JACOB B. LITTLE OF THE LITTLE FAMILY BAND + JACOB RUSSO

JACOB B. LITTLE OF THE LITTLE FAMILY BAND + JACOB RUSSO

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Born in the suburbs of Detroit and now calling Chicago home, Jacob B. Little has been surrounded by music all his life. Songs that hone a masterful quality beyond his years tell a story of heartache, loss, and the search for a sense of purpose within an ever-evolving landscape.

JAKE HANSON & JAMES BUCKLEY

JAKE HANSON & JAMES BUCKLEY

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Tonight’s Dinner Set features guitarist Jake Hanson and upright bassist James Buckley.  Members of Haley Bonar, The Pines, and Halloween, Alaska.

WILLIAM WITHIN EP RELEASE + EUSTACE THE DRAGON

WILLIAM WITHIN EP RELEASE + EUSTACE THE DRAGON

$8 IN ADVANCE/$10 AT THE DOOR 

Originally the solo psych folk project of Alex Simpson, WILLIAM WITHIN made the transformation to five-piece band in 2012 with the addition of guitarist Tom Steffes, violinist Derek Rohlf, bassist Matt Blake (Gin Strings) and drummer Toby Ramaswamy (Sonic Intension, Aubades). The group released their debut self-titled full length later that year and will release their follow up EP in May 2015. 

Pushing Chain

Pushing Chain

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The duo, which has been performing together in various manifestations since 1997, plays roots and Americana music featuring Boyd on guitar and vocals and Adam on the fiddle and vocals.

T Collective

T Collective

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T Collective is an improvised music group consisting of many names and faces of the twin cities music scene. *This week's line-up: Maggie Morrison, Ryan Olcott, James Buckley, & Joey Phillips.

 

Coloring Time Feat. Leah Ottman (LOTT) & Joey Van Phillips

Coloring Time Feat. Leah Ottman (LOTT) & Joey Van Phillips

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A rebellious cadre of Twin Cities jazz and hip hop luminaries, Coloring Time is a musical accident waiting to happen, so to speak. Instrumentalists Casey O’Brien (bass), Graham O’Brien (drums), John Keston (keys), Robert Mulrennen (guitar) and Jon Davis (reeds) pave nebulous jazzways on which vocalist/MCs Joe Horton, Kristoff Krane and Adam Svec race headlong to rapture and epiphany. The group often reinforces its numbers with notable vocal and instrumental guests. Never the same show. Always an adventure!

This month's featured guests are Leah Ottman (LOTT) & Joey Van Phillips

Erik Koskinen

Erik Koskinen

$8 at the door

Erik Koskinen’s America Theatre is a translucent eulogy to the genuine. Musically sprouted from the blend of American folk, country, rock-n-roll, and blues, Koskinen and his top-shelf band realize a sound that is distinctive and fresh while familiar and classic.

The Icicles

Surf music featuring Jacob Hanson on guitars, Jim Anton on bass, Jeremy Hanson on drums.

BRYAN NICHOLS & JAMES BUCKLEY

BRYAN NICHOLS & JAMES BUCKLEY

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Tonight’s dinner set features a jazz duo with piano and upright bass.  Featuring members of The Pines, Halloween, Alaska, The Gang Font, and Mystery Palace.

Sims (Doomtree) + milo (Hellfyre Club) + DJ Fundo

Sims (Doomtree) + milo (Hellfyre Club) + DJ Fundo

$12 in advance/$15 at the door

Restless and passionate but with an unflinching realism at his core, Sims has seen enough of life to know there are no easy answers. His second full-length release, Bad Time Zoo, out February 15th on Doomtree Records, reflects this rapper’s ongoing quest for solid understanding in a society on the brink of dystopia. For Sims, it’s been a long road.  Pay attention to Sims, and you’ll be better for it.

 

3RD ANNUAL ICEHOUSE KIDS CONCERT SERIES PRESENTS THE BAZILLIONS CD RELEASE

3RD ANNUAL ICEHOUSE KIDS CONCERT SERIES PRESENTS THE BAZILLIONS CD RELEASE

$5, NO COVER FOR AGES 2 AND UNDER 

Hosted by Barb Abney!  Icehouse is proud to present our third annual concert series dedicated to kids! The Icehouse Kids Concert Series happens monthly through August, Saturday mornings during brunch, featuring six great concerts to be enjoyed by the kids and adults alike.

Zacc Harris & Matt Peterson

Zacc Harris & Matt Peterson

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Tonight's Dinner Set features Guitar and Upright bass jazz duets.  Members of Atlantis Quartet, and the Jazz Central house rhythm section

The Lowland Lakers

The Lowland Lakers

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Nate Case, Haley E Rydell and Matt Donoghue join forces to become The Lowland Lakers. (Folk, Americana)

T Collective

T Collective

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T Collective is an improvised music group consisting of many names and faces of the twin cities music scene. *This week's line-up: Chris Smalley, James Buckley, Joey Phillips, and Drew Christopherson.

GNDWIRE Records Launch Party

GNDWIRE Records Launch Party

Presented by The Recording Academy Chicago Chapter & MN Music Coalition

FREE with online RSVP in advance, $10 without RSVP at the door.  Entry is not guaranteed once the venue's capacity is reached, so get there early to get your spot.

7pm Grammy social hour with complimentary food and beverages 
8pm GNDWIRE showcase

18+

BRYAN NICHOLS & JAMES BUCKLEY

BRYAN NICHOLS & JAMES BUCKLEY

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Tonight’s dinner set features a jazz duo with piano and upright bass.  Featuring members of The Pines, Halloween, Alaska, The Gang Font, and Tropical Depression.

TOLLIVER EP RELEASE + GARRISON GROUSE + MANCHITA + SOSLYLOVE

TOLLIVER EP RELEASE + GARRISON GROUSE + MANCHITA + SOSLYLOVE

$8 IN ADVANCE/$10 AT THE DOOR

Front man of local soul group Black Diet releases his first solo recording.  Tolliver is a Black American r&b singer who lives for stiff drinks and broken people. He was raised on and betrayed by gospel music.  

THEM TRAVELIN’ BIRDS

THEM TRAVELIN’ BIRDS

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"...Jamming and performing everywhere from California to Cajun Country to rural Appalachia and America’s heartland, these modern day troubadours are simultaneously preserving and invigorating the roots tradition with fresh and vibrant energy. ”  (Folk rank #1 in San Francisco Bay Area on Reverb Nation)

BRYAN NICHOLS & JAMES BUCKLEY

BRYAN NICHOLS & JAMES BUCKLEY

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Tonight’s dinner set features a jazz duo with piano and upright bass.  Featuring members of The Pines, Halloween, Alaska, The Gang Font, and We Are Many.

Taj Raj CD Release + We are the Willows

Taj Raj CD Release + We are the Willows

$8 in advance/$10 at the door 

Taj Raj's elemental and atmospheric brand of indie-folk transports the listener to a world of its own making.    Ethereal guitar melodies, earthy acoustic fingerpicking, breezy vocal harmonies, classical piano, and a driving rhythm section support stories inspired by English and German folklore. 

TREVELD

TREVELD

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The musically diverse members of treVeld met around the turn of the century, playing amongst an ‘Old Time’ music community. They share the desire to create and perform original music, while enjoying an ever evolving musical and personal kinship.

T Collective

T Collective

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T Collective is an improvised music group consisting of many names and faces of the twin cities music scene.

yacht rock 15' with Jake Rudh

yacht rock 15' with Jake Rudh

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Icehouse and DJ Jake Rudh are excited (but still keeping their cool) to present a night of smooth sailing to the sounds of light rock from the 1970s & '80s.

Caitlyn Smith

Caitlyn Smith

$12 in advance/$15 at the door

Chances are you’ve heard of Caitlyn Smith and just didn’t realize it.  Caitlyn has toured alongside iconic artists like Sheryl Crow and Willie Nelson. Her repertoire as a songwriter includes a long list of songs she has penned for her peers like multi-platinum artist Jason Aldean, Rascal FlattsLady Antebellum, Garth Brooks and Meghan Trainor.

JAKE HANSON & JAMES BUCKLEY

JAKE HANSON & JAMES BUCKLEY

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Tonight’s Dinner Set features guitarist Jake Hanson and upright bassist James Buckley.  Members of Haley Bonar, The Pines, and Halloween, Alaska.

Dan Rodriguez CD Release

Dan Rodriguez CD Release

$10 in advance/$10 at the door

Release party for Dan’s new album Come On Home.

Kenn Wanaku

Kenn Wanaku

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Wanaku draws inspiration for writing songs from indigenous, tribal, aboriginal music.

MICHAEL HAUSER

MICHAEL HAUSER

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Tonight’s Dinner Set features solo Flamenco guitar.  Michael Hauser is sometimes referred to as “The Father of Flamenco in the Midwest”.

The Last Jackson + Forlorn Strangers

The Last Jackson + Forlorn Strangers

$7 in advance/$7 at the door

An evening of thumping, driving Americana fingerpicking and foot-stompin' swingin' blues, with sweet and gritty harmonies.  Forlorn Strangers is a Nashville, TN based Americana quintet, with members hailing from the great states of Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania & Minnesota.

An Intimate Brunch with Patty Peterson

An Intimate Brunch with Patty Peterson

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Come celebrate Father's Day at Icehouse with dynamic vocalist and radio personality, Patty Peterson!  

#AT40 feat. Andrew Thomas (Solo Band) / Jeremy Ylvisaker (Solo Instrumental)

#AT40 feat. Andrew Thomas (Solo Band) / Jeremy Ylvisaker (Solo Instrumental)

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Minneapolis musician Andrew Thomas will celebrate his 40th birthday at Icehouse with a set of original songs and favorite covers. The event doubles as the launch of Thomas' new solo project featuring a full back-up band. Complementing the evening will be a set of instrumental music performed by Thomas' good friend and one-time business partner Jeremy Ylvisaker.

Caitlin Canty record release + Hayward Williams

Caitlin Canty record release + Hayward Williams

$6 in advance/$8 at the door 

San Francisco Chronicle says about Caitlin, "The Vermont native with a casually devastating voice and unshakable poise is bound to be the next great Americana star."

"Williams’ debut “Another Sailor's Dream” got a 9/10 review on Americana UK back in 2007. Four years in the making this follow up ranks almost as high as he delivers a fine set of soulful, introspective songs with his deep baritone trickling like honey throughout.

JAY YOUNG’S LYRIC FACTORY – TRIBUTE TO HERBIE HANCOCK AND EARTH, WIND & FIRE

JAY YOUNG’S LYRIC FACTORY – TRIBUTE TO HERBIE HANCOCK AND EARTH, WIND & FIRE

$10 in advance/$12 at the door

Bassist Jay Young has been widely acknowledged as a virtuosic sideman for such stars as Debbie Duncan, Bruce Henry, Moore by Four and more, but his outings as bandleader have been less frequent if equally compelling. With McNally Smith colleague, iron-fisted drummed Kevin Washington and savvy
vocalist , as well as keyboard dynamo Thom West, rising star bassist Ian Young, virtuoso violinist Ernest Bisong, and talented vocalists Sarah Greer, Michele Denise Michaels,and, Libby Turner, Young leads a tribute to Herbie Hancock, and Earth, Wind and Fire at the Dakota. This high-energy show will keep you on the edge of your ears.
 

BIONIK

BIONIK

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BIONIK has honed his sound from a melting pot of urban genres and experiences. Hip hop, Trap, EDM, reggae, dancehall, R&B, soul and funk all influence BIONIK’s distinct style that dominates the club and penetrates the mind.

Tim Sparks

Tim Sparks

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An award-winning guitarist whose blending of musical styles has won him extensive praise from all corners of the music world.  Acoustic Guitar Magazine calls it “rich and sensuous”. 

The Thirsty River

The Thirsty River

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With 23 strings and the occasional ivory filling, The Thirsty River finds their sound somewhere between a prohibition era barn party and the lyrically provacative folk scene of greenwich village in the 1960’s.

Kirsten Arian + Kellie Besch

Kirsten Arian + Kellie Besch

$6 in advance/$6 at the door

Between Arian’s pure pop sensibilities and contagious persona, Higher Than 

Heaven will undeniably propel Kirsten Arian into the ranks with some of pop 

music’s biggest forces.

Tabah CD Release + Fairfax, AK

Tabah CD Release + Fairfax, AK

$8 in advance/$10 at the door

Tabah is a five piece electric ensemble from Minneapolis that began in 2013. Their current line-up has been playing since September of last year. Their debut album, 'Time Will Come,' was recorded at Blackbird Studios in Nashville, TN and Brewhouse Studios in Minneapolis. It will be released tonight through Aesthetic Vagabond Records as the label's first issue.

T Collective

T Collective

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T Collective is an improvised music group consisting of many names and faces of the twin cities music scene.

Broken Water + Daisy Chains + Waveless

Broken Water + Daisy Chains + Waveless

$10 in advance/$12 at the door

The Cedar presents Olympia's Broken Water in concert at the Icehouse!  Broken Water are touring in support of their new release Wrought, out now on Twin Cities label Night People Records.  Local bands Waveless and Daisy Chains will open, with Waveless up first.

RACHEL KURTZ

RACHEL KURTZ

$5 at the door

Rachel Kurtz has found acclaim and a national audience of thousands due to her appearances at a series of community service events held in sports arenas across the country.

 PUSHING CHAIN

PUSHING CHAIN

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The duo, which has been performing together in various manifestations since 1997, plays roots and Americana music featuring Boyd on guitar and vocals and Adam on the fiddle and vocals.

SLV(NY, NY) + Ashley Dubose

SLV(NY, NY) + Ashley Dubose

$6 in advance/$8 at the door

SLV is New York based multi-instrumentalist songwriters Sandra Lilia Velásquez and Sean Dixon. Velasquez is the founder of the Latin band Pistolera, and Dixon is the drummer for the experimental electronic band Zammuto.

Soul Tools Presents: Blueprint "King No Crown" Tour  w/ DJ Rare Groove, Supastition, Greg Grease, and Freez

Soul Tools Presents: Blueprint "King No Crown" Tour w/ DJ Rare Groove, Supastition, Greg Grease, and Freez

$10 in advance/$15 at the door

With his fourth studio album, King No Crown, critically acclaimed mc/producer Blueprint has continued his constant evolution by combining the boom-bap chops of his 2014 project Respect the Architect (Weightless Recordings) with the genre-defying aesthetic of his 2011 album Adventures in Counter-Culture (Rhymesayers Entertainment).  The end result is 60-minutes of uninterrupted music that effortlessly transitions from song to song without a single moment of pause or silence, a meticulous production effort handled entirely by Blueprint.

 

3RD ANNUAL ICEHOUSE KIDS CONCERT SERIES PRESENTS BUNNY CLOGS

3RD ANNUAL ICEHOUSE KIDS CONCERT SERIES PRESENTS BUNNY CLOGS

$8, NO COVER FOR AGES 2 AND UNDER!

Hosted by Barb Abney!
Icehouse is proud to present our third annual concert series dedicated to kids! The Icehouse Kids Concert Series happens monthly through August, Saturday mornings during brunch, featuring six great concerts to be enjoyed by the kids and adults alike.

Joe & Vicki Price

Joe & Vicki Price

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Joe is a member of the Iowa Blues Hall of Fame, The Iowa Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and was a finalist in the International Blues Challenge in 2008.   They won the Independent Music Award for Best Blues CD 2009 for the release Rain or Shine.

Paul Spring Vinyl Release + Thomson Quartet

Paul Spring Vinyl Release + Thomson Quartet

$5 in advance/$7 at the door

Towards a Center Vinyl Release Show.  Paul Spring is a singer/songwriter from Central Minnesota. 'Towards a Center' is his newest album, a collection of 11 songs written in MN and recorded in NY.

Hannah von der Hoff + Jackie Myers(Austin, TX)

Hannah von der Hoff + Jackie Myers(Austin, TX)

$5 at the door

Hannah's recent collaboration with Charlie Smith of UMAMI is a modern take on the 60s R&B and soul sound. Tonight's show will feature a full band.

Blackberry Brandy Boys + DJ Bill DeVille

Blackberry Brandy Boys + DJ Bill DeVille

$7 ion advance/$7 at the door

Cosmic American Music played by Twin Citizens the way God & Gram Parsons intended. The sonic territory where hillbilly, soul and psychedelia meet to smoke a jeffery before going in to see The Stones in '74.

JENN BOSTIC +  MICHAEL SHYNES

JENN BOSTIC + MICHAEL SHYNES

$8 IN ADVANCE/$10 AT THE DOOR

A Minnesota native, currently residing in Nashville, Tennessee. Her emotive songwriting and powerful vocals have been touching hearts around the world.Jealous of the Angels, a song written for her late father, allowed her to connect and empathize with her fans in a remarkable way.

BIONIK

BIONIK

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Stefon BIONIK Taylor is a producer in the truest sense of the word. In the competitive world of 1990s professional recording studios, aspiring engineers were hired on the promise of cool factor alone. They interacted with established stars and like any profession, were subject to a stringent weed-out process. For BIONIK the thrill of creating music was enough. 

The Broke Down Dollys

The Broke Down Dollys

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The Dollys features three of Minneapolis’ most sought after female vocalists: Joanna Jahn, Kari Shaw and Megan Shaw.  Harmonizing to the music of The Trio: EmmyLou Harris, Dolly Parton and Linda Rondstadt and many other female country artists of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s.

Viva Brazil

Viva Brazil

$7 in advance/$10 at the door

MN Viva Brazil has performed at numerous Music Festivals throughout the Midwest. This band of Internationals is ready to enliven their fans and transport them to the hot sandy beaches of Brazil through their euphonious melodies. With Viva Brazil every night is about letting loose, having fun, and dancing the night away.  

Linda Peterson cd release

Linda Peterson cd release

$10 in advance/$10 at the door

Linda Peterson CD release party of the long awaited compilation of her original tunes, encompassing recordings from Copenhagen to Buenos Aires.  This new CD is entitled, "You Gotta Be Somewhere" so come celebrate with Linda and the Peterson Family at the Icehouse!

3RD ANNUAL ICEHOUSE KIDS CONCERT SERIES PRESENTS DREAMLAND FACES

3RD ANNUAL ICEHOUSE KIDS CONCERT SERIES PRESENTS DREAMLAND FACES

$5, NO COVER FOR AGES 2 AND UNDER!

Hosted by Barb Abney!
Icehouse is proud to present our third annual concert series dedicated to kids! The Icehouse Kids Concert Series happens monthly through August, Saturday mornings during brunch, featuring six great concerts to be enjoyed by the kids and adults alike.