We are Underground

A vibrant venue in the St. Paul/ Minneapolis area. We work hard to live up to our motto “Eat well. Do Good. Make Music.” through: crafting top-quality coffee drinks, delicious cafe food, and serving a fantastic selection of wines and local craft beer hosting musical acts, jams and events just about every night We’re doing all we can to support musicians and artists and develop a thriving community centered around local music and culture.


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Our stage is available for any type of event: Music, Poetry, Drama, Storytelling, Readings, Book Launch/Signing events.


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Music Canceled for tonight

Please note that all music has been canceled for this evening, but we are still open..   For now

14 Apr, 2018 Jeremy Hover

Attention Artists! Artwork wanted to display in cafe

The Underground Music Cafe is looking to cover its walls with local artwork. If you are an artist and would like the opportunity to introduce our community to your work, please contact Ursula via email – usrocks@aol.com

7 Mar, 2017 Ursula Shute

UMC is hiring!

UMC is Now Hiring! Exciting things are happening at UMC! Besides having the best coffee in town we are now serving gourmet brick oven pizza! UMC is looking for experienced wood fire oven cooks. Afternoon and evening shifts.  Compensation DOQ Dishwasher/bus person/prep needed also.  Afternoon and evening shifts.  

23 Feb, 2017 Ursula Shute


MORE WAFFLES!!! We’ve been making these Awesome Carbon’s Golden Malted Waffles for a while now. Lots of folks come to see us for $2 Waffle Tuesday every week. It’s kind of a neighborhood get-together. We’re gonna kick it up a notch. Until Further Notice: Waffles for only $3 ALL DAY EVERY DAY (don’t worry, they’ll […]

9 Apr, 2016 Ursula Shute