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  • Event Overview
    • Ronnie Scott’s Presents …Kansas Smitty’s House Band

      From the moment they played their first note five years ago, the Kansas Smitty’s House Band has set out to reinvent how audiences experience jazz. You’ll never hear Kansas Smitty’s House Band play the same show twice. Theirs is a joyful, spontaneous jazz rooted in swing and blues that keeps the shows fresh and the crowds faithful.

      Recently described by Jamie Cullum as ‘one of the hottest live acts on the UK jazz scene’, the band originally began in 2014 as resident musicians of London’s hippest jazz bar, Kansas Smitty’s. As the bar grew, so too did the Band’s fame: residencies at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, twice-sold-out headliners at London’s iconic Ronnie Scott’s, as well as the acclaimed release Broadway 2018 culminated in a nomination for UK Jazz Act of the Year in the Jazz FM Awards, and a win at the British Jazz Awards for ‘Best Small Group’ in 2018.

      2019 has been a landmark for their cult East London headquarter, Kansas Smitty’s, which will be turning four in May. The concept of a jazz band that owns its own bar is unprecedented, almost as unprecedented as a band who premieres new music at each show. Their venue has supported hundreds of bands since it opened its doors, providing a stage for them to showcase their own music and reach new audiences.

      ‘Amazing’ Shaun Keaveny
      ‘Festival favourites wherever they go’- Jazzwise
      ‘One of the hottest properties in British jazz’ – Ivan Hewett, Telegraph
      ‘Audiences love this band. Everybody loves this band.’ – Sebastian Scotney, London Jazz News
      ‘They dance to the beat of their own drum. Totally unpredictable!’ – Cerys Matthews, BBC Radio
      6 Music


  • Event Information
    • Where

      Alexandra Palace Theatre


      23rd November


      Date Doors open Event Start time
      23rd November 2019 18:30 19:30


      Ticket Advance
      Standard £30 + booking fee
      Standard £26.50 + booking fee
      Standard £20 + booking fee

  • Tickets
    • Where do I buy tickets?

      Alexandra Palace ticketing partner is See Tickets. If you have purchased tickets via See Tickets, for all ticket enquiries please call them on 0871 220 0260. If you did not purchase your tickets via See tickets, please contact your ticket provider.

      Ticket collections

      If you have received an email confirmation from your ticket provider you can collect your tickets from the Box Office collection point located next to the main entrance. Please note you cannot pick them up before the doors open. Please allow some extra time to collect your tickets as this can take a few minutes and we do not want you to miss any of the event.

      I have not received my e-confirmation or tickets, what should I do?

      Please contact the ticket provider or outlet that you made your purchase through as they will need to send you a confirmation. Alexandra Palace staff cannot check your purchase or find your records if you turn up. To gain entry to the event you need an e-confirmation or ticket.

      Buy Tickets

      Please note that this is a ticketed event and tickets should be bought online or over the phone prior to the event. There is no box office on site & therefore tickets will not be on sale at the venue.