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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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Cactus Blossoms duo

Cactus Blossoms

City Pages 2012 Best Country Band! Brothers Jack Torrey and Page Burkum write songs like Hank Williams, weave sweet harmonies like the Everly Brothers, and their earnest performances revive the sound of country and western’s early days. In the summer of 2010 Jack and Page won first place in a duet contest at the MN State Fair, which led to a guest performance on A Prairie Home Companion. In the…

Calico Queen

Calico Queen

Calico Queen is an exciting new project featuring the folkier side of the band’s members: vocalist/ukulele whiz Lucy Michelle (of her Velvet Lapelles), keyboardist Charlie Smith (Military Special and current Velvet Lapelle), drummer Colin Stumbras (City On the Make), and bassist Adam Thein. Expect to hear some country and jazz standards as well as some fun original music that will put a smile on your face! check out their Facebook…

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Calley Bliss

Calley Bliss is an ever-evolving artist, with a voice that will welcome you along for the ride.  With the release of her 2010 debut solo album, Pigeonholed, it is easy to see the influences of her scattered past – a product of 80’s and 90’s pop divas, educated to be a jazz songstress, used more often than not for her electric stage presence and power belting voice in pop, soul…

Candy Dulfer

Candy Dulfer

Grammy nominated Dutch saxophonist and vocalist Candy Dulfer has been performing since age seven, leader of the band Funky Stuff since age fourteen, an international recording artist since age nineteen, and has toured world-wide since age twenty. Dulfer has recorded and / or performed with numerous noted artists such as Prince, Dave Stewart (Eurythmics), Van Morrison, Maceo Parker, Beyoncé, Pink Floyd, Chaka Khan, David Sanborn, Lionel Richie, Larry Graham, Aretha…

Cantus Idol

Cantus Idol

A great night of singing and fun to benefit the educational outreach programs of Cantus, “the premiere men’s vocal ensemble in the United States” (Fanfare). Emcee Erin Schwab returns and welcomes back judges Brian Newhouse (Minnesota Public Radio), Sarah Hicks (Minnesota Orchestra) and John De Haan (University of Minnesota). Vote with your dollars to crown the next Cantus Idol! All proceeds, including the price of your ticket, go to benefit…

Cara Dillon

Cara Dillon

Cara Dillon is an Irish folk singer. In 1995 she joined folk group Equation and signed a record deal with Warners Music Group. She collaborated with Sam Lakeman under the name Polar Star. In 2001, she released her first solo album titled Cara Dillon. The album contained traditional songs and original Dillon/Lakeman songs “Blue Mountain River” and “I Wish I Was”. The opening track of the album is “Black is…

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Caravan of Thieves

Caravan of Thieves might be the most fun you’ve had at a concert. New England’s Caravan of Thieves are on tour in support of their new single, “Dead Wrong.” The song is exemplary of a band on the high road to musical perfection and channels pop bliss through their trademark lock-tight, turn-of-the-century, bang out a beat on anything that can take it approach. Like many families, Caravan of Thieves was started with a…

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Carlos Núñez

“Pipe music as if played by a Coltrane or a Hendrix.” – Guardian Núñez is one of Galicia’s most revered artists, undisputed as the tradition’s greatest piper. He is also enormously popular across the rest of Spain and throughout Europe and Latin America. He had a Number One hit and his records regularly attain gold and platinum status in Spain, while worldwide he has sold over a million albums. He is…

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Carnage the Executioner

Terrell Woods A.K.A. Carnage “The Executioner” is a Hip-Hop artist widely recognized for his mind-numbing lyrical dexterity and uncanny ability to compose musical symphonies with his mouth through human beat boxing. His unwavering work ethic, warm personality and kind heart have earned him the respect of many of Independent and commercial music’s most reputable artists. Carnage’s mouth has been called “The best drummer in town”, in reference to his beat…

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Caroline Smith

With a sound that marries folk songwriting to the eclectic sounds of modern indie rock, Caroline Smith has become a phenomenon in Midwest music circles, and recent tours are taking her across the East Coast and Europe. In intimate duo performances and with her band, the Good Night Sleeps, her songs are characterized by unforgettable and endearing pop melodies. Most recognizable throughout their music, and the defining quality to their…

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