Blog & PressNoteworthy Food & Music

We love what we do, and we love talking about it. Read through the posts below to see reviews and press articles written about the Dakota, as well as updates about our community involvement, events, and restaurant menus.


Posted on November 9, 2016 in Music

The Atlanta Rhythm Section have been a mainstay in the rotation of classic rock radio airplay since the inception of the classic rock genre with good reason. They produced mega smash singles (Imaginary Lover, So Into You, I’m Not Gonna Let It Bother Me Tonight) as well as popular deep cuts that include some amazing hidden, and not so hidden gems. They have one platinum, and two gold albums to…

Suzanne Vega at the Dakota, Nov. 7 and 8

Posted on November 6, 2016 in Music

BUY TICKETS HERE! Pop music darling Suzanne Vega is returning to the stage in a wonderful way, following the October release of her latest album. She performs at the Dakota on Nov. 7 and 8, 2016 with opening act Teddy Thompson (the critically praised son of Richard & Linda Thompson). Her new album, “Lover, Beloved: Songs From An Evening With Carson McCullers” is based on a play Vega wrote about…


Posted on November 4, 2016 in Uncategorized

KATE LYNCH AND HER MOST EXCELLENT FELLOWS New Year’s Eve Dinner Show at Vieux Carré 6pm | $67 Click Here For More Info   JOYANN PARKER & SWEET TEA New Years Eve Cocktail Show at Vieux Carré 10pm | $30 Click Here For More Info   FIREFALL January 26 at 7 & 9pm Click Here For Tickets   ANA POPOVIC February 26 at 7pm Click Here For Tickets   JOHN PIZZARELLI…


Posted on November 1, 2016 in Uncategorized

We invite you to give the gift of world-class food and world-renowned music this holiday season! Dakota/Vieux Carré gift cards make the ideal gift, as they can be used for dinner, drinks, tickets to any Dakota show, or food and beverages at Vieux Carré. From now through December 23, receive a $20 promo card as a gift from us with every $100 in gift cards purchased.  These gift cards work…

Davina & the Vagabonds Mon. October 31, 2016, 7pm & 9pm The Dakota Jazz Club

Posted on October 31, 2016 in Music

Davina Sowers is a true powerhouse among today’s women singer songwriters. Over the years, her profoundly talented band Davina & the Vagabonds have amassed countless fans while achieving international presence & touring status. That said, Minneapolis is blessed to be the chosen hometown of Davina along with her fantastic fun accomplices. Here is a chance to come witness DATV’s well deserved success at the Dakota for upcoming shows on Oct.…


Posted on October 21, 2016 in Music, Upcoming Shows

JONATHA BROOKE November 21 at 7pm – Click Here For Tickets “Charming and very funny. A seasoned musician with a beautiful voice, Brooke rocks it.” – New Yorker “Jonatha Brooke immerses us in her world through beautiful storytelling…” – The Key (WXPN) Jonatha Brooke has written songs, made records and toured since her days in Boston with The Story. The Story released two albums, Grace in Gravity andThe Angel in…

O’Connor Band Special Offer

Posted on October 21, 2016 in Uncategorized

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS  Enter promotional code “MNO” for 20% discount   “Mark O’Connor remains one of the most restless and rewarding talents in American music, a violinist with roots in the deepest bluegrass traditions who has, over a span of 40 years, merged stylistic elements of pop, jazz, world, and classical into a singular career.” – Pop Matters “one of the most spectacular journeys in recent American music” –…