Events

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John Magnuson and Friends 7:00 pm
John Magnuson and Friends
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
John Magnuson and Friends
In the 90’s (and also in the aughts, kinda), John was in a Minneapolis honky-tonk band called the Carpetbaggers. If you ever saw them play, he was the one in the middle, between the two[...]
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Cajun Jam!! 11:00 am
Cajun Jam!!
Dec 2 @ 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
Quinn & Meyer 7:00 pm
Quinn & Meyer
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Quinn & Meyer
Quinn & Meyer offer an eclectic mix of folk-rock, pop, Irish music, and a few originals. Known for their harmonies and easy chemistry, they always love returning to Underground Music Cafe, one of the Twin Cities’ best[...]
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Ladies Music Club 11:30 am
Ladies Music Club
Dec 3 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Ladies Music Club
The Ladies Music Club began regularly playing around Saint Paul in 2015. Sisters Burna and Barb use guitars and blend their life long harmony with Sara to bring three-part sound to their favorite tunes, plus[...]
Open Mic hosted by Karen Folman 6:00 pm
Open Mic hosted by Karen Folman
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Mic hosted by Karen Folman
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Jazz Faithful 6:00 pm
Jazz Faithful
Dec 4 @ 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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Bill Cagley’s Roots Music Jam 7:00 pm
Bill Cagley’s Roots Music Jam
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Bill Cagley's Roots Music Jam
Grab your instrument and come join the Roots Jam! Bill Cagley hosts the friendliest jam in town…bluegrass, folk, country, roots, it’s all welcome. Players of all ages and levels of ability are encouraged to join.[...]
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Sally Heinz 5:00 pm
Sally Heinz
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Sally Heinz
Thanks to the UMC, Sally Heinz is back again, this time bringing Jim Kirkendall to share the stage.  We’re planning a mix of holiday and folk songs, kinda like a 2 person song circle.  Jim has performed[...]
Dan Rumsey 7:00 pm
Dan Rumsey
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dan Rumsey
Dan plays guitar, resophonic slide guitar, harmonica, and piano, singing in a soulful, bluesy style, writing songs with themes of peace, equality, family, and occasionally, cats. In April 2016, Dan took top honors in the River Falls Upper Midwest[...]
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Granger’s Moonshine 5:00 pm
Granger’s Moonshine
Dec 7 @ 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[...]
Steve West 7:00 pm
Steve West
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Steve West
Local Twin Cities Musician Steve West has been entertaining folks playing popular and classic songs for over 50 years in Wisconsin , Texas and more recently playing solo or with his band “The Northern Stars” at local[...]
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7 Cats Swing 7:00 pm
7 Cats Swing
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7 Cats Swing
The 7 Cats Swing entertains audiences with the Best Jazz and Swing Standards from the 30’s to the 80’s playing familiar charts from George Gershwin, Glen Miller, Duke Ellington, & Miles Davis,  to name a[...]
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Unsung Heroes 3:00 pm
Unsung Heroes
Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Unsung Heroes
Brad Cattadoris and Sally Heinz 7:00 pm
Brad Cattadoris and Sally Heinz
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Brad Cattadoris and Sally Heinz
Brad Cattadoris is a Twin Cities Singer/Songwriter performing original music on acoustic 6 and 12 string guitars.  Hisoriginal ballad / pop music is about love and lifestyle’s better moments.  His favorite chord Dmaj7 shows up[...]
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Paul Harper 6:00 pm
Paul Harper
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Paul Harper
    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[...]
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Erik Brandt and the Urban Hillbilly Quartet 7:00 pm
Erik Brandt and the Urban Hillbilly Quartet
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Erik Brandt and the Urban Hillbilly Quartet
  …this St. Paul singer/songwriter has come up with a diamond in the rough, well-crafted richly romantic, Jayhawks-evolving country-folk recorded with loving clarity…” Jon Bream.  Star Tribune (Mpls, MN) Jan 2009.  For Sometimes             Erik[...]
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Paul Garding’s Celtic Music Showcase with Young Musicians from the Center for Irish Music 7:00 pm
Paul Garding’s Celtic Music Showcase with Young Musicians from the Center for Irish Music
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Decembers Celtic Showcase will be the Young Musicians from the Center For Irish Music playing in various ensembles under the direction of Norah Rendell. These are serious and seriously good musicians who have obviously put[...]
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Cajun Jam!! 11:00 am
Cajun Jam!!
Dec 16 @ 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
Dec 16 @ 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!
Rainbolt Mountain Project 7:00 pm
Rainbolt Mountain Project
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rainbolt Mountain Project
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Stone Arch Jazz Band 2:00 pm
Stone Arch Jazz Band
Dec 17 @ 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 6:00 pm
Barbaric Yawp – Literary Open Mic
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Barbaric Yawp - Literary Open Mic
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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Bill Cagley’s Roots Music Jam 7:00 pm
Bill Cagley’s Roots Music Jam
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Bill Cagley's Roots Music Jam
Grab your instrument and come join the Roots Jam! Bill Cagley hosts the friendliest jam in town…bluegrass, folk, country, roots, it’s all welcome. Players of all ages and levels of ability are encouraged to join.[...]
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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
Dec 20 @ 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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Children’s Story Time w/Author Dalyce Elliott Young- The Night Before Christmas 11:00 am
Children’s Story Time w/Author Dalyce Elliott Young- The Night Before Christmas
Dec 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
JULY 12th, 11 A.M. PETER RABBIT Listen Dalyce Elliott Young play her violin and tell her Moonbeam Book Award-Winning story of how Ellie learns the secret to playing the violin. Children will be welcome to[...]
Courtney Yasmineh 7:00 pm
Courtney Yasmineh
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Courtney Yasmineh
Rising Joy 7:00 pm
Rising Joy
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rising Joy
The R J Band Quartet is comprised of seasoned musicians who have played in shows all around the Upper Midwest.  From appearances at Grand Casino, to the Minnesota State Fair and many other popular stages,[...]
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Jamie Kallestad 5:00 pm
Jamie Kallestad
Dec 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Jamie Kallestad
Jamie Kallestad songwriter from Cloquet, MN. A longtime guitarist and vocalist for the MN stomp-grass trio Saint Anyway, he is also one half of the Americana duo 90-Mile Portage.. Jamie’s recent EP River Songs (2015) was inspired[...]
Dale Dahlquist Holiday Show 7:00 pm
Dale Dahlquist Holiday Show
Dec 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dale Dahlquist Holiday Show
Please join me for 2-hours of musical cheer at the warm and cozy Underground Music Café. Joining me will be “His Lowness”, bassist Dik Hedlund.  His credits include touring with A Prairie Home Companion, Bonnie[...]
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French Canadian Jam 11:00 am
French Canadian Jam
Dec 23 @ 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 Fireroast Mountain Boys 7:00 pm
The Fireroast Mountain Boys
Dec 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Fireroast Mountain Boys
The Fireroast Mountain Boys play original and classic music in a spirit of community celebration and audience participation. With three songwriters, a ukulele, tuba, clarinet, and accordion, there’s always plenty of fun to go around.
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The She Shells 11:00 am
The She Shells
Dec 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The She Shells A cooperative project by Thea Ennen and Lisa Kane
Open Mic hosted by Karen Folman 6:00 pm
Open Mic hosted by Karen Folman
Dec 24 @ 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
Dec 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
PJ Story Telling
Bring the kids and get cozy for PJ Storytelling!
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My Mom’s Guitar 7:00 pm
My Mom’s Guitar
Dec 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
My Mom’s Guitar 7:00 pm
My Mom’s Guitar
Dec 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
My Mom's Guitar
My Mom’s Guitar is a one-man acoustic act.  He would be next to nothing without frantically strumming his mom’s guitar so it seemed fitting to be named after the instrument.  And contrary to the name,[...]
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Bill Mann 7:00 pm
Bill Mann
Dec 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Doyle Alexander 5:00 pm
Doyle Alexander
Dec 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Doyle Alexander
Inspired by bands like Blink-182, Weezer, and Green Day as well as other late 80s and early 90s bands in alternative and punk they have been around since September of 2015 and are working on[...]
Sammy Purviance 7:00 pm
Sammy Purviance
Dec 29 @ 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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Wild Sonflowers 7:00 pm
Wild Sonflowers
Dec 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wild Sonflowers
Wild Sonflowers (Stephanie Weiland and T Lee) are an acoustic/electric, singer/songwriter duo from Minnesota. They play original songs that blur the boundaries of folk and emo-rock with sweet harmonies. Described as vivid, focused and engaging,[...]
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Erik Ritland 5:00 pm
Erik Ritland
Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Erik Ritland
Minnesota songwriter Erik Ritland conjures the Band, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Wilco, and the Beatles. His vision of organic rock n’ roll includes various shades of folk, country, and alternative rock. His first band, Floating[...]