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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.


Tuck Patti

Tuck & Patti

For nearly three decades, this unique vocal/guitar jazz duo has cast its passionate musical spell worldwide, capturing the hearts of lovers, the respect of jazz buffs, and the jaw-dropping awe of guitarists. Onstage and off, guitarist Tuck Andress and vocalist/arranger Patti Cathcart might, at first impression, strike you as an odd couple. The obvious difference in skin color is quickly overshadowed by the contrast of their personalities. Patti exudes…

Turtle Island String Quartet

Turtle Island

One of the most exciting ensembles in classical music, this quartet has redefined the term “classical crossover.” The group fuses the classical quartet aesthetic with contemporary American musical styles, and their recent project finds them exploring the vast musical terrain of Jimi Hendrix. Violinists David Balakrishnan and Mads Tolling, violist Jeremy Kittel, and cellist Mark Summer are the recipients of Grammy awards in 2006 and 2008 in the Classical Crossover…

The Twilight Hours

The Twilight Hours

“Whether or not you were Shakespearienced, you won’t need much priming to be quickly swept into the soft, McCartney-esque melodies and crisp arrangements on the sophisticated debut album by former Trip Shakespeare cohorts Matt Wilson and John Munson.” -Star Tribune

Twin Cities Jazz Society

Twin Cities Jazz Society

The Twin Cities Jazz Society has served the Metro and outstate area for three decades with concerts, school clinics and performances, student scholarships, monthly Jazz Notes, and much more. Come celebrate their 30th Anniversary and help them pay tribute to those who have shared their love of jazz with the Twin Cities, and help them launch into the next decade of supporting all types of jazz for all ages. The…

uprock 2014

Up Rock

UP ROCK is a duo based out of St. Paul, Minnesota. UP ROCK is Dundee and Digie, Both members were involved in a group called The Abstract Pack in the early 90’s. The Abstract Pack went on to create one of the first nationally recognized hip hop albums out of Minnesota. They later would receive The Legend Award at the Twin Cities Hip Hop Awards in 2008. Most recently their contribution to the Twin Cities Hip…


Vandaam, Adept, Sloslylove

Vandaam is an electronic galactic trio stationed in Minneapolis. Vandaam is Lady Midnight, Adept, and sloslylove. Their self-titled EP was released in April 2013. For more info please visit their music pages at or and follow them at Adept is Andres Guzman, a producer of astro electronic beats and a creature of the night. Originally from Lima, Peru he hails from Denver, Colorado and is currently stationed in the Mini-apple. For more…


Vanessa Trouble

This Winona native returns home from New York for one special show! Vanessa Trouble has been singing and producing shows with numerous artists for over a decade. Residing in New York City she has honed her vocal and performance skills all over the country, and abroad, fronting various jazz ensembles in New York, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Atlanta, New Orleans, London, Paris, Ireland, Norway and Asia. In the summer of 2008,…

Vicky Emerson

Vicky Emerson

The popular adage about “living what you sing about” is an apt description of Vicky Emerson’s music. In the past five years, Emerson has called Wisconsin, Manhattan, and San Francisco home before recently relocating to Minneapolis. She has been here just long enough to record a new album, and is prepared to bring to Minneapolis stages the folky, Americana vibe that Emerson has become so well known for. The new…


Victor Wooten

Five-time Grammy award winner Victor Wooten, known for his solo recordings and tours and as a member of the Grammy-winning super group Béla Fleck & The Flecktones, has won most every major award given to a bass guitarist. He was voted Bassist of the Year by Bass Player Magazine three times and is the only person to have won the award more than once. Continuing to grow as a person,…


Vienna Teng

Vienna Teng has been playing piano all her life. But it was a series of unlikely events that led to her pursuit of music as a career. Her synthesis of folk, pop and classical influences has garnered national acclaim and a strong fan base. Born in California, Teng began playing piano at age 5, learning classical technique but also composing original music. It wasn’t until she got to Stanford University…

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