We make our food from scratch with fresh ingredients. Many gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options are available. We also have a special menu that changes often.
Live music on Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings and on Sunday afternoons in the summer. If you are interested in playing here contact Chad.
Alan Husby, of the Barbara Meyer Trio, will be performing on his guitar today. Alan Husby grew up in Minneapolis, started playing the guitar at age 10, and has been playing and singing with local jazz, folk, and gospel groups around the Twin Cities for 20+ years. He recently retired from teaching and is now enjoying the additional time to play and sing and write. He continues to perform with the Jumping Jehosaphats, the Barbara Meyer Trio, World Beat Connection, "It's Not Too Late" (a Carole King / James Taylor tribute band), and various other joyful combinations of musician friends.
Come down and tap your toes and snap your fingers to the fresh and innovative sounds of this talented jazz trio. A UO&V favorite!
Nancy and Jim have been playing jazz together since 1976. Originally from Iowa, they performed in the Des Moines area until moving to the Twin Cities in 1994. Nancy (piano) and Jim (bass) love the opportunity to play as a duo, but each also have vast experience performing in all types of jazz ensembles. Their style can be described as post-Coltrane modern jazz. They love any song that has a beautiful melody and interesting chords, which makes their repertoire eclectic and includes a mix of jazz standards and popular songs from all eras. Both Nancy and Jim have been inducted into the Iowa Jazz Hall of Fame.
Empire Night is Tatiana Calderon and John Ryan- A Duo featuring both guitar and keyboards. We cover a very wide range of music you know, but may not hear covered from other performers- current pop folk and country, favorite 90's songs, and fun campy 60's and 70's songs everyone will enjoy. Tatiana and John have been playing music together for over 7 years, and as a duo for 4 years. Tatiana's amazing vocal range is complemented by John's polished piano talent, guitar, vocals, and tasteful rhythm tracks. Tatiana and John play regularly at area wineries, upscale restaurants, and private events.
I have been in music all my life but I think the song writing started when my kids were much smaller than they are now, I used to make up little songs and verses to keep them entertained. I enjoyed rhyming and watching their faces light up at the silliness! I decided to start guitar lessons and after a few lessons my guitar teacher encouraged me to try writing my own songs, and suggested I play a show or two. I told him I couldn’t possibly do that - to which he responded, “Why not?” I didn’t have a good reason, so I picked up my pen, paper, and guitar and began writing my story in song. My first CD is titled "WHY NOT?" My favorite part about playing shows is watching people’s reactions to my music. If I can make someone happy through a song, then I’ve done my job. I think music can create a space for camaraderie and togetherness, so when a listener comes up after a show and tells me they can relate to something I wrote about - it makes my night. Sarah VanValkenburg
Andy & Kathryn Karg are a vocal/guitar/piano duo that cover multiple genres from the 50's on up! Andy reigns from Nashville and brings his guitar swinging chops to match Kathryn's Minnesota-homegrown piano virtuosity. Their love and mastery for tight and soaring harmonies sets them apart as a musical act.
The Kronick Trio plays jazz in the bop, swing, and funk traditions. With decades of experience among them, the group delivers power, subtlety, heart — and soul. Richard Kronick — bass, vocals Scott Ives— guitar Bruce Wintervold — vibraphone and percussion
It’s Brooke! I’m 20, from a tiny town, living in Minneapolis, MN. I waited a long time to come to the wonderful music scene of this city, and I am loving it. My debut EP, Welcome To My World, told the stories of a small-town girl going through the rollercoaster of teenage love & heartbreak. These days I have been bringing out a different side to my music, with lot’s of R&B/Soul influences, as well as influences from an Indie side of the playing field. I can't wait for you all to hear what I have been working on since I released my EP. Meanwhile, connect with me on social media, come to a gig, hangout & listen. Welcome to the world of Brooke Elizabeth.
Erin Livingston is a versatile and recognized jazz, blues and r&b singer in the Twin Cities. Her music can be enjoyed at venues all over town including Crooners, Vieux Carré, Chanhassen Dinner Theaters, The Mudd Room and others. Erin shares her jazz stylings every Saturday, September thru April, in The Lobby Bar of The St. Paul Hotel.
Pat Quinn and Peg/M.Etta Meyer perform a wide range of music, including folk rock, traditional and contemporary Irish songs, plus some pop and original material. Known for their tight harmonies and good-natured chemistry, Quinn & Meyer continue to welcome new listeners into their ever-expanding family of beloved regulars.
Free Glue is an award-winning jazz quartet based out of Stillwater, Minnesota, comprised of high school musicians Peter Grace (saxophone), Ella Grace (trumpet), Josh Zimmer (bass), and Michael May (drums).
Alan Husby grew up in Minneapolis, started playing the guitar at age 10, and has been playing and singing with local jazz, folk, and gospel groups around the Twin Cities for 20+ years. He recently retired from teaching and is now enjoying the additional time to play and sing and write. He continues to perform with the Jumping Jehosaphats, the Barbara Meyer Trio, World Beat Connection, "It's Not Too Late" (a Carole King / James Taylor tribute band), and various other joyful combinations of musician friends.
Sammy Purviance, an experienced entertainer/singer/songwriter, has lived in the Macalister College area of Saint Paul for the past three years. Since moving here from his native Virginia in 2016, he had performed with his Martin D28 acoustic guitar in a variety of local venues. Sammy P’s unique brand of folk, rock, country and gospel is twinged with a southern twang. His stories of his family and his southern upbringing delight his audiences.
Classics from the vast Brazilian repertoire in a traditional format, very typical of the bossa nova and choros era in 1930 - 1970 in Rio de Janeiro - Guitar + Flute (sax) + percussion. Music by Baden Powel, Jobim, Pixinguinha, Ernesto Nazareth, Jacob do Bandolim, Tony Hauser, Ary Barroso, Egberto Gismonti.