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TWO GIFTS, TWO VENUES, ONE BOW

Posted on November 1, 2016 in Uncategorized

We invite you to give the gift of world-class food and world-renowned music this holiday season! Dakota/Vieux Carré gift cards make the ideal gift, as they can be used for dinner, drinks, tickets to any Dakota show, or food and beverages at Vieux Carré. From now through December 23, receive a $20 promo card as a gift from us with every $100 in gift cards purchased.  These gift cards work…

O’Connor Band Special Offer

Posted on October 21, 2016 in Uncategorized

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS  Enter promotional code “MNO” for 20% discount   “Mark O’Connor remains one of the most restless and rewarding talents in American music, a violinist with roots in the deepest bluegrass traditions who has, over a span of 40 years, merged stylistic elements of pop, jazz, world, and classical into a singular career.” – Pop Matters “one of the most spectacular journeys in recent American music” –…

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Progressive Jazz and South Indian Classical Music Collide

Posted on October 11, 2016 in Uncategorized

It’s very rare for Vieux Carre to host national shows, as their focus is on the Twin Cities’ wonderful local talent. But every once a while an opportunity to host an incredibly rare performance comes along, and they take it. Last year it was Dirty Dozen Brass Band and Stephane Wrembel, this year you’ll be able to experience saxophone master Rudresh Mahanthappa in one of the most intimate jazz rooms…

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NEW SHOWS ON SALE 9/9

Posted on September 9, 2016 in Uncategorized

BOOKER T JONES American Music Legend November 1 & 2 | 7 & 9pm – click here for tickets It can be argued that it is Booker T. Jones who set the cast for modern soul music and is largely responsible for its rise and enduring popularity.  On classic Stax hits like “Green Onions,” “Hang ‘Em High,” “Time Is Tight,” and “Melting Pot,” the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Musicians…

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SIX NEW SHOWS ON SALE 8/26

Posted on August 26, 2016 in Uncategorized

JAMES HUNTER SIX September 21 at 9pm – click here for tickets “James Hunter is one of the best voices, and best kept secrets, in British R&B and soul. Check him out.” – Van Morrison In the early ‘90s, Van Morrison caught James’s gig in Wales and hired him as a backup singer for several years of touring and recording. James sang on Morrison’s A Night in San Francisco (1994), and Days…

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SIX NEW SHOWS ON SALE – 8/19

Posted on August 19, 2016 in Uncategorized

HERITAGE BLUES ORCHESTRA w/ DEVA MAHAL September 15 at 7pm – click here for tickets The grit of low-down country and urban blues with the bold brass of New Orleans; the hand-clapping fervor of gospel punctuated with fiery postmodern, jazz-infused horn arrangements; the haunting cries of work songs and pulsating drums that reach back to the real roots of it all. You’ll journey across the Middle Passage, be driven down…

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WORLD MUSIC IN AUGUST

Posted on August 16, 2016 in Uncategorized

Monsieur Periné (click here for tickets) Kinetic Colombian Hot Club Wed | Aug 17 “a quirky blend of swing, alt, pop and Colombian rhythms; something like a Colombian Postmodern Jukebox.” – Billboard Winners of the Best New Artist Latin Grammy in 2015, this new project is one of the hottest bands in Colombia. Their virtuosic playing and engaging vocals connect 1930s Paris with the youthful spirit of modern Bogota.  …