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The restaurant and bar remain closed for the health and safety of our guests and staff.
Join us for Open Air, a concert series presented by Kranzberg Arts Foundation. Indulge and imbibe from our rotating menu of fall flavors while the musicians light up the stage under the heated and well-ventilated tent outside The Grandel.
Friday and Saturday nights and Sundays for brunch
Limited seating. Reservations required. Click here for more info and tickets. 
 Now on sale: November Open Air Lineup 


Enjoy local cuisine and live music at our outdoor concert series, Open Air.

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NOW ON SALE: November Open Air Lineup

Celebrate live arts and culture safely at Open Air, a concert series presented by Kranzberg Arts Foundation featuring St. Louis’ finest musicians. Hundreds have enjoyed the comforts of our safe live music experience since August — physically-distanced, of course. Indulge and imbibe from our rotating menu of fall flavors while the musicians light up the […]

Blue Sky Brunch

Rise and shine for Blue Sky Brunch. Sip mimosas and delight in live performances from St. Louis’ best Americana and bluegrass musicians. Join us Sundays in October outside The Grandel in Grand Center Arts District. Presented by Kranzberg Arts Foundation and Open Highway Music Festival. 10/4: One Way Traffic 10/11: Gerard Erker & Neil Sasich of The Mighty Pines 10/18: […]

Brady Lewis Quartet performs at Open Air, Aug. 8, 2020 outside the Grandel in Grand Center

Open Air

Friday and Saturday nights through October Enjoy the freshest sounds in St. Louis at Open Air, a concert series presented by Kranzberg Arts Foundation and Jazz St. Louis. Featuring St. Louis’s finest, this tented, dinner experience takes place outside The Grandel in Grand Center Arts District, on Friday and Saturday nights through October. Tickets are available through MetroTix. In addition to the $10 ticket, there’s […]

How we’re responding to COVID-19

To our guests, Like you, we’re monitoring COVID-19 as it continues to develop. To help keep you updated on our response we’ve created a page on the Kranzberg Arts Foundation website that will be updated with all of the latest information on our policies, closures, and cancellations. Our number one priority is the health and […]

BLStet – 1/3/19

Performance Date: 1/3/19 Artist: BLStet Song(s): “Detitled”, “Green Finch”, “Milestones” Full lineup: Brady Lewis – Trumpet Kendrick Smith – Alto Saxophone Jawwad Spann – Tenor Saxophone Jesse Gannon – Piano Bernard Terry – Bass Dhoruba Shakur – Drums Trumpeter Brady Lewis made his debut at the Dark Room with a band that featured some of the […]

Anita Jackson – 3/8/19

Performance Date: 3/8/19 Artist: Anita Jackson Song(s): “Brick House”, “Proud Mary”, “At Last” Full lineup: Joshua Krump – drums Teddy Brookins – bass Darius Savage – piano Anita Jackson – vocals Whenever Anita Jackson takes the stage, there are bound to be some surprises… Her Dark Room performances tend to bring in some of St. […]

Kim Fuller & Tom Byrne – 9/2/18

Performance Date: 9/2/18 Artist: Kim Fuller & Tom Byrne Song: “Dock of the Bay”   One thing I love about Dark Room performances is hearing all the different influences that go into each artist’s personality. Jazz overlaps with other musical styles on a regular basis, and the individual voice of each artist determines what kinds […]

The Unity Quartet – 11/29/18

Performance Date: 11/29/18 Artist: The Unity Quartet Song(s): “Sandu”,  “Bernie’s Tune”  Full lineup: Ben Reece – Tenor Saxophone Austin Cebulske – Tenor Saxophone Ryan Marquez – Organ Demarius Hicks – Drums One of the most consistently strong groups that has played The Dark Room is the Unity Quartet. The unique instrumentation is enough to perk […]

Weekly Specials

Weekly Specials  Garlic Knots $9 Served with. pimento cheese dip Smoked Trout Dip $10 Hickory smoked rainbow trout mixed with cream cheese, old bay seasoning, and green onions. Served with crostini. Spaghetti & Meatballs $18

Owen Ragland Quartet – 8/17/18

Performance Date: 8/17/18 Artist: Owen Ragland Quartet Song(s): “Afro Blue”, “Someday My Prince Will Come”, “Let You Go”  Full lineup: Khamali Cuffie-Moore – Trumpet Tilton Yokley – Bass Owen Ragland – Piano & Keyboards Keith Bowman – Drums A night with Owen Ragland and crew is guaranteed to be chock full of chilled-out grooves that have […]

Kasimu-tet – 8/8/18

Performance Date: 8/8/18 Artist: Kasimu-tet  Song(s): “Maiden Voyage”, “The Sidewinder”, “Caravan” Full lineup: Kasimu Taylor – Trumpet Ben Wheeler – Bass Jesse Gannon – Piano Demarius Hicks – Drums The Kasimu-tet has been a mainstay at The Dark Room since its inception in 2014. As part of the weekly Wednesday Night Jazz Crawl in Grand […]

Chrissy Renick – 12/15/18

Performance Date: 12/15/18 Artist: Chrissy Renick Song(s): “Nardis”, “Valerie” Full lineup: Andrew Stephen – Keyboards Jake Stergos – Bass Tim Moore – Drums Brady Lewis – Trumpet Chrissy Renick – Vocals Chrissy Renick has recently proven her formidable talents as a featured vocalist during Mo Egeston’s ‘Late Night Grooves’ sets on Saturday nights. One night […]

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