Events

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Shrewd Mammals 7:00 pm
Shrewd Mammals
Jan 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Shrewd Mammals
Paul Harper is a Twin Cities based saxophonist and sometime composer.  Paul performs regularly with a variety of different ensembles, some under his direction and some as a sideman.  His bands include the Bardo Band,[...]
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Jazz Faithful 6:00 pm
Jazz Faithful
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jazz Faithful is a quintet of experienced musicians: Paul Woell on guitar, Bob Knopp on piano, Ira Adelman on alto and tenor saxophones, Volney Hendrix on acoustic bass, and George Bergh on drums. We play[...]
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Granger’s Moonshine 5:00 pm
Granger’s Moonshine
Jan 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Granger's Moonshine
The unifying element of Debbie, Shawn, and Dawn is that they are dedicated students of Adam Granger’s. In choosing a name for the band, they wanted to recognize this connection and became Granger’s Moonshine. A[...]
Dave Hall 7:00 pm
Dave Hall
Jan 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dave Hall
 
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Kirk and Low 6:30 pm
Kirk and Low
Jan 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Kirk and Low
A performance with KIRK & LOW is fast paced, entertaining and designed to draw the listener in to be part of the show. These are two seasoned pros in one setting. JIM KIRKENDALL spent many years touring the[...]
House of Mercy Recordings Presents: Erik Brandt & The Urban Hillbilly Quartet 7:00 pm
House of Mercy Recordings Presents: Erik Brandt & The Urban Hillbilly Quartet
Jan 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
House of Mercy Recordings Presents: Erik Brandt & The Urban Hillbilly Quartet
Erik Brandt and The Urban Hillbilly Quartet “These concrete jungle hayseeds from the wind-whipped plains of St. Paul are fervent eclectics, liable to wander into funk, Arabic, or Irish music at the drop of a[...]
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Cajun Jam!! 11:00 am
Cajun Jam!!
Jan 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cajun Jam!!
  Want to be as happy as this guy? Git on down to the Cajun Jam! 1st and 3rd Saturdays, 11am-1pm #moretriangle
The Da Capo sax quartet 7:00 pm
The Da Capo sax quartet
Jan 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Da Capo sax quartet
The Da Capo sax quartet has been entertaining for more than 20 years, and has played at Parks, the State Fair, and often Senior housing facilities.   They play music of all genres, but have been[...]
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Bunnyteeth 3:00 pm
Bunnyteeth
Jan 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bunnyteeth
Bunnyteeth is an American guitar composer and performer in the Minneapolis/St.Paul music scene. His compositions are fired by chaos and formed by a technical bias constantly striving for consistency and stability. Come get a coffee[...]
Open Mic hosted by Karen Folman 6:00 pm
Open Mic hosted by Karen Folman
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Mic hosted by Karen Folman
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Devil’s Tea and Fireweed 6:00 pm
Devil’s Tea and Fireweed
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Devil’s Tea and Fireweed
Devil’s Tea and Fireweed is a project by folk singer Ethan Eno. A self-taught musician he is comfortable on the banjo and mandolin though he is most often found performing with a guitar. Among others,[...]
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Paul Garding’s Celtic Music Showcase with Captain Kaliber 7:00 pm
Paul Garding’s Celtic Music Showcase with Captain Kaliber
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Paul Garding's Celtic Music Showcase with Captain Kaliber
Captain Kaliber plays traditional Irish music full throttle. Members include Mary Vanorny, fiddle; Amy Shaw, flute; Bob Douglas, mandolin; John McCormick, button accordion; and Patsy O’Brien, guitar and vocals.  All are stalwarts of the Twin[...]
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Luke LeBlanc 5:00 pm
Luke LeBlanc
Jan 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Luke LeBlanc
Luke LeBlanc is a singer-songwriter from the Twin Cities. At 21, the Americana/Folk artist has recorded two albums and has opened for the Rembrandts, Joey Molland’s Badfinger, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and Ozark Mountain[...]
Standard Deviation 7:00 pm
Standard Deviation
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Standard Deviation
The soundscapes of Standard Deviation set a mood that is both relaxed and refined. With vocals, sax, trumpet, piano, bass, and drums; these seasoned musicians create a musical atmosphere suitable for listening or conversation.  Experienced[...]
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Unsung Heroes 3:00 pm
Unsung Heroes
Jan 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Unsung Heroes
Bad Monad 5:00 pm
Bad Monad
Jan 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Bad Monad
Bad Monad is a synergetic quartet that plays original compositions unique to Minnesota. They sonically blend elements across time and genre in to a dynamic amalgamation of concept driven music. The project aims to simultaneously[...]
Sammy Purviance 7:00 pm
Sammy Purviance
Jan 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sammy Purviance
Sammy Purviance is an acoustic guitarist, singer-songwriter who has been preforming most of his life, Since moving to the Twin Cities in June Sammy, has been active in the local music scene, playing at Trotters[...]
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Johnny Jungbauer 6:00 pm
Johnny Jungbauer
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Johnny Jungbauer
Johnny Jungbauer 5’11” Blue eyes Hometown: lino lakes Marital status: Single Wheelhouse: 90’s alternative Tattoos: yes facial hair: yes Showered before show: yes Yahtzee fan: yes Signed to a major label: not yet
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Shrewd Mammals 7:00 pm
Shrewd Mammals
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Shrewd Mammals
Paul Harper is a Twin Cities based saxophonist and sometime composer.  Paul performs regularly with a variety of different ensembles, some under his direction and some as a sideman.  His bands include the Bardo Band,[...]
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Country Music Showcase w/Bill Travers and Laura Moe – Suggested Cover $5 7:00 pm
Country Music Showcase w/Bill Travers and Laura Moe – Suggested Cover $5
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Country Music Showcase w/Bill Travers and Laura Moe - Suggested Cover $5
Bill Travers and Laura Moe know what real Country Music is. They’re joined by guests who do too. So come on down and get ready for some stories of real life, told honestly, and maybe[...]
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Jerry Rau 5:30 pm
Jerry Rau
Jan 18 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Jerry Rau
Jerry Rau started playing guitar at age 30.  In the 70s and 80s he traveled nationwide playing coffee shops, bars, and college concerts. Jerry was a regular guest on Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion[...]
Tom Hipps 7:00 pm
Tom Hipps
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tom Hipps
No one said “Don‘t quit your day job!” to Tom Hipps…so he went ahead and did just that. After a 20-year detour into the corporate world, Tom has come back full-time to his heart‘s desire…[...]
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Meg & Moni 5:00 pm
Meg & Moni
Jan 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Meg & Moni
Meg & Moni bring perfectly blended vocal harmonies layered over the acoustic guitar talents of George Coller.  This cover band creates the perfect ambiance for your evening out with friends, family, or a romantic night[...]
Jazz Standards 7:00 pm
Jazz Standards
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Cajun Jam!! 11:00 am
Cajun Jam!!
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cajun Jam!!
  Want to be as happy as this guy? Git on down to the Cajun Jam! 1st and 3rd Saturdays, 11am-1pm #moretriangle
Classical Guitar Showcase 2:00 pm
Classical Guitar Showcase
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Classical Guitar Showcase
  Every 3rd Saturday at the UMC, come hear the more refined side of the guitar.   Looking for an excuse to dust off your nylon strings? THIS is IT!
Bill Breitsprecher 5:00 pm
Bill Breitsprecher
Jan 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Bill Breitsprecher
Bill began playing guitar by watching Chicago folk performers at Wisconsin resort.  He has maintained that connection to traditional acoustic music, but focuses on styles based-on traditional archtop guitars.  The result? A clear and natural[...]
Eugine Roszo 7:00 pm
Eugine Roszo
Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Eugine Roszo
Eugine Roszo is a local Ukrainian born singer/songwriter and recording artist performing under the name “Roszo”. His original content is heavily influenced by his upbringing in Northeast Minneapolis, and by his connection to dance, painting,[...]
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The She Shells 11:00 am
The She Shells
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The She Shells A cooperative project by Thea Ennen and Lisa Kane
Stone Arch Jazz Band 2:00 pm
Stone Arch Jazz Band
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Stone Arch Jazz Band
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ft9lxSqNqI&authuser=0 Stroll on down for an afternoon of Jazz at the UMC with the Stone Arch Jazz Band!
Open Mic hosted by Karen Folman 6:00 pm
Open Mic hosted by Karen Folman
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Mic hosted by Karen Folman
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PJ Story Telling 6:30 pm
PJ Story Telling
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
PJ Story Telling
Bring the kids and get cozy for PJ Storytelling!
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ScattereToBroken 7:00 pm
ScattereToBroken
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saint Paul-based Scattered to Broken has been active since 2017, but is the full band iteration of the music of longtime local singer-songwriter, Ben Hoganson. Joined by Scott Gustafson on guitar, Kenneth De Leon on[...]
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Mary Ray Elias 5:00 pm
Mary Ray Elias
Jan 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Mary Ray Elias
Mary will be performing solo and with her trio Triptych at the Underground Music Cafe.  She is a singer/songwriter, choosing stories from a hard life on the road – always ending her songs with a thread of[...]
The Provisional 7:00 pm
The Provisional
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Provisional
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Wenso Ashby Trio 2:00 pm
Wenso Ashby Trio
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Wenso Ashby Trio
Wenso Ashby is an American contemporary jazz pianist and prolific composer creating music characterized as instrumental smooth jazz. His continued love affair with music and especially the piano inspires him to compose smooth melodic music[...]
Becky King 5:00 pm
Becky King
Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Becky King
Becky sings the Jazz Standards providing a soothing atmosphere with her clear melodic voice.She is accompanied by Joel Sundseth on piano.
Debra Hadraba 7:00 pm
Debra Hadraba
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Debra Hadraba
www.honoryourtruth.com
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French Canadian Jam 11:00 am
French Canadian Jam
Jan 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
French Canadian Jam
French-Canadian Jam For several years a group of people who love the vigorous traditional music of French-Canada, particularly Québec, have gathered for mutual learning and jamming at the Blackbird Music Store in Minneapolis.  The jam is led[...]
The Desoto Blues Band 5:00 pm
The Desoto Blues Band
Jan 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The Desoto Blues Band
The Desoto Blues Band plays old style Hollow Body Electric and acoustic guitars.  We use traditional slide for performance of traditional Blues, classic rock, and some original music.  We sprinkle in some jazz songs here[...]
Saxy Cats 7:00 pm
Saxy Cats
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saxy Cats
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Lisa Kane 11:00 am
Lisa Kane
Jan 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Lisa Kane
Lisa Kane is a Twin Cities based singer-songwriter with four full-length recordings to date.  Her music is a combination of folk-like southern rock and country blues.  Her lyrics and compositions are reminiscent of songwriters from[...]
Revivalists 3:00 pm
Revivalists
Jan 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Revivalists
We are an acoustic group with many years of experience between us, focusing on the golden age of music. We play anything from Frank Sinatra to the  Beatles. Our musical style rearranges the electronic and[...]
Barbaric Yawp – Literary Open Mic Night 6:30 pm
Barbaric Yawp – Literary Open Mic Night
Jan 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Barbaric Yawp - Literary Open Mic Night
I too am not a bit tamed, I too am untranslatable, I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world. Christopher Title hosts this monthly Literary Open Mic event. Bring your poetry or[...]
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Nancy Olson 7:00 pm
Nancy Olson
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Nancy Olson
Nancy Olson sings and plays an eclectic selection of originals, folk, blues, and a lot more, accompanying herself on guitar, autoharp, dulcimer, and sometimes a few other unexpected instruments.  To hear more go toyoutube.com/olsongirl5  or[...]
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Courtney Yasmineh 5:00 pm
Courtney Yasmineh
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Courtney Yasmineh
Dan Rumsey 7:00 pm
Dan Rumsey
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dan Rumsey
Dan Rumsey plays guitar, resophonic slide guitar, harmonica, and piano, singing in a soulful, bluesy style. In April 2016, Dan took top honors in the River Falls Upper Midwest Songwriter Contest. He has released 3 CDs. “Dan Rumsey would[...]