Liz Draper + Tasha Baron

Liz Draper + Tasha Baron

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Liz Draper (upright bass) and Tasha Baron (piano are a tightly knit duo drawing heavy influence from Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, and Eric Dolphy.

Kazyak album release + Radiochurch and Julia M. Wilcox

Kazyak album release + Radiochurch and Julia M. Wilcox

$8 advance / $10 at the door

Kazyak is back with Odyssey (avail. 8/16/2019), the band’s third release in 3 years, following the Happy Camping EP (2017) and the Reflection LP (2018). Special guests Radiochurch and Julia M. Wilcox.

CORNBREAD HARRIS

CORNBREAD HARRIS

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Legendary Twin Cities musician James Samuel “Cornbread” Harris Sr., was inducted in the Minnesota Blues Hall of Fame in 2012, and won a Sally Award in 2014. Harris is a singing pianist-composer, and is the father of well known music producer Jimmy Jam Harris.

Charanga Tropical

Charanga Tropical

$7 at the door

The repertoire of Charanga Tropical features classic danzones as well as a vibrant mix of modern salsa and original compositions. For its groundbreaking tour to Cuba Charanga Tropical assembled a repertoire of unique danzones by Cuban composers that notably quote American melodies by Gershwin, Hoagy Carmichael, and others. The works shows that artistic exchange between American and Cuban musicians has been happening long before any recent political detente. 

Nightchurch

Nightchurch

$10 COVER

WE ARE BACK IN THE HOOD! GET READY FOR THE BEST WEEKLY SHINDIG IN MPLS. ‪#‎NIGHTCHURCH

$2 OFF ALL TAPS, HOUSE WINES & RAIL DRINKS.
15% OFF FOR SERVICE INDUSTRY WITH PROOF

Bryan Nichols residency feat. Americana Deathsquads

Bryan Nichols residency feat. Americana Deathsquads

$10 cover

The final night of Bryan Nichols' August Monday residency is an absolute blowout, and features two full collective supergroups of larger-than-life talent. The first set features renowned improvisers Davu Seru, Erik Fratzke, and Michelle Kinney, and Nichols. The second set assembles Amerciana Deathsquads, with Erik Koskinen, JT Bates, Jeremy Ylvisaker, Nichols, Cody McKinney, and leader Lars-Erik Larson.

Musicians Rising: Kiss the Tiger + Daniel Bonespur + Christian Bardin

Musicians Rising: Kiss the Tiger + Daniel Bonespur + Christian Bardin

$8 advance / $10 at the door

This benefit show is part of Musicians Rising for Climate Justice, a series of shows to support the climate justice organization, MN350. MN350 unites Minnesotans as part of a global movement to end the pollution damaging our climate, speed the transition to clean energy, and create a just and healthy future for all. Learn more about MN350 here: https://mn350.org/

Rachel Kurtz

Rachel Kurtz

$5 cover

Kurtz has been touring and singing for almost 20 years. She speaks frankly about love, God, parenting, heartbreak and her infectious laugh is peppered throughout her concerts. Her songs are rife with emotion and can make you get up and dance. Special guest TBA!

Cedar Thoms Album release show

Cedar Thoms Album release show

$10 advance / $12 at door

Musician Christopher Thomson brings to life his new artistic vision as Cedar Thoms merging his accomplishments as a saxophonist with his love of electronic music. This is Cedar Thoms' debut album release show, Celestial Being, joined by Martin Dosh. Minneapolis Dub Ensemble supports.

Techno Girls: Welcome to Wonderland

Techno Girls: Welcome to Wonderland

$6 cover

Fundo Presents: Techno Girls “Welcome to Wonderland” featuring BabyGhost, Patrish and Roux.

Dos Lobos (feat. members of Actual Wolf)

Dos Lobos (feat. members of Actual Wolf)

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Dos Lobos are a Duo made up of the Wolf Boys: Actual & Mike. They are as entertaining as they are good looking. They Also Take Requests.

CORNBREAD HARRIS

CORNBREAD HARRIS

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Legendary Twin Cities musician James Samuel “Cornbread” Harris Sr., was inducted in the Minnesota Blues Hall of Fame in 2012, and won a Sally Award in 2014. Harris is a singing pianist-composer, and is the father of well known music producer Jimmy Jam Harris.

J Plaza and Axel Foley present Moon Bounce

J Plaza and Axel Foley present Moon Bounce

$7 cover

A EDM/Rap Party celebrating the new moon. Live music, art, vendors and vibes presented by J Plaza and Axel Foley.

The Dollys

The Dollys

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The Dollys features three of Minneapolis’ most sought after vocalists: Kari Shaw-Akers (vocals), Megan Shaw (vocals) and Doug Otto (vocals/acoutic guitar).  Harmonizing to the music of The Trio: EmmyLou Harris, Dolly Parton and Linda Ronstadt.

Nightchurch

Nightchurch

$10 COVER

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$2 OFF ALL TAPS, HOUSE WINES & RAIL DRINKS.
15% OFF FOR SERVICE INDUSTRY WITH PROOF

Youn Sun Nah + Royal Wood

Youn Sun Nah + Royal Wood

$20 cover

Hailed by The Guardian as “a style-bending star,” South Korean vocalist Youn Sun Nah has a truly distinct story and an innovative approach to music. Her refreshingly rich voice, which All About Jazz describes as “dramatic, sensual, and bluesy,” is a reflection of her cultured background.

MARIA AND THE COINS single release show with ANDERS

MARIA AND THE COINS single release show with ANDERS

$8 advance / $10 at the door

Maria and the Coins bundle danceable, big-picture pop ambition into earnest, indie sensibility.  The five-some distinguished themselves in the Minneapolis alt-rock scene by fusing singer-songwriter driven pop hooks with the vulnerability and honesty of an indie band. Their debut album is set for release late 2019.

58 Belvedere (duo)

58 Belvedere (duo)

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58 Belvedere is a trio performing original compositions by Dean Granros (guitar) and group improvisation. The raw edge of Granros' guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power and Pat Keen provides a new and unfiltered take on the idea of the jazz power trio.  

Fundo presents

Fundo presents

Fundo presents… Lineup TBA!

Red Hot Django Peppers

Red Hot Django Peppers

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The Red Hot Django Peppers is a band that formed from the love of the music of Django Reinhardt. The troupe consists of local guitarists Ryan Picone and Jose Betanzos, violinist Danny Lentz, and bassist Sean Rodrick. 

Charanga Tropical

Charanga Tropical

$7 at the door

The repertoire of Charanga Tropical features classic danzones as well as a vibrant mix of modern salsa and original compositions. For its groundbreaking tour to Cuba Charanga Tropical assembled a repertoire of unique danzones by Cuban composers that notably quote American melodies by Gershwin, Hoagy Carmichael, and others. The works shows that artistic exchange between American and Cuban musicians has been happening long before any recent political detente. 

Nightchurch

Nightchurch

$10 COVER

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$2 OFF ALL TAPS, HOUSE WINES & RAIL DRINKS.
15% OFF FOR SERVICE INDUSTRY WITH PROOF

Chris Hepola residency

Chris Hepola residency

$10 cover

Chris Hepola’s Monday jazz residency starts with at set from Josh Granowski’s Special Music and Jenna Wyse & The House on Fire.

Nur-D + Lazenlow + Just Wulf + Captive Agents + Sissy Boyish

Nur-D + Lazenlow + Just Wulf + Captive Agents + Sissy Boyish

$8 advance / $10 at the door

Nur-D and friends are bringing Space Camp to Icehouse MPLS! Join Nur-D, Lazenlow, Just Wulf, Captive Agents & Sissy Boyish for this "end of summer" bonanza!

Lowry Bridge album release

Lowry Bridge album release

$10 cover

Lowry Bridge hails from NE Minneapolis and its songs reflect on the neighborhood as well as other gritty urban environments these lads have hung their hats over the years. Phil Daniel's songs weave 70's psychedelic rock with folk music and lyrics that make one long for the good bad old days. Happy to have survived it all and tell some stories, Lowry Bridge is releasing its debut album "Under the Fluorescent Sun”.

 Zacc Harris

Zacc Harris

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Since moving to Minneapolis in 2005, Zacc Harris has gained a reputation as one of the area's top guitarists, being named 2017 Twin Cities Best Jazz Artist by the City Pages. He performs in a host of creative projects including Atlantis Quartet, winner of the 2015 McKnight Fellowship and named 2011 Best Jazz Artist, as well as the Zacc Harris Group, American Reverie, and Zacc Harris Trio. 

Bryan Nichols

Bryan Nichols

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Bryan Nichols is a Minneapolis-based pianist and composer, working primarily in jazz and improvised music. He returned to the Twin Cities in 2005 after four busy years in Chicago where he played with jazz heavyweights like Nicole Mitchell, Ernest Dawkins, Von Freeman and Hamid Drake. Since returning to Minneapolis, he leads and composes for his own trio, his quintet and his large group, We Are Many. 

Sean Anonymous "ANTI/SOCIAL" Release Party

Sean Anonymous "ANTI/SOCIAL" Release Party

$10 advance / $15 doors

Sean Anonymous "ANTI/SOCIAL" Release Party. Performances from: Sean Anonymous, Ceschi, Angel Davanport and Medium Zach. Hosted by J. Plaza.

Katey Bellville & Those SOB's

Katey Bellville & Those SOB's

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The Twin Cities’ sweetheart of Bluegrass, Americana and Folk is Katey Bellville. Quiet and unassuming, Katey has been singing all her life and has received high marks from some of the huge artists of our day. But you wouldn’t know it when you meet her. Not until you hear her simple honest sweet songs.   -JazzyJ, Owner, Twin Cities Radio

Raych Jackson's "Even the Saints Audition" Release Show

Raych Jackson's "Even the Saints Audition" Release Show

$12 advance / $15 at the door

Come join Button Poetry at Icehouse on September 15th for "Even the Saints Audition" release show by Raych Jackson! Hosted by Sarah Ogutu.

Nightchurch

Nightchurch

$10 COVER

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15% OFF FOR SERVICE INDUSTRY WITH PROOF

Chris Hepola residency

Chris Hepola residency

$10 cover

Chris Hepola’s Monday jazz residency night two features Large Marge, Early Planets and Nelson Devereaux .

First Avenue presents Leslie Stevens + Laura Hugo

First Avenue presents Leslie Stevens + Laura Hugo

$10 advance / $12 at the door

Awarded "Best Country Singer" in the LA Weekly's 2018 Best Of, you can feel Leslie Stevens' voice reach the nails in the doorframe. She spins a high craft, with songs about donkeys and drinking and driving in heaven -- and just when you thought she might light your living room on fire with a giggle, she'll blast you through the skylight into outer space.

Luray + Judith Horn + Loud Sun

Luray + Judith Horn + Loud Sun

$10 advance / $12 at the door

Luray (Richmond, VA), Judith Horn (Oakland, CA) and Loud Sun (Madison, WI) co-headline for a night of folk and indie music.

TIM SPARKS

TIM SPARKS

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Born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Tim Sparks started picking out tunes by ear on an old Stella flat top during a bout of encephalitis that kept him out of school for a year. He taught himself to play the music he heard around him: traditional country blues and the gospel his grandmother played on piano in a small church in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Circus of the West

Circus of the West

$10 advance / $12 at the door

Circus of the West is beyond excited to release their new, 7-song record, Ring, and they want you to join them at the best live venue in Minneapolis to celebrate it. Special guests Saint Small will play early. It’s going to be a great night – we hope you can be a part of it.

Nightchurch

Nightchurch

$10 COVER

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$2 OFF ALL TAPS, HOUSE WINES & RAIL DRINKS.
15% OFF FOR SERVICE INDUSTRY WITH PROOF

Chris Hepola residency

Chris Hepola residency

$10 cover

Chris Hepola’s Monday jazz residency night three features Damuen Strange and George Marich  / DeVon Russell Gray / Erik Fratzke.

First Avenue presents Jonathan Wilson

First Avenue presents Jonathan Wilson

$20 advance / $20 at the door

“Jonathan’s talent – “mastery” may be more apt – places him among a rarefied class of musical auteur. You’d be hard pressed to find a comparison, or contemporary for that matter, that would do his recent work justice.” – Josh Tillman

TIM SPARKS

TIM SPARKS

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Born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Tim Sparks started picking out tunes by ear on an old Stella flat top during a bout of encephalitis that kept him out of school for a year. He taught himself to play the music he heard around him: traditional country blues and the gospel his grandmother played on piano in a small church in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

58 Belvedere (duo)

58 Belvedere (duo)

NO COVER

58 Belvedere is a trio performing original compositions by Dean Granros (guitar) and group improvisation. The raw edge of Granros' guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power and Pat Keen provides a new and unfiltered take on the idea of the jazz power trio.  

Marbin

Marbin

$10 in advance / $15 at the door

MARBIN is a progressive jazz-rock band based in Chicago, IL, with a unique story that stands out in today's music world. With a do-it-yourself approach, Marbin started touring extensively in 2011, bringing their original instrumental music to every part of the United States. Through word of mouth, Marbin has gained the attention of thousands of devoted fans all over the world, and has sold tens of thousands of albums.

Nightchurch

Nightchurch

$10 COVER

WE ARE BACK IN THE HOOD! GET READY FOR THE BEST WEEKLY SHINDIG IN MPLS. ‪#‎NIGHTCHURCH

$2 OFF ALL TAPS, HOUSE WINES & RAIL DRINKS.
15% OFF FOR SERVICE INDUSTRY WITH PROOF

Chris Hepola residency

Chris Hepola residency

$10 cover

Chris Hepola’s Monday jazz residency finale features House on Fire and Brian Handeland 4tet.

The Cedar Presents Emel Mathlouthi with special guest

The Cedar Presents Emel Mathlouthi with special guest

$15 cover

With her honeyed vocals freshly combined with grittier electronics, Emel Mathlouthi resides somewhere between folk music and Arab pop music. Calling upon her Tunisian roots, Emel’s performances are deeply evocative and theatrical, with arresting visuals drawing comparisons to Kate Bush and Björk.

JC Sanford

JC Sanford

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Trombonist/composer/conductor JC Sanford is deeply rooted in the traditions of jazz and classical music, yet constantly pushing at their boundaries. A long-time student of the legendary Bob Brookmeyer, Sanford has performed as a trombonist alongside the likes of Danilo Pérez, Matt Wilson, Anthony Cox, and Donny McCaslin. 

Live Nation presents Shawn James

Live Nation presents Shawn James

$16 advance / $20 at the door

Shawn James’ voice is a force of nature, a musical preacher to a flock that accepts everyone, a combination of the gospel choirs he sang with as a youngster and his training in classical music and opera. Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, James’ timeless sound is steeped in blues legends like Robert Johnson and Son House, forever at the crossroads of damnation and redemption, the two inextricably woven into the fabric of his songs.

Chris Bates + Park Evans

Chris Bates + Park Evans

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Chris Bates is a bassist of formidable talent. Having worked professionally for 25 years across all spectrums of the musical landscape he continues to be a driving force in the Minnesota music scene.

Charanga Tropical

Charanga Tropical

$7 at the door

The repertoire of Charanga Tropical features classic danzones as well as a vibrant mix of modern salsa and original compositions. For its groundbreaking tour to Cuba Charanga Tropical assembled a repertoire of unique danzones by Cuban composers that notably quote American melodies by Gershwin, Hoagy Carmichael, and others. The works shows that artistic exchange between American and Cuban musicians has been happening long before any recent political detente. 

Bryan Nichols

Bryan Nichols

NO COVER

Bryan Nichols is a Minneapolis-based pianist and composer, working primarily in jazz and improvised music. He returned to the Twin Cities in 2005 after four busy years in Chicago where he played with jazz heavyweights like Nicole Mitchell, Ernest Dawkins, Von Freeman and Hamid Drake. Since returning to Minneapolis, he leads and composes for his own trio, his quintet and his large group, We Are Many. 

The Dollys

The Dollys

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The Dollys features three of Minneapolis’ most sought after vocalists: Kari Shaw-Akers (vocals), Megan Shaw (vocals) and Doug Otto (vocals/acoutic guitar).  Harmonizing to the music of The Trio: EmmyLou Harris, Dolly Parton and Linda Ronstadt.

Anaïs Mitchell + Her Crooked Heart

Anaïs Mitchell + Her Crooked Heart

$25 in advance / $30 day of

ANAÏS MITCHELL is a Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter, and the Tony award-winning creator of the Broadway musical HADESTOWN for which she wrote the book, music and lyrics, and which won 8 Tony awards overall including Best Musical. // Rachel Ries, the writer, multi-instrumentalist and producer behind HER CROOKED HEART, demonstrates immense vulnerability and multifaceted musical craftsmanship to deliver a personal and profound musical soliloquy on love, leaving and the life that follows after burning it all down.

Mark Guiliana BEAT MUSIC

Mark Guiliana BEAT MUSIC

$25 cover

Mark Guiliana has become recognized as one of the world’s leading drummers, admired and in demand across the spectrum from jazz to rock to electronic music for his rhythmic sophistication, creative impulse, and individual sound.

Phil Heywood

Phil Heywood

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Heywood is a former National Fingerpicking Champion and winner of the American Fingerstyle Guitar Festival Competition. He has appeared on NPR’s A Prairie Home Companion with guitar legend Chet Atkins, and shared the stage with a host of great players, including Leo Kottke, Norman Blake, John Renbourn, Pat Donohue, John Hammond, Chris Smither, Greg Brown and Spider John Koerner.

TIM SPARKS

TIM SPARKS

NO COVER

Born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Tim Sparks started picking out tunes by ear on an old Stella flat top during a bout of encephalitis that kept him out of school for a year. He taught himself to play the music he heard around him: traditional country blues and the gospel his grandmother played on piano in a small church in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Katey Bellville & Those SOB's

Katey Bellville & Those SOB's

NO COVER

The Twin Cities’ sweetheart of Bluegrass, Americana and Folk is Katey Bellville. Quiet and unassuming, Katey has been singing all her life and has received high marks from some of the huge artists of our day. But you wouldn’t know it when you meet her. Not until you hear her simple honest sweet songs.   -JazzyJ, Owner, Twin Cities Radio

SPCO at Icehouse

SPCO at Icehouse

$20 cover

The SPCO brings core chamber music repertoire to Icehouse’s modern industrial chic space, a Twin Cities musical hot spot that hosts a wide variety of music. Dvorak’s Bass Quintet (known as such because of the unusual addition of the double bass to the standard string quartet of two violins, viola and cello) was written in 1875 at a very productive and happy time for the young composer.

Next Step Project: Social Animals

Next Step Project: Social Animals

$15 advance / $17 at the door

Social Animals: An Evening of Live Dance and Music Exploring Connections Between the Social and the Staged.

Next Step Project: Social Animals

Next Step Project: Social Animals

$15 advance / $17 at the door

Social Animals: An Evening of Live Dance and Music Exploring Connections Between the Social and the Staged.

 Bit Brigade performs CONTRA and METROID

Bit Brigade performs CONTRA and METROID

$13 advance / $12 at the door

Bit Brigade performs rock covers of full NES game soundtracks as their gamer speed runs the game live on stage. On this night, they will be performing CONTRA and METROID.

The Dollys

The Dollys

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The Dollys features three of Minneapolis’ most sought after vocalists: Kari Shaw-Akers (vocals), Megan Shaw (vocals) and Doug Otto (vocals/acoutic guitar).  Harmonizing to the music of The Trio: EmmyLou Harris, Dolly Parton and Linda Ronstadt.

Charanga Tropical

Charanga Tropical

$7 at the door

The repertoire of Charanga Tropical features classic danzones as well as a vibrant mix of modern salsa and original compositions. For its groundbreaking tour to Cuba Charanga Tropical assembled a repertoire of unique danzones by Cuban composers that notably quote American melodies by Gershwin, Hoagy Carmichael, and others. The works shows that artistic exchange between American and Cuban musicians has been happening long before any recent political detente. 

Katey Bellville & Those SOB's

Katey Bellville & Those SOB's

NO COVER

The Twin Cities’ sweetheart of Bluegrass, Americana and Folk is Katey Bellville. Quiet and unassuming, Katey has been singing all her life and has received high marks from some of the huge artists of our day. But you wouldn’t know it when you meet her. Not until you hear her simple honest sweet songs.   -JazzyJ, Owner, Twin Cities Radio

Katey Bellville & Those SOB's

Katey Bellville & Those SOB's

NO COVER

The Twin Cities’ sweetheart of Bluegrass, Americana and Folk is Katey Bellville. Quiet and unassuming, Katey has been singing all her life and has received high marks from some of the huge artists of our day. But you wouldn’t know it when you meet her. Not until you hear her simple honest sweet songs.   -JazzyJ, Owner, Twin Cities Radio

The Dollys

The Dollys

NO COVER

The Dollys features three of Minneapolis’ most sought after vocalists: Kari Shaw-Akers (vocals), Megan Shaw (vocals) and Doug Otto (vocals/acoutic guitar).  Harmonizing to the music of The Trio: EmmyLou Harris, Dolly Parton and Linda Ronstadt.

Charanga Tropical

Charanga Tropical

$7 at the door

The repertoire of Charanga Tropical features classic danzones as well as a vibrant mix of modern salsa and original compositions. For its groundbreaking tour to Cuba Charanga Tropical assembled a repertoire of unique danzones by Cuban composers that notably quote American melodies by Gershwin, Hoagy Carmichael, and others. The works shows that artistic exchange between American and Cuban musicians has been happening long before any recent political detente. 

SPCO at Icehouse

SPCO at Icehouse

$20 cover

The SPCO brings core chamber music repertoire to Icehouse’s modern industrial chic space, a Twin Cities musical hot spot that hosts a wide variety of music. Mozart’s trio was written while the clarinet was still a relatively new instrument and was first performed by his friend, the early clarinet pioneer Anton Stadler.