Folly Theater Encore Club

History * Folly * Jazz

Welcome to the Folly Theater Encore Club!


The Folly Encore Club is a group of professionals in the Kansas City area that have a love for the Grand Lady of Twelfth Street, a passion for Kansas City History, and an ear for good Jazz.

Season Tickets are now Available!

2019 – 2020 Season Line-Up

The long-awaited schedule for the Encore Club’s 3rd season is here! While we work on pinning down a couple of locations, we do have several events planned out! Below you will find the schedule for our upcoming season.


October Happy Hour

Saturday, October 26th at 6 PM

The Folly Theater Patron’s Lounge

Join us in the newly renovated Patron’s Lounge of the Folly Theater where we will have fresh hors d’ oeuvres and cocktails followed by networking with some of the best people that work, live, and play in Kansas City. At 8 PM, we will move directly into the Folly Theater where we will watch a live performance by vibraphonist master, Stefon Harris, and his band Blackout.

All attendees will receive a free drink, appetizers, and a ticket to Stefon Harris & Blackout at the Folly Theater on October 26th at 8 PM.

Center Stage Stage Happy Hour

Tuesday, November 12th at 6 PM

The Folly Theater Stage

After a fabulous first “On-Stage” event last year, we are bringing back the Happy Hour on the Stage event! With beer & wine and appetizers to snack on while networking and chatting on Kansas City’s most historic stage! Folly Volunteers will be offering tours of the Folly Theater, backstage, and all the other parts of the Grand Lady of Twelfth Street.

All attendees will receive free beer/wine and appetizers. There is no concert associated with this event.

December Happy Hour

Friday, December 13th at 6 PM

The Folly Theater’s Patron Lounge

We return the Folly Theater Patron’s Lounge for another evening of cocktails and appetizers along with networking and relaxing in Kansas City’s most historic theater. At 8 PM, we will all head into the Folly Theater to hear the percussionist Pedrito Martinez, play live with his upbeat, Afro-Cuban style music that will have people dancing in the aisles!

All attendees will receive a free drink, appetizers, and a ticket to the Pedrito Martinez Group at the Folly Theater on December 13th at 8 PM.

February Happy Hour

Tuesday, February 11th at 5:30 PM

Location TBD

The Folly Encore Club will meet at a local space to tour a historic part of Kansas City, along with cocktails and appetizers, of course! Stay tuned as we lock in a location!

All attendees will receive a free drink, appetizers, and a ticket to the Stacey Kent concert at the Folly Theater on February 22nd at 8 PM.

March Happy Hour

Saturday, March 7th at 6 PM

The Folly Theater’s Patron Lounge

Our last happy hour at the Folly Theater will, as always, have tasty cocktails and appetizers along with great people from around Kansas City with a love for music and history. We will end the night by attending a concert by Luciana Souza, the Bossa Nova vocalist that will you have you movin’ and groovin’!

All attendees will receive a free drink, appetizers, and a ticket to the Luciana Souza: The Book of Longing concert at the Folly Theater on March 7th at 8 PM.

April Happy Hour

Tuesday, April 21st at 5:30 PM

Location TBD

The last Folly Encore Club happy hour will meet at a different local space where we will enjoy cocktails and appetizers while learning about the local music and art scene! Stay tuned for more information!

All attendees will receive a free drink, appetizers, and a ticket to the John Pizzarelli Trio for Centennial Reasons: A Tribute to Nat King Cole concert at the Folly Theater on April 24th.

Happy Hour in the Garden

June

Location TBD

The inaugural “Happy Hour in the Garden” event was a wild success in 2019. Therefore, we have decided to bring the Encore Club Fundraiser back in June of 2020 where guests will enjoy catered picnic foods, summery cocktails, and a raffle all set in a local garden in beautiful June!


Why join the Encore Club?

*Experience Jazz with fellow Jazz lovers

*Be a part of revitalizing Kansas City’s oldest theater

*Free Jazz show tickets

*Network & mingle with other local professionals

*Discounts around Kansas City at local attractions, hotels, and more!


Questions? Give us a call at 816-842-5500 ext. 113. Our Marketing Manager, James Maiden, can assist you in picking your tickets, answer any questions, etc.


Folly Encore Club Sponsorship

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