The have various types of music, jazz, swing, reggae, blues, rock,
zydeco - if it is hip they have the live bands seven nights of the week.
They also have barbeque and souvenirs. A pizza shop is next door.
On the evening with these dance shots two swing bands played, Indigo
Swing from San Francisco and Big Six from London (at right behind the
The Grand Emporium is a true classic dive, dark (these are 4 and
5-second exposures to show the room, in addition to the flash exposure
to image the people), decor is "original" (never designer-touched - note
the years of posters on the walls which saves on the high price of wall
paper), great live music, is wildly popular, is a true hole-in-the-wall
as far as the size across the front of the building and is one of THE KC
nightclubs to go to.