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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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Alex Boyé

YouTube’s 2014 COVER ARTIST OF THE YEAR! Paul Simon did it with his multiple Grammy winning trip to Graceland in the 80s. Elton John drew us all into his “Circle of Life” with The Lion King in the 90s. Now, with over 130 million total YouTube views and counting, entertaining sensation Alex Boye is “Africanizing” the pop landscape once again, infusing the explosive rhythms and various languages of his ancestral…

Alex Cuba

Alex Cuba

This Cuban-born Canadian’s trademark sugarcane-sweet melodies, pop-soul hooks and rock chords subtly subvert commonly held notions of what Cuban music is. Alex is crafting a cross-cultural sound that mirrors his geographical journey. An award winner in both Cuba and Canada, Alex is the newest face of Cuban music. Hear “Si Pero No” from NPR’s studios

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Alexander O’Neal

Alexander O’Neal returns to The Dakota to reprise his acclaimed Christmas show! Soul man Alexander O’Neal established himself nearly 30 years ago as one of the greatest pure singers the genre had ever seen. With his new record, Five Questions… the New Journey, O’Neal proves he hasn’t lost a step, bringing fresh songwriting to his classic soul-funk sound. With a sweet, gritty voice and take-no-prisoners stage show, he has frequently…

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Algebra Blessett

Algebra enters the contemporary soul music landscape following legacies created by artists like D’Angelo, Erykah Badu and India.Arie. The career of this Atlanta-based phenom began to take shape with background vocal credits on various mainstream albums. Algebra appeared alongside Anthony Hamilton and Miri Ben Ari before releasing her first album, 2008’s “Purpose.” Blessett has also done backing vocals for Monica and Bilal, has toured with Anthony Hamilton, and has collaborated…

Alice PEacock

Alice Peacock

Nashville based recording artist Alice Peacock has released five albums as a major label and independent artist. Her eponymously titled album Alice Peacock featured the hit “Bliss”, a duet with John Mayer and her most recent CD, Myrick/Peacock is a duo project with long time collaborator Danny Myrick. Many of Peacock’s songs have appeared in feature films and TV shows including Because of Winn Dixie, Men In Trees, The Ghost…

Alicia Steele

Alicia Steele

Alicia Steele has been surrounded by music all her life. Singing since she was young, Alicia earned significant roles in college musicals and studied performance at the Children’s Theater Company. After taking a break from singing while getting her degree, Alicia has been singing and traveling with local hip-hop ensemble Kanser since 2009. She officially joined the group with the 2010 release Kanser: Two For One. Her latest project, The…

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Alison Scott

It has been 4 years since Alison Scott released an album of original songs. Since 2011 and the release of Chinese Whispers, she put out her second covers album, (Hiding Under The Covers Vol. 2) which included interpretations of everything from Tom Waits and Radiohead to The Beatles. Then came a holiday album, “Alison Scott’s A Soulful Christmas”, a fresh spin on holiday favorites. This time around, Alison is getting…

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All Eyes

All Eyes is an exciting new project from local favorite Alicia Wiley, who has been recording and performing jazz-informed electric pop for nearly a decade. This new band, featuring scene veterans Jacob Hanson (guitar), Joe Christenson (bass), and Luke Anderson (drums, programming) refines Wiley’s vision with exciting and dynamic results. Vocalist/keyboardist Alicia Wiley is well versed in standard jazz, but her music has a flavor more akin to the rock…

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Allen Toussaint

He is one of America’s greatest musical treasures. As singer, pianist, songwriter, arranger and producer, the New Orleans native has been making hit records for over forty years. His massive influence on American music reaches deep into the roots of R&B, pop, country, blues and jazz. Toussaint has been part of the New Orleans musical landscape since the 1950s. Already a veteran of Earl King’s band at 17, he was…

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Alma Andina

Alma Andina, or Soul of the Andes, is a Minneapolis-based group that performs Andean and Latin American music. The group’s director Vladimir Garrido hails from northern Chile, where his mother Nia has been singing folk music for over 30 years. He created Alma Andina in 2007 with his cousin and uncle, and when his uncle returned to Chile, Vladimir sought new band members and recruited Nicolas Munoz and Matthew Levin,…

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