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Red Baraat | Mon. June 8, 2015 7pm

Posted on June 3, 2015 in Upcoming Shows

Music creates endless possibilities & nowhere is that more evident than in the rising, swiftly blossoming musical legacy known as Red Baraat from Brooklyn, NY. Anyone who has experienced this band live will confirm the truth; that you are forever changed at that moment. Allow me to elaborate. Having witnessed RB at some of the top music festivals of our time & scene, I know their strong magnetic allure &…

Steve Smith and Vital Information at the Dakota

Posted on June 2, 2015 in Upcoming Shows

If you’re going to miss the Rolling Stones on Wednesday, you can still catch Steve Smith and Vital Information at the Dakota. Steve. The drummer in Journey during it’s heyday, He can play any style – from jazz to world rhythms. He was named one of the 25 Greatest Drummers of All Time by Modern Drummer magazine Read a sweet little story about Stones drummer, Charlie Watts meeting Steve Smith…

Jazz In June at the Dakota!

Posted on June 1, 2015 in Upcoming Shows

The Dakota is proud of our reputation for bringing the best in jazz to the Twin Cities. This month will be exceptional: truly an embarrassment of riches from all corners of the jazz world! Please join us to see some of the most exciting jazz artists working today!   Steve Smith & Vital Information – NYC Edition June 3 Steve Smith is a monster percussionist. A perennial favorite among jazz…

Rebirth Brass Band | Wed. April 1, 7pm, 9pm

Posted on March 25, 2015 in Upcoming Shows

New Orleans must really love Minneapolis. This time the funky Crescent City is sending their beloved crown jewel torch bearers, the Rebirth Brass Band, to bring the party to the Dakota. With spring finally in the air, the Twin Cities is in desperate need of this high energy musical infusion from the deep South to reboot & bring us back to life. For myself, it’s also delightful “training”, if you…

KFAI Jazz Benefit with Maurice Jacox Trio, Zack Lozier Trio & New Sound Underground happening at Vieux Carré

Posted on March 10, 2015 in Upcoming Shows

It’s time for another big event at the future Vieux Carré space in Saint Paul! Sunday, March 15th we’re very honored to be hosting a benefit for our long time partners and friends at KFAI. DJ Larry Englund of Rhythm and Grooves, which airs every Saturday morning on KFAI, has put together a wonderful night with proceeds from the event going to benefit the station. Larry has lined up a stellar…

The Lowertown Line at A Room with a Vieux, Wednesday 3/4/15

Posted on March 3, 2015 in Upcoming Shows

Things are percolating at our new spot over in Saint Paul in the former Artists Quarter space. Lowertown Line has been broadcasting full concerts of some of the Twin Cities best performers at various venues around town that include Har Mar Superstar, Dessa, Brother Ali, Black Diet and Haley Bonar to name just a few. This Wednesday they are filming to episodes in our new space in Saint Paul and…

Coming Soon To A Room With A Vieux – Valentine’s Weekend – All Hearts Party

Posted on February 13, 2015 in Upcoming Shows

The Dakota is excited to present our future A Room With A Vieux upcoming pop-up dates! If you’ve been looking for your chance to come and visit us before our spring time renovations, be sure to check out our next pop-up dates below. Keep an eye out on this space for future updates and added details.   A Room With A Vieux – Part Deux Tonight – January 17th – 9PM…