Events

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Granger’s Moonshine 5:00 pm
Granger’s Moonshine
Feb 1 @ 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[...]
Gary Rue 7:00 pm
Gary Rue
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Gary Rue
Gary Rue’s music honors the craft of songwerthjkl; Alison. Influenced by nearly anything and everything musical, but most often by Frederic Chopin, Kurt Weill, The Beatles, Motown, and the poets of Tin Pan Alley and[...]
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Dave Cofell 5:00 pm
Dave Cofell
Feb 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Dave Cofell
The Best Original Musician of Central MN, (Gannett Media), Dave Cofell performs a variety of styles on six and twelve string guitars, from old standards/covers to folk and blues songs, and instrumental banjo tunes, to[...]
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
Feb 2 @ 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!!
Feb 3 @ 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
Reverend Bogeyman 5:00 pm
Reverend Bogeyman
Feb 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Reverend Bogeyman
Reverend Bogeyman is a unique brand of Blues, Horror and Southern Gothic that is a wild west campfire rife with reverent, spooky, dangerous and fun folk.
Sweet Rhubarb 7:00 pm
Sweet Rhubarb
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sweet Rhubarb
  Sweet Rhubarb’s vocal harmonies have been called “sublime” and are the signature element of their unique sound, bringing together an eclectic mix of folk, pop, bluegrass, country and “this ‘n that” influences.  The St.[...]
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Jazz Faithful 6:00 pm
Jazz Faithful
Feb 5 @ 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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Mae Simpson 6:00 pm
Mae Simpson
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mae Simpson
Mae Simpson is a singer/ songwriter born in Beaufort South Carolina. From a very early age, she would find herself singing songs that she had never heard, because they were hers. Throughout the years, she[...]
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Courtney Yasmineh 5:00 pm
Courtney Yasmineh
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Courtney Yasmineh
Ansley McAllister 7:00 pm
Ansley McAllister
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ansley McAllister
Ansley McAllister grew up in the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina, surrounded by a rich musical heritage with both bluegrass and folk roots.  She discovered her love of songwriting as a child, and picked up[...]
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CELTIC SHOWCASE with the HIBS 7:00 pm
CELTIC SHOWCASE with the HIBS
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CELTIC SHOWCASE with the HIBS
   CELTIC SHOWCASE with the HIBS     THURSDAY, FEB. 8TH 7:00–9:00 pm      UNDERGROUND MUSIC CAFE ( 1579 N. Hamline)     FREE but tips much appreciated
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The Friday Project 7:00 pm
The Friday Project
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Friday Project
Jazz quintet with a focus on communication and improvisation. Wide selection of music, always paying homage to the Masters. An ongoing project, continually moving and changing, the band has fun playing America’s only indigenous art[...]
The Jazz Standards 5:00 pm
The Jazz Standards
Feb 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The Jazz Standards
We are The Jazz Standards. We are a jazz quartet that plays music from the American Song Book. Our repertoire consists of 100’s of songs, and as as you can probably tell — we have[...]
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Unsung Heroes 3:00 pm
Unsung Heroes
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Unsung Heroes
Brad Cattadoris with Brent & Betsy Clark 6:00 pm
Brad Cattadoris with Brent & Betsy Clark
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Brad Cattadoris with Brent & Betsy Clark
Brad Cattadoris is a Singer/Songwriter from Brooklyn Park MN performing original music on acoustic 6 and 12 string guitars. He has written over 60 original songs about love and lifestyle’s better moments.  Brad covers a[...]
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Lisa Kane 11:00 am
Lisa Kane
Feb 11 @ 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[...]
Open Mic hosted by Karen Folman 5:30 pm
Open Mic hosted by Karen Folman
Feb 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Open Mic hosted by Karen Folman
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Tanner Peterson 6:00 pm
Tanner Peterson
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tanner Peterson
Tanner Peterson is a singer/songwriter based out of Minnesota that conveys a blend of folk/soul and acoustic rock music. His influences include artists such as Bob Dylan, Ed Sheeran, Jason Mraz, and John Mayer. His[...]
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Save the Messenger 5:00 pm
Save the Messenger
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Save the Messenger
“New to the Twin Cities music scene, Save the Messenger is a cover band influenced by a wide variety of genres, including pop, jazz, folk, indie, and even show tunes. Made up of Krista Kopper,[...]
Roger Waite & Dean Magraw 7:00 pm
Roger Waite & Dean Magraw
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Roger Waite & Dean Magraw
Having dabbled in acting, musicals, and choruses through the years, Roger Waite is just beginning his professional singing career and is fortunate and humbled to be performing with the talented Dean Magraw. Composer, arranger, producer, guitarist Dean Magraw has[...]
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Nutz Oar Boltz 7:00 pm
Nutz Oar Boltz
Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Nutz Oar Boltz
  Nutz Oar Boltz is the real deal when it comes to blues.  Led by front man Timmer Blue Horn, the group is a seasoned bevy of skilled blues musicians. Timmer is the main man,[...]
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Eugine Roszo 5:00 pm
Eugine Roszo
Feb 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 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,[...]
Jazz Standards 7:00 pm
Jazz Standards
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Cajun Jam!! 11:00 am
Cajun Jam!!
Feb 17 @ 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
Feb 17 @ 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!
David West 5:00 pm
David West
Feb 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
David West
Marimba Bullies 7:00 pm
Marimba Bullies
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Marimba Bullies
The Marimba Bullies is a Twin Cities-based marimba ensemble playing upbeat, high-energy music based on the rhythmically complex music of the Zimbabwe mbira tradition. The Bullies’ repertoire consists of traditional African songs as well as[...]
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Fiddler Jones 2:00 pm
Fiddler Jones
Feb 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fiddler Jones
John and Chanel Lane fell for each other as they fell into old-time music seven years ago as part of Chicago square dance string band Can I Get An Amen. They have emerged from five[...]
Open Mic hosted by Karen Folman 5:30 pm
Open Mic hosted by Karen Folman
Feb 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Open Mic hosted by Karen Folman
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Andrew Spreck 6:00 pm
Andrew Spreck
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Andrew Spreck
Andrew Spreck www.andrewspreck.com info@andrewspreck.com phone # upon request   Singer/songwriter Andrew Spreck digs deep into classic rock, folk rock, classic country… anything with soul and passion to deliver an inspiring blend of cover songs and[...]
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Ray Gilman 6:00 pm
Ray Gilman
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ray Gilman
A veteran of the Twin Cities Music scene, Ray has recorded 12 CD’s, played thousands of live shows, and produced CD’s for other artists in his own recording studio. A multi instrumentalist Ray sings, plays acoustic and electric[...]
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Courtney Yasmineh 5:00 pm
Courtney Yasmineh
Feb 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Courtney Yasmineh
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
Feb 21 @ 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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Mary Ray Elias 5:00 pm
Mary Ray Elias
Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Mary Ray Elias
Mary Elias returns to the UMC, this time with her friend Ken Schaffer.  Mary and Ken have been performing together recently at the Minnesota Music Café and Riverview Café, and are pleased to have a chance[...]
Cadenza All Stars 7:00 pm
Cadenza All Stars
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cadenza All Stars
The Cadenza All Stars mix of jazz, reggae, and pop warm up a winter evening. Eugene Monnig—owner of St Paul’s Cadenza Music—anchors an ensemble that features Dan Larson on sax, Dave Boyce on bass, Kurt[...]
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Bill Mann 5:00 pm
Bill Mann
Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Bill Mann
Bill Mann is a thoughtful and compassionate writer, whose heartfelt songs will lift your spirits and reawaken the joy in your life.     Though comfortable on several instruments (mandolin, bass, slide), Bill is primarily[...]
Becky King 7:00 pm
Becky King
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 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.
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French Canadian Jam 11:00 am
French Canadian Jam
Feb 24 @ 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[...]
John Magnuson and Friends 5:00 pm
John Magnuson and Friends
Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
John Magnuson and Friends
In the 90’s (and also in the aughts, kinda), John was in a now-defunct Minneapolis honky-tonk band called the Carpetbaggers. If you ever saw them play, he was the one in the middle, between the[...]
Timbre Junction 7:00 pm
Timbre Junction
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Timbre Junction
A tight yet classic sound mixing old school country and bluegrass into a web of feel good sounds. Instrumentation is flawless with vocals that take you back to the golden age of Nashville. Sweet harmonies[...]
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The She Shells 11:00 am
The She Shells
Feb 25 @ 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
Feb 25 @ 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!
Barbaric Yawp – Literary Open Mic Night 6:30 pm
Barbaric Yawp – Literary Open Mic Night
Feb 25 @ 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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PJ Story Telling 6:30 pm
PJ Story Telling
Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
PJ Story Telling
Bring the kids and get cozy for PJ Storytelling!
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Alec Wigdahl 6:00 pm
Alec Wigdahl
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Alec Wigdahl
Alec Wigdahl is a 16 year old singer-songwriter from Richfield, Minnesota.  He releases music on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram and has an EP coming out next month on Spotify, iTunes, etc
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Shrewd Mammals 6:00 pm
Shrewd Mammals
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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,[...]