Lonnie McFadden *postponed*
*Due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), this event has been postponed until further notice in an effort to care for the health and safety of AJM staff and patrons
Lonnie McFadden is an American entertainer, singer, songwriter, tap dancer, and musician. His intricate entertainment style is presented with joy, raw emotion, excitement, and an unmistakable, smooth voice.
He has toured extensive across the US, Europe, Japan and a USO tour in 2004 with Wayne Newton. McFadden resides in Kansas City now performing nightly at local night clubs and upscale restaurants. A producer and featured artist for the 2018 (10 day citywide) Charlie Parker Festival. Lonnie is best known in Kansas City for tap dancing on the bar at The Phoenix, and his 19-month residency at Black Dolphin. McFadden has also performed at The Kauffman Center, Kauffman Stadium, Starlight Theater, The Blue-Room, and The Sprint Center. McFadden has shared the stage with, Wayne Newton, Sammy Davis Jr., Tony Orlando, Herb Alpert and many others.
Lonnie has received numerous awards as an entertainer including Life Time Achievement Awards from the Jazz Museum in May 2016, and Living Legends Awards from Tapology October 2017. McFadden was recognized by the readers of Ingram’s magazine as The Best Entertainer in Kansas City. Receiving Bronze in 2011 and 2019, Silver in 2017, and Gold in 2018.