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SIX NEW SHOWS ON SALE – 7/1/16

Posted on June 30, 2016 in Featured Blog Post, Uncategorized

Glen David Andrews Aug 12 at 7pm Aug 12 at 9pm “the new face of post-Katrina New Orleans…He sanctifies, electrifies, hellafies. If you weren’t dancing at this show you were dead.” – Houston Press One of the most energetic performers in Louisiana, trombonist/vocalist Andrews has stolen the show at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival for several years. His infectious gospel-fused blend of funk, soul, brass band music, and…

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Nicollet Mall Construction Update

Posted on June 20, 2016 in Featured Blog Post, Uncategorized

Currently the Mall is under demolition right in front of the Dakota’s front door.  As such, the only access to the club is through the Target HQ lobby on the corner of 10th and Nicollet, the same lobby where we set up our Will Call desk for check-in to ticketed shows. Access is restricted there through the revolving doors on 10th St., or from the skyway from the Retek building.…

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FIVE NEW SHOWS ON SALE 6/10/2016

Posted on June 10, 2016 in Featured Blog Post

Mindi Abair September 8 at 7pm September 8 at 9pm “Captivating…a distinctive sound and memorable melodies. Let’s put it this way…Abair’s one Apple commercial away from superstardom.” – Jazz Times In a career that spans seven solo albums and countless collaborations in the studio and live on stage, Mindi Abair has made her mark as one of the most recognizable saxophonists in the US. You may know her as the saxophonist…

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THREE NEW SHOWS ON SALE – 5/19/16

Posted on May 20, 2016 in Featured Blog Post

Buffy Sainte-Marie August 26 at 7:30 “Folk music mother of dragons” – NPR Perhaps you know Sainte-Marie from her 1960s protest anthems (“Universal Soldier”), open-hearted love songs (“Until It’s Time for You to Go”), incendiary powwow rock (“Starwalker”), or the juggernaut pop hit “Up Where We Belong,” which Sainte-Marie co-wrote and Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes sang for the soundtrack to An Officer and a Gentleman.  Whatever the case, every…

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Four New Shows On Sale – 5/6/16

Posted on May 6, 2016 in Featured Blog Post, Uncategorized

Marquis Hill & Blacktet June 30 at 7pm “his music crystallizes the hard-hitting, hard-swinging spirit of Chicago jazz” – Chicago Tribune Out of the teeming hotbed that is the Chicago jazz scene comes one of the most exciting young artists to emerge in years.  Marquis Hill hones a warm, mellifluous tone on trumpet and flugelhorn with which he unravels sleek melodic passages that are as commanding as they are cogent.…

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SIX NEW SHOWS ON SALE – 4/29/16

Posted on April 29, 2016 in Featured Blog Post

Davina and the Vagabonds May 20 at 7pm May 20 at 9pm “a one-of-a-kind performer whose singing… has a sassiness bearing some comparison to that of heart-thumping blues queens Ma Rainey and Ida Cox.” –Downbeat With influences ranging from Fats Domino and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Aretha Franklin and Tom Waits, the band is converting audiences one show at a time. So much more than just a blues act, DATV’s shows…

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British Rock meets Texas Steel w/ ALBERT LEE, LAURENCE JUBER, JERRY DONAHUE

Posted on April 8, 2016 in Featured Blog Post, Upcoming Shows

What happens when  Guitar Player magazine’s “Best Country Guitarist”, former guitar player for Paul McCartney’s Wings,  and a player Danny Gatton described as “the string-bending king of the planet.” come together for two nights?  Find out May 17 + 18!   Albert Lee Eric Clapton once called him “the greatest guitar player in the world”. He’s backed up some of the most iconic musicians of all time, like Muddy Waters, BB King, Jerry…

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