Turtle Island String Quartet Plays A Love Supreme- January 23rd at the Dakota- Since its inception in 1985, the Turtle Island Quartet has been a singular force in the creation of bold, new trends in chamber music for strings. Winner of multiple Grammys for Best Classical Crossover Album, Turtle Island fuses the classical quartet esthetic with contemporary American musical styles
Twin Cities Winter Jazz Festival- January 28-29- the Twin Cities Winter Jazz Festival has expanded to 2 days and features performances by Nicholas Payton, the Sam Rosenstone Trio, Jon Weber and many more. January 28th and 29th at multiple venues in downtown Saint Paul and 4 stages at the Saint Paul Hotel.
DeJohnette,Coltrane,Garrison-Saturday, February 4 at the Hopkins Center for the Arts-the Hopkins Center for the Arts presents the Jack DeJohnette, Ravi Coltrane, Matt Garrison Trio...exploring open improvisation and their own compositions... Saturday evening February 4th . Social Hour at 7 and Concert at 8. Jazz88 members receive a discount on admission.
Sweeping Through the City… A Celebration of Gospel Music at the Capri-February 11-12-the Capri Theater in North Minneapolis presents Sweeping Through the City… A Celebration of Gospel Music, starring Shirley Marie Graham with Paris Bennett on the Legends stage Saturday, February 11th at 7 and Sunday, February 12th at 3.
Madeleine Peyroux and Rickie Lee Jones at the Ames Center- March 28, 2017- the Ames Center in Burnsville presents An Evening with Madeleine Peyroux and Rickie Lee Jones, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the Ames Center.