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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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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…

Vieux Farka Touré and Idan Raichel Quartet

Vieux Farka Touré and Idan Raichel Quartet

“[Raichel] has both a gift for creating beautiful music and the courage to spread a message. He preaches universalism, the power of shunning labels and celebrating humanity.” -Jewish Journal “…original guitar music of such fluidity, technique, rhythmic invention, and passion, that it is virtually unequaled…” -All Music Pianist/composer Idan Raichel and guitarist/songwriter Vieux Farka Touré are two virtuosic artists from vastly different musical traditions. One hailing from Israel and the…


Vinicius Cantuaria

As singer, songwriter, guitarist and percussionist, Vinicius Cantuária’s career connects several zones of Brazilian music. And though his music is known for its decidedly twenty-first century feel, Cantuária’s band might best be described as ‘post-electronica acoustic.’  Their repertoire typically includes songs by Jobim and Gilberto Gil, as well as Cantuária’s own fund of songs. Cantuária got his start as the drummer in Caetano Veloso’s late 1970s band, and it was…


Viva Brazil

Viva Brazil plays authentic MPB (Brazilian Popular Music). From Samba to Jazz, Funk & Fusion this high energy band led by Altamir Coelho will give you a complete and original Brazilian experience! Repertoire consists of Internationally recognized Brazilian tunes sung in both English and Portuguese as well as American classic hits played with a unique twist of Brazilian flavor and spice making them both original and unforgettable. Will Lopes- Vocals…

Voodoo Patsy

Voodoo Patsy

Local music treasure Pat Frederick leads this eclectic ensemble through some fresh material. Fans of the Daisy Dillman Band will enjoy the energy and verve this group brings to the stage. Pat Frederick, violin/vocals Chris Lomheim, piano Haralds Bondaris, drums Jeremy Boettcher, bass

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