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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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Anat Cohen Quartet

“(Anat Cohen) will be playing songs from Claroscuro, with her ace quartet..”–Anat Cohen returns to Dakota Jazz Club 2012 “Anat Cohen is creating a unique body of work. Her …shows should not to be missed.” – Clarinet artistry: From Benny to Anat 2010 Clarinetist-saxophonist Anat Cohen has won hearts and minds the world over with her expressive virtuosity and delightful stage presence. Reviewing Anat’s 2008 headlining set with her quartet…

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Anat Cohen Quartet and special guest Evan Christopher

Clarinetist-saxophonist Anat Cohen has won hearts and minds the world over with her expressive virtuosity and delightful stage presence. Reviewing Anat’s 2008 headlining set with her quartet at the North Sea Jazz Festival, DownBeat said: “Cohen not only proved to be a woodwind revelation of dark tones and delicious lyricism, but also a dynamic bandleader who danced and shouted out encouragement to her group – whooping it up when pianist…

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Andriana Lehr

Singer-Songwriter Andriana Lehr carries song in her spirit, and has been dabbling in music from an early age. Growing up in South Dakota, she performed regularly throughout her youth singing and playing piano, guitar, and viola, pleasing local crowds at weddings and community events either solo or with three orchestra mates in a string quartet. After relocating to Minneapolis, MN in 2004 in pursuit of a richer music community, Andriana…

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Andy Ulseth

The smooth lilting voice of this Minnesota artist sits comfortably on the tracks of his 2011 record Broken Bones.  Check out Andy’s new record at andyulseth.com • a video for “Skyline”

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Anthony David

Anthony David is one of the preeminent songwriters in modern soul. Since his 2004 debut he has pushed the boundaries of soul music with honest, emotive songs and a silky smooth voice. Raised in Savannah GA, Anthony made the move to Atlanta, and hit the ground running in the local music scene. He found a long time friend and music collaborator in a then unknown India Arie, and became a…

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António Zambujo

António Zambujo is one of the bright young stars leading the fado renaissance in Portugal. With a silky, plaintive tenor voice, he is breathing fresh life into this old musical style, expressing not only the sorrow and longing but also the joy in this passionate music. Zambujo has perhaps a deeper connection to the roots of fado than his contemporaries, as he grew up listening to the “Cante Alentejano,” one…

Ariana Gillis

This singer/songwriter has been turning heads with her arresting voice and unusual song topics for years, winning fans like the “Dean of American Rock Critics” Dave Marsh and Elton John’s lyricist and collaborator Bernie Taupin. Chosen as Young Performer of the Year at the 2009 Canadian Folk Music Awards, she is fulfilling the promise many people have seen since she put out her first EP when she was 17.

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Arlo Guthrie

Arlo Guthrie was born with a guitar in one hand and a harmonica in the other, in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York in 1947. He is the eldest son of America’s most beloved singer/writer/philosopher Woody Guthrie and Marjorie Mazia Guthrie, a professional dancer with the Martha Graham Company and founder of The Committee to Combat Huntington’s Disease. With songs like “Alice’s Restaurant”, “Coming into Los Angeles”, and the definitive rendition…

Art Vandalay

Art Vandalay

What started out as an alter ego for songwriter Brandon Henry has become a full-fledged band and a breath of fresh air in the Twin Cities’ Americana/roots-rock scene. Combining the crisp jazz rhythms of drummer Calvin Keasling with keyboard wizard Ben Cook-Feltz’s Benmont Tench-like piano licks and layered harmonies make Art Vandalay’s music “impossibly catchy” (Duluth News-Tribune).

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Artist Wine Lunch w/ Ruben Studdard and Cave de Lungy

Artist Wine Lunch with Ruben Studdard and Cave de Lugny Join us Tuesday, April 8th at noon for our next Artist Wine Lunch with honored friend, Ruben Studdard, vocalist and Cave de Lugny, Macon-Lugny, Burgundy winery. For our April wine lunch, Chef Derik Moran and Pastry Chef Katie Elsing have created a unique menu inspired by the artist and the winery. $39 (gratuity + tax incl.) will bring our 20 guests a three…

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