Music Calendar

Artist ArchivesWorld Renowned Music

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.

Artists

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,…

Foley-Karp

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…

lazarus-evingson

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…

SuzyWeb

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,”…

Taj_Raj

Taj Raj

Taj Raj loosely binds a collection of late 70’s roots-pop, tear in my beer country, and new folk rock to create a sound that is strangely familiar yet entirely their own. Their sonic palate comfortably utilizes spacious arena rafter grandeur, as well as the warm timbres found at a bedroom drawing board. Born from the hardcore pedigrees of its founding members, Taj Raj exudes a desperate and frantic energy while…

Taylor Baggott

Taylor Baggott

Taylor Baggott is a Minneapolis based singer-songwriter. He began writing and performing his own original music at age 15 and soon found his true voice in soul music. His coined style, “Blue Eyed Roll n Soul”, is reminiscent of the old school soul of the 60s and 70s; this new school groove stays true to Taylor’s roots, while adapting to the vibe of today’s acoustic pop music. Taylor is confidently…

tay leather demin

Taylor Robert

Minneapolis based singer-songwriter Taylor Robert began writing and performing his own original music at age 15 and soon found his true voice in soul music. His coined style, “Blue Eyed Roll n Soul”, is reminiscent of the old school soul of the ’60s and ’70s; this new school groove stays true to Taylor’s roots, while adapting to the vibe of today’s acoustic pop music. Taylor is confidently making strides to…

Artist Testimonials & Reviews

View All