The Blue Note & Rose Blog

About us

The Blue Note is mid-Missouri’s No. 1 concert venue, bringing in everyone from The Pixies to Johnny Cash since 1980. It’s sister club Rose Music Hall is known well among locals as the spot to see regional and national bands in an intimate setting, or cozied up with a blanket in the park.

Located in the heart of downtown Columbia, both The Blue Note and Rose Music Hall have become staples for music and culture in a small but growing city.


Current owners Matt Gerding and Scott Leslie.


Our Blog

This blog is where we get the chance to talk about music, the bands we bring to town and what’s going on in the industry.

We will recap concerts, discuss music news and delve into the acts that will grace our stages.

We want to share our stories with you, and we want to hear some of yours, too.



Original owners Phil Costello and Richard King.

Previous owners Phil Costello and Richard King


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