• The Chicken is back every month.

    Special national acts are storming through the door to play in our intimate space. We now take reservations and do advance ticket sales. Your favorite local musicians are still on the schedule, and The Static Chicken and Extra Crispy Brass Band have regular nights every month. Tell all your people and get your ass on a stool soon.

  • Thank you ma’am, may I have another?

    The Estate is continuing a long tradition of quality libations. Stop in to try a craft cocktail or to grab three fingers of your favorite distillation. Always poured the way you want it.

  • Happy Hours, Tuesday – Saturday

    It’s Drinking Season, it gets dark early, and the barbecue is hibernating. Your liver is telling you to take your B vitamins and drink more booze. We are doing our part — we’re open for happy hour, or Hora Feliz if you are in a mezcal frame of mind… The lights turn on and the music starts at 5:00pm Tuesday – Saturday.

  • Hot Sauce @ the Estate!

    The Estate’s calendar is filling up with amazing acts! Click here to check out a complete list of dates! A sortable calendar is at your fingertips — hell, you can even subscribe to it. Tuesday nights are featuring FUTUREPORN. Recent national acts have included Charlie Hunter and Scott Amendola, The Greyhounds, and Hermon Mehari. Bigger shows will often allow you to buy tickets online.

News:

  • Frank Catalino at The Jazz Estate. Great show. I'll be interviewing him on the BBQ soon. Stay tuned for more details.

    Frank Catalino at The Jazz Estate. Great show.  I'll be interviewing him on the BBQ soon. Stay tuned for more details.

    Posted By Dr. Sushi

    May 03

  • First official summer show!!!!.... The door is OPEN!!!!.... Looking forward to a summer filled with music and friends!!!!... Frank Catalano and his band kick off the summer at 9:30.... See ya soon!

    First official summer show!!!!.... The door is OPEN!!!!.... Looking forward to a summer filled with music and friends!!!!... Frank Catalano and his band kick off the summer at 9:30.... See ya soon!

    Posted By The Jazz Estate

    May 03

  • Doors at 8pm...showtime 9:30..Frank Catalano and his band are ready to burn the house down!!!!!

    "Iridium was awesome!!!! Flying to Milwaukee now to play the Jazz Estate w/ Mike Jeffers Dan Chase and Oliver Horton. New album just made the Billboard Charts"---F. Catalano

    Celebrate the release of our new @[59035422639:274:Ropeadope Records] CD - Party Time!!!!

    Celebrate the release of our new @[59035422639:274:Ropeadope Records] CD - Party Time!!!!

    Posted By The Jazz Estate

    May 02

  • It must be Friday night at The Jazz Estate!!!!!

    It must be Friday night at The Jazz Estate!!!!!

    Posted By The Jazz Estate

    May 02

  • HoodSmoke, one of Chicago's best original funk band hits the stage round 9:40 tonight!!! Doors at 8pm

    Join us at one of our favorite places to play, @[94515912266:274:The Jazz Estate] in Milwaukee on 5/1/15.

    Join us at one of our favorite places to play, @[94515912266:274:The Jazz Estate] in Milwaukee on 5/1/15.

    Posted By The Jazz Estate

    May 01

Press Clippings

  • The Bad Plus rocks The Estate

    If The Bad Plus made their reputation as an alt-jazz band bristling with rock attitude, they threw a sucker-punch to open the first of a four-show two-night stand. The opening title, “Pound for Pound,” sounded tough. Yet, on the club’s newly acquired Steinway, pianist Ethan Iverson disarmed the audience with a delicate, stately melody that, as he repeated and developed it, grew questioning and then yearning, quite moving in its taut simplicity.

  • Futurepornography Rampant

    Milwaukee’s jazz scene received a shock in January when the owner of The Jazz Estate (2423 N. Murray Ave.) announced that he was selling the venerable establishment. The East Side club has been home to internationally recognized jazz musicians, as well as a staggering array of homegrown talent and highly regarded regular bookings.

  • Express Milwaukee – April 2014

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014 New Jazz Estate Managers Bring Change but Keep the Jazz By Kristina Byas For more than 30 years, the Jazz Estate on Milwaukee’s East Side has been a gathering place for jazz musicians and enthusiasts. Its dimly lit, intimate space and the rhythms and melodies of the live acts it hosts […]