Music Calendar

September 21, 2014

Living Colour

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Yes, THAT Living Colour in THIS Space

A unique opportunity to see the unparalleled quartet in an intimate space!

Special Guest Opener, Ill Chemistry will be kicking off the evening.

September 20, 2014

Ginger Commodore Sings Aretha Franklin

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Classically Trained Jazz and Soul Singer

An evening full of sizzling soul, jazz and powerful vocals. A member of the Midwest music scene for many years, Ginger is a regular visitor to The Dakota's stage. Classically trained, gospel influenced,...

September 19, 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...

The New Standards

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Locally Loved Legends

The New Standards are a rock and jazz trio known for their personality-laden brand of engaging performance and extraordinary musicality. Each member, coming from distinguished backgrounds...

September 18, 2014

Global Get Down Soirée with Emel Mathlouthi and Tsuumi Sound System

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The Brand New Sound of Tunisia and Finland

Emel Mathlouthi is a songwriter, composer, guitarist, and singer who is bringing an powerful brand new sound to Tunisian music. Endowed with an outstanding voice, she evokes Joan Baez, Sister Marie Keyrouz...

Tsuumi Sound System is one of Finland’s internationally most notable modern folk music bands. Rooted in Nordic folk traditions, classical idioms and innovative modern ideas, this eight-piece band draws...

Red Baraat

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Bhangra Brass Funk

Sponsored by KFAI

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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 17, 2014

Nellie McKay with the Turtle Island String Quartet

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Brilliant and Quirky Songstress meets Irreverent String Quartet

Singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Nellie McKay joins forces with the two-time Grammy award-winning Turtle Island Quartet to present a delightfully kaleidoscopic view of the music of Billie...

Nellie McKay with the Turtle Island String Quartet

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Brilliant and Quirky Songstress meets Irreverent String Quartet

Singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Nellie McKay joins forces with the two-time Grammy award-winning Turtle Island Quartet to present a delightfully kaleidoscopic view of the music of Billie...

September 16, 2014

Meshell Ndegeocello

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Contemporary R&B Funk

Listen to Meshell perform and talk about her new album, Comet, Come To Me, on NPR’s All Things Considered.

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