The Raphael Hotel

Raphael Hotel's Strings on the Green returns for 10th Season

Summer jazz concert series every Friday and Saturday night from 4-7 p.m. May through September

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 18, 2019) – The Raphael Hotel's popular summer concert series, Strings on the Green, is back for its tenth season featuring live, outdoor entertainment on its front lawn. The series highlights Kansas City's jazz talent with local and regional musicians performing Latin Jazz on Fridays and Swing Jazz on Saturdays. 

These free summer concerts from the Raphael patio overlooking the Country Club Plaza take place every Friday and Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m., May through September. The series is open to the public.

A full-service bar is also available on the patio offering cocktails, beer and wine, along with small bites and appetizers from Chaz on the Plaza's Lounge Menu. Friday's Strings on the Green concert overlaps with Chaz's Friday happy hour from 4-6 p.m.


Strings on the Green: 

May Schedule

May 3- Sons of Brasil

May 4- Carte Blanc Feat. Miguel Mambo DeLeon

May 10- KC Latin Jazz All Stars

May 11- Hot Club KC

May 17- Danny Embrey Latin Jazz Quartet

May 18- Grand Marquis

May 24- Cubanisms

May 25- Max Levy Quartet

May 31- TooBig2Fail


June Schedule

June 1- Havilah Bruders and Triple Play

June 7- Danny Embrey Latin Jazz Quartet

June 8- Hot Club KC

June 14- KC Latin Jazz All Stars

June 15- Grand Marquis

June 21- TooBig2Fail

June 22- Megan Birdsall Quartet

June 28- Sons of Brasil

June 29- Max Levy Quartet


July Schedule

July 5- Sons of Brasil

July 6- Paganova

July 12- KC Latin Jazz All Stars

July 13- A La Mode Quartet

July 19- Mark Lowrey's Latin Quintet

July 20- Megan Birdsall Quartet

July 26- Cubanisms

July 27- Grand Marquis


August Schedule

Aug. 2- Cubanisms

Aug. 3- Max Levy Quartet

Aug. 9- KC Latin Jazz All Stars

Aug. 10- Megan Birdsall Quartet

Aug. 16- Mark Lowrey's Latin Quintet

Aug. 17- Grand Marquis

Aug 23- TooBig2Fail

Aug. 24- A La Mode Quartet

Aug. 30- Sons of Brasil

Aug. 31- Hot Club KC


September Schedule

Sept.- 6- TooBig2Fail

Sept. 7- A La Mode Quartet

Sept. 13- KC Latin Jazz All Stars

Sept. 14- Grand Marquis

Sept. 27- Sons of Brasil

Sept. 28- Beach Nutz

About The Raphael Hotel

Located just steps from the famed Country Club Plaza at 325 Ward Parkway in Kansas City, Missouri, The Raphael Hotel is one-of-a-kind boutique hotel with European style elegance and charm. The nine-story, Italian Renaissance Revival structure is a member of National Trust Historic Hotels of America and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. TripAdvisor reviewers rank The Raphael as Kansas City’s top hotel and Chaz on the Plaza one of Kansas City’s best restaurants for modern American cuisine. The hotel and its signature restaurant are affiliated with the Autograph Collection, a portfolio of independent hotels selected by Marriott International for their distinctiveness. More information is available here.


About Chaz on the Plaza

Chaz on the Plaza is the signature restaurant of the historic Raphael Hotel located at 325 Ward Parkway in Kansas City, Missouri. Chaz is a 2016 recipient of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, Wine Spectator Award of Excellence and The Pitch’s Best Hotel Restaurant. An award-winning wine list and inventive craft cocktails complement the unique menu of Executive Chef Joseph Cizek. Signature items include a hand-cut, USDA prime rib special every Sunday and fresh, daily fish offering. Chaz Lounge presents live music nightly and features discounted appetizers and drink specials during weekday happy hour, 4-6 p.m. Outdoor seating is also available on a scenic, shady patio overlooking Kansas City’s Country Club Plaza. Information, menus and reservations are available online or by calling Chaz on the Plaza at 816-802-2152.