Music Calendar

April 5, 2014

Davina & the Vagabonds


Roots Blues Jazz Pop

A melting pot of Blues, American Roots, and New Orleans music. Davina Sowers hit the Minneapolis scene and it didn’t take her long to start making a name for herself. With great vocals...

April 4, 2014

IMP with TC Dub Step

IMP, or the Inconceivable Master Plan, is a 100% pure improvisational group that was formed in the last weeks of 2008. Since then, IMP has opened as direct support to EOTO, Ozric Tentacles, Vibesquad, Desert Dwellers, Eliot Lipp, The Widdler, The Bassist & many more. Aaron Bjerke (Loom In Essence) joined as the fourth member in December 2013.

They have featured guest artists such as Willie Waldman on Trumpet and Seedless & Trevor on Didgeridoos

Lamont Cranston Band with Bruce McCabe


Local Blues Favorites

From the rural hometown settings of Hamel, Minnesota and the riverbanks of Minneapolis/St. Paul, the blues influence surfaced as early as the mid 1960's for what was to become "The Lamont Cranston Blues...

April 3, 2014

Patty and the Buttons w/ Jack Klatt


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...


Guitarist/Singer Jack Klatt is a vital member of the Minneapolis roots and traditional music scene.  Patty (of The Buttons) also shares instrumental abilities with him regularly as a sideman on washboard...

April 2, 2014

An Evening with David Broza


Israeli Superstar Troubadour

Israeli superstar David Broza is one of the most vibrant and engaging artists on the worldwide singer-songwriter scene. He has released over two dozen albums in three different languages, several of which...

April 1, 2014

Sarah Morris


Pop/Country Vocals

Sarah Morris is a Minnesota-born singer-song writer with a flair for songs about the highs, and lows of love. Her writing is evocative - a kind of melodic poetry that can make you sing along even when...

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

March 31, 2014

Charmin & Shapira and Friends


"Taste and understatement. Swing and savoir-faire. Grace and grooves. Intimacy and panache. Singer Charmin Michelle delivers all of the above and more." This is what the Minneapolis...

March 30, 2014

Alejandro Escovedo


Timeless Rock Veteran


with Amy Cook Opening!

March 29, 2014

James Loney & Lolo’s Ghost


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....

Otis Clay


High-Energy Soul Blues

Otis Clay is one of the premier deep soul and gospel singers working today. His raw, fiery vocals drive an energetic and danceable blend of soul, r&b and blues in the tradition of such deep soul singers...

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