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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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Lisa Marie Presley

With all the hoopla that has surrounded her, it’s easy to forget that Lisa Marie Presley is at heart a simple Southern girl whose earliest musical memories are of obsessively listening to 45′s in her bedroom at Graceland and of her dad catching her singing into a hairbrush in front of a mirror at the age of three. The Memphis-born Presley reclaims those roots on her latest album Storm and Grace,…

Little Anthony and The Imperials

Little Anthony and The Imperials

With hits like “Tears on My Pillow,” “Goin’ Out of My Head,” “Shimmy, Shimmy, Ko-Ko-Bop” and “I’m on the Outside (Looking In),” Little Anthony and The Imperials are one of the most popular doo-wop ensembles in music history. Their string of hits from the late 1950s through the 1960s resonated throughout the music world, adding elements of soul and R&B to the classic doo-wop formula. Since reforming in 1991, the…

Lizz Wright

Lizz Wright

This rising star of the jazz/R&B world has arrived. Wright has established herself as both an accomplished songwriter and an effortlessly magnetic performer, delivering subtly persuasive vocal performances in understated settings. keep up with Lizz at lizzwright.net Wright has been the recipient of nonstop critical acclaim and ever-increasing audiences ever since her debut recording, Salt, in 2003. But she’s confounded expectations along the way about what should be expected of…

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Lolo’s Ghost

James Loney has been writing music for over 30 years. From fronting House of Mirrors to his new side project Lolo’s Ghost, his journey has been filled with the usual ups and downs of the music business. From recording an album at Prince’s revered Paisley Park in the late ’80′s (which never saw the light of day) to having his “Book About Dreams” included in two different major motion pictures…

Luba Mason

Luba Mason

Luba Mason, jazz vocalist and wife of Latin superstar Ruben Blades, will embark on a national tour of key U.S. cities this summer including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Minneapolis, and more in support of her critically-acclaimed new CD, KRAZY LOVE. Accompanying Luba on the tour will be a rotating group of stellar musicians including Blades, bassists Jimmy Haslip (Yellowjackets) and Michael O’Brien, Russell Ferrante (Yellowjackets) and Dario…

Lucinda Williams

Lucinda Williams

Lucinda Williams has established a reputation as one of rock’s most uncompromising and consistently fascinating writers and performers, earning kudos from artists as diverse as Mary-Chapin Carpenter (who helped win Williams a Grammy with her recording of “Passionate Kisses”) and Elvis Costello (who joins her for a duet on the Little Honey mini-drama “Jailhouse Tears”). Over the course of a recording career that’s now in its fourth decade, the Louisiana-born…

Lucy Michelle & the Velvet Lapelles

Lucy Michelle & the Velvet Lapelles

A six piece acoustic explosion featuring the irrepressible vocal stylings of Lucy Michelle. “Combine a dash of equal parts old-time, mountain, bluegrass, gypsy, rag, polka, folk, punk, pop, with the whistle of Andrew Bird.” -Lucy Michelle’s Twitter Lucy Michell on vocals/Ukelele/Piano, Geoff Freeman on Drums/vocals, Chris Graham on Guitar, Ashley Boman on Accordion/trinket jar and Eamonn McLain on Cello/Throat Trombone. • a clip from their January 2009 Dakota appearance •…

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Lucy Michelle with John Munson & Chan Poling

At 25, Lucy Michelle is a songwriter as serious as they come. Twin Cities’ natives will know her as frontwoman of gypsy-pop outfit Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapelles, a raucous and eclectic six-piece. At home and on the road, Lucy has stood boldly amidst that chugging whirlwind of cello and accordion, stomping her foot and singing out fiercely over the top of it all. It’s a collaboration five years…

Luisa Maita

Luisa Maita

Sultry, seductive and infused with that inimitable samba swing, the music of Luísa Maita embodies the modern spirit of Brazil. Inspired by the bustling urban life found in her native city of São Paulo, Maita’s new recording Lero-Lero has a contemporary vibe with influences from alternative pop and down-tempo electronic music melded with an acoustic foundation deeply rooted in samba, bossa nova and MPB. Fans of Bebel Gilberto, Céu and…

Lukas Nelson

Lukas Nelson

In case you were wondering, yes, Lukas is the son of American music icon Willie Nelson. Lukas does have the same thick country vocals that his father does. Also yes, the guitars wail, and the overall tone is inundated with 60′s rock and blues. The recipe is simple, possibly because it’s plain home cookin’: three parts genuine rock and roll, two parts American heart and soul, one part blues, one…

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