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Dakota Jazz Club

Photo Credit: The Artists’ Quarter via Facebook

Dakota Plans To Take Over Shuttered Artists’ Quarter

A 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.

03/31/2014

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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.

03/06/2014

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Local Artist Robert Robinson Unveils Holiday Album

This 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.

12/10/2013

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Local Music Tap: Free Outdoor Music In Downtown Mpls. This Weekend

Free musical performances (and other attractions) are taking to Nicollet Mall this weekend as a part of the Dakota Street Festival.

07/25/2013

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Local Music Tap: Twin Cities Funk & Soul @ The Dakota

Old-school funk and soul of the Twin Cities will be alive and well this weekend at the Dakota Jazz Club.

05/01/2013

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Prince Unveils New Website And New Song

Hot off the heels of Prince’s multi-evening stand at the Dakota Jazz Club, and fresh from the announcement that Prince will be honored with the Billboard Music Awards Icon Award, Prince now has a new website and a new song.

01/22/2013

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Prince Plays A Fourth Night At Mpls. Jazz Club, ‘DJ Set’

Prince announced another show for fans in downtown Minneapolis at the Dakota Jazz Club

01/19/2013

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Fans Find Surprises At Prince’s First ‘Rehearsal’ Show

Minnesota native Prince was back jamming in Minneapolis Wednesday night.

01/16/2013

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Prince’s Much-Hyped Dakota ‘Soundchecks’ Already Sold Out

If you want to catch an intimate and informal concert with Prince at the Dakota this week, it’s going to cost you more than 200 balloons. Closer to $200, actually.

01/15/2013

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Curiocity: Mountain Heart Brings Unique Sound To Dakota

It seems like a simple enough inquiry — how would you describe your sound? But for the six-member acoustic group, Mountain Heart, the answer is not exactly cut and dry.

09/07/2011

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Bite Of Minnesota: Best Of The Best Party 2011

During the tail end of last night’s snowstorm while many were tucked away in their houses, another group of people gathered on the 50th floor of the IDS Center for Minneapolis St. Paul magazine’s Best of the Best party.

02/22/2011

The Triple Rock Social Club

Best Music Clubs In The Twin Cities

Minnesota is a bit more musically-inclined than I think people (in other states) give it credit for. Here are a list of great music clubs in the Twin Cities where you can catch a low-key or crazy-jump-everywhere type of show!

CBS Minnesota–02/02/2011

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Best Downtown Lunch In Minneapolis

Working and living in downtown Minneapolis — and still trying to master my cooking chops — means I eat quite a bit of my meals at the local establishments within walking distance of WCCO.

CBS Minnesota–11/09/2010

Center Stage – 8/29/10

A local dance company is getting ready to perform several shows celebrating the accomplishments of women.  Maia Maiden, founder of the Conscious Spirit Dance Company, explains how several styles of dance will come together in […]

08/30/2010