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Having originated as a jazz club, we consider it a badge of honor to host a variety of genres, from classic jazz, to hip hop/funk and acoustic African ensembles. We don’t plan on stopping, see for yourself in our Artists Archive; a running call list of those who have graced our stage.

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Charlie Hunter

Charlie Hunter

With a career spanning 16 years and almost 20 albums, Charlie Hunter consistently ups his game as an innovative writer and bandleader. He has worked with the likes of Norah Jones, Mos Def, John Mayer, D’Angelo and countless others. He is widely considered the authority on the seven and eight-string guitar, and continues to stun audiences with his ability to simultaneously bust out tasty bass parts, melodic leads and swinging…

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Charlie Mars

For over fifteen years Charlie Mars has toured succesfully, opening shows for R.E.M. and Steve Earle while searching for his own voice. With his latest record, Blackberry Light, his artistic vision is clearer than ever. With the assistance of producer Tchad Blake (The Bad Plus), Mars has sewn together tightly crafted songs with moods and melodies that pulse with sex, wonderment, and personal destruction – all themes that may clash on paper but in music suggest…

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Charlie Musselwhite

Charlie Musselwhite – A Living Legend of the Blues 7-Time Grammy Nominee 27-Time Blues Music Award Winner 8-Time Living Blues Award Winner 2010 Blues Hall of Fame Inductee Charlie Musselwhite is one of the great harmonica players of his generation, and is one of the most celebrated bluesmen alive. A solo artist since 1966, Musselwhite has released 28 records and has been a high-profile guest artist on albums by Tom…

Charmaine Neville

Charmaine Neville

Born into the third generation of one of New Orleans’ most revered musical families, this daughter of saxophonist Charles Neville has etched out a place for herself in the cities’ rich musical legacy. Charmaine’s regular gigs at Snug Harbor are a rite of passage for anyone visiting New Orleans, and her infectious energy can make a party out of any situation.

Charmin Michelle

Charmin Michelle

“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 Star/Tribune had to say about this charismatic chanteuse whose conversational style recalls Billie Holiday and other legendary ladies of jazz. And, yet, her music is free of tiresome camp and easy nostalgia. She’s a savvy songstress and, while putting her own imprint on…

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Charmin & Shapira w/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 Star/Tribune had to say about this charismatic chanteuse whose conversational style recalls Billie Holiday and other legendary ladies of jazz. And, yet, her music is free of tiresome camp and easy nostalgia. She’s a savvy songstress and, while putting her own imprint on…

Chastity Brown

Chastity Brown

Tennessee-raised, Minneapolis-based soul songstress Chastity Brown has an alluring tendency to turn heads and hold audiences captive with her jazz-tinged folk compositions, mesmerizing voice and expressive acoustic guitar. She has released three full-length albums. Her first disc was recorded live on television and her sophomore disc, Sankofa (2009), was recorded solo in the studio. In midst of releasing her solo works, Chastity and her bandmates, Michael X. (percussion), Adam Wozniak…

Cherish the Ladies

Cherish the Ladies

For the past twenty five years, Cherish the Ladies have proven themselves worthy to live up to these accolades and in doing so have become one of the most engaging ensembles in the history of Irish music. Taking their name from a traditional Irish jig, the group initially began in 1985 with a series of concerts celebrating the rise of female musicians in once a male dominated scene. The concerts…

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Chiara String Quartet

Playing “Chamber Music in Any Chamber,” the Chiara String Quartet (Rebecca Fischer, Julie Yoon violin; Jonah Sirota, viola; Gregory Beaver, cello) reaches from the concert hall into clubs, bars and galleries, expanding the places to hear live classical music while returning chamber music to its roots in intimate spaces.

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Chic Gamine

NPR’s Laura Sullivan chats with Chic Gamine’s leader Andrina Turenne – listen here. Mavis Staples told Chic Gamine “you reminded me of my sisters and I singing!”  Winsome, wicked and witty, Chic Gamine embody the ‘60s girl-group vibe all grown up and living in a new century. Wall-of-sound harmonies, hip-shaking beats – these women could be straight out of Motown, before you throw in the curveball of French pop and four…

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