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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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Artist Wine Lunch With Al Stewart and Brian Sypher of Soter Vineyards

The Dakota’s October Artist Wine Lunch will be hosted Wednesday the 8th, and will feature special guests, Al Stewart and Brian Sypher of Soter Vineyards. You will have the opportunity to sit down for lunch and chat with Al and Brian while enjoying a 3 course menu designed by our Chef Derik Moran, and paired with wines by our Sommelier Martina Priadka. Guests also receive a truffle created by Pastry Chef Katie Elsing. This…

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Artist Wine Lunch with Jane Monheit, vocalist and Dominic Giuliani, Palm Bay

Join us Tuesday, May 13th at noon for our next Artist Wine Lunch with honored friends, Jane Monheit, vocalist and Dominic Giuliani from Palm Bay International presenting Bottega Liquid Metals Collection of Venice, Italy. For our May wine lunch, Chef Derik Moran and Pastry Chef Katie Elsing will create a menu inspired by the artist, seasonal local produce and product, and the winery. $39 (gratuity + tax incl.) will bring our 20 guests a three course menu…

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Artist Wine Lunch with The New Standards and Manou of Zaccagnini Wines

The Dakota’s July Artist Wine Lunch is July 9th, and Zaccagnini wines will be featured. Our guest artists will be beloved favorites The New Standards and Manou from Zaccagnini winery. Imagine sitting down for lunch with The New Standards and a 3 course menu designed by our Chef Derik Moran, paired with wines from Zaccagnini by our Sommelier Martina Priadka. Guests also receive a truffle created by Pastry Chef Katie Elsing. This experience…

Arturo Sandoval

Arturo Sandoval

A man of many musical hats, Arturo Sandoval is much more than one of the most technically brilliant trumpeters alive. This protege of Dizzy Gillespie stepped out from under the bebop master’s long shadow years ago, and has compiled an impressive catalog of Latin jazz, classical trumpet work, original compositions, and solo piano recordings. His recording and film work has netted him 4 Grammy Awards, 6 Billboard Awards and an…

Ashleigh Still

Ashleigh Still

Jim Walsh has been calling Still “the Eva Cassidy of Woodbury,” and for good reason. The refined pop music that she creates comes from a similarly deep place, a well of experience that lends weight and substance to music that would fail in weaker hands, and voices. • a solo tune from a recent Americana Showcase

Ashley Gold

Ashley Gold

With infectious pop melodies that lean toward her R&B influences, singer/songwriter Ashley Gold has quickly come into her own as a bandleader and artist. While a lifelong singer, Gold did not pick up the guitar until she was 18, and didn’t perform in public until 3 years later. With roots in spoken word, she became a regular at open mic sessions throughout the city, and gained experience backing up Desdamona…

Assad Brothers

Assad Brothers

Brazilian-born brothers Sérgio and Odair Assad have set the benchmark for all other guitarists by creating a new standard of guitar innovation, ingenuity and expression. Their exceptional artistry and uncanny ensemble playing come from both a family rich in Brazilian musical tradition and from studies with the guitar/lutenist Monina Távora (1921-2011), a disciple of Andrés Segovia. In addition to setting new performance standards, the Assads have played a major role…

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Atlantis Quartet

Twin cities based Atlantis Quartet has combined youth and experience to forge a tremendous, unique, and original group sound in the modern jazz idiom. The compositions range in style from multi-meter grooves to complex harmonic explorations; from fusionistic rhythms to free and timeless tone poems, all filled with world class improvisation that is both organic and volatile.   The group features four of Minnesota’s most exciting musicians, Brandon Wozniak (saxophone),…

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Audiyo Element

Audiyo Element is a collective out of Minneapolis that has quickly become one of the break-out bands in it’s city. The dynamic Hip-Hop/Rock/R&B group prides themselves in songs that have a message of positivity. Within 11 months, the 8-piece group has played various venues such as a sold out Christmas show at The Fineline Music Cafe and Bunkers Music Bar and Grill.  In 2014 they emereged victorious at The Pourhouse’s…

Average White Band

Average White Band

Celebrate at The Dakota with a New Year’s Eve party for the ages! AWB are widely regarded as one of the best soul and funk bands in music. Though perhaps best known for their timeless instrumental mega-hit ‘Pick Up the Pieces,’ the band’s strength actually lay in their consistently accomplished songwriting, stretching across several gold selling albums and multi-Grammy nominations. Somewhat incongruously, given their Scottish roots, the six piece took…

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