What’s Happening Calendar Dec 6-Dec 12, 2023

What’s Happening Calendar Dec 6-Dec 12, 2023

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Aaron Lee Kaplan and Mikkel Beckmen @ 331 Club House Party Presents Series 7-9 Followed by:Bosso Poetry Company /
Pat Donohue and friends @ Midway Saloon 6-8pm w: /
Pat Donohue and the Prairie All Stars Christmas Show @ Crooners Main Room 7:30 /
Bundle & Go @ Dubliner 6-9pm
The Craig Clark Band @ MMC 7-10pm/
Open Mic hosted by Debbie Briggs @ kj’s hideaway 7:00-10:00 pm /
Shaw’s Bar & Grill – Minneapolis, MN Daina De Prez Piano Party – every Wednesday @ 5 pm/
Maurice Jacox and We Still R @ Shaws 8:00pm/
7:00 pm Terminal Bar – Minneapolis, MN Wain McFarlane and Friends/
Karaoke Crime Scene! Live Band Punk Rock Karaoke 1st Wednesdays Monthly @ Palmer’s 8-11pm


Ray Barnard Band@ Keystone Community Services, 265 Oneida St, St Paul, MN
6:30pm – 8:00pm (CST)

DAMASCUS @331 Club 9:30/
Joel Shapira Presents: We Three Strings @Crooners Dunsmore Jazz Room 6:30 -8:00pm /
Lowdown Dirty Fools @ MMC first Thursday of the month/
mikkel beckmen@ Dubliner 5-7 guest:Jeff Ray /
Scottie Devlin @ Dubliner 8-11pm /
Paul Barry Blues @Anoka Hardware 7-9 pm/
The Front Porch Swingin’ Liquor Pigs @ Palmer’s 7-10pm
Throwback Thursdays with DJ Bootsy Ballins! (1st Thursdays monthly) @ Palmer’s 8-Midnight
Pat McLaughlin Band @Legends Bar & Grill, 75 37th Ave S, St Cloud, MN 7:00pm – 10:00pm (CST)
Lolo’s Ghost @ Schooner (Thursdays ) guest: Mary Strand /
Bumpin’ Uglies – Rock Jam @ Shaw’s 7:00-11:00

7:00 PM Rosetown American Legion – Roseville, MN Thursday Night Blues at the Legion There’s a new Jam in town!
1st and 3rd Thursday of the month THIS WEEK DEC 7th : John Franken, Dave larson, Patrick Smith, Paul Wigen
This is a structured jam with a 20 minute time slot,
Jammer lists five songs of which three will be played.
Jammer has choice of musicians to share the stage with and/or house band.
Please share!/



Rank Strangers
Scott Hefte and the Bury ‘Em Deep
Superfloor @331 10:00pm/
Tommy Bentz Band @ kj’s Hideaway 9:30- 11:30pm/
Samantha Grimes Band @ kj’s Hideaway 6:30-8:30
Release the Craicen @ Dubliner 9pm -12:45/
Lisa Wenger @ Neumann’s/
Southside Food Share Benefit! With Wet Denim, Fletcher Coulee, Saffron Dealer and Kalot (TCHC) @ Palmer’s 8:00-midnight/
The Everett Smithson Band @ Anoka Hardware 7-9pm
Moonshine Prophets @Schooner Tavern 8:00-11:30pm/
Sarah Morris & The Sometimes Elves with Amanda B. Perry
with guest Amanda B. Perry @ Hook and Ladder Theater Main Room 7:00-11:30 /
BRIAN NAUGHTON BAND @ Brothers Grille Rochester Mn/
8:00 PM Minnesota Music Cafe – St Paul, MN/
The Filthy List w/Unkle Daddy & Rebel Queens @ Shaw’s 8-12:00 /
Hurricane Harold’s Holiday Blues Party@ Blues Saloon 6-9:30 pm /



Erin McCawley’s Harrison Street Band@ Jake’s On The Lakes Center City, Mn 8-11:30pm
voltage controller @331 Club 3-5pm /
The Great Went
Do Not Crush @ 331 10:00/
Acoustic Homebrew @ Dubliner 8 pm-11:45 /
8:00 PM Dusty’s Bar – Minneapolis, MN/
CORNBREAD HARRIS & FRIENDS @ Hell’s Brunch 10:00am-1:00 pm /
THE DANG OL’ TRI’OLE @ Hell’s Dinner 6-9pm/
GRRRL SCOUT: Don the Gay Apparel @ Hook and Ladder theater 9:00 pm -1:00 am
Jessie Street Jazz Band @ kj’s Hideaway 5-7pm/
Holiday Special with the Blue Ox Jazz Orchestra @ kj’s Hideaway 8-11pm/
Thompson Springs (Chicago) With Special Guests Jack Klatt and Hemma @ Palmer’s 8:00:pm-midnight/
@ Washington Square 3:00- 5:30 /
@ Schooners 8-11:30 /
PHIL KITZE @ Brothers Grille Rochester Mn 7pm-10:00pm/
Mark Cameron Band @Shaw’s Bar & Grill 8:00/


IBC FUNDRAISER For Jimmi and the Band of Souls.
Sunday December 10th
Come out (12/10/23) for a Sunday afternoon with our friend’s from the MN Blues Society while we raise funds to send our best band to represent MN in Memphis TN @ Brother’s Grolle Rochester 3-6pm. 3 bands including Jimmi & BoS.
Emmy Woods & The Red Pine Ramblers @ 331 7:00pm
NICK ‘THE FEELIN’ @ Hell’s brunch 10:00 am -1:00 pm/
Ben Cook-Feltz’s Holiday Shindig @kj’s Hideaway 6-8 pm/
‘Church of Cornbread!’ Cornbread Harris and his band! @ Palmers 5-7pm/
Mystery House with Chris Hepola and The Real Chuck Norad “Second Sundays Monthly” @ Palmers 8:00-11:00pm/
4:00 PM Cherry Pit – St Paul, MN Brother Jon Band Brother Jon and friends, Sundays @ The Cherry Pit Bar & Grill fire pit/
3:00 PM Bloomington VFW Post #1296 – Bloomington, MN The SuperJam is back with your host Jim Stairs and the SuperJam house Band featuring Bill Pelletier, Mike Velasquez, and Mick Zampogna!/
Open Jam @ Schooner 7-10:30 pm
Jeff Ray w/PK Mayo – Roots and Resophonics 2nd Sundays Series @ White Squirrel Bar -St Paul, MN 1-3pm


Pop Wagner Trio@ 331 6-7:30 pm
Papa John and the Poppettes@ 331 Club 8-10pm 10pm Matt Arthur/
7:00 PM Midway Saloon – St Paul, MN Moses Oakland Open Mic Night – Every Monday
join Moses On Stage – Bring your instrument/
7:00 PM Bogey’s – Lilydale, MN Bogeys Lounge Blues Jam/
Join Johnny Mac, Kent Dougherty, Tom Harkness, and Nick Zwack for a ripping good jam./
7:30 PM Eagles Club #34 – Minneapolis, MN Steve Clarke Music Jam – no cover/
7:00 PM Shaw’s Bar & Grill – Minneapolis, MN The Sarah Papenheim Open Blues Jam, w/ Allen Kirk


December Conspiracy Series featuring
Venus DeMars
Jeffrey Skemp
Sally Linda (of Big Salt)
Karen Townsend@331 Club 9:30/
Workers Playtime w/ Mikkel Beckmen 331 Club 6-8pm guest:Jake Manders/
Mary Cutrufello @ WhiteSquirrel

UPCOMING ON House Party ( KFAI 4-6pm)  and HPP Series @ 331 Club (7-9pm) Dec 13: Pistol Whippin’ Party Penguins 


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