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Holiday at the Dunsmore Lodge with Connie Evingson and Jon Weber

Crooners 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

Whether singing bebop, bossa nova, big band swing or a ballad, Connie’s voice is readily identifiable – sure in pitch, a tad smoky in places, razor sharp in articulation and exhibiting an inherent sense of swing that’s dead-center in the pocket. Nominated as JazzWeek Vocalist of the Year in 2005 alongside Stacey Kent, Madeleine Peyroux, […]

$35 – $45

TC-7

Jazz Central Studios 407 Central Avenue Southeast, Minneapolis, MN

Featuring: Doug Haining, Dave Graf, Steve Wright, Phil Aaron, Steve Pikal, Jay Epstein

$10

Holiday at the Dunsmore Lodge with Connie Evingson and Jon Weber

Crooners 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

Whether singing bebop, bossa nova, big band swing or a ballad, Connie’s voice is readily identifiable – sure in pitch, a tad smoky in places, razor sharp in articulation and exhibiting an inherent sense of swing that’s dead-center in the pocket. Nominated as JazzWeek Vocalist of the Year in 2005 alongside Stacey Kent, Madeleine Peyroux, […]

$35 – $45

Charanga Tropical

Charanga Tropical features the classic charanga instrumentation of flute, three violins, vocalists, and full Latin rhythm section. The group is one of just a few charanga groups performing in the United States. Band repertoire feature classic danzónes as well as a vibrant mix of modern salsa and original compositions. The ensemble has appeared at festivals […]

$10

Abebi Stafford Group w/opening Ahmed & The Creators

Black Dog 308 Prince St, St. Paul, MN

8:30pm Abebi Stafford Group Abebi Stafford – Piano Kameron Markworth – Bass Doug Little – Tenor Sax Adam Nussbaum – Drums 7:00 Opening Set – Ahmed & the Creators Ahmed Abdulkarim – Trumpet Dave Brattain – Saxophones Dale Alexander – Piano Bill Stieger – Drums Charlie Lincoln – Bass

Zacc Harris Residency Week 1

The Icehouse 2528 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

WEEK #1 FEATURING: I: ALPHA CONSUMER II: DEAN GRANROS’ TALL TALES

$12 – $15

Jessie Street Vocal Jazz Band

Black Dog 308 Prince St, St. Paul, MN

“A group quite comfortable on a repertoire that ranges from Peggy Lee to Queen and Dave Brubeck to the Beatles … giving standards and more recent tunes fresh and spirited interpretations.” -Scott Yanow, jazz journalist Downbeat, Jazziz

Chris Bates Trio

DINNER JAZZ WITH BATES / NICHOLS / EPSTEIN

$15

Peter Kogan Monsterful Wonderband

Black Dog 308 Prince St, St. Paul, MN

8:30pm Peter Kogan Monsterful Wonderband Mitch Van Laar – trumpet, Pete Whitman – sax, Nick Syman – trombone, Geoff Lecrone – guitar, Will Kjeer – keyboard, Kameron Markworth – bass, Peter Kogan – drums 7:00 Opening Set – TBA Lineup – TBA

Red Hot Django Peppers

The Icehouse 2528 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

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. The Red Hot Django Peppers had their premiere performance in early 2019 at Moto-I and were then asked […]

Framework

Volstead’s Emporium 711 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN

Featuring: Chris Olson – Guitar, Chris Bates – Bass, Jay Epstein – Drums

For the Holidays with Moore by Four

Crooners 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

MOORE BY FOUR quickly established themselves as a fixture on the Twin Cities music scene when the group was created in 1986 at Ruby’s Cabaret in Minneapolis. The group performed sold out concerts at the Guthrie and Fitzgerald Theaters and went on to tour Europe and Japan, sharing concert billing with Harry Connick, Jr., Joe Williams, […]

$35

Zacc Harris Residency Week 2

The Icehouse 2528 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

WEEK #2 FEATURING: I: ATLANTIS QUARTET II: HEYARLO

$12 – $15

Olson/Epstein/Olsen

The Icehouse 2528 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

DINNER JAZZ WITH OLSON/EPSTEIN/OLSEN

$15

Maud Hixson Presents Happy Holiday

Crooners 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

Hailed as “gently virtuosic” (All About Jazz), singer Maud Hixson is a devoted exponent of great songs, ranging from the classic Great American Songbook to the often unsung or forgotten compositions awaiting rediscovery. Based in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Maud is the co-founder of the continental jazz sextet French 75 with clarinetist Tony Balluff. She made […]

$25

Cody Steinmann Trio

The Icehouse 2528 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

Dinner Jazz with the Cody Steinmann Trio

$15

SPACE w/opening JazzINK Young Artist’s Showcase

Black Dog 308 Prince St, St. Paul, MN

8:30pm SPACE Jack Courtright – Trombone, Will Schmid – Guitar, Patrick Adkins – Piano, Alma Engebretson – Bass, Luke Peterson – Drums 7:00 Opening Set – JazzINK Young Artists’ Showcase Lasse Corson – Piano, Graydon Peterson – Bass, Miguel Hurtado – Drums

Lori Dokken Presents “The Women’s Club” – Singin’ in the Kitchen – Volume 2

Crooners 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

Singin’ in the Kitchen says it all!  The kitchen is that magical place where we share so much together during our lifetimes. It is that warm haven where we feel totally at ease and talk about our struggles, our successes, our loves and sometimes our losses. The kitchen holds our secrets and stories. This “Women’s […]

$35 – $120

Debbie Briggs

Mancini’s 531 West 7th S, St. Paul, MN

Debbie Briggs with Fitzgerald Palmer, Steve Pikal, Jay Epstein

Lori Dokken Presents “The Women’s Club” – Singin’ in the Kitchen – Volume 2

Crooners 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

Singin’ in the Kitchen says it all!  The kitchen is that magical place where we share so much together during our lifetimes. It is that warm haven where we feel totally at ease and talk about our struggles, our successes, our loves and sometimes our losses. The kitchen holds our secrets and stories. This “Women’s […]

$35 – $120

For the Holidays with Moore by Four

Crooners 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

MOORE BY FOUR quickly established themselves as a fixture on the Twin Cities music scene when the group was created in 1986 at Ruby’s Cabaret in Minneapolis. The group performed sold out concerts at the Guthrie and Fitzgerald Theaters and went on to tour Europe and Japan, sharing concert billing with Harry Connick, Jr., Joe Williams, […]

$35

Zacc Harris Residency Week 3

The Icehouse 2528 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

WEEK #3 FEATURING: I: JT BATES’ GRAIN TRIO II: ABY WOLF & ERIC MAYSON

$12 – $15

Kind of Bill, the Musical Life of Bill Evans with Larry McDonough

Crooners 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

“Kind of Bill – The Musical Life of Bill Evans” Performance of “Kind of Bill – The Musical Life of Bill Evans” and his associations with Tony Bennett, Scott LaFaro, Paul Motian, Miles Davis, Jim Hall, Eddie Gómez, Eliot Zigmund, Marc Johnson, and Joe LaBarbera. The Larry McDonough Quartet will celebrate the musical life of […]

$25

Bill Carrothers Trio

Crooners 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

Bill Carrothers has been a professional pianist for 35 years. He has played many venues throughout the U.S. and Europe including the The Village Vanguard, Village Gate, Knitting Factory, Birdland, Blues Alley, New Morning (Paris), the Monterey Jazz Festival, Gilmore Keyboard Festival, the Audi Jazz Festival, the Nevers Jazz Festival, the Montreal Jazz Festival, Jazz Middelheim, […]

$25

Zacc Harris Residency Week 4

The Icehouse 2528 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

WEEK #4 FEATURING: I: ZACC HARRIS GROUP II: CHARLIE LINCOLN QUARTET

$12 – $15

Holiday at the Dunsmore Lodge with Connie Evingson and Jon Weber

Crooners 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

Whether singing bebop, bossa nova, big band swing or a ballad, Connie’s voice is readily identifiable – sure in pitch, a tad smoky in places, razor sharp in articulation and exhibiting an inherent sense of swing that’s dead-center in the pocket. Nominated as JazzWeek Vocalist of the Year in 2005 alongside Stacey Kent, Madeleine Peyroux, […]

$35 – $45

Holiday at the Dunsmore Lodge with Connie Evingson and Jon Weber

Crooners 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

Whether singing bebop, bossa nova, big band swing or a ballad, Connie’s voice is readily identifiable – sure in pitch, a tad smoky in places, razor sharp in articulation and exhibiting an inherent sense of swing that’s dead-center in the pocket. Nominated as JazzWeek Vocalist of the Year in 2005 alongside Stacey Kent, Madeleine Peyroux, […]

$35 – $45

New Year’s Eve Tribute to John Coltrane w/ Central Standard Time

Black Dog 308 Prince St, St. Paul, MN

Featuring the Ensemble “Central Standard Time” Steve Kenny – Trumpet, Dave Brattain – Saxophones, Will Kjeer – Piano, Charlie Lincoln – Bass, Pete James Johnson – Drums

Hutton/Wolter Duo

Dinner Jazz Joan Hutton is a woodwind performer, composer and music educator residing in Minneapolis and hailing from Toronto, Canada. Her varied musical interests have led her over the years to classical, jazz, funk, free improvisation, pit orchestras and more. She leads her own group, the Joan Hutton Jazz Project, co-leads Take That Back with […]

$15

Lori Dokken Presents “The Women’s Club” – Women On The Moon Part One

Crooners 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

Performed at The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in October of 2019, this reprise of the concert will come to you in two parts – one in January 2022 and the second part during the spring/summer of 2022. Women on the Moon is a concert event that showcases some of our favorite female artists […]

$35 – $120

Lori Dokken Presents “The Women’s Club” – Women On The Moon Part One

Crooners 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

Performed at The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in October of 2019, this reprise of the concert will come to you in two parts – one in January 2022 and the second part during the spring/summer of 2022. Women on the Moon is a concert event that showcases some of our favorite female artists […]

$35 – $120

Lori Dokken Presents “The Women’s Club” – The Story Of Patty

Crooners 6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

This edition features local Twin Cities legend, Patty Peterson.  In the business for more than five decades, Patty is as diverse as they come. She is a world-class Jazz/R&B vocalist, a radio show host on KBEM Jazz 88, a mainstay in the jingle and voiceover industry and an inspiring presenter on the national speaking circuit. […]

$35 – $120