99thbirthday! The event on August 24, 2019, at 6:00 pm at the Mutual Musicians Foundation – 1823 Highland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri – celebrates the history of Kansas City jazz and such jazz greats as Charlie Parker, Bennie Moten, and Count Basie – all who played and jammed at the Mutual Musicians Hall, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The evening event includes live performances with original and contemporary arrangements of their classics as well as food and drinks. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door (plus fees). Advance tickets may be purchased on the Jackson County Historical Society website.