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May 2015

May 20, 2015

Red Molly

Red Molly

Americana Powerhouse Trio

Special Guest Tim Shelton

“[They] blend their voices magically throughout a mix of seemingly every style of of Americana roots music from the past century and before then." - New York Music Daily​​

If one word describes Red Molly's music, that word is joyous. From their soaring, signature harmonies to the rich, varied...

May 21, 2015

Booked for a Private Event

Private Events

The Dakota is one of the most unique events spaces in the city. Its multi-level design allows for multiple group spaces with varied views of the stage and levels of privacy. From sit down meals for...

May 22, 2015

Dakota Unplugged and Indeed Beer Garden!

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Join us for our Indeed Beer Garden Launch Party from 4-6pm. Hang out with Indeed for a brew and special features from the Dakota Indeed partners with Dakota all summer. find us outside with Dakota Unplugged! This year’s patio will feature the Indeed beer on tap outside + all burgers all day from the Dakota’s kitchen paired with a beer from Indeed. Lunch will be available Monday through Friday 11am – 4pm.

May 22, 2015

Joe Ely

Joe ElyDan Israel

Lone Star Americana

kfai-logo with special guest opener, Dan Israel

Joe Ely was born between Route 66 and the Rock Island Line in Amarillo, Texas, and he saw Jerry Lee Lewis playing on a flatbed trailer in an Amarillo dust storm when he was six years old. Since then he's...

Dan Israel’s not your average rock star. Or maybe he’s a little too average. Or maybe he’s not really a rock star at all. A lot of people just know him as that kid from St. Louis Park, Minnesota,...

May 22, 2015

Curtiss A & the Dark Click

Curtiss A and the Dark Click

Twin Cities Rock and Roll Legend

Born at the exact moment the age of Aquarius dawned, the enigma known as Curtiss A began his not-yet ended trip to nowhere. Named after a 20th century Minneapolis downtown landmark , the Curtis Hotel,...

May 23, 2015

Dennis Spears with Jamecia Bennett

Dennis Spears

2013 Minnesota Music Hall of Fame Inductee Dennis Spears became known as the male voice of Moore By Four, the locally-based, internationally heeled quartet headed by...

May 23, 2015

Ray Barnard

Ray Barnard

WHERE WOULD I BE WITHOUT YOU is Ray Barnard's second solo LP It's self-produced & largely self-performed. Ray recorded it at the Blatz Litehaus, Barking Jack, RealPhonic, and Horseshoe Road studios. It...

May 24, 2015

Ginger Commodore and Julius Collins: A Night of Wonder Part II

A Night of Wonder II

Classically Trained Jazz and Soul Singer

A Humble Honoring of the Musical Genius of Stevie Wonder Having had the recent privilege to see and experience first hand the wonder of the man himself, we felt compelled to pay further tribute to this man and his music in our own humble way. Come join us at the Dakota as we present some of our favorite Stevie Wonder tunes with some of the best musicians (and friends) in town. Ginger Commodore and Julius Collins Donnie La Marca – Keys Art Haynes – Bass Deevo – Guitar Bobby Commodore – Drums Daryl Boudreaux – Percussion Ashley Commodore, Geoff & Chreese Jones - Vocal

An evening full of sizzling soul, jazz and powerful vocals. A member of the Midwest music scene for many years, Ginger...

May 25, 2015

Happy Memorial Day!!

The Dakota will be closed all day in observation of Memorial Day.

May 26, 2015

Larry McDonough Quintet perform “Chet – The Beautiful Music and Tragic Life of Singing Trumpeter Chet Baker”

Larry McDonough Quintet

Jazz Pianist, Vocalist Composer and Educator

Peabody and Emmy Award winner and former WCCO Television and Radio news anchor and reporter Don Shelby will join the Larry McDonough Quintet to read poems about Chet Baker and Bill Evans written by Minnesota Book Award winner and sax player Richard Terrill.

Larry McDonough Quintet Larry...

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