Place Details

The Ship

1217 Union Ave
Kansas City,  MO 64101

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The Ship

A classic cocktail lounge in the heart of the West Bottoms.

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Business Info

Price Range: (0-10)
Dress Code: Casual
General Manager: Bob Asher and Josh Mobley
Parking: Street
Payment Options: Cash, Visa, Amex, Mastercard, Discover
Serving: Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant Services: Walk-ins, Group-Friendly, Outdoor Seating

Categories: Bar, Jazz Club, Night Club, Sports Club

Hours

Tue: 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wed: 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thu: 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri: 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat: 6:00 pm - 1:00 am

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Events

  • Jazz Tonight: Arnold Young's RoughTet REDUX
    08:00 PM - 03/30/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 8p | Showtime around 9:30p | Free Admission TWO NIGHTS OF ROUGHTET FOR YOUR PLEASURE Jack "Blackie" Blackett - tenor sax Patrick Conway - alto & soprano saxes,...

  • Soul Preservers feat. Elliott Oliver
    09:00 PM - 03/31/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Music 9p | FREE ADMISSION It's grown folks' night out aboard The Ship. Come aboard and get easy with Elliott Oliver and Brian Danker and their fine records,...

  • Latin Jazz: Mundo Nouvo
    10:00 PM - 04/01/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Music 10p | Free Admission Combining both Spanish and Haitian-Creole language, Mundo Nouvo ['mun.do-nu.vo] means "New World". This ensemble looks to source...

  • Rex Hobart and the Honky Tonk Standards
    07:30 PM - 04/04/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Showtime 7p | Free Admission Rex brings the band back for their monthly Tuesday happy hour show. Tuesday is as good a night as any for KC's finest happy...

  • Dawayne's Rare Record Party
    08:00 PM - 04/05/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Music 8p | FREE ADMISSION The Ship welcomes back our friend and agent provocateur Dawayne Gilley who graciously shares his outstanding record collection...

  • Jazz Tonight: Jerome and the Townspeople
    10:00 PM - 04/06/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 8p | Music 10p | Free Admission Tonight we welcome Jerome and The Townspeople to the poop deck. Sail on down for a night of great jazz and get your weekend...

  • Soul Preservers feat. DJ FAT SAL
    09:00 PM - 04/07/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Music 9p | FREE ADMISSION You work hard...so play hard this weekend. Come Dance!! The hottest dance party in the West Bottoms keeps sailing around the...

  • Crossroads Academy Fundraiser w/ Dead Voices, Rex Hobart & more
    07:00 PM - 04/08/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Music 7p | $10 Donation Tonight we're hosting a fundraiser for the Crossroads Academy and featuring a full night of music. Beginning with a variety of...

  • Happy Hour Show - Mr. Marco's V7
    07:30 PM - 04/11/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Music 7:30p | Free Admission It's another free happy hour show! This week we have the cult heroes of Mr. Marco's V7 on board featuring super-famous out...

  • On Stage: The Creighton Organization
    08:30 PM - 04/12/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Showtime 8:30p | FREE ADMISSION The Creighton Organization brings the big B3 Hammond organ on board The Ship to play us some sanctified soulful tunes. Joe's...

  • Jazz Tonight: Greg Meise Organ Trio
    09:30 PM - 04/13/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 8p | Show 9:30p | FREE ADMISSION Thursday brings our monthly installment of Organ Night on board The Ship. We are pleased to welcome Legendary organist Greg...

  • Soul Preservers feat. Dropout Boogie
    09:00 PM - 04/14/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Music 9p | FREE ADMISSION This week, The Dropout Boogie (Christian LaBeau and Ryan McBee) welcome Robert Wells into the Soul Preservers' weekly rotation...

  • Latin Jazz with The Cubanisms
    10:00 PM - 04/15/2017

    At The Ship



  • Soul Preservers feat. Elgin Smith
    09:00 PM - 04/21/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Music 9p | FREE ADMISSION Kick off your shoes and get the weekend launched right with The Soul Preservers Record Party! It's grown folks' night out aboard...

  • Grand Marquis
    10:00 PM - 04/22/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Music 10p | Free Admission The Grand Marquis perform a distinct and hearty blend of American roots influences including swamp blues & New Orleans classical...

  • Soul Preservers feat. Elliott Oliver
    09:00 PM - 04/28/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Music 9p | FREE ADMISSION It's grown folks' night out aboard The Ship. Come aboard and get easy with Elliott Oliver and Brian Danker and their fine records,...

Past Events

  • Jazz Tonight: Arnold Young's RoughTet
    09:00 PM - 03/29/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Showtime around 9:00p | Free Admission Jack "Blackie" Blackett - tenor sax Patrick Conway - alto & soprano saxes, bassoon, percussion Nick Howell - trumpet Jeff...

  • The Big Payback - March Edition
    10:00 PM - 03/25/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Music 10p | Free Admission Max Ross and Joc Max welcome you to come and take in some serious Soul, Funk and Disco Heat! End to End Burners all night....

  • The Big Payback March 2017
    10:00 PM - 03/25/2017

    At The Ship

    Lots a' labels on the tables this Saturday night. Sky high vibes and sounds to give you the feels. No fakin' and No frontin' just end to end burners ALL. NIGHT....

  • Soul Preservers feat. Dropout Boogie
    09:00 PM - 03/24/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Music 9p | FREE ADMISSION This week, The Dropout Boogie (Christian LaBeau and Ryan McBee) stacks up a fresh rotation of raw soul and tough funk 45's....

  • Snuff Dope with Annie Ellicott
    09:30 PM - 03/23/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 8p | Showtime 9:30p | Free Admission Free jazz. Free admission. Good times absolutely guaranteed. Annie Ellicott on vocals Mark Southerland on sax Micah Herman...

  • Soul Preservers feat. Elgin and Danker
    09:00 PM - 03/17/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Music 9p | FREE ADMISSION Kick off your shoes and get the weekend launched right with The Soul Preservers Record Party! It's grown folks' night out aboard...

  • Happy Hour Hooley with Blarney Stoned
    06:30 PM - 03/17/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Music 6:30 - 8:30 | Free Admission Our "Irish" buddies in Blarney Stoned are stopping in for a happy hour show in honor of this sanctified day for all...

  • Blarney Stoned, Boards The Ship!!
    06:00 PM - 03/17/2017

    At The Ship

    It's St. Patrick's Day again kids! We'll be crossing the Celtic oceans of whiskey for our 3rd and final run of the day. Join us aboard the ship, and enjoy some...

  • Jazz Tonight: Pope of Dope
    09:30 PM - 03/16/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 8p | Showtime 9:30p | Free Admission If you're a fan of The Meters or Grant Green, you'll love Pope of Dope: Paul Roberts - Keys Nick Howell - Trumpet Matt...

  • Jesse Lege with Cowtown Cajuns
    07:30 PM - 03/14/2017

    At The Ship

    "Bringing foot-stomping Cajun music to the world, one dance hall at a time" That is the passion of the award-winning singer and accordionist Jesse Lege. Please join...

  • Too Big 2 Fail septet play LatinJazz, R'n'B & Ska at the Ship
    10:00 PM - 03/11/2017

    At The Ship

    It's a Party situation w/ 7 pc groove band "2 Big To Fail" fea. Gary Cardile congas/vocals, Gary Helm bass, Doug Hitchcock drums, Gary Nelson guitar, Mark Cohick,...

  • Soul Preservers feat. Elliott Oliver
    09:00 PM - 03/10/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Music 9p | FREE ADMISSION It's grown folks' night out aboard The Ship. Come aboard and get easy with Elliott Oliver and Brian Danker and their fine records,...

  • Jazz Tonight: Greg Meise Organ Trio
    09:30 PM - 03/09/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 8p | Show 9:30p | FREE ADMISSION Thursday brings our monthly installment of Organ Night on board The Ship. We are pleased to welcome Legendary organist Greg...

  • On Stage: The Creighton Organization
    08:30 PM - 03/08/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Showtime 8:30p | FREE ADMISSION The Creighton Organization brings the big B3 Hammond organ on board The Ship to play us some sanctified soulful tunes. Joe's...

  • Mighty Mighty w/ DJ Greg Belson
    08:00 PM - 03/04/2017

    At The Ship

    It is my extreme pleasure to bring the legendary rare funk and soul 45 DJ Greg Belson to The Ship! Greg Belson's DJ and music career reads longer than Sug Knight's...

  • Soul Preservers feat. DJ FAT SAL
    09:00 PM - 03/03/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Music 9p | FREE ADMISSION You work hard...so play hard this weekend. Come Dance!! The hottest dance party in the West Bottoms keeps sailing around the...

  • Jazz Tonight: New Transition
    09:30 PM - 03/02/2017

    At The Ship



  • Dawayne's Rare Record Party
    08:00 PM - 03/01/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Music 8p | FREE ADMISSION The Ship welcomes back our friend and agent provocateur Dawayne Gilley who graciously shares his outstanding record collection...

  • The Big Payback - February Edition
    10:00 PM - 02/25/2017

    At The Ship

    Open 6p | Music 10p | Free Admission Max Ross and Joc Max welcome you to come and take in some serious Soul, Funk and Disco Heat! End to End Burners all night....

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