Music Calendar

August 5, 2014

Patty & the Buttons with special guest Richard Smith

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Early Jazz & Blues

Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite...

From Bach to Beatles and barn-burners to ballads Audiences delight, when world-renowned fingerstyle guitarist Richard Smith cuts loose Having witnessed one of his live performances,...

August 4, 2014

Tommy and the Liebermen

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Originals, Chestnuts and Roots

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August 3, 2014

Lucy Michelle with John Munson & Chan Poling

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August 2, 2014

Jake Baldwin Quartet

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Trumpeter Jake Baldwin is one of the brightest talents of the new generation of jazz artists, dedicated to creating improvised music for the 21st Century. After two years of playing trumpet in The Dakota...

Jill Sobule

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Smart, Witty and Poignant Singer Songwriter

Jill Sobule is a Denver-born singer, songwriter, storyteller, guitarist and gypsy.  Over seven albums and nearly two decades of recording, Jill has mused on topics such as the death penalty, anorexia,...

August 1, 2014

Kevin Washington Quintet

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Modern Jazz

Kevin Washington was born in 1975 in Detroit, Michigan to musicians and music scholars Donald and Faye Washington.  His musical career began at the age of five with his first performances at the Detroit...

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...

July 31, 2014

Mark Summer and Tierney Sutton

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Jazz Diva meets Cello Virtuoso

Grammy award winning cellist Mark Summer and six-time Grammy nominee vocalist Tierney Sutton will perform an evening of chamber jazz celebrating the music of Joni Mitchell. They will be joined by Parisian guitarist Serge Merlaud, performing selections from Tierney’s Grammy nominated release “AfterBlue” as well as jazz standards from the Great American Songbook, and Mark’s celebrated solo cello repetoire. This evening is presented under the auspices of Cello: An American Experience, a summer music program for young cellists where Mark has been an instructor for the past 3 years.

Listen to the interview with Mark Summer and Anna Clift, founder of Cello: An American Experience on MPR, and check out the exchange between Alison and Tierney.

July 30, 2014

Sophia Shorai

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Jazz & Pop Vocals

This honey-toned vocalist is one of the scene’s best kept secrets. Shorai and pianist Tommy Barbarella released their duo album, "Long as You're Living," in 2010. Catch a preview of the record at...

Foodie Nights are floating nights for food lovers at the Dakota - check dakotacooks.com for upcoming foodie nights. Foodie Nights feature a menu by Chef Derik Moran with sweet treats by pastry Chef...

July 29, 2014

Michael and Tony Hauser and Friends

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Father of Flamenco in the Midwest

With special guest artists flamenco guitarist David Gregory and Nick Gaudette on upright bass for flamenco originals from David.

The Hauser Brothers will present flamenco, classical guitar and music from Brazil, featuring Tony and the Brasilnuts, and the Hauser Brothers with support from Chuck Armstrong on flute and sax, Tom Dades on bass, and percussion with Tim O’Keefe.

Laura Horn, flamenco dancer, will also be featured.

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