Streaming: Nachito Herrera Returns to the Dakota

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The Dakota has been partnering with the Blue Note in New York City to stream performances from there. This week,...

Sep 23

Blue Note Streaming Live – Bill Frisell Trio

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While the Dakota remains closed and continues to reschedule concerts from this year to next, it is livestreaming shows from...

Sep 16

John Scofield Trio + Michel Camilo

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A livestream from the Blue Note in New York. The guitarist is joined by Steve Swallow and Bill Stewart. A...

Sep 10

Jeff Daniels “Virtual” Concert

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The award-winning actor and sometimes singer is kicking off his nine-city summer virtual livestreaming tour in Minneapolis via the Dakota....

Jun 11

The Dakota’s Lowell Pickett: ‘Music connects us as human beings’

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Lowell Pickett: "I see this as something we’re all experiencing, and we have to work together and support one another...

May 1

David Sanborn Jazz Quintet

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Sanborn can play anything he wants well—even his smooth jazz discs are a cut above the competition. But that “Jazz...

Mar 9

BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

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In addition to helming the best Cajun band on the planet, fiddler Michael Doucet is one of the nicest, most...

Mar 6

Mindi Abair + Hayes Carll and Allison Moorer + David Sanborn Quintet + Special EFX + Wynonna Judd and Cactus Moser

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The veteran saxophonist has been all over the place, touring with Mandy Moore, the Backstreet Boys and Dave Koz; backing...

Mar 6

Thanks to DownBeat for over 25 years of listing us as a “Best Jazz Venue Worldwide!”

"Open every night on the first floor of the Target Plaza Building, the Dakota features an eclectic mix of jazz,...

Mar 4

‘Very accomplished but very natural,’ Twin Cities jazz pianist Peter Schimke dies at 59

When he left Minneapolis to study jazz in New York and New Jersey in the mid-1980s, Peter Schimke happily discovered...

Mar 3