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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.


Rodney Crowell

Rodney Crowell

Rodney Crowell, a Grammy-winning songwriter, producer, and artist, brings poetry and earthy tautness to the soundtrack of people in the cracks, carving out lives that matter – if only to themselves and the people they know. Long known as a poet among songwriters, since Rodney Crowell moved from his native Texas to Nashville in the early 70s, he has cemented himself as one of the most influential and critically acclaimed…

Roe Family Singers DUO

Roe Family Singers

The Roe Family Singers are a Good-Time, Old-Time Hillbilly band from the Mississippi-headwaters community of Kirkwood Hollow, MN. Led by wife & husband Kim Roe (Best Female Vocalist, City Pages/Village Voice) and Quillan Roe (Accident Clearinghouse), the band blends characteristic old-time sound with rock & roll urgency and influence. Joined by as many as seven musicians, and featuring banjo, autoharp, guitar, and washboard, the band and family of fans have been…

Rogue Valley

Rogue Valley

Assembled of Chris Koza’s longtime musical collaborators Peter Sieve (guitars, vocals), Luke Anderson (drums), and Linnea Mohn (bass, vocals), Rogue Valley made its debut on April 10 2010, kicking off an ambitious year with the release of the first in a series of four albums – one for each season. Already recognized in the Twin Cities and elsewhere as a prolific songwriter, Koza has set the bar high. Four albums…



At first glance the irony is thick on Romantica’s new release America. Penned by an immigrant Irishman who writes a fair bit about his homeland, and delivers his nostalgia in a lilting Belfastian inflection, the only thing ‘America’ about it seems to be the new soil on which he’s singing. But listen to all this Irishness couched in the musical landscape of historically American country and folk music painted by…


Romero Lubambo

In 1985, Romero Lubambo came to the United States, and brought with him a new sound in Brazilian jazz guitar. Romero’s guitar playing unites the styles and rhythms of his native Brazil with his fluency in the American jazz tradition to form a distinctive new sound. From the cool, sophisticated rhythms of his native Brazil to hard bop, Romero is a guitarist who’s comfortable in any musical setting. He is…

Rondi Charleston

Rondi Charleston

Not many graduates of the Juilliard School of Music have won Peabody awards or Emmys, but opera singer/investigative reporter/jazz songbird Charleston has all three on her resumé. Rondi Charleston comes from a long line of singers and songwriters, dating back to her great-grandmother toiling on the Great Plains in the 1800s. Like the restless spirit of her ancestors, Charleston inhabits a deep sense of adventure. As a performer, she can’t…

Ronn Easton

Ronn Easton

Ronn Easton’s All Star Soul Revue The magic of Motown lives on, thanks to Ronn Easton and this fantastic 9-piece band. Easton promises musical favorites like the Temptations and Smokey Robinson, and post-Motown soul gems from the O-Jays and the Ohio Players. This band will take you back in time and have you dancing in the aisles with their soulful grooves and tight harmonies. The Soul Revue is: Ronn Easton,…

Ronnie Laws

Ronnie Laws & Tom Browne

Saxophonist Ronnie Laws is one of the great figures in contemporary music. A master at fusing the more accessible harmonies of jazz with the beats and structures of R&B and soul music, Laws helped create the blueprint for modern contemporary jazz. Born in Houston, Laws grew up in a musical environment: his brother, Hubert, is an esteemed jazz flautist and saxophonist, and his sisters, Eloise and Debra, are professional vocalists.…


Ronnie Spector

Multiple Grammy-winning rock legend Ronnie Spector helped define an entire era of pop music.  Her style and sound influenced artists from Joey Ramone and Bruce Springsteen to Amy Winehouse, and her beauty knocked Keith Richards for a loop. As the lead singer of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees The Ronettes, she pioneered a female daringness and performance style that did not previously exist – with their sexually-charged persona, The Ronettes were the first women in…


Ronnie Spector – “Beyond the Beehive”

This two-hour show chronicles Ronnie Spector’s fascinating fifty-year journey through rock and roll with upwards of fifteen live performances with her full band, stories from every stage of her career and many unseen, personal images, and home videos. The New York Post  said “Spector succeeds with this score-settling evening of music and reminiscences, accompanied by vintage films and photos, which plays like a live version of her 1989 autobiography.” As leader of…

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