We take your safety seriously.

View Our COVID Policy

Cécile McLorin Salvant

Star TRIBUNE PICK

The much-celebrated, Grammy-grabbing jazz vocalist has distinguished herself with inspired interpretations of the genre's archives. On this year's "Ghost Song,"...

May 26

Curtis Stigers

WE HEART MUSIC REVIEW

On the second night at the Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis on Saturday night, American Jazz singer and songwriter Curtis...

May 24

Lisa Fischer

STAR TRIBUNE PICK

After a winter visit to the Hopkins Center for the Arts, the wondrous vocalist returns to her familiar Twin Cities...

May 18

Vieux Farka Touré

STAR TRIBUNE PICK

Vieux Farka Touré: After two years of tour delays from COVID, the second-generation Malian desert-blues guitar hero is semi-coincidentally making...

May 11

Curtis Stigers

WE HEART MUSIC PICK

It’s been 30 years since Curtis Stigers’s debut album, which spawned international hits “I Wonder Why”, “You’re All That Matters...

May 10

Vieux Farka Touré

MSHALE FEATURE

More than half his life—and he’s only 41 years old—has been devoted to on-stage, live performance. Vieux Farka Touré revels...

May 4

Janiva Magness w/ Annie Mack

STAR TRIBUNE PICK

The heralded blues-rock singer, who spent her salad days in St. Paul and won the 2009 Blues Foundation entertainer of...

May 4

Alan Doyle at Dakota

WE HEART MUSIC REVIEW

Canadian musician Alan Doyle is so grateful to finally return to the Dakota Jazz Club on Saturday night. He has...

May 3

Jennifer Grimm Sings Judy Garland

JAZZ POLICE INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY PICK

Keeping culture alive on the Mall, The Dakota has been bringing in the best of international and local talents. Friday...

Apr 29

John Raymond + the Kind Folk Quartet

MINNPOST PICK

Jazz trumpeter/flugelhornist John Raymond, originally from Minneapolis, who moved to New York in 2009 and is now based in Bloomington,...

Apr 28

×

Effective immediately, all concerts and events at the Dakota will require either proof of a full series of COVID-19 vaccinations or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken in the prior 72-hours. Masks are requested to be worn indoors no matter your vaccination status, except when eating or drinking.

By clicking the link below, you are consenting to abide by our COVID policy: View Policy

Effective immediately, Dakota will require either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination regimen OR proof of a negative COVID-19 test result (which was administered up to 72 hours prior) for any person* to enter any events** held at Dakota. The COVID-19 vaccination card must show a completed regimen that concluded at least 14 days before the date of the event that the patron plans to attend. Dakota does NOT accept self-administered Antigen Rapid Test results or provide them to patrons without either of the above listed required proofs. PCR and Antigen Rapid Test results are accepted if administered by a clinic or State-certified testing facility.

Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test

  • Must be shown at the time of entry into Dakota.
  • Must match the ticket holder’s ID.
  • May come in the form of: a physical vaccination record card, a printed out file of vaccination record, a printed out negative test result, or a digital document on a mobile device (i.e. a photo image of a vaccination record card, a PDF file, a Word file, a Pages file, Docket app, Bindle app, Clear app, or other options).

In accordance with the City of Minneapolis, Emergency Regulation No. 2022-1 MASKS ARE REQUIRED to be worn indoors, except for the purposes of eating, drinking, or performing on stage.

Staff: This policy applies to all staff for all events and it also applies for entry into the building when there are no events.

Questions? Email Joe Doermann, Director of Operations at: joe@dakotacooks.com

Children under 5 not vaccinated may show a negative COVID-19 test as outlined above.

*This policy applies to all people entering Dakota. This includes staff, performers, etc.

**This policy applies to any and all events held at Dakota. This includes shows that other venues and organizations present in Dakota’s space.

Buy Tickets