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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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! must be available for weekend shifts.

UMC is Now Hiring! Weekends especially needed. Exciting things are happening at UMC! Besides having the best coffee in town we will soon be serving gourmet brick oven pizza! We prefer if you have barista experience but if you don’t and have a strong work ethic and outgoing communication skills, we would love to meet […]

23 Feb, 2017 Ursula Shute

Elevāt products available here! FASHION IMPORTS FIGHTING POVERTY

Empowering women around the globe to support themselves and their families with dignity by bringing their handmade goods to the world marketplace. www.elevatingtheglobe.org    

11 Oct, 2016 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