The Birdies

The Birdies

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$150 – $5,000

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American Jazz Museum Atrium

1616 East 18th Street

Kansas City, MO 64108

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"The Birdies" honor the 25-year legacy of the American Jazz Museum and the Creators, Makers, and Partners who made it possible.

About this event

Join us in recognizing three individuals who have made significant impact on the legacy of the American Jazz Museum. This year, we honor Legacy Maker Bobby Watson, Legacy Creator Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II, and Legacy Partner Pat Jordan for their longstanding dedication to the advancement of the museum and the 18th and Vine District. Other guests of honor include Mayor Quinton Lucas and a special performance by the McFadden Brothers.

Thursday, August 25th | American Jazz Museum Atrium

Dress: 'After 5' or Cocktail Attire

5:30PM Happy Hour

6:15PM Dinner begins

6:30PM Awards presentation

7:00PM Performance by the McFadden Brothers, Lonnie and Ronnie McFadden

Become a sponsor and access the most up-close VIP experiences the weekend has to offer. Celebrate among a circle of loyal museum supporters who have pledged to keep the music playing during the this milestone anniversary year. See the photo below for sponsor benefit levels - if you'd like to discuss your options for giving, please contact Lisa Alpert at

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