Welcome to Blue LLama
Connecting the “Love of Food” and the “Love of Music” to oﬀer one of the most unique and exciting dining and listening experiences in the Midwest.
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American Shared Plates At The Blue LLama
The Blue LLama Jazz Club presents live jazz and world music paired with inspired cuisine, creating a destination music venue and restaurant on Main Street in downtown Ann Arbor. The Blue LLama aims to connect the “Love of Food” and the “Love of Music” to oﬀer one of the most unique and exciting dining and listening experiences in the Midwest.Dinner Menu Brunch Menu
Love of MusicAt the Blue LLama
Our mission is to bring the very best local and regional talent to the community, as well as national and world renowned musicians. By featuring world music and jazz, the Blue LLama Jazz Club is able to uplift the music with a world class stage, sound system and an overall ambience where the music can be fully appreciated.
Love of FoodAt the Blue LLama
Jazz music is inspired by the diversity of American culture which we aim to highlight with Chef Louis Goral’s menu of jazz inspired American Shared Plates. Chef Louis’ new and exciting take on classic and innovative dishes highlights our fantastic music programming by utilizing the best local and imported artisanal ingredients. It is our mission for our guests to share a communal experience while sampling many different flavors throughout all of our musical performances.
Experience of a Legendary New York Jazz Club
Blue LLama is about as close as you get here to an experience of a legendary New York jazz club like the Blue Note ... Everything about our experience here was five stars. From the incredible food to the beautiful decor to the fantastic musical performance and the amazing waitstaff.
Just Getting Started
The best Jazz Club around and they're just getting started. The venue is perfect, the menu is electrifying and tasty. The atmosphere is exciting, hip, and makes you feel like you belong. James our server was the best and super informative yet charming. You will not want to leave.
Keeping Jazz Alive
World class music and service. Highly recommend. Keeping the beauty of jazz alive.
The Love of Food
Executive Chef Louis Goral
Chef Louis Goral is thrilled to bring his culinary expertise to the Blue LLama Jazz Club. Chef Louis has served critically acclaimed cuisine in Denver, Philadelphia, Chicago,Washington D.C. and New York City. As a musician himself, he is excited to share his love of food and music with his new audience in Ann Arbor. Chef Louis will be preparing gourmet, jazz-inspired shared plates to compliment the amazing artists and ambience created at the Blue LLama Jazz Club.
The Love of Music
Artistic Director Dave Sharp
Dave serves as the Artistic Director of Blue LLama. His expansive experience as a bassist, bandleader, composer, festival organizer and music educator will guide the music programming of the Blue LLama Jazz Club. Dave is also founder and festival director of the A2 JAZZ FEST, an annual jazz festival featuring professional Michigan jazz artists as well as student performances and workshops.