IAN GEORGE + THE WELL // DEBUT ALBUM UNLEASH CONCERT

IAN GEORGE + THE WELL // DEBUT ALBUM UNLEASH CONCERT

$8 advance / $10 at the door

With Special Guests TABAH

“George's effulgent eclecticism and forward-looking new offering is a subtle explosion of vibrant colors that delight.” ~PopMatters

Ian George releases his debut solo album, "Kingdom of My Youth," backed by a succulent band { The Well } :
Ted Olsen - Bass
Pete Quirsfeld - Drums
Pat Horigan - Electric Guitar/etc
Tyler Anderson - Horns/keys/etc

58 Belvedere

58 Belvedere

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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.  

Moon Ruin + Emily Blue + Controversial New 'Skinny Pill'

Moon Ruin + Emily Blue + Controversial New 'Skinny Pill'

$8 advance / $10 at the door

Moon Ruin (Peoria, IL/Minneapolis, MN), Emily Blue (Chicago, IL), and the Controversial New 'Skinny Pill' (Minneapolis, MN) bring you a night of ambient electronic indie, glitchy pop, and lo-fi bedroom psychic pop. 

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.

Eau Claire Power & Electric Company

Eau Claire Power & Electric Company

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Eau Claire Power & Electric Company is a jazz trio consisting of Chris Bates on upright bass, Dave Power on drums, and Steve Hobert on keys. All three splendid fellows attended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (albeit during separate eras) and were heavily involved with UWEC Jazz Ensemble I, hence the namesake of the trio. Hope you've paid your electric bill, because ECPEC is coming for you

Buildings + Bummer

Buildings + Bummer

$8 advance / $10 at the door

Buildings are a noise rock/punk trio based in South Minneapolis, known for their pummeling live shows and scathing mix of ear piercing guitar, machine like drums, propulsive bass guitar and snarling vocals.

Music for the future caveman of America. New LP "Holy Terror" out on Learning Curve Records. 

Brass Lassie

Brass Lassie

$8 advance / $10 at the door

"BRASS LASSIE takes a solid rhythm section, a group of stellar Celtic musicians on strings and woodwinds, and adds a big BOLD horn section. The result -- thanks to superior playing and fresh arrangements -- is absolutely infectious” —Dan Pinkerton, Minneapolis playwright and lyricist.

Nightchurch

Nightchurch

$8 AT THE DOOR/$10 AFTER MIDNIGHT

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

Davu Seru’s Motherless Dollar | February Residency at Icehouse

Davu Seru’s Motherless Dollar | February Residency at Icehouse

Icehouse MPLS (map)

$10 COVER

Fresh off the heels of his group No Territory Band’s European debut, drummer Davu Seru has gathered a new ensemble of earnest virtuosos and composerly improvisors. Motherless Dollar features JC Sanford (trombone), Scott Fultz (saxophones), Anthony Cox (bass), Davu Seru (drums, compositions)
exploring new compositions for quartet.

John Keston and Adam Svec

John Keston and Adam Svec

$6 advance / $8 at the door

As members of the dearly departed Coloring Time, John Keston and Adam Svec developed a minimal language of improvisation involving a rhodes, a synthesizer, and vocals. This is a jazz-adjacent duo recommended for fans of melody.

Ashley Dubose: Yours Truly

Ashley Dubose: Yours Truly

$10 advance / $13 at the door

Her music is making its way to listeners all over the world. With fans in over 37 different countries, Ashley DuBose's music (leading the count is her hit single "Intoxicated")  has amassed just under 5 million streams online through outlets such as Spotify, YouTube and Soundcloud.

Since the release of her album, Ashley has been performing and speaking around the country. In 2015, just before the release of her second album Be You, Ashley joined a special events cover band with which she has had the privilege of traveling the world performing at private and corporate events.

"Easy Way" listening party with The Cactus Blossoms

"Easy Way" listening party with The Cactus Blossoms

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Following The Cactus Blossoms’ performance and signing at Electric Fetus, hang out with the band at Icehouse MPLS at 9:30pm for a listening party as they spin "Easy Way" in its entirety (21+). Sponsored by Fulton Beer. Please note, this event is a listening party and NOT a live performance.

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”. 

Finesse + Products + Iceblink

Finesse + Products + Iceblink

$7 cover

Finesse is a pop duo inspired by 1982, created for 2017. Honest, maximum pop lovingly made with the Midas touch, Finesse seeks to sweep listeners away to a paradise of breezy rhythms and heartfelt melodies.

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

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.  He also plays regularly with Gang Font, Kelly Rossum Quartet, James Buckley Trio, and Zacc Harris Quartet, in addition to being an in-demand freelancer.

Good Morning Bedlam and Ginstrings

Good Morning Bedlam and Ginstrings

$10 advance / $12 at the door

Good Morning Bedlam has become an innovative force in the midwest folk scene and beyond with 11 national tours in over 30 states.

With 33 interchangeable strings and vibrant vocal harmonies, Ginstrings is an acoustic progressive string band with roots in Bluegrass, Folk and Americana.

Sherry Minnick and Phil Nusbaum

Sherry Minnick and Phil Nusbaum

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Sherry’s interest in singing comes from her family. Car trips turned into great family times, as everybody was singing Great American Songbook songs such as When the Red Red Robin Goes Bob-Bob-Bobbin’ Along and  My Blue Heaven. Later, Sherry expanded to become a multi-style singer’s singer. She has recorded her own material, sat in on the recordings of others, and is in demand as a leader of children’s singing groups, and as a singer of traditional ballads and bluegrass and old time songs.

yMusic

yMusic

$17 advance / $20 at the door

Hailed by The New Yorker as “six contemporary classical polymaths who playfully overstep the boundaries of musical genres” and fresh off their featured role in Paul Simon’s Farewell Tour, yMusic brings it’s unique repertoire to the Icehouse for the first time. Hear music by Sufjan Stevens, Andrew Norman, Son Lux, and many others in this intimate performance. 

Nightchurch

Nightchurch

$8 AT THE DOOR/$10 AFTER MIDNIGHT

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

FAT KID WEDNESDAYS

FAT KID WEDNESDAYS

Icehouse MPLS (map)

$16 Advance / $20 at the door

The band that made the Jazz Implosion what it was, in an all-too-rare performance.  Rambling, swinging, whispering, searching, discovering.....

Sarah White residency: Seeds of Creation

Sarah White residency: Seeds of Creation

$10 cover

3.5 Seeds of Creation
Traditional Methods, Guante, Tufawon, Fayise Abrahim, Dj Michel Be

There is always a beginning. From seed to embryo, there is a pulse.. an intentional streak, that moves things from stars into self. This will be a welcomed journey of new understandings while looking at old ways. What can we plant now for future grounds to unwind in

Dusty Heart + Under Violet: Icehouse Residency

Dusty Heart + Under Violet: Icehouse Residency

$10 advance / $12 at the door

Every Wednesday in March! Minneapolis modern-folk outfits Dusty Heart and Under Violet team together for a month-long Icehouse Residency.

Raquel Rodriguez + New Sound Underground

Raquel Rodriguez + New Sound Underground

$12 advance / $15 at the door

The Mexican-American soul singer is in a lane of her own, as she draws inspiration from Prince, Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder, Amy Winehouse and Bruno Mars, to create a smooth balance of 70s funk, 80s synths and 90s R&B.  Raquel is the true embodiment of the multi-cultural millennial, fusing the subcultures of the last 20 years of LA style with her nostalgic, yet current, brand of music.

58 Belvedere

58 Belvedere

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.  

Eric Mayson: Ōp-Nope release party

Eric Mayson: Ōp-Nope release party

$8 advance / $10 at the door

Hi, Eric Mayson here, join me and some of my dear friends for the release of my new record, Ōp-Nope. A statement about change and movement. I love you.

Special Guests: Aby Wolf, Ted Olsen and Theo Langeson

Phil Heywood

Phil Heywood

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"Acoustic guitar fans should consider this recording a must have....Heywood gives us all something to enjoy for a long time." (Music Reviews Quarterly)

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.  He also plays regularly with Gang Font, Kelly Rossum Quartet, James Buckley Trio, and Zacc Harris Quartet, in addition to being an in-demand freelancer.

Mike Sopko

Mike Sopko

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Mike Sopko is a Guitarist/Songwriter/Instrumentalist, from Cleveland, Ohio. A Solo artist and founding member of numerous bands including $pellcheck, Yellowstone Apocalypse, Togishi, Glimpse Trio, Cascading Liquid Rainbows, And Then Came Humans, and The Golden Measure. 

Nightchurch

Nightchurch

$8 AT THE DOOR/$10 AFTER MIDNIGHT

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

Mike Sopko + Joe Tomino & Friends

Mike Sopko + Joe Tomino & Friends

Icehouse MPLS (map)

$10 in advance / $12 at the door

This evening’s show will consist of two sets.

Set one - “Cochlea” a duo compostion performed by Sopko/Tomino.

Set two - Sopko/Tomino plus friends (lineup TBA). 

ACCORDO AT ICEHOUSE

ACCORDO AT ICEHOUSE

Icehouse MPLS (map)

$23

Join Accordo, a string ensemble composed of present and former principal string players of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (SPCO) and Minnesota Orchestra. Accordo has been named “Best Chamber Ensemble” by the Minneapolis Star Tribune and “the dream team of chamber music” by Minnesota Monthly.

Sarah White residency: Arousal and Awakening

Sarah White residency: Arousal and Awakening

$10 cover

Sarah White sings the blues for Lovers. Special guests: 26 Bats, Junauda Petrus, Maitreyi, Hiponymous and Palpable Praxis with Michelle.

Dusty Heart + Under Violet: Icehouse Residency

Dusty Heart + Under Violet: Icehouse Residency

$10 advance / $12 at the door

Every Wednesday in March! Minneapolis modern-folk outfits Dusty Heart and Under Violet team together for a month-long Icehouse Residency.

DAN WILSON’S “THREE-RING BINDER” ALL REQUEST SHOW

DAN WILSON’S “THREE-RING BINDER” ALL REQUEST SHOW

SOLD OUT

Dan Wilson will play requests of songs he’s written and recorded over the last 25 years! He’s a Grammy-award winning singer, songwriter, producer, and visual artist based in Los Angeles. His long songwriting resume includes three modern classics: “Closing Time”, which he wrote for his band, Semisonic, “Not Ready to Make Nice” (co-written with Dixie Chicks) and “Someone Like You” (co-written with Adele).

TIM SPARKS

TIM SPARKS

NO COVER

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 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.  The Dollys also perfom folk and americana hits of the past, which they love to put their own spin on. 

Charanga Tropical

Charanga Tropical

$5 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

$8 AT THE DOOR/$10 AFTER MIDNIGHT

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

Sun of Goldfinger: Tim Berne + David Torn + Ches Smith

Sun of Goldfinger: Tim Berne + David Torn + Ches Smith

Icehouse MPLS (map)

$20 Advance / $20 at the door

Saxophonist Tim Berne, drummer Ches Smith and guitarist David Torn push far beyond jazz’s known boundaries in Sun of Goldfinger. The mercurial trio explores the edges of the genre, infusing it with perspectives ranging from the minimalist to the cinematic to the metallic. The improvisation-based group effortlessly, seamlessly shifts from atmospheres into shattering mayhem to thrilling effect.

Sarah White residency: Commune Rebellion!

Sarah White residency: Commune Rebellion!

$10 cover

We will not sit silent! We must come together and make noise, unfiltered. All out ruckus.

tony the scribe
Sister Species
Sarah White + Special Guests Improv Set
Visuals by Nolan Morice
5 min Community Action Calls
Art by Jordan Hamilton

Dusty Heart + Under Violet: Icehouse Residency

Dusty Heart + Under Violet: Icehouse Residency

$10 advance / $12 at the door

Every Wednesday in March! Minneapolis modern-folk outfits Dusty Heart and Under Violet team together for a month-long Icehouse Residency.

SPCO at Icehouse

SPCO at Icehouse

Icehouse MPLS (map)

$20 advance / $20 at the door

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, including rock, folk, hip hop and pop. SPCO Music Alive Composer-in-Residence Lembit Beecher’s piece Small Looking Up, about looking up to his older brother, is featured in this program about family. The program also includes a work by SPCO Principal Horn James Ferree, written for the birth of his nephew, and a string quartet Robert Schumann wrote for his wife Clara’s 23rd birthday.

DAVE SIMONETT AND BENSON RAMSEY

DAVE SIMONETT AND BENSON RAMSEY

$20 advance / $20 at the door

As the lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter for Trampled by Turtles, Dave Simonett had a noteworthy 2016 full of sold out shows coast to coast -- including noteworthy performances at Newport Folk Festival and Red Rocks Amphitheater.

Benson Ramsey is the co-founder of The Pines.

Mayda and Pavielle

Mayda and Pavielle

$10 advance / $12 at the door

Joins us for a night of Fire and Ice while Mayda and PaviElle heat up the stage with groove and soul.

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.

JT Bates

JT Bates

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JT Bates is steeped in the diverse and rich music scene in Minneapolis, MN. Growing up playing in his father’s big band alongside his two brothers was the spark that kept him hungry for more music. Along with being very active and sought after in Minneapolis, music has also taken him to many parts of the globe. He has been seen with the following bands: Fat Kid Wednesdays, Andrew Bird, Alpha Consumer, French cellist Didier Petit, The Pines, Face Candy (featuring Eyedea), Bryan Nichols Quintet, along with countless gigs in the Twin Cities and around the country.

Mike Baggetta + Mike Watt + Stephen Hodges, Wall of Flowers Album Release Tour

Mike Baggetta + Mike Watt + Stephen Hodges, Wall of Flowers Album Release Tour

$20 advance / $25 at the door

A truly one-of-a-kind trio led by guitarist MIKE BAGGETTA, featuring punk legend bassist MIKE WATT (Minutemen, Iggy Pop and the Stooges, fIREHOSE) and drummer STEPHEN HODGES (Tom Waits, Mavis Staples, David Lynch). The music they play is utterly unclassifiable. Referencing it as post-genre-improv-jazz-rock may come close, but still doesn't even begin to touch on the wild electric textures Baggetta’s guitar alone brings to the table.

Sarah White residency: Liberation & Libations

Sarah White residency: Liberation & Libations

$10 cover

House Music / Industrial / Bounce / Fluid. Come ready to dance hard. Artists are Dj Keezy, Dj Sarah White, Bleak Roses, NUR-D, Visuals by FNK, KNZ (Pop-Up), Hosted by Radio Ahlee and Liberation Talk with Duaba

Dusty Heart + Under Violet: Icehouse Residency

Dusty Heart + Under Violet: Icehouse Residency

$10 advance / $12 at the door

Every Wednesday in March! Minneapolis modern-folk outfits Dusty Heart and Under Violet team together for a month-long Icehouse Residency.

Ric Wilson

Ric Wilson

$16 advance / $20 at the door

Ric Wilson is a 22-year-old Artist, Performer and Prison Abolitionist from the South-Side of Chicago. On August 30th, 2016 Ric dropped his EP "Soul Bounce" andfollowing that weekend he performed at Northcoast Music Festival opening for BASSNECTAR on the Main Stage. Ric now continues to travel the city of Chicago and the Country performing and speaking on social issues. 

Chris Bates

Chris Bates

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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. Raised in a musical household Chris learned early on that variety and diversity were the key to being a working musician and he set his sights on the stars by the time he was a teenager. Bolstered by a classical foundation from MN Orchestra bassist James Clute, Chris gained traction as an improvisor at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire where he played in the award winning Jazz Ensemble Iand was able to work with Red Rodney, Donald Harrison, Matt Harris, Ed Soph, Jiggs Whigham and Ira Sullivan in brief but intense concert experiences.

Zacc Harris

Zacc Harris

NO COVER

"In the 12 years since he first moved to Minnesota from southern Illinois, this remarkably fluid guitarist has positioned himself at the center of the Twin Cities jazz world...Whether playing alongside the McKnight-winning Atlantis Quartet or fronting his own Zacc Harris Group, Harris makes his mark, incorporating lessons from the greats into his own forward-looking style." - City Pages

Hikes + Jr. Clooney + Granddad

Hikes + Jr. Clooney + Granddad

$8 cover

Hikes is a band of friends from Austin, Tx. Inspired by nature, and driven to meld their love of heavy, technical styles with jazz, indie, and folk; Thelonious Punk. Special guests Jr Clooney and Granddad.

BBGUN, Brianna Kočka and Band (single release), Under Violet

BBGUN, Brianna Kočka and Band (single release), Under Violet

$10 advance / $12 at the door

BBGUN began in a sunny living room, over coffee, on a Friday morning that quickly turned into every Friday morning. Musicians and songwriters Al Church and Neal Perbix's distinct styles, matured over years of Minneapolis gigs, wove to form lyrics that are both contemplative and playful and harmonies both sophisticated and singable. Complemented by Jeremy Hanson's expert, easy drumming, their rock 'n' roll tunes sound best blasted from the speakers of a pickup truck. BBGUN's solid debut album documents the anxiety and surprising joys of trading in late-night cigarettes for a kind of settling down.

Chris Bates

Chris Bates

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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. Raised in a musical household Chris learned early on that variety and diversity were the key to being a working musician and he set his sights on the stars by the time he was a teenager. Bolstered by a classical foundation from MN Orchestra bassist James Clute, Chris gained traction as an improvisor at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire where he played in the award winning Jazz Ensemble Iand was able to work with Red Rodney, Donald Harrison, Matt Harris, Ed Soph, Jiggs Whigham and Ira Sullivan in brief but intense concert experiences.

Neighborhood Trio

Neighborhood Trio

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Remember sitting in your living room as kid? The shag carpet tickling the back of your legs. You were chewing on your Marathon bar and sipping from a can of Rondo Soda while watching your favorite TV show…was it CHiPs or S.W.A.T.?… Doesn’t matter they both were great and so was the music in them. The Neighborhood Trio might just take you back to those times with their groovy 70’s theme song inspired tunes, but sorry Rondo is long gone, but I’m sure you will find something from the bar to crush your thirst!

TIM SPARKS

TIM SPARKS

NO COVER

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”. 

Charanga Tropical

Charanga Tropical

$5 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. 

58 Belvedere

58 Belvedere

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.  

Elle PF + Chnnll

Elle PF + Chnnll

$8 advance / $10 at the door

Elle FP is a symphonic rock band lead by songwriter/producer/mulit-instrumentalist Ranelle Johnson of Minneapolis, MN. CHNNLL is back at Icehouse with his band following the April 5th release of his newest single, "SOS". 

HOLY HOOTENANNERS

HOLY HOOTENANNERS

NO COVER

The HOLY HOOTENANNERS are an emerging spiritual force that originated in 2013 at a small country church in Mahtowa, MN, pop. 370. Their blend of gospel, blues, folk, and spiritual genres are all evident in both their original and traditional song performances. 

Joe & Vicki Price

Joe & Vicki Price

NO COVER

"Joe & Vick have been making their own brand of blues music for decades. Hailing from Iowa, this husband & wife duo spend more time on the road then some musicians half their age.  Their take on the traditiuonal blues is unique and authentic at the same time. Their sound takes you down to a juke joint in Mississippi over 100 years ago, where there was no air conditioning, the beer was warm and the songs are bathed in mud."  -Jody Hendrix - Little Class Records

AN EVENING WITH OLD SEA BRIGADE

AN EVENING WITH OLD SEA BRIGADE

$12 advance / $12 at the door

It really feels like coloring outside of the lines. For as much as the music of Old Sea Brigade remains rooted in Americana, indie, country, rock, and ambient soundscapes, it blurs and breaks barriers, tossing and turning between analog cinematic flourishes and provocative lyricism based on hard-won wisdom. Amidst this mélange of textures, Atlanta-born and Nashville-based singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Ben Cramer allows the emotion to resound loudest on his full-length debut, Ode To A Friend [Nettwerk].

Malamanya

Malamanya

$12 IN ADVANCE/ $15 AT THE DOOR

Malamanya is a United States based band comprised of musicians who share a mutual respect and enthusiasm for traditional rhythms and melodies from Cuba and Latin America. Their style is vintage and their sound is classic. Their onstage energy and compositions reflect the communal, complex, and celebratory spirit prevalent in these musical genres. 

 POINT LOBO EP release show + ASTRONOMIQUE + LOUD SUN

POINT LOBO EP release show + ASTRONOMIQUE + LOUD SUN

$8 cover + free EP DL with admission

Point Lobo is a new alt/indie electronic music project started by Minneapolis producer Nyteowl, whose first self-titled EP release will be at Icehouse on Wednesday April 17, 2019.  The event features psych rock hero Loud Sun and Astronomique, who are gearing up as headliners after taking some time off from shows this winter.

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.  He also plays regularly with Gang Font, Kelly Rossum Quartet, James Buckley Trio, and Zacc Harris Quartet, in addition to being an in-demand freelancer.

TIM SPARKS

TIM SPARKS

NO COVER

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”. 

Zacc Harris

Zacc Harris

NO COVER

"In the 12 years since he first moved to Minnesota from southern Illinois, this remarkably fluid guitarist has positioned himself at the center of the Twin Cities jazz world...Whether playing alongside the McKnight-winning Atlantis Quartet or fronting his own Zacc Harris Group, Harris makes his mark, incorporating lessons from the greats into his own forward-looking style." - City Pages

LP Music

LP Music

$30 cover

Real music is alive and well. In an age when musical genres have blurred, thanks to artists like Kamasi Washington, Snarky Puppy, Thundercat and Robert Glasper, elements of jazz have burst out of their traditional boundaries and invaded hip-hop, r&b, even pop, like never before. Now LP, Leeds/Peterson, join their ranks with a debut CD, “No Words”.

The Dance Electric 4 - Ol' Skool Company

The Dance Electric 4 - Ol' Skool Company

$20 advance / $25 at the door

The Dance Electric celebrates the sound of Prince and associated artists. Come dance the night away with DJ Dudley D, a resident DJ at Paisley Park spinning hundreds of late night parties from 1997 until his passing. Dudley D also toured and performed with Prince around the world and can be seen on the "Prince - Live At The Aladdin Las Vegas" as a special guest.

KNIFE KNIGHTS with LANDO CHILL

KNIFE KNIGHTS with LANDO CHILL

$15 advance / $15 at the door

A decade ago, Ishmael Butler—the architect of the groundbreaking but long-disbanded hip-hop group Digable Planets—was preparing at last to emerge from years of near-complete silence. He unveiled his new outlet, Shabazz Palaces, in the summer of 2009 through a pair of self-released EPs, surrounding his hyperlinked verses with webs of psychedelic textures and refracted rhythms. From the start, confidentiality seemed essential: Butler wanted Shabazz Palaces to stand on its own strength, not his outsized reputation, so he adopted a nom de plume for himself. 

Charanga Tropical

Charanga Tropical

$5 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. 

Matthew Logan Vasquez

Matthew Logan Vasquez

$16 advance / $16 at the door

Best-known as the co-founder and frontman for shape-shifting heartland indie rockers Delta Spirit, Matthew Logan Vasquez's fiery delivery and thought-provoking lyrics draw from a huge and versatile well of influences, including Gram Parsons, Kurt Cobain, Neil Young, and Iggy Pop.

Joe & Vicki Price

Joe & Vicki Price

NO COVER

"Joe & Vick have been making their own brand of blues music for decades. Hailing from Iowa, this husband & wife duo spend more time on the road then some musicians half their age.  Their take on the traditiuonal blues is unique and authentic at the same time. Their sound takes you down to a juke joint in Mississippi over 100 years ago, where there was no air conditioning, the beer was warm and the songs are bathed in mud."  -Jody Hendrix - Little Class Records

Joe & Vicki Price

Joe & Vicki Price

NO COVER

"Joe & Vick have been making their own brand of blues music for decades. Hailing from Iowa, this husband & wife duo spend more time on the road then some musicians half their age.  Their take on the traditiuonal blues is unique and authentic at the same time. Their sound takes you down to a juke joint in Mississippi over 100 years ago, where there was no air conditioning, the beer was warm and the songs are bathed in mud."  -Jody Hendrix - Little Class Records

Charanga Tropical

Charanga Tropical

$5 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.