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September 29, 2014

Francisco Mela with Jon Weber

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Cuban Jazz Drummer Extraordinaire

Francisco Mela is a favorite among jazz's elite instrumentalists, among them, Joe Lovano, John Scofield, JoAnne Brackeen, Kenny Barron, and McCoy Tyner, all of whom cite his charisma, sophistication, and...

"Jon Weber is a virtuoso, pure and simple." It's a wonderful thing when jazz insiders from all over the world enthusiastically discover an intelligent, creative young talent like Jon Weber. A spectacular...

September 18, 2014

The Dakota and KBEM present: Gallery Grooves Happy Hour

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Gallery Grooves is KBEM’s relaxed art social hosted by various Twin Cities artists, galleries and art communities. Join us for a special happy hour event featuring live music on the Dakota Patio from 4pm – 6pm, September 18th before you make your way down to Instinct Gallery for the main event.

Special guest artist TBA

This event is free and open to the public.

 

September 5, 2014

Nachito Herrera

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Cuban Piano Virtuoso

“monster technique, bottomless energy, and infectious enthusiasm “ -- Jazz Police Nachito is one of the world's great Cuban pianists. His jaw dropping technique and the...

August 30, 2014

Ginger Commodore Sings Aretha Franklin

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Classically Trained Jazz and Soul Singer

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From Ginger – “The demand for a repeat of the first show was so great, the Dakota has invited us back for a reprise. I will be singing solo this time BUT I will have the original Moore By Four trio with me (Sanford Moore - Piano, Jay Young – Bass and Bobby Commodore - Drums) as well as Daryl Boudreaux back on percussion and other friends sitting in.”

Don’t miss round #2!

August 29, 2014

Davina & the Vagabonds

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Roots Blues Jazz Pop

Over the last nine years, Davina and the Vagabonds have grown from a down-and-dirty blues band into one of the most exciting acoustic ensembles in the region. This high-energy quintet has established...

August 22, 2014

Mick Sterling & the Irresistibles

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Hot Soul Revue

The Irresistibles is an explosive and sexy mix of The Commitments meets Amy Winehouse, meets Otis Redding at Monterey. Led by multiple Minnesota Music Award winner Mick Sterling...

August 17, 2014

Irv Williams – 95th Birthday Bash

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Local Saxophone Legend

and Release Party for Then Was Then, Now Is Now

August 16, 2014

Nachito Herrera

Nachito Herrera 2014

Cuban Piano Virtuoso

“monster technique, bottomless energy, and infectious enthusiasm “ -- Jazz Police Nachito is one of the world's great Cuban pianists. His jaw dropping technique and the...

August 8, 2014

Ginger Commodore and Debbie Duncan sing Aretha

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Sizzling Soul Jazz Vocals

Together Again

August 5, 2014

Nachito Herrera

Nachito Herrera 2014

Cuban Piano Virtuoso

“monster technique, bottomless energy, and infectious enthusiasm “ -- Jazz Police Nachito is one of the world's great Cuban pianists. His jaw dropping technique and the...

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