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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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Leftover Cuties

Leftover Cuties: an irresistible combination of sultry vocals, pop-perfect songwriting, and old-school musicianship. From the opening theme of Showtime’s “The Big C” to the infectiously happy “Smile Big” that propelled last Summer’s Olympic Samsung Galaxy S III commercial to the current worldwide Hyundai commercial that features the group’s cover of “When You’re Smiling,” Leftover Cuties are a band you’ve heard but may not know yet. This summer, Leftover Cuties will…

Lehto Wright Trio

Lehto & Wright

Lehto and Wright have a sound that is a unique blend of traditional and modern styles. By taking cues from the Irish, English and American folk traditions and interpreting them with contemporary guitar-based arrangements, Lehto and Wright have taken a fresh approach to the world of folk and folk rock. follow the band at their website Lehto and Wright perform either as an acoustic duo, or a tastefully electric trio,…

Leon Redbone

Leon Redbone

Leon Redbone is one of the most unique performers the last 50 years have produced, and one of the most enigmatic. He burst forth on the Toronto folk scene around 1970, and his appearance at the 1971 Mariposa Folk Festival is apparently the earliest accurate record of him appearing anywhere. As bizarre as his obscure beginnings is his choice of musical material. Redbone has spent nearly 40 years recreating the…

Leon-Russell

Leon Russell

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Leon Russell is a music legend, and is one of the most accomplished and versatile musicians in the history of rock ‘n roll. In his distinguished and unique 50 year career, he has played on, arranged, written and/or produced some of the best records in popular music. Leon has played on pop, rock, blues, country, bluegrass, standards, gospel, and surf records. As a…

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Les Nubians

With a distinctive “Afropean” sound and irresistible grooves, Les Nubians have spent the last decade becoming the most popular French-speaking act in the U.S. These Grammy nominated sisters have intrigued audiences with their inventive and glamorous style, and their unique sound embodies the timeless vibrations of Miriam Makeba, Ella Fitzgerald, The Fugees, Fela Kuti, Edith Piaf, and Soul II Soul. • A backstage interview from their last visit the the…

Lesley Gore

Lesley Gore

Lesley Gore was a junior at Englewood, NJ’s Dwight School for Girls when she stepped into a Manhattan recording studio with a young trumpet player who was trying his hand at production. The trumpet player was Quincy Jones, and the song that came out of this session was “It’s My Party (I’ll Cry If I Want To).” Rushed out ahead of schedule, the single was the Number 1 record in…

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Liam Ó Maonlaí

“…the best white boy soul singer on the planet…” — Bono, U2 From County Dublin, Ireland, Liam Ó Maonlaí is best known as a member of the Hothouse Flowers. Ó Maonlaí formed the band in 1985 with his schoolmate Fiachna Ó Braonáin.  Fluent in Irish, in 1985, he won the Irish music award known as Gradam Shlogadh along with Hothouse Flowers bandmates. In 2005 he released a solo album entitled Rian which is a collection of tunes…

Liminal Phase

Liminal Phase

Adam Levy, known best for his pop-rock craftsmanship that’s guided The Honeydogs through 10 acclaimed releases, and more recently for the whimsical kid’s rock band Bunny Clogs, now embarks on a new, experimental project, Liminal Phase, which combines old and new sounds with electronic and acoustic instrumentation. Weaving avant garde tonalities and chamber folk into expansive improvised soundscapes that touch on jazz, psychedelia and West African syncopation, Liminal Phase features…

Lincoln Berry

Lincoln Berry Trio

St. Paul native Lincoln Berry has been playing keyboards all his life. Berry grew up in St Paul MN, filling in for his mother as church pianist starting at age 7. With hundreds of hymns already under his fingers, he became a first call player for gospel acts coming through town, backing up Mahalia Jackson, James Cleveland, the Soul Stirrers, and many others. Upon discovering the sound of the Hammond…

Linda Peterson

Linda Peterson

Linda has her own thing going on. A unique pianist and vocalist, she is internationally known through her constant touring and recording.

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