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Brian McKnight Returning To the Dakota

Brian McKnight Returning To the Dakota

Apr. 17 | By Raymond Jackson Contributing Writer   Brian McKnight Soul and R&B recording artist Brian McKnight is returning to the Dakota Nightclub in Minneapolis April 19 and Easter Sunday, April 20 for four performances. The Twin Cities are high...

Get ready for a carnival of musical delights.

Get ready for a carnival of musical delights.

Feb. 13 |     Heading into this weekend and the next, an assortment of upcoming jazz related shows are set to take place at the Dakota. Get ready for a carnival of musical delights. Actually, it was trumpeter Russell Gunn who was to help kick things...

Memorable musical moments from 2013

Memorable musical moments from 2013

Dec. 31 |     People have a huge thirst for connection. How well a song or an experience stays with you can be as easy as answering the question, does this art have resonance, or not? If I were to put together a musically inspired compilation of this...

Marcus Roberts Trio performing at the Dakota

Marcus Roberts Trio performing at the Dakota

Nov. 6 |                   On Wednesday, November 6, for two sets only, the Marcus Roberts Trio returns to the Dakota stage to bring its well-known one-of-a-kind virtuosity to local audiences. And for a group that...

Billy Cobham’s Spectrum 40 Tour stops at the Dakota

Billy Cobham’s Spectrum 40 Tour stops at the Dakota

Oct. 30 |     By Charles Hallman Staff writer   The energy he displayed during a recent show in town truly belies Billy Cobham’s age. Billy Cobham on the drums.Photos by Keith Tolar The 69-year-old jazz fusion drummer has been on the road with...

Local legendary jazz club closing its doors

Local legendary jazz club closing its doors

Oct. 9 |     Yesterday it was announced on Minnesota Public Radio that the Artists’ Quarter jazz club located in St. Paul is closing at the end of year—on New Year’s Eve to be exact. The owner and jazz drummer Kenny Horst cites a recent hike...

The Artist’s Way: Sarah White on Music, Motherhood, and Her New Band

The Artist’s Way: Sarah White on Music, Motherhood, and Her New Band

Oct. 1 |       By Junauda Petrus Contributing Writer  “You can always break rules and challenge limits. You can always be the boss of your art, because it comes from the soul. I really love when the art becomes the boss of me and moves and...

United Trumpet Summit comes to the Dakota

United Trumpet Summit comes to the Dakota

Sep. 11 |     By Robin James Contributing Writer   For one-night only on September 11 (sets at 7 & 9) at the Dakota, jazz fans are in for a rare treat with a performance featuring the United Trumpet Summit consisting of some of today’s...

Met Council’s commits to fairness for all

Met Council’s commits to fairness for all

Feb. 6 | Diversity director Kirkpatrick ‘really proud’ of accomplishments   By Dwight Hobbes  Contributing Writer     The Metropolitan Council has been responsible to serve, in the region, Hennepin, Ramsey, Anoka, Washington, Carver, Scott...

Marcus Miller: Music a reflection of revolution, a link to the past

Marcus Miller: Music a reflection of revolution, a link to the past

Sep. 12 |   We are pleased to present part-two of our interview with world-class bassist Marcus Miller. He performed with his band at the Dakota on Sept 11-12. His new album is Renaissance on Concord Records.   MSR: As it’s been referenced in the...