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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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Story City

Story City

Story City was put together to explore the music of jazz guitarist Pat Metheny and the late saxophone great, Michael Brecker. The ensemble has now expanded its reach to include the Yellowjackets and most importantly, original compositions all their own. A wide variety of musical styles has been pursued by these composers in their conscious effort to promote, advance and develop original musical voices. This music is so complex that…

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The Subdudes

In 1987, four musicians got together for what they envisioned would be a one-time performance at Tipitina’s in New Orleans. It was a night of mostly acoustic music – sparse instrumentation with a strong emphasis on songwriting and vocal harmonies. The show far exceeded expectations, and on that March night the subdudes were born. Nearly 10 years later, after releasing five critically acclaimed albums and building a hard-core cadre of…

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The Sudden Lovelys

Danny Ferraro and Paige Prescher make up the Sudden Lovelys, an acoustic pop duo with a simple recipe: minimal instrumentation, plaintive, earnest vocals and a genuine passion for what they do. In a relatively short amount of time, they have made an impact on the local scene, and are gearing up for a South by Southwest tour this coming spring. follow the band at thesuddenlovelys.com

Sue Ann Carwell

Sue Ann Carwell

SueAnn Carwell’s voice has captured and enthralled audiences and seasoned performers since she started winning local talent shows in Minneapolis at the age of 15. A rare talent, she has the voice to carry any genre of music. From funk, R&B, pop, jazz, to blues, SueAnn’s voice will carry the listener to the highs and lows of life with a depth and richness that is unparalleled. As an experienced artist,…

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Sue Foley & Peter Karp

HE: Gifted songwriter and American troubadour Peter Karp is a master songsmith with an art for spinning true-to-life emotions, humor, and candor. With an upbringing that was equal parts southern Alabama and the swamps of New Jersey, Karp’s music is fueled by the Yankee-Rebel juxtaposition. Critics compare his songwriting to John Hiatt and John Prine with impressive guitar and slide licks infused by his love of Freddy King and Elmore…

Sultry Divas: The Music of Nancy Wilson & Peggy Lee w/ Connie Evingson & Ginger Commodore

Moore By Four chums Ginger Commodore and Connie Evingson sing a Valentine’s selection of songs from the Nancy Wilson and Peggy Lee Songbooks.  Jazz and pop standards from the Great American Songbook, blues and ballads –- what could be more romantic? One of the Twin Cities’ favorite vocalists, Connie Evingson can swing the standards with the best of them. She can hold her own with a Beatles book. And she’s…

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Summer Samba: Charles Lazarus Quartet w/ Connie Evingson

The cool vocal stylings of Connie Evingson & sultry sound of trumpeter Charles Lazarus – add olives and stir for a perfect evening of music reminiscent of The Rat Pack era – with a Latin twist. These consummate performers bring you jazz standards from the iconic Great American Songbook to the evocative rhythms of samba and bossa nova – all presented with an original flair. With a wealth of shared experience including A Prairie…

Super Chikan & the Fighting Cocks

Super Chikan & the Fighting Cocks

Blues Music Award winner James “Super Chikan” Johnson is one of the most unique performers in the blues world. Chikan pays homage to traditional Delta blues players while creating original new music with his homemade guitars and signature vocal style. In the Clarksdale, MS area, “Super Chikan” is probably best-known for performing regularly at Morgan Freeman’s Ground Zero blues club, and for being Freeman’s favorite blues performer. “Super Chikan” has…

Suzanne Vega

Suzanne Vega

Suzanne Vega is one of the most brilliant songwriters of her generation. She single-handedly ignited the contemporary folk revival of the early 1980s with her acoustic guitar and clear, distinctive voice. Her performances steer clear of dramatic histrionics but are still emotional experiences, allowing listeners to focus on her masterful storytelling. “Suzanne Vega delivers…”read Britt Robson’s review of Vega’s 2009 Dakota appearance Born in California, Vega grew up in the…

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Suzy Bogguss

20 years ago Suzy Bogguss was one of country music’s rising stars. Today she is one of its enduring treasures. With a string of hit singles, numerous awards, and acclaim from fans, critics, and peers, Bogguss is an artist truly in control of her own destiny. Her strong, supple voice and straightforward style were a clarion call for country fans looking for music with meaning. Songs like “Aces,” “Drive South,”…

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