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June 2018

June 27, 2018

Vinicius Cantuaria

Vinicius Cantuaria

Brazilian Jazz Rebel

As singer, songwriter, guitarist and percussionist, Vinicius Cantuária's career connects several zones of Brazilian music. And though his music is known for its decidedly twenty-first century feel, Cantuária’s...

June 28, 2018

Peter Himmelman

Peter Himmelman

Resonant Poetic Rock

with opening act, Dan Israel

During his multi-pronged career as a singer, songwriter and all-around performer, as a children's entertainer, TV and film composer and pioneering...

June 29, 2018

Big Sam’s Funky Nation

Big Sam’s Funky Nation

Exciting Urban Funk

Big Sam’s Funky Nation is a driving force of urban funk. Led by trombonist/vocalist Big Sam Williams, the Funky Nation's signature Noladelic Powerfunk sound masterfully combines a rock sensibility with...

June 30, 2018

Still Dreaming with Joshua Redman, Ron Miles, Scott Colley and Brian Blade

Still Dreaming with Joshua Redman, Ron Miles, Scott Colley and Brian Blade

Elegant Post-Bop Ensemble

Joshua Redman – one of the best known saxophonists in the world – embarks on his latest musical project with the "Still Dreaming" quartet. This new group features Ron Miles,...

June 30, 2018

Still Dreaming with Joshua Redman, Ron Miles, Scott Colley and Brian Blade

Still Dreaming with Joshua Redman, Ron Miles, Scott Colley and Brian Blade

Elegant Post-Bop Ensemble

Joshua Redman – one of the best known saxophonists in the world – embarks on his latest musical project with the "Still Dreaming" quartet. This new group features Ron Miles,...

July 2018

July 01, 2018

An Evening of Glorious Sounds with Robert Robinson & Gwen Matthews

Glorious Gospel Vocals

Their May 21 performance at the Dakota was so spectacular, we invited them to reprise this phenomenal show!

Robert Robinson is reason to believe that the greatest music reaches every name and crosses every boundary, from audiences in the Pontiac Silverdome to troops in South Korea. Standing five foot five and...

rom Stevie Wonder, Kenny Rogers, members of Earth Wind and Fire and numerous others, Gwen has recorded with the best. She has performed at the famed “Montreal Jazz Festival” in Canada and the “Fleur...

July 02, 2018

Thomasina Petrus sings Lady Day – The Best of Billie and Me – A Concert Encore of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill

Dynamic Theatrical Vocals

After sold-out performances and an extended run at Jungle Theater, Thomasina Petrus brings the songs from Lady Day to the Dakota for two unforgettable evenings of tribute to Billie Holiday. Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill recounts Billie Holiday’s life story through the songs that made her famous. The year: 1959. The place: a small, intimate bar in Philadelphia where Holiday puts on a show that, unbeknownst to the audience, will leave them witnesses to one of her final performances.

Thomasina is excited to be a part of the twin cities new jazz scene, and has quickly become one of the premier vocalists on stages both local...

July 03, 2018

Thomasina Petrus sings Lady Day – The Best of Billie and Me – A Concert Encore of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill

Dynamic Theatrical Vocals

After sold-out performances and an extended run at Jungle Theater, Thomasina Petrus brings the songs from Lady Day to the Dakota for two unforgettable evenings of tribute to Billie Holiday. Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill recounts Billie Holiday’s life story through the songs that made her famous. The year: 1959. The place: a small, intimate bar in Philadelphia where Holiday puts on a show that, unbeknownst to the audience, will leave them witnesses to one of her final performances.

Thomasina is excited to be a part of the twin cities new jazz scene, and has quickly become one of the premier vocalists on stages both local...

July 05, 2018

Eilen Jewell

Eilen Jewell

Folk/Country Vocals

Eilen Jewell laughs when told her label’s president called her a musicologist....

July 06, 2018

Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers

Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers

Pop Jazz Saxophone Star

Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers return with a powerhouse new CD, produced by Kevin Shirley (Led Zepplen/Aerosmith/The Black Crowes/Joe Bonamassa) and recorded at the historic Eastwest Studios in Hollywood. Street...

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