a. joy is a contemporary jazz duo formed by Twin Cities singer/songwriter Andriana Lehr, and local jazz guitarist Robert Bell (Twin Cities Hot Club, South Side Aces, Cafe Accordion). a.joy encompasses the old and new standards of jazz (Ella, Nina, & Billie), in addition to folk and pop tunes with a twist (Joni Mitchell, Radiohead, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, & The Smiths). No other duo in the area will offer the fantastic song choices and arrangements, while sprinkling in excellent originals, just to make sure you’re paying attention.
Music Calendar: Late Night
March 14, 2014
March 15, 2014
"Genre-bending, harmonica player-having, blond mohawked singer-led Pennyroyal will leave listeners completely sated. Like a highly evolved, adaptive beast of music, Pennyroyal puts a glam spin on the rock...
March 21, 2014
Courageous Endeavors is the Twin Cities' answer to the question of the relevance of jazz in the 21st century. The group brings together four of Minneapolis's most prominent young professionals...
March 22, 2014
James Patrick is a 15+ year DJ, producer, curator, and educator. He is a sound artist who thrives on bringing together the creative energy and ideas of his community. Through collaboration and experimentation,...
March 28, 2014
Contemporary Andean Rhythms
South American Electro Cumbia, Salsa and Merengué. Alma Andina fuse contemporary electronic rhythms and textures with traditional South American folk instruments, pan flute, charango, guitar and percussion. Ancient Melodies meet Modern Electro.
March 29, 2014
Melodic Original Rock
James Loney has been writing music for over 30 years. From fronting House of Mirrors to his new side project Lolo's Ghost, his journey has been filled with the usual ups and downs of the music business....
April 18, 2014
Blue Eyed Roll n Soul
Minneapolis based singer-songwriter Taylor Robert began writing and performing his own original music at age 15 and soon found his true voice in soul music. His coined style, “Blue Eyed Roll n Soul”,...
Music and love are fickle things. With the November 26 release of their new album, The Tears, Twin Cities-based soul singer g'Beau and his eponymous band attempt to tame both...
May 2, 2014
Carnage The Executioner Presents:
“Up Close & Merciful”
** A laid-back, intimate performance by Carnage & The Last Band Standin’ **