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! 

The Triple Rock Social Club

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The Triple Rock Social Club

629 Cedar Ave.
Minneapolis, Minn. 55454
(612) 333-7399
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The Triple Rock Social Club is a punk-influenced music club and also offers a bar and food. Well-known bands, including Motion City Soundtrack, have come through this great place and actually mention the place in some songs.

Kitty Cat Klub, Minneapolis

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Kitty Kat Klub

315 14th Ave. SE
Minneapolis, Minn. 55414
(612) 331-9800
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The Kitty Cat Klub hosts a variety of bands and the atmosphere is awesome. Check out this place for a chill night and great music.

Dakota Jazz Club, Minneapolis

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Dakota Jazz Club

1010 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, Minn. 55403
(612) 332-1010
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Eat great food and check out some sweet jazz groups at the Dakota!

Turf Club

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Turf Club

1601 University Ave. W.
St. Paul, Minn. 55104
(651) 647-0486
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The Turf Club is a great place for local music in St. Paul.

Station 4, St. Paul

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Station 4

201 4th St E
St. Paul, MN 55101
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Located in lowertown of St. Paul, Station 4 places a strong emphasis on local music. Usually, the cover, if there is any, is pretty cheap.

The Artists' Quarter, St. Paul

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The Artists’ Quarter

408 Saint Peter St.
St. Paul, Minn. 55102
(651) 292-1359

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Another great place to listen to jazz music in a comfortable environment.