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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.

SEVEN NEW SHOWS ON SALE!

Posted on January 12, 2018 in Featured Blog Post

The Hilarious World of Depression: Season 2 Wrap Party February 8 | 7pm Call 612.332.5299 or Click Here For Tickets A show about clinical depression…with laughs? Well, yeah. Depression is an incredibly common and isolating disease experienced by millions, yet often stigmatized by society. The Hilarious World of Depression is a series of frank, moving, and, yes, funny conversations with top comedians who have dealt with this disease, hosted by…

SUPERBOWL WEEK AT THE DAKOTA

Posted on January 8, 2018 in Featured Blog Post

On the off-chance that you’ve been living under a rock for the last year or so, allow us to be the first to inform you: the Super Bowl is coming to Minneapolis! Come the beginning of February 2018, downtown Minneapolis will be transformed into a national locus of activity as football fans from around the United States gather to celebrate the sport’s most important game. In the days leading up…

EIGHT NEW SHOWS ON SALE

Posted on January 5, 2018 in Featured Blog Post

New Power Generation February 3 | 7pm & 9:30pm Call 612.332.5299 or Click Here For Tickets “Welcome to the New Power Generation,” announced Prince in “Eye No,” the opening song on his 1988 album Lovesexy. Two years later, the Graffiti Bridge soundtrack contained “New Power Generation” with a group of the same name credited as background vocalists. The New Power Generation was featured on Prince’s Diamonds and Pearls (1991) and…

No Limit: The LTD Chocolate Cream Ale

Posted on January 4, 2018 in Featured Blog Post

LTD Brewing is not the microbrewery of choice for those who fear change. Friends Jem and Blake founded the brewery together in 2003. After meeting at the University of Minnesota and bonding over a mutual desire to (legally) obtain relatively inexpensive beer, the two students decided: why not brew our own? Since its inception, this spirit of exploratory ingenuity has fueled Jem and Blake’s pursuit of microbrews that is more…

THREE NEW SHOWS ON SALE!

Posted on December 29, 2017 in Featured Blog Post

Davina & The Vagabonds January 25 & 26 | 7pm Call 612.332.5299 or Click Here For Tickets Since exploding onto the scene in 2005, Davina and the Vagabonds have grown from a down-and-dirty blues band into one of the most exciting acoustic ensembles on the international stage. This high-energy quintet has established itself with a stellar live show, a professional look, and good old-fashioned hard work. With influences ranging from…

SHOULD OLD ACQUAINTANCE BE FORGOT: ELLE’S IRISH CREAM

Posted on December 26, 2017 in Featured Blog Post

‘Tis the season – for what, exactly? As the temperature drops from cold to extremely cold, it’s only natural for the mind to wander toward different methods of warming up, either literally or in a more figurative, cuddly-and-cozy sense. At the Dakota, we can offer you both types of warmth in the form of Elle’s Irish Cream, a delicious and popular item on our bar and dessert menus. Though it…

SIX NEW SHOWS ON SALE!

Posted on December 22, 2017 in Featured Blog Post

Davell Crawford January 29 & 30 | 7pm Call 612.332.5299 or Click Here For Tickets Praised by many around the world, the city of New Orleans and its piano tradition has birthed more great and uniquely gifted pianists than any other place in the world. In fact, the piano tradition of The Big Easy has been deemed as “Sainthood.” This honored privilege is held highly by the many locals and…