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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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Patricia

Patricia Barber

Patricia Barber is a study in contradictions. She is one of the most highly sought-after concert artists in jazz, and one of the most difficult to understand. Her music is uniquely hers; she doesn’t explain it or herself (most probably the reason she has never been nominated for a Grammy). She is at once a big success and a well-kept secret. She will turn down most offers, choosing instead to…

Patti Austin

Patti Austin

Vocal superstar Patti Austin has literally sung it all: jazz, commercials, backup singing for pop and rock acts, a string of R&B hits and a dizzying list of credits. Now entering her seventh decade of performing and on the heels of her Grammy Award-winning album Avant Gershwin, Austin is truly a vocalist without peer. Born in Harlem, Austin’s career started out somewhat auspiciously: as a four year old, she took…

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Patti LuPone

Patti LuPone is one of the biggest names in international theater. A regular on Broadway and other New York stages, LuPone has not only performed on the biggest stages in theater, her creations of roles have set the template for every other production of the shows she is in. Winner of two Tony awards and a number of other honors, she is best known for her performance as Eva Peron…

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Patty and the Buttons

Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite being an ensemble firmly rooted in tradition, the band presents their music without being shackled to history. They play their own compositions as well as takes on music of the era. Patty’s eclectic taste…

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Patty and the Buttons w/Cactus Blossoms

Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite being an ensemble firmly rooted in tradition, the band presents their music without being shackled to history. They play their own compositions as well as takes on music of the era. Patty’s eclectic taste…

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Patty Peterson

Patty is a dynamic vocalist and a radio personality. She is a world class Jazz/ R&B singer, a radio jazz show host on KBEM Jazz 88 in Minneapolis, is a mainstay in the radio jingle and voice over industry. She has performed to sold out audiences all over the country, including nationally renowned jazz venues: The Dakota in Minneapolis, MN and The Jazz Bakery in Hollywood, CA. Patty has seven…

Paul Metsa

Paul Metsa

Paul Metsa is a 30 year veteran of the MN music scene. He has won 7 MN Music Awards, including 2005 Americana Artist of the year. He has performed over 5,000 professional gigs in the Twin Cities, and has released 11 original recording projects on his label MaximumFolk.com (formerly Raven Records.)

Paul Renz

Paul Renz

Guitarist Paul Renz has an impressive resume as a recording artist, and no less impressive is his composing and teaching background. Renz’s warm tone and clever, diverse songwriting was featured on his 2008 release Rebop, and he revisits those tunes here.

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Paul Metsa with Willie Walker

Guitarist/folksinger/eclectic musician Paul Metsa was responsible for the first meeting of blues/soul singers Willie West and Willie Walker (of the Butanes), and the collaboration continues. Memphis soul man Walker and New Orleans blues/funk veteran West converge for some sweet sounds together. Paul Metsa is a 30 year veteran of the MN music scene. He has won 7 MN Music Awards, including 2005 Americana Artist of the year. He has performed…

Paula Cole

Paula Cole

Paula Cole is one of pop’s most compelling vocalists, and she has enthralled audiences with her soaring, agile soprano since the early 1990s. After leaving the music industry at the beginning of the decade, her latest release is 2010′s Ithaca. Again on display are Paula’s intensely personal original songs set on a shimmering backdrop of acoustic and electric instruments, with her amazing voice front and center. keep up with Paula…

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