Sonny Knight & The Lakers At The DakotaFor the second year, the soulful sound of Sonny Knight & The Lakers will be coming home to downtown Minneapolis. You can see the band at the Dakota Jazz Club along Nicollet Mall.
fDeluxe Celebrates 30th Anniversary With Benefit ShowThe legendary Twin Cities band The Family -- now called fDeluxe -- is celebrating their 30th anniversary, but they're not going to make it all about the. "St. Paul" Peterson, Susannah Melvoin, Jellybean Johnson and Eric Leads will funk up the Dakota Jazz Club Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. in a benefit show for the Southdale YMCA.
American Roots Revue Performing At The DakotaThe American Roots Revue will be performing at the Dakota Jazz Club on Friday. The show will feature Pat Donohue, Larry Long, and Tonia Hughes with percussionist Daryl Boudreaux, along with the "Pavarotti of gospel," Robert Robinson.
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)From Har Mar Superstar doing his thing in St. Paul to a great outside get-together in northeast Minneapolis, here are the four shows and events to experience this weekend!
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This WeekFrom a 45th anniversary show at First Avenue to a complete performance of Abbey Road at the Cabooze, here are the four shows you should see this weekend.
Best Piano Bars In MinnesotaFor a little music and a little more fun, check out these local piano bars.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsIt's Thursday, and that means it's time to set into stone your plans for an entertaining weekend. This week's suggestions from Jason Matheson include jazz for adults and a new ride for the kids.
Metro Transit Bus Barrels Out Of Control In DT Mpls., Driver DiesA Metro Transit bus went out of control Friday morning, driving up on the sidewalk of a downtown Minneapolis block and causing major damage. The accident happened at about 10:10 a.m. between 10th Street and 11th Street on the Nicollet Mall.
Women Who Rock: Davina From Davina And The VagabondsWe are starting a new series on the WCCO This Morning show about Minnesota women who rock. We know all Minnesota women rock, but we are featuring the women on stage who lead with their voices and musical talents. We start with Davina from "Davina and the Vagabonds."
Dakota Plans To Take Over Shuttered Artists' QuarterA famed jazz club in St. Paul that has been closed for months is set to reopen, and it may be under the auspices of another esteemed Twin Cities jazz establishment. If the deal goes through, the Dakota Jazz Club will take over the space which formerly housed by the Artists' Quarter in downtown St. Paul.
Local Music Tap: Michael Shynes' CD Release @ Dakota Twin Cities-based, small town-raised Michael Shynes will be releasing his second full-length album with a performance at the Dakota Jazz Club Friday night.
Local Artist Robert Robinson Unveils Holiday AlbumThis week we've been gearing up for the holidays by unwrapping some of our gift ideas. Tuesday on the WCCO This Morning show, we “unwrapped” a local artist. Robert Robinson and his new CD could make a great stocking stuffer. His message promotes holiday peace and happiness.