“Jonatha Brooke has been innovating the folk-rock scene with her sprightly songwriting since the late 1980s.” – Pop Matters

Jonatha Brooke continues her ongoing residency at the Dakota with “The Cello Songs Project,” a collaboration with Adi Yeshaya, composer-arranger; and Rebecca Arons, cellist and producer.

September 7th’s show will feature Adi Yeshaya’s arrangements for old and new Jonatha Brooke songs, as well as his recently commissioned string quartet. Joining Jonatha on stage will be some of Minneapolis’s finest musicians:

The StrinGenius Quartet:
Allison Ostrander, violin
Elise Meichels Parker, violin
Susan Janda, viola
Rebecca Arons, cello
Jeff Bailey, bass
Benny Koonyevsky, percussion
Aby Wolf, vocals
Linnea Mohn, vocals

Don’t miss this exquisite genre-melding event.

Jonatha Brooke has been writing, recording and touring since her early days in Boston with her band, The Story. She’s co-written with Katy Perry, The Chicks and Katharine McPhee. She’s written for three Disney films and multiple TV shows. She composed and sang the theme song for Joss Whedon’s “Doll House.”

Since her arrival in Minneapolis, she’s won a McKnight Artist Grant and has recorded and performed with some of the finest and most versatile Minneapolis artists.

LEARN MORE: https://jonathabrooke.com/

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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.

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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: [email protected]

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.

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