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Welcome to the Encore Club!

The Folly Encore Club was built as an initiative to bring young professionals age 21-40 together and provide a space for networking, fellowship, and developing long-lasting support for the Folly Theater. The heart of our theater has always been its story and our hope for this group is to find a new generation of storytellers with a passion for history and the role that the Folly has played, and continues to play, in the growth of Kansas City. With a variety of social events throughout the year, the Folly Encore Club is a fun way for young professionals of Kansas City to enjoy the best music KC has to offer and meet new friends along the way.

To be notified of Encore Club’s upcoming events, we encourage you to join our email list.

How to Get Tickets

Purchase a Full Season

Seasons start at $125 and include perks beyond tickets to all the events! Learn more about the levels and perks of Season Subscription Here.

Monthly Subscription – $10/month

For only $10 a month ($5 less than purchasing each ticket individually), you can become a Folly Encore Club member and gain access to each event. This is perfect for those that want to just know they have a ticket ready for them with the $10 auto-drawn monthly.

Individual Tickets – $15/month

Unsure about a full subscription? Want to test the waters? For only $15 per ticket, you can enjoy admission to the event!

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, Kelly Dougherty, can assist you in picking your tickets, answer any questions, etc.

Folly Encore Club Sponsorship

Interested in becoming an Encore Club Sponsor? Learn More Here

Become a Folly Encore Club Sponsor 

Now in its third season, the Folly Encore Club provides exposure to young professionals in Kansas City to jazz, networking, and history. Last year we were able to attract over 190 individuals across 9 happy hours and that was just our first season! As we enter our second season, we need help from businesses and individuals like you to further expand our offerings. We have big goals this year, including historic site tours, more presenters and speakers from the community, and more engagement with offsite venues.

We need your help!

To reach our goals mentioned earlier, we need the support of businesses and individuals that care about expanding jazz and helping to provide a networking space for the leaders of Kansas City and patrons of the Folly Theater.

Corporate/Presenting Sponsor – $1,000+

  • Two Complimentary Encore Season Memberships
  • Folly Parking Pass
  • Recognition in Folly Jazz Series Program
  • Verbal Recognition at each Encore Event
  • Presenting title at June Fundraiser
  • Name/Logo on Encore printed materials, email blasts, & posters

Encore Benefactor - $500+

  • Complimentary Encore Season Ticket
  • Folly Parking Voucher
  • Recognition in Folly Jazz Series Program
  • Verbal recognition at each Encore Event
  • Name/Logo on Encore printed materials, email blasts, website, & posters

Encore Patron - $250+

  • Recognition in Folly Jazz Series Program
  • Verbal recognition at each Encore Event
  • Name/Logo on Encore printed materials, email blasts, website, & posters

Encore Sponsor - $100+

  • Name/Logo on Encore printed materials, email blasts, website, & posters

Encore Friend - $50+


Name/Logo on printed materials and website

Folly Encore Board

Board President
Benjamin Dickens
Roeland Park City Council

Finance Committee Chair 
Stacy Purvis 
PNC Bank

Events Committee Chair 

Board Members 
Shay Elder 
Eangee Home Design

Jesse Maine 
Cerner Corporation

Vice President 
James Maiden
McCownGordan Construction

Marketing Committee Chair 

Stephanie Laaker 

Macy Layne
Buttonwood Financial

Kaelyn Whitt

Staff Liaisons 
Kelly Dougherty

Are you ready to become a sponsor?

Simply reach out to Kelly Dougherty, Marketing Manager, at or 816-768-6882. You can also donate directly via PayPal or Credit Card by following this link and notating that the donation is for Encore Club: Donate Now.