History of past engagements
Monday
October 9, 2017
7pm

The Dunsmore Room 

 

More of the Ella Fitzgerald Songbooks!
-  
Ella Sings Rodgers and Hart 

 

 

Connie Evingson, vocals 
Jon Weber, piano 
Dave Karr, saxophone 
Gordy Johnson, bass 

 

7pm, Mon. & Tues., Oct. 9 & 10 

 

Crooners Lounge and Supper Club 
6161 Hiway 65 NE 
Mpls., MN 55432 
(763) 571-9020 


Wednesday
October 4, 2017
6pm - 8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

 

The Woman's Club 
410 Oak Grove St. 
Mpls., MN 55403


Sunday
September 17, 2017
4pm & 7:30pm

Jazz at the Jungle 

 

Together Again

 

Connie Evingson, vocals 
Sanford Moore, piano 
Dave Karr, saxophone 

 

 

The Jungle Theater 
2951 Lyndale Ave. 
Mpls., MN 55408 
612-822-7063


Wednesday
September 6, 2017
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

 

 

The Woman's Club 
410 Oak Grove St. 
Mpls., MN 55403


Sunday
August 6, 2017

Aug. 6 - 31  

Gone Fishin'  
:-) 

 

See you in September! 


Friday
August 4, 2017
7-10pm

Private Party


Wednesday
August 2, 2017
6pm - 8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

 

Connie Evingson, vocals 
Andrew Walesch, piano 
Dave Karr, saxophone 

 

 

The Woman's Club 
410 Oak Grove ST. 
Mpls., MN 55403


Sunday
July 16, 2017
7pm- 10pm

Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant 

 


Guest appearance with
the Travis Anderson Trio  
+  guitarist Sam Miltich 

 

1010 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-332-1010 www.dakotacooks.com 

 


Friday
July 14, 2017
7pm - 9pm

Cocktails and a Concert 


 - with a bit of French flair for Bastille Day  

 

 

Connie Evingson, vocals
Jon Weber, piano
Patrick Harison, accordion

 

The Woman's Club Lounge
410 Oak Grove St.  
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-813-5300


Not just for women, not just for members! 


Tues. July 11 & Wed., July 12
7pm

The Dunsmore Room 

 

More of the Ella Fitzgerald Songbooks!
   - Ella Sings Ellington  

 

 

Connie Evingson, vocals 
Jon Weber, piano 
Dave Karr, saxophone 
Gordy Johnson, bass 

 

7pm, Tues. & Wed., July 11 & 12

 

 

Crooners Lounge and Supper Club 

6161 Hiway 65 NE 

Minneapolis, MN 55432

(763) 571-9020 


Friday
June 23, 2017
4pm

Twin Cities Jazz Festival 

 

 

Connie Evingson w/ 
The JazzMN Orchestra 


 

Main Stage, Mears Park 
221 5th St E in Lowertown

St. Paul, MN 55101 

 


Thursday
June 22, 2017
9pm

Twin Cities Jazz Festival 

 

 

Connie Evingson, vocals 
Jon Weber, piano 
Dave Karr, saxophone 
Gordy Johnson, bass 

 

 

 

Vieux Carré

The Hamm Building 

408 St. Peter St. 

St. Paul, MN 55102 


Wednesday
June 14, 2017
6:30-8:30

Market Square Concert Series 

 

Outdoor Summer Concert! 

 

Connie Evingson, vocals 
Jon Weber,  keyboard 
Dave Karr, saxophone 
Gordy Johnson, bass 

 

 

The Village at Mendota Heights 

Market Square 

HIway 110 and Dodd Road 

Mendota Heights, MN 55118


Sunday
June 11, 2017
4pm & 7:30pm

Jazz at the Jungle  

 

DUKE'S PLACE  - 
The Music of Duke Ellington 

 

Connie Evingson, vocals  

Jon Weber, piano 
Gordy Johnson, bass 
Dave Karr, saxophone 

 

 


The Jungle Theater 

2951 Lyndale Ave. South 

Mpls., MN 55408 

612-822-7063


Wednesday
June 7, 2017
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

 

Connie Evingson, vocals  
Andrew Walesch, piano
Dave Karr,  saxophone 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Mpls., MN 55403 

612-813-5300


Thursday
June 1, 2017
5-9pm

Track 29 Gallery 

 

 

"Everything Everywhere"  - 
Photography by Gary Arndt

 

Music  6pm - 8:30pm 

 

Connie Evingson, vocals 
Mary Louise Knutson, piano 

 

 

Track 29 Apartments 

2841 Bryant Ave. South 

Minneapolis, MN 55408 


Wednesday
May 3, 2017
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge

 

Connie Evingson, vocals 
Mary Louise Knutson, piano
Dave Karr, saxophone 

 

 

The Woman's Club 
410 Oak Grove St.
Minneapolis, MN 55403 


Tuesday & Wednesday
April 25 & 26, 2017
7pm

The Dunsmore Room

 

 - The Best of Ella's Songbooks

 

with 

Jon Weber -piano 
Dave Karr - saxophone 

Gordy Johnson - bass 

 

7pm,  Tues. & Wed., April 25 & 26 

 

 

Crooners Lounge and Supper Club 

6161 Hiway 65 NE 

Minneapolis, MN 55432

(763) 571-9020


Wednesday
April 5, 2017
6pm - 8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

with 

Andrew Walesch, piano 
Dave Karr, saxophone 

 

The Womans Club 

410 Oak Grove ST

Minneapolis, MN 55403 

612-813-5300

 

 


Wednesday
February 1, 2017

Dear Friends,


I'm taking a little hiatus Feb - March.  

Back on stage in April!


See you then, 
 Connie 


Friday
December 30, 2016

Private Party 


Wed., Dec.28 & Thurs., Dec. 29

The Dunsmore Room 

 

"Holiday at the Dunsmore Lodge" 

 

with 
Mary Louise Knutson, piano 
Gordy Johnson, bass 
Dave Karr, saxophone 

 

 

Crooners Lounge and Supper Club 

6161 Highway 65 NE

Minneapolis, MN 55432 

763-571-9020


Tuesday
December 20, 2016
8-11pm

Vieux Carré

 

 

with 
Patrick Harison, accordion 
Dave Karr, saxophone 
Mike Cramer, guitar 
Josh Granowski, bass 

 

Vieux Carre 

408 St. Peter St. 

St. Paul, MN 55102 

651.291.2715

 

 


Saturday
December 10, 2016
7pm

Jazz at St. Barney's 

Holiday Concert 

 

with
Mary Louise Knutson, piano 

Dave Karr, saxophone 

 

St. Barnabas Center for the Arts 

St. Barnabas Lutheran Church 

15600 Old Rockford Road 

Plymouth, MN 55446

 

 


Friday
December 9, 2016

Private Party 


Wednesday
December 7, 2016
6-8pm

Holiday Jazz in the Lounge 

 

with
Mary Louise Knutson  (piano)
Dave Karr  (saxophone) 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Mpls., MN 55403 

612-813-5300 

 

OPEN TO ALL! 

 

 


Thurs., December 1 -
Mon., December 5

White Christmas at the Heights Theater

Annual Holiday Screening

 

Thurs. - Sun. SOLD OUT 
ADDED SHOW:  7pm , Mon., Dec. 5

 

 

Swinging a live set of holiday music before each screening  - including a bouncing ball sing-along (!)

 

with 
Rick Carlson on piano

 

The Heights Theater 

3951 Central Ave. NE 

Minneapolis, MN 55421

www.heightstheater.com 


Friday
November 18, 2016
7-10pm

Campbell Steele Gallery 

 

 

with 
Tanner Taylor (piano) 
Steve Charlson (bass) 
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

Campbell Steele Gallery 

1064 7th Ave. 

Marion, IA 52302


Tuesday
November 15, 2016
8-11pm

Vieux Carré 

 

Hot Jazz Tuesday 

 

with 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 
Patrick Harison (accordion) 
Mike Cramer (guitar) 
Josh Granowski (bass) 

 

Featuring Dave Karr in instrumental set 8-9:15! 

 

408 St. Peter ST. 

ST. Paul, MN 

651.291.2715 


Saturday
November 12, 2016
6pm

"Autism Heroes 2016"

- The Autism Recovery Foundation Awards 

 

with 

Sam Miltich, guitar 

 

The Humphrey Institute 

University of Minnesota 

301 19th Avenue South 

Minneapolis, MN 55455 


Sunday
November 6, 2016
4pm & 7:30pm

Jazz at the Jungle 

 

American Songbook

 - jazz, blues, ragtime, tin pan alley, and more! 

 

with
Jon Weber - piano 
Gordy Johnson - bass 
Dave Karr - saxophone 
Patrick Harison - accordion 

 

 

The Jungle Theater 

2951 Lyndale Ave. South 

Minneapolis, MN 55408 

Box Office 612-822-7063 


Wednesday
November 2, 2016
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

 

with

Jon Weber, piano 
Dave Karr, saxophone 

 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403

612-813-5300

 

OPEN TO ALL!  


Saturday
October 29, 2016
7pm

Jazz at the Kato 

 

 

with 

Patrick Harison, accordion 
Dave Karr, saxophone 
Josh Granowski, bass 
Dean Harrington, guitar 

 

The Kato Ballroom 
200 Chestnut Street 
Mankato, MN 


Tuesday
October 18, 2016
8pm-11pm

Vieux Carré 

 

Hot Club Tuesday 

 


with 

Patrick Harison (accordion)
Dean Harrington (guitar) 
Mike Cramer (guitar)
Josh Granowski (bass) 

 

408 St. Peter St. 

St. Paul, MN 55102 

651.291.2715


Thursday
October 6, 2016
7-10pm

The Dakota 

 

with 
The Travis Anderson Trio 

 

Travis Anderson - piano 
Matt Peterson - bass 
Nathan Norman - drums 

 

The Dakota 

1010 Nicollet Mall 

Minneapolis, MN 55402 


Wednesday
October 5, 2016
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

with 

Dave Karr - saxophone 
Robb Henry - guitar 
Matt Senjum - bass 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403 

612-813-5300

 

Open to All! 


Saturday
October 1, 2016
7pm

JazzMN Orchestra 

 

with Guest Artist Terence Blanchard 

 

 

Ordway Concert Hall 

345 Washington St. 

St. Paul, MN 55102 


Sunday
September 25, 2016
7:30pm

Puttin' on the Fitz 

 

La Fête Française 
- "Fitzgerald in St. Paul"  Gala 

 

with 

Dan Chouinard - piano
Dave Karr - saxophone 

 

The Commodore 

79 Western Avenue 

St. Paul, MN 


Tuesday
September 20, 2016
8-11pm

Vieux Carré 

 

Hot Club Swing 

 

with 

Patrick Harison - accordion 
Dean Harrington - guitar 
Mike Cramer - guitar 
Josh Granowski - bass  

 

Vieux Carré

408 St. Peter St. 

St. Paul, MN 55401 

651-291-2715 

www.vieuxcarre.com 


Sunday
August 28, 2016
4pm & 7:30pm

Jazz at the Jungle 

 

BEST OF THE BEST -
The Ella Fitzgerald Song Books 

 

 

with 
Tanner Taylor - piano 
Gordy Johnson - bass 
Dave Karr - saxophone 

 

 

 

The Jungle Theater 

2951 Lyndale Avenue So. 

Mpls., MN 55408 

Box Office: 612.822-7063


Tuesday
August 23, 2016
8pm

Vieux Carré 

 

 

with 

Patrick Harison - accordion 
Dean Harrington - guitar 
Mike Cramer - guitar 
Josh Granowski - bass 

 

 

 

Vieux Carré 

408 St. Peter ST. 

St. Paul, MN 55401 

651-291-2715


Saturday
August 20, 2016
7-9pm

Crosslake Outdoor Music Series 

 

with 
The Southside Aces 


Tony Balluff - clarinet 
Patrick Harison - accordion 
Mark Kreitzer - guitar 
Keith Boyles - bass 
Dave Michaels - drums 

 

 

Crosslake Town Square

35752 Allen Avenue

Crosslake, MN  56442 


Wednesday
August 10, 2016
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 


with 
Sam Miltich - guitar
Dave Karr - saxophone 

 

The Womans Club 

410 Oak Grove ST. 

Mpls., MN 55403 

612.813.5300

 

 

Open to All!  Members and Non-Members


Wednesday
July 20, 2016
7pm

The Dunsmore Room 

 

 

with 
Jon Weber (piano) 
Gordy Johnson(bass) 

 

 

Crooner's Lounge and Supper Club 

6161 Highway 65 NE 

Mpls., MN 55432

763.571-9020


Tuesday
July 19, 2016
7pm

The Dunsmore Room 

 

 

with
Jon Weber (piano) 
Gordy Johnson (bass) 

 

Crooner's Lounge and Supper Club 

6161 Highway 65 NE 

Mpls., MN 55432 

763.571.9020


Sunday
July 17, 2016
1pm

Church of St. Albert the Great


"Summer and All that Jazz" Series   

 

with 
Jon Weber (piano) 

 

 

Church of St. Albert the Great 

2836 33rd Ave. South 

Mpls., MN 55406 

612.724.3643 


Wednesday
July 13, 2016
6pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Mpls., MN 55403 

612.813.5300

 

Open to Members and Non-Members 


Saturday
July 9, 2016
8pm

Dakota 

 

 

"Gypsy in My Soul" 

 

with 

Patrick Harison (accordion) 
Dave Karr (saxophone) 
Mike Cramer (guitar) 
Dean Harrington (guitar) 
Josh Granowski (bass) 

 

 

Dakota 

1010 Nicollet Mall 

Mpls., MN 55402 

612.332.1010 


Monday
June 27, 2016
5-7:30pm

June Jazz 

 

Concert to Benefit the Melrose Center 

 

with
Jon Weber (piano )
Gordy Johnson (bass) 

 

 

Park Nicollet Melrose Center 

3525 Monterey Drive

St. Louis Park, MN 55416 


Thursday
June 23, 2016
5-9pm

Track 29 Gallery 

 

"Delightful 10" 

 

 

Track 29 City Apartments 

2841 Bryant Avenue South 

Minneapolis, MN 55408

 

 


Tuesday
June 21, 2016
8-11pm

Vieux Carré 

 

Hot Summer Jazz Pre-Festival Event ! 

 

with

Patrick Harison - accordion
Mike Cramer - guitar
Dean Harrington - guitar
Josh Granowski - bass
Special guest Jon Weber - piano 

 

 

Vieux Carré

408 St. Peter St. 

St. Paul, MN 55102 

651.291.2715

 

 

 


Sunday
June 19, 2016
4pm - one show only!

Jazz at the Jungle 

 

 

Summer Samba! 

 

with 
Jon Weber (piano) 
Gordy Johnson (bass) 
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

The Jungle Theater 

2951 Lyndale Ave. South 

Minneapolis, MN  55408 

(612) 822-7063


Friday
June 17, 2016
7:30pm

Louisiana State University 

 

Hot Summer Nights Cool Jazz Series 

 

with 
Willis Delony  (piano) 
Bill Grimes  (bass) 
Brian Shaw (trumpet) 
Troy Davis (drums) 

 

Louisiana State University 

Recital Hall, College of Music  

Baton Rouge, LA


Wednesday
June 15, 2016
6:30pm

The Village at Mendota Heights 

 

Summer Concert Series 

 

 

with 
The Minnehaha Hot Club :
Patrick Harison (accordion) 
Dean Harrington (guitar) 
Mark Kreitzer (guitar) 
Josh Granowski (bass) 

 

The Village at Mendota Heights 

Market Square

Hiway 110 and Dodd Rd. 

Mendota Heights, MN 


Wednesday
June 1, 2016
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

 

with
Phil Aaron (piano)
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403 

(612) 813-5300 

 

Open to All! 


Tuesday
May 24, 2016
8-11pm

Vieux Carré

 

 

Hot Club Swing 

 

with 

Patrick Harison (accordion) 
Dean Harringotn (guitar) 
Mike Cramer (guitar) 
Josh Granowski (bass) 

 

Vieux Carré 

408 St. Peter St. N. 

St. Paul, MN 55102 

651.291.2715


Wednesday
May 4, 2016
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

with
Sanford Moore  (piano)
Dave Karr  (saxophone) 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove ST. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403 

612.813.5300 

 

Open to All! 


Friday
April 29, 2016
7pm

Campbell Steele Gallery 

 

Concert Series 


with 
Tanner Taylor (piano)
Steve Charlson (bass)
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

Campbell Steele Gallery & Music

1064 7th Avenue 

Marion, Iowa 52302

319-373-9211


Wednesday
April 27, 2016
5:30-7:30pm

Music on the Marsh

 

 

with 
Mary Louise Knutson 

 

The Marsh

Spa & Center for Balance and Fitness  

15000 Minnetonka Blvd. 

Minnetonka, MN 55345 

952-935-2202


Sunday
April 17, 2016
4pm & 7:30pm

Jazz at the Jungle 

 

Gypsy in My Soul 

Hot Club Swing 

 

with 

Patrick Harison (acccordion)
Dean Harrington (guitar)
Mark Kreitzer (guitar)
Josh Granowski (bass) 
Dave Karr (clarinet, saxophone) 

 

The Jungle Theater 

2951 Lyndale Ave. So. 

Minneapolis, MN 55408 

612.822.7063 


Sunday
April 10, 2016
5pm

Chai Light Chorus 

Gala Benefit Concert 


with 

Mark Bloom (piano)
Kent Saunders (bass, guitar)
Cindy Hermann (percussion)  
The Chai-light Chorus 

 

Sabes JCC

4330 Cedar Lake Road South 

Minneapolis, MN 55416 

Reservations: 612-270-1705

 

 


Wednesday
April 6, 2016
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

with 

Mary Louise Knutson (piano)
Dave Karr (saxophone)

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St.

Minneapolis, MN 55403 

612. 813.5300


Wednesday
March 30, 2016
7pm & 9pm

The Dunsmore Room 

 

with 
Tanner Taylor (piano) 
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

Crooner's Lounge and Supper Club 

6161 Hiway 65 NE 

Minneapolis, MN 55432 

(763) 571-9020 


Tuesday
March 22, 2016
8-11pm

Vieux Carré

 

Hot Jazz Tuesday 

 

with

Patrick Harison (accordion) 
Dean Harrington (guitar) 
Mike Cramer (guitar) 
Josh Granowski (bass) 

 

408 St. Peter St.
St. Paul, MN 55102 
651.291.2715


Sunday
March 6, 2016
2pm

Music of the Jazz Age 

 

with  
Dan Chouinard (piano) 
Chris Bates (bass) 

 

George Latimer Central Library 

90 West 4th St. 

St. Paul, MN 


Wednesday
March 2, 2016
6pm--8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

 

with 
Dan Chouinard (piano) 
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403 


Monday
February 29, 2016
5:30-8:30pm

LEAP Benefit 
Fundraiser for Horizons Unlimited


with 

Butch Thompson 
Sopranorama
Dan Chouinard 
Dennis Spears 
Tall Paul 
Peter Ostroushko


Hell's Kitchen 
80 So. 9th ST. 
Minneapolis, MN 55402


Tuesday
February 23, 2016
8-11pm

Vieux Carré

 

Hot Jazz Tuesday 

 

with 
Patrick Harison (accordion)   
Dean Harrington (guitar) 
Mike Cramer (guitar) 
Josh Granowski (bass) 

 

408 St. Peter St. 

St. Paul, MN 55102 

651.291.2715 


Sunday
February 14, 2016
4pm & 7:30pm

Jazz at the Jungle 

 


This Funny Thing Called Love 

A Lighthearted Valentine 

with 

Jon Weber (piano)
Gordy Johnson (bass) 
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

The Jungle Theater 

2951 Lyndale Ave. So.

Mpls., MN 55408 

612-822-7063


Wednesday
February 3, 2016
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

with 
Sanford Moore (piano)
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

The Womans Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403 

612-813-5300 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 


Wednesday
January 6, 2016
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

 

with 
Sanford Moore (piano)
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Mpls., MN 55403 

612-813-5300 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Wednesday
December 30, 2015
7-10pm

Crooner's Lounge and Supper Club 

Pre-New Year's Eve in the new Dunsmore Room 

 

with 
Mary Louise Knutson (piano) 
Chris Bates (bass) 
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

Crooner's Lounge and Supper Club 

6161 Highway 65 NE 

Minneapolis, MN 55432 

(763-571-9020) 


Tuesday
December 22, 2015
8-11pm

Vieux Carré

 

 

Hot Jazz Tuesday! 
- Swingin' the Holidays New Orleans-style

 

with
Patrick Harison (accordion) 
Tony Baluff (clarinet) 
Mike Cramer (guitar) 
Josh Granowski (bass) 

 

Vieux Carré

408 St. Peter ST. 

St. Paul, MN 55102 

651.291.2715


Saturday
December 19, 2015
7:30pm

Private Event 

 

The Minneapolis Club
729 2nd Avenue SO.
Minneapolis, MN 55402


Saturday
December 5, 2015
7pm

Jazz at St. Barney's Concert Series 

 

 

with 

 

Mary Louise Knutson (piano)
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

St. Barnabas Lutheran Church 

15600 Old Rockford Road 

Plymouth, MN  55446 


Wednesday
December 2, 2015
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge

 

 

Holiday Jazz ! 

 

with
Mary Louise Knutson (piano)
Chris Bates (bass)
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St.

Mpls., MN 55403 

612-813-5300


Tuesday
November 24, 2015
8-11pm

Vieux Carré

 

Hot Jazz Tuesday! 

 

Vieux Carré

408 St. Peter St. 

St. Paul, MN  55102 

651-291-2715


Monday
November 16, 2015
6pm - 8pm

Angel Flight 20/20 Benefit Wine Auction and Concert

 

- Celebrating 20 years and 20,000 charitable flights for children 

 

with 
Patty and the Buttons 

 

The Jungle Theater 

2951 Lyndale Ave. South 

Mpls., MN 55408 


Sunday
November 8, 2015
4pm & 7:30pm

Jazz at the Jungle 


AMERICAN SONGBOOK 
- Exploring the Roots of American Popular Music

 

with
Jon Weber (piano)
Gordy Johnson (bass) 
Patrick Harison (accordion) 

 

The Jungle Theater
2951 Lyndale Ave.
South 
Mpls., MN 55408 
612-822-7063 


Wednesday
November 4, 2015
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 


with 
Chris Lomheim (piano)
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Mpls., MN 55403

 

Open to the Public! 


Tuesday
October 27, 2015
8-11pm

Vieux Carré

 

Hot Jazz Tuesday 

with 
Rick Carlson (piano)
Keith Boyles (bass)
Patrick Harison (accordion) 

 

Vieux Carré

408 St. Peter St. 

St. Paul, MN 55102 

651-291-2715


Thursday
October 22, 2015
6-9pm

Track 29 Gallery Opening

 

 

with 
Jon Weber 

 

 

Track 29 Uptown Apartments 

2841 Bryant Ave. South 

Minneapolis, MN 55408 


Wednesday
October 7, 2015
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

 

with 
Sanford Moore (piano)
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Mpls., MN 55403 

 

Open to the Public! 

Reservations Recommended

at 612-813-5300 

(or) frontdesk@womansclub.org


Saturday
October 3, 2015
7:30pm

Arts Meander Weekend Concert 

 

with
Patty & the Buttons 

 

 

Memorial Auditorium 

601 9th St. 

Dawson, MN 

Box Office: 320-769-2955


Friday
October 2, 2015
7:30-10:30pm

Parma 8200 

 

 

with 
Rick Carlson (piano)
Gordy Johnson (bass) 
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

Parma 8200 

5600 W. 83rd St. 

Bloomington, MN 55437

952-896-8888


Tuesday
September 22, 2015
8-11pm

Vieux Carré 

 

with 
Parisota Hot Club 

 

Vieux Carré

408 St. Peter St. 

St. Paul, MN 55102

651-291-2715


Sunday
September 6, 2015
4pm & 7:30pm

Jazz at the Jungle 

FRESH FRISH! Songs by Dave Frishberg

 

with 
Jon Weber (piano)
Gordy Johnson (bass)
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

The Jungle Theater 

2956 Lyndale Avenue South 

Minneapolis, MN 55408 


Wednesday
September 2, 2015
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

with 
Jon Weber (piano)
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Minneapolis, MN

 

RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED! 

at 612 - 813-5300

(or) frontdesk@womansclub.org


Sunday
August 23, 2015
1pm

St. Albert Summer Concert Series

 

with 
Parisota Hot Club 

 

Church of St. Albert the Great 

2836 33rd Avenue South 

Minneapolis, MN 55406 


Wednesday
August 12, 2015
6 & 8pm

The Ballroom Music Series at
The American Swedish Institute

Turnblad Mansion Ballroom 


Second show added at 6pm!  (8pm is sold out)

 

with 
Sam Miltich (guitar) 
Sara Pajunen (violin) 
Gordy Johnson (bass) 
Jay Epstein (drums) 

 

The American Swedish Institute 

2600 Park Avenue South  

Minneapolis, MN 55407 


Friday
August 7, 2015
7:30-10:30pm

Crooners Lounge and Supper Club 

 

with
Patty and the Buttons 



Crooners Lounge and Supper Club 
6161 Highway 65 NE 
Minneapolis, MN 55432
(763) 571-9020 


Wednesday
August 5, 2015
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

with 
Sanford Moore (piano) 
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403


Wednesday
July 8, 2015
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

 

with 
Patty and the Buttons 

 

 

The Womans Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Mpls., MN 55403 


Sunday
June 28, 2015
1-3pm

Artist Residency 
at The American Swedish Institute

Turnblad Mansion Music Room


In conjunction with the Hagstrom Guitar Exhibit at ASI, I am this summer's Artist in Residence.   Come see me in the Music Room and see what I'm up to !  (click on link above for more info)

 

 

The American Swedish Institute 

2600 Park Avenue South 

Minneapolis, MN 55407 


Thursday
June 25, 2015
5pm-8pm

Track 29 Gallery 

 

Art Opening - "Tree Vision" 

 

with 

Joan Griffifth (guitar) 

 

 

Track 29 Apartments 

2841 Bryant Avenue So. 

Mpls.,MN 55408


Wednesday
June 24, 2015
6:30-8:30pm

Village at Mendota Heights 

 

Outdoor Concert!  

 

with 

Chris Lomheim (piano) 

Gordy Johnson (bass) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

The Village at Mendota Heights 

750 Main St., Mendota Heights 55118 

(Hiway 10 and Dodd Road)  


Sunday
June 21, 2015
4pm & 7:30p

Jazz at the Jungle 

Happy with the Blues - The Peggy Lee Songbook 


with 

Jon Weber (piano) 

Gordy Johnson (bass) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

The Jungle Theater 

2952 Lyndale Ave. South 

Minneapolis, MN 55408 

612-822-7063 


Wednesday
June 3, 2015
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 
First Wed. of every month at the Woman's Club - Open to All! 

 

with 

Chris Lomheim (piano) 

Dean Magraw (guitar) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403 


Friday
May 29, 2015
7:30-10:30pm

Parma 8200 



with 

Rick Carlson (piano) 

Gordy Johnson (bass) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

Parma 8200 

5600 W. 83rd ST.

Bloomington, MN 55437 

(952) 896-8888


Saturday
May 23, 2015
9-11pm

The Aster Cafe 

with Patty & the Buttons 

 

 

St. Anthony Main

125 Main St. SE 

Minneapolis, MN 55414 

612-379-3138


Wednesday
May 6, 2015
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

First Wed. of every month at the Woman's Club Lounge! 

 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403 


Sunday
April 5, 2015
4pm and 7:30pm

Jazz at the Jungle 


Blues Skies 
Songs of Spring! 


with 

Jon Weber (piano) 

Gordy Johnson (bass) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

The Jungle Theater 

2951 Lyndale Ave. South 

Minneapolis, MN 55408 

www.jungletheater.com 

612-822-7063 


Wednesday
April 1, 2015
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 


with 
Patty & the Buttons! 
 

Patrick Harison (accordion) 

Keith Boyles (bass) 

Dean Harrington (guitar)

Mark Kreitzer (guitar)

Tony Balluff (clarinet) 

 

The Womans Club

410 Oak Street

Mpls., MN 55403  


Saturday
March 14, 2015
- March 21

Prairie Home Companion Caribbean Cruise 

 

 

Singing onboard Holland America's MS Westerdam with the APHC cast and crew for 8 glorious days in the the Caribbean! 


Wednesday
March 4, 2015
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 


with

Benny Weinbeck (piano) 

Gordy Johnson (bass) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Mpls., MN 55403

(612) 813-5300 


Friday
February 27, 2015
7:30pm

Parma 8200 

 

with 

Rick Carlson (piano) 

Gordy Johnson (bass)

Dave Karr (saxophone)  

 

 

Parma 8200 

5600 W. 83rd St. 

Bloomington, MN 55437 

(952) 896-8888


Saturday
February 14, 2015
7pm

This Funny Thing Called Love 
 - A Lighthearted Valentine 

 

with 

Adi Yeshaya (piano) 

Gary Raynor (bass) 

Mac Santiago (drums) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 



 

The Cabaret at Camp Bar 

490 N. Robert St. 

St. Paul, MN 55101 


Friday
February 13, 2015

Private Event 


Wednesday
February 4, 2015
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

with 

Benny Weinbeck (piano) 

Gordy Johnson (bass) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Mpls., MN 55403

(612) 813-5300 


Sunday
January 25, 2015
4-8pm

Tribute to Leigh Kamman 

Honoring the late, great jazz broadcaster Leigh Kamman

 

 

St. Paul Hotel

350 Market St. 

St. Paul, MN 55102


Saturday
January 10, 2015
7pm

Jazz at St. Barney's 

with  Parisota Hot Club 

 

Robb Henry - guitar 

Matt Senjum - bass 

Jay Epstein - drums 

Dave Karr - saxophone 

 

 

Center for the Arts

St. Barnabus Lutheran Church 

15600 Old Rockford Rd. 

Plymouth, MN 55446 

(763) 438-4847 


Tuesday
January 6, 2015
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

 

with 
Sanford Moore (piano)
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Mpls., MN 55403 

612-813-5300 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Tuesday
January 6, 2015
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

 

with 
Sanford Moore (piano)
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Mpls., MN 55403 

612-813-5300 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Sunday
December 28, 2014
4 & 7:30pm

Jazz at the Jungle 


"Holiday on Golden Pond" 


Holiday jazz on the cozy cabin set of "On Golden Pond" at the Jungle Theater! 


with 

Tanner Taylor (piano) 

Gordy Johnson (bass) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

The Jungle Theater 

2951 Lyndale Avenue South 

MPLS,  MN 55408 

(612)  822-7063


Friday
December 19, 2014

Private Event 


Friday
December 12, 2014
7:30-10:30pm

Parma 8200 

 

with 

Rick Carlson (piano)

Gary Raynor (bass) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

Parma 8200 

5600 W. 83rd ST. 

Bloomington, MN  55437 

(952) 896-8888


Wednesday
December 3, 2014
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

with

Adi Yeshaaya (piano) 

Gordy Johnson (bass) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Mpls., MN 55403

(612) 813-5300


Sunday
November 16, 2014
3pm

Madison Music Collective 

Concert (3-5pm) and Jazz Workshop (6-7pm

 

with 

Mary Louise Knutson (piano) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

The Brink Lounge 

701 E. Washington Ave. 

Madison, WI 53703 
(608) 661-8599 


Sunday
November 9, 2014
4pm and 7:30pm

Jazz at the Jungle 

 

One More Time!  
"Best of the Ella Fitzgerald Song Books" 

 

By popular demand, a third - and final - round of favorites from Ella's popular Song Books series  

 

with

Jon Weber (piano)

Gordon Johnson (bass) 

 

The Jungle Theater

2951 Lyndale Avenue South 

Minneapolis, MN 55408

(612) 822-7063 


Wednesday
November 5, 2014
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 


with
Phil Aaron (piano) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403

612-813-5300  


Friday
October 17, 2014
7pm and 9pm

The Dakota


CD Release!  "All the Cats Join In" 

 with the John Jorgenson Quintet  

 

 

The Dakota 

1010 Nicollet Mall 

Minneapolis, MN 55402 

(612) 332-1010


Monday
October 13, 2014
6:30pm

Give Hope Wings 

Benefit Concert for Angel Flight 
 

with Patty and the Buttons

 

The Jungle Theater 

2951 Lyndale Ave. South 

Minneapolis, MN 55408 


Wednesday
October 1, 2014
6pm-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

 

with

Benny Weinbeck, piano 

Dave Karr, saxophone 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403 

612-813-5300 

 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 


Friday
September 19, 2014
7:30-10:30pm

Parma 8200 

 

 

with 
Rick Carlson, piano 

Gordy Johnson, bass 

 

Parma 8200 

5600 West 83rd ST. 

Suite 100 

Bloomington, MN 55437 


Saturday
September 6, 2014

Private Event 


Wednesday
September 3, 2014
6pm - 8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

with 
Adi Yeshaya (piano)
Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403 

612-813-5300 

 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 
 


Sunday
August 31, 2014
4pm and &7:30pm

Jazz at the Jungle 


More!
"Best of the Ella Fitzgerald Song Books"


A new batch of favorites from Ella's popular
Song Books series

 

with 

Jon Weber (piano) 

Gordon Johnson (bass) 

 

The Jungle Theater 

2951 Lyndale Avenue South 

Minneapolis, MN 55408 

612-822-7063


Wednesday
August 6, 2014
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

with  

Tanner Taylor (piano) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403 

612-813-5300 

 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 


Saturday
July 26, 2014

Private Event 


Wednesday
July 23, 2014
6:30-8:30pm

The Village at Mendota Heights 
Outdoor Summer Concert Series 

 

with 

Tanner Taylor (piano) 

Terry Burns (bass 

Dave Karr (saxophone)
Joe Pulice (drums)  

 

Market Square

The Village at Mendota Heights

Hiway 110 and Dodd Road  
750 Main St. 

Mendota Heights, MN 55118 


Wednesday
July 16, 2014
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

with 

Tanner Taylor (piano) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove 

Minneapolis, MN 55403 

(612) 813-5300 

 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 


Friday
June 27, 2014
7-9pm

Bnai Abraham Cultural Center 
Summer Concert Series 

 

with 

Tanner Taylor (piano) 

Terry Burns (bass) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

Bnai Abraham Museum and Cultural Center 

800 9th Avenue North 

Virginia, MN 55792 


Sunday
June 22, 2014
4 & 7:30pm

Jazz at the Jungle

 

"Best of the Ella Fitzgerald Song Books"  

 

with Jon Weber (piano)

Gordon Johnson (bass) 

 

 

4 & 7:30pm

Sunday, June 22 

 

The JungleTheater

2951 Lyndale Ave. So. 

MPLS., MN 55408 

612-822-7063 

www.jungletheater.com 


Thursday
June 19, 2014

Private Event 


Wednesday
June 4, 2014
6pm-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

with Tanner Taylor (piano) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

MPLS., MN 55403 

612-813-5300 

 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 


Sunday
April 13, 2014
4:00 & 7:30pm

Jazz at the Jungle 


"DESERT ISLAND PICKS" 

 

Connie and guest pianist Jon Weber (host of NPR's Piano Jazz) perform songs they couldn't live without!  An eclectic mix of favorites from Fats Waller, Irving Berlin, Peggy Lee, Dave Frishberg, the Beatles, Sting and more. 

 

4 & 7:30pm

Sunday, April 13 

 

The Jungle Theater 

2951 Lyndale Ave. So.

MPLS, MN 55408 

612-822-7063

www.jungletheater.com


Wednesday
April 2, 2014
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

with Tanner Tayplor (piano) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Mpls., MN 55403 

62-813-5300


Saturday
March 15, 2014
7pm

Jazz at St. Barney's  

 

 

with 

Parisota Hot Cub (Robb Henry/guitar, Matt Senjum/bass) 

& Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 


St. Barnabas Center for the Arts 

15600 Old Rockford Rd. 

Plymouth, MN 55446 


Friday
March 14, 2014
7:30-10:30pm

Parma 8200 

 

with 

Tanner Taylor, piano  

Gordy Johnson, bass 

 

 

Parma 8200 

5600 West 83rd St. 

Suite 100 

Bloomington, MN 55437 


Wednesday
March 5, 2014
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

with

Tanner Taylor (piano) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Mpls., MN 55403 

612-813-5300 


Friday
February 21, 2014
7pm

Welcome Home 
 

Benefit Concert for Lutheran Social Services "Welcome Home" Program

 

 

Diamond Lake Lutheran

Church 5760 Portland Avenue South 

Minneapolis, MN 55417 


Friday
February 14, 2014
6:00 and 9:30pm

Sultry Divas -
Music of Nancy Wilson and Peggy Lee  

with Connie Evingson and Ginger Commodore 

 

The Dakota 

1010 Nicollet Avenue 

MPLS, MN  55402

612-332-1010 


Wednesday
February 12, 2014
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

with 

Parisota Hot Club 

 

 

The Womans Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Mpls., MN 55403

612-813-5300 

 

Open to the Public! 


Sunday
February 9, 2014
3:00pm

Songs About Rainbows 
- Music of Jim Henson and The Muppets 


with

the Mankato Symphony Orchestra 

 

 

Mankato West H.S. 

1351 So. Riverfront Drive

Mankato, MN 56001  


Wednesday
January 15, 2014
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

with

Tanner Taylor (piano) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Mpls., MN 55403 

(612) 813-5300 


Sunday
December 8, 2013
5pm- 10pm

The Artists' Quarter

Friends of the Artists' Quarter 


with 

Mary Louise Knutson 

Joan Griffith 

Nathan Norman 

Lucia Newell

Dave Karr

and many more

 

The Artists' Quarter 

408 St. Peter Street 

St. Paul, MN 55102 


Wednesday
December 4, 2013
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 


with 

Tanner Taylor (piano) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

Gordon Johnson (bass) 

 


The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403 

(612) 813-5300 


Sunday
November 10, 2013
4pm & 7:30pm

Jazz at the Jungle  

 

"ELLINGTONIA" - The Music of Duke Ellington 

 

 

with

Tanner Taylor - piano

Gordon Johnson - bass

Trevor Haining - drums

Doug Haining - alto sax

Preston Haining - trumpet

Dave Karr - tenor sax  

 

 

The Jungle Theater 

2951 Lyndale Avenue South 

Minneapolis, MN 55408 


Wednesday
November 6, 2013
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge

with 

Tanner Taylor (piano) 

Gordon Johnson (bass) 

 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove ST. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403

(612) 813-5300 


Friday
October 11, 2013
7:30pm

Sweet Happy Life 

 

 

Mitchell Performing Arts Series

College of St. Scholastica

1200 Kenwood Avenue 

Duluth, MN  55811 


Saturday
October 5, 2013
7:30pm

JazzMn Orchestra Concert 

 

 

The Auditorium 

Hopkins High School 

2400 Lindbergh Drive 

Minnetonka, MN 55305 

 

Tickets at the door and at www.jazzmn.org


Wednesday
October 2, 2013
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

with 

Adi Yeshaya - piano 

Dave Karr - saxophone

 

The Woman's Club 
410 Oak Grove 

Minneapolis, MN 55403 

(612) 813-5300 

 

Open to the Public


Wednesday
September 25, 2013
6:30-8:30pm

Cliff Brunzelle and The Golden Strings - A Golden Anniversary Evening

 

The American Swedish Institute 

2600 Park Avenue South 

Minneapolis, MN 55407

(612) 871-4907 

 


Wednesday
September 18, 2013
7pm

Dakota Jazz Club 

 

with JazzMN Orchestra 

 

1010 Nicollet Avenue 

Minneapolis, MN 55402 

9612) 332-1010 


Wednesday
September 11, 2013
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

with 

Tanner Taylor (piano) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

 

The Woman's Club 
410 Oak Grove ST. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403 

(612) 813-5300 

 

Open to the Public 


Wednesday
August 7, 2013
6-8:00pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

with 
Tanner Taylor (piano) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove ST. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403 

(612)  813-5300 

 

Open to the Public 


Sunday
August 4, 2013

Private Event 


Sunday
July 28, 2013
8-10am *

NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday  
- interview with Susan Stamberg 

 

*check your local NPR station schedule for exact time 


Friday
July 26, 2013

Private Event 


Friday
July 12, 2013
7:30-10:30pm

Parma 8200  

 

with 
Tanner Taylor (piano) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

Parma 8200 
5600 West 83rd St. 
Suite 100 
Bloomington, MN 55437 


Wednesday
July 10, 2013
6-8:00pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

 

with 
Tanner Taylor (piano) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

The Woman's Club 
410 Oak Grove ST. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403 
(612) 813-5300 

 

Open to the Public 


Saturday
June 29, 2013
4pm

Twin Cities Jazz Festival 

 

with 

The JazzMN Big Band 

 

Mears Park  (Main Stage) 

236 East 6th St. 

St. Paul, MN 


Friday
June 28, 2013
6:00-8:30pm

Private Event 


Wednesday
June 19, 2013
6:30-8:30pm

Village at Mendota Heights 

ANNUAL OUTDOOR CONCERT SERIES 

 

with

Tanner Taylor (piano) 

Terry Burns  (bass) 

Joe Pulice (drums) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

Village at Mendota Heights 
Market Square 

Hiway 110 and Dodd Road 

Mendota Heights 55118 


Saturday
June 15, 2013
8pm

Music @ Japanalia Eiko 

 

with 

Jon Weber (piano) 

Alex Tremblay (bass) 

Jesse Engel (drums) 

 

Japanalia Eiko

11 Whitney St. 

Hartford, CT 

(860) 232-4677 


Thursday
June 13, 2013
7 & 9:30pm

Jazz at Lincoln Center 

SWINGING WITH THE BIG BANDS 

 

 

with 
Michael Feinstein (host) 

Wynton Marsalis (trumpet) 

Nellie McKay (vocals) 

Sachal Vasandani (vocals) 

Vince Giordano's Nighthawks (band) 

The Allen Room 
Jazz at Lincoln Center 
Broadway and 60th ST. 

New York, NY 10019 
(212) 721-6500 


Wednesday
June 12, 2013
7pm

Jazz at Lincoln Center 

SWINGING WITH THE BIG BANDS 

 

 

with 
Michael Feinstein (host) 

Wynton Marsalis (trumpet) 

Nellie McKay (vocals) 

Sachal Vasandani (vocals) 

Vince Giordano's Nighthawks (band) 

The Allen Room 
Jazz at Lincoln Center 
Broadway and 60th ST. 

New York, NY 10019 
(212) 721-6500 


Sunday
June 9, 2013
4pm and 7:30pm

Jazz at the Jungle

HE'S HIP - SONGS BY DAVE FRISHBERG   

"My Attorney Bernie", "Peel Me a Grape", "I'm  Hip",
"You are There" and more 


with 
Jon Weber (piano) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 
Gordon Johnson (bass) 

Phil Hey (drums) 

The Jungle Theater 
2951 Lyndale Ave. So. 
Minneapolis, MN 55408 
612-822-7063


Wednesday
June 5, 2013
6-8:00pm

Jazz in the Lounge

 

with 

Tanner Taylor (piano) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403 

(612) 813-5300 

 

Open to the Public! 


Saturday
June 1, 2013
8pm

Private Event 


Tuesday
May 21, 2013
7pm

Dakota Jazz Club 

 

with 

Chuck Lazarus (trumpet) 
Tommy Barbarella (piano) 

Jeff Bailey (bass) 

Dave Schmalenberger (drums) 

 

Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant 
1010 Nicollet Mall 
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612) 332-1010


Saturday
May 18, 2013
8pm

Private Event 


Wednesday
May 1, 2013
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 


with
Tanner Taylor (piano)
Dave Karr (sax) 


The Woman's Club
410 Oak Grove St. 
MPLS., MN 55403 
612-813-5300

Open to the Public! 


 


Saturday
April 13, 2013
8pm

Hopkins Center for the Arts 

WE LOVE OUR PIANOS  - A musical symposium on singers, pianists and their relationship in jazz and popular song 

 

with 

vocalists Arne Fogel, Connie Evingson and Nancy Harms 

pianists Rick Carlson and Tanner Taylor 

 

Hopkins Center for the Arts 

1111 Main Street 

Hopkins, MN  55343 


Wednesday
April 3, 2013
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge

with Tanner Taylor (piano) and Dave Karr (saxophone) 

 

The Woman's Club 
410 Oak Grove St. 

Mpls., MN 55403 

 

Open to the public! 


Wednesday
March 6, 2013
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge 

Gypsy Jazz with Parisota Hot Club 

 

The Woman's Club 
410 Oak Grove St. 
Mpls., MN 55403

 

Open to the public!  


Sunday
March 3, 2013
7pm

The Dakota Jazz Club 

with Tanner Taylor (piano) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

Terry Burns (bass) 

Phil Hey (drums) 

 

 

The Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant 

1010 Nicollet Mall 

MPLS., MN 55402 

612-332-1010 


Saturday
February 23, 2013
7pm

Jazz at St. Barney's 

with Mary Louise Knutson 

 

We'll do an eclectic mix of Beatles, bossa nova, bebop, Peggy Lee, Ellington, etc.,  at this popular concert series.  

St. Barnabas Center for the Arts 
15600 Old Rockford RD. 
Plymouth, MN 55446 


Wednesday
February 20, 2013
6:30pm

Moore By Four 

 

F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium 

Landmark Center 

75 West 5th Street 
St. Paul, MN 55102


Sunday
February 17, 2013
1-4pm

Santa Barbara Jazz Society Concert  

 

with 
Chris Judge (guitar) 
Jim Connolly (bass) 

Kevin Winard (drums) 

 

SOHO Restaurant and Music Club 
1221 State Street 
Santa Barbara, CA  93101 
(805) 962-7776


Tuesday
February 12, 2013
11AM - 2PM

Lobero Theater "Hats Off" 

with 

Chris Judge (guitar) 

Jim Connolly (bass) 

Kevin Winard (drums) 
 

 

 

The Four Seasons Biltmore 

Santa Barbara, CA 


Wednesday
February 6, 2013
6-8pm

Jazz in the Lounge at the Woman's Club  

with Tanner Taylor and Dave Karr

 

The Woman's Club

410 Oak Grove St. 

Minneapolis, MN 55403

 

Open to All !  Women, men and kids, members and non-members.   


Wednesday
January 23, 2013
7pm

The Dakota Jazz Club 

with Tanner Taylor, Dave Karr, Gordy Johnson and Phil Hey 

 

 

The Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant
1010 Nicollet Avenue 
Minneapolis, MN 55402 
(612) 332-1010 

 


Saturday
January 12, 2013
7:30pm

MIM Music Theater  

 

with The John Jorgenson Quintet

 

 

The Musical Instrument Museum 

4725 East Mayo Blvd. 

Phoenix, AZ 85050 


Tuesday- Sunday
Jan. 2-6, 2013
7:30 and 9:30pm

Jazz Alley 

 

with Pearl Django

 

Jazz Alley 

2033 Sixth Avenue 

Seattle, WA 98121


Saturday
December 29, 2012
6:30-10:30pm

The Lexington

 

with Tanner Taylor and Dave Karr

 

1096 Grand Avenue 

St. Paul, MN 55105 

651-222-5878

 

 

 




 


Wednesday
December 26, 2012
7 & 9pm

MOORE BY FOUR  at The Dakota 

- Singin' Joy to the World!

 

The Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant

1010 Nicollet Mall 

Minneapolis,  MN 55402

612-332-1010 


Sunday
December 16, 2012
6pm

House Concert at Como Lake B&B 


with pianist Mary Louise Knutson  

 

1205 Como Boulevard West 

St. Paul, MN 

(651) 402-7930


Wednesday
December 12, 2012
6-8pm

The Wine Market 


with Joan Griffith

 

Holiday wine tasting at this cozy wine shop at the Village at Mendota Hts

 

The Wine Market
720 Main Street

Mendota Heights, MN 55115

651-452-9463 

 


 


Friday
December 7, 2012
9pm

The Artist's Quarter

 

with Tanner Taylor, Terry Burns, Dave Karr and Joe Pulice

 

408 St. Peter Street 

St. Paul, MN 55102
651-292-1359


Wednesday
December 5, 2012
6pm-8pm

Jazz in The Lounge at the Woman's Club 

 with Tanner Taylor and Dave Karr  

 

The Woman's Club will be decked out in festive finery and we'll do selections from The Secret of Christmas and other holiday favorites.
Enjoy cocktails and bar menu in The Lounge overlooking Loring Park.   

 

Open to All - members and non-members, men, women, kids!   

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

MPLS., MN 55403 

 

Open to All!  Men, women, kids, members and non-members 


Thursday
November 8, 2012
7:30pm

 

FLY ME TO THE MOON  

with The Charles Lazarus Quartet 

 

Shell Point Concert Series 

The Village Auditorium 

15100 Shell Point Blvd. 

Fort Myers, FL  33908 


Wednesday
November 7, 2012
7:30pm

 

FLY ME TO THE MOON  

with The Charles Lazarus Quartet 

 

 

The Palladium Theater

253 Fifth Ave. North 

St. Patersburg, FL 33701 


Sunday
November 4, 2012
4pm and 7:30pm

JAZZ AT THE JUNGLE  

 

HAPPY WITH THE BLUES - Songs of Peggy Lee 

 

From the playful songs that Peggy Lee penned for Disney's Lady and the Tramp to heart-breaking ballads like "Where Can I Go Without You", the haunting "Johnny Guitar" and bluesy "Fever",  Happy with the Blues matches Lee's high-style nightclub glamour with charisma and classic elegance.  

 

with

Tanner Taylor (piano)

Gordy Johnson (bass) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 

Joe Pulice (drums) 


Friday
October 26, 2012
8pm

DAKOTA JAZZ CLUB AND RESTAURANT  

Singing selections from my new Top Ten (!:-)  CD Sweet Happy Life

 

8PM

Dakota Jazz Club 

1010 Nicollet Avenue 

Minneapolis, MN 55402 


Saturday
October 13, 2012
7:30pm

WILDWOOD ARTIST SERIES 

with The JazzMN Orchestra 

 

 

Chautaugua Fine Arts Center

(adjacent to Mahtomedi H.S.) 

8000 75th St. North

Mahtomedi, MN  55115  

 


Saturday
October 6, 2012
7:30pm

JAZZMN ORCHESTRA - SEASON OPENER 

 

"A Night of Hollywood Jazz"  with Wayne Bergeron (trumpet) of Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band  and Guest Vocalist Connie Evingson

 

Favorite movie and television jazz classics and soundtracks played by the Twin Cities premier jazz orchestra

 

Hopkins HS Performing Arts Center 

2400 Lindbergh Drive 

Minnetonka, MN 55305


Saturday
October 6, 2012
9:30pm

AMERICAN SWEDISH INSTITUTE GALA FOR KING GUSTAV AND QUEEN SILVIA

 

with Swedish jazz-dance orchestra Kustbandet

 

Hilton Hotel 

1001 Marquette Ave. 

Minneapolis, MN 55402


Wednesday
October 3, 2012
6-8pm

JAZZ IN THE LOUNGE AT THE WOMAN'S CLUB 

with Parisota Hot Club 

 

Cocktails and bar menu in The Lounge overlooking Loring Park 

 

The Woman's Club

410 Oak Grove St.

MPLS., MN 55403

 

Open to All!  Women, men, kids, members and non-members (cover $10)  


Saturday
September 29, 2012
6:30-10:30pm

JAZZ AT THE LEX 

 

Classic jazz at St. Paul's most classic restaurant, The Lexington 

 

with Adi Yeshaya, Gordy Johnson and Dave Karr

 

The Lexington

1096 Grand Avenue

St. Paul, MN 55105 


Sunday
September 23, 2012
11am-1pm

"PARTIES ON THE PRAIRIE"  - A Day-Long Celebration in Music and Spoken Word Benefitting the Obama Victory Fund 

 

People are hosting parties all over the Twin Cities on Sunday, Sept. 23 to celebrate Obama and raise contributions for his re-election! 

 

Guitarist Joan Griffith and I are playing at the home of Vivian Fischer and Bill Pentelovitch - Join us!

 

11am-1pm Brunch 

Sunday, Sept. 23

6 Park Lane, on Cedar Lake

Minneapolis  

 

 


Friday
September 14, 2012
6pm

HUNGER BASH  Benefit for the Emergency Foodshelf Network 

 

with Parisota Hot Club 

 

Golden Valley County Club 

7001 Golden Valley Road 

Golden Valley, MN 


Wednesday
September 5, 2012
6-8pm

JAZZ IN THE LOUNGE AT THE WOMAN'S CLUB 

with Tanner Taylor (piano) and Dave Karr (sax) 

 

Cocktails and bar menu in The Lounge overlooking Loring Park

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove St. 

MPLS., MN 55403

 

Open to All!  Men, women, kids, members and non-members (cover, $10)


Saturday
August 18, 2012
- August 29, 2012

A  PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION EUROPEAN CRUISE

 

On board the ms Ryndam with Garrison Keillor's APHC cast and crew for 11 glorious days visiting Amsterdam, Portugal, Morroco and Spain! 


Sunday
August 12, 2012
7pm

Just Added!

 

THE DAKOTA JAZZ CLUB AND RESTAURANT  

 

with Tanner Taylor, Gordy Johnson and Dave Karr

 

1010 Nicollet Mall 

MPLS, MN 55402

612-332-1010  

 


Wednesday
August 1, 2012
6-8pm

JAZZ IN THE LOUNGE AT THE WOMAN'S CLUB 

 

w/ Parisota Hot Club

Robb Henry (guitar), Jeff Brueske (bass), Gary Schulte (violin) 

 

 

Cocktails and bar menu in The Lounge overlooking Loring Park 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove ST. 

Mpls., MN 55403 

 

$10 cover 


Wednesday
July 18, 2012
6:30-8:30pm

VILLAGE AT MENDOTA HEIGHTS 2012 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 

 

 

w/Sidewalk Cafe  

Reynold Philipsek (guitar), Matt Senjum (bass), Michael Bissonnette(drums)  

 

The Market Square

Village At Mendota Heights 

Hiway 110 and Dodd Road


Wednesday
July 11, 2012
6-8pm

JAZZ IN THE LOUNGE AT THE WOMAN'S CLUB 

 

Singing songs from my new CD SWEET HAPPY LIFE

  -  with guests Tanner Taylor and Dave Karr

 

Cocktails and appetizers in The Lounge overlooking Loring Park 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove ST. 

MPLS., MN 55403

 

Members (free), Non-Members $10 


Thursday
June 28, 2012
9pm -10pm

TWIN CITIES JAZZ FESTIVAL 

 

 

with Jon Weber (piano), Billy Peterson (bass) and Joe Pulice (drums) 

 

The Artist Quarter 

408 St. Peter ST. 

St. Paul, MN  
(lower level of the Hamm Bldg.) 


Sunday
June 10, 2012
4 & 7:30pm

SWEET HAPPY LIFE  CD RELEASE CONCERT!  

 

Jazz at the Jungle 

 

The Jungle Theater 

2951 Lyndale Ave. South 

MPLS., MN 55408


Friday
June 8, 2012
7pm

B'NAI ABRAHAM SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 

with Sam Miltich Trio and special guest Dave Karr

 

B'nai Abraham Museum and Cultural Center 

4th Avenue and 5th St. 

Virginia,  MN 


Wednesday
June 6, 2012
6-8pm

JAZZ IN THE LOUNGE at the Woman's Club

 

with special guests The Parisota Hot Club!

 

Cocktail hour in The Lounge over looking Loring Park 

 

The Woman's Club

410 Oak Grove ST.

MPLS, MN 55403

 

 

Members and Non-Members welcome!  


Thursday
May 24, 2012
6:30-10:30pm

JAZZ AT THE LEX

 

In the Williamsburg Room at the classic Lexington Restaurant 

 

The Lexington 

1096 Grand Avenue 

St. Paul, MN 55105


Thursday
May 17, 2012
7pm

 

 

"Conversation and Performance in Jazz"  with Joan Griffith  

 

The Selim Center Distinguished Educator Award & Program 

 

O'Shaughnessy Educational Center Auditorium 

University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Campus 

 


Wednesday
May 2, 2012
6-8pm

JAZZ IN THE LOUNGE at the Woman's Club 

with the Parisota Hot Club 

 

Cocktail hour in the Lounge overlooking Loring Park

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove ST. 

MPLS, MN 55403 

 

Members and Non-members welcome! 


Thursday
April 19, 2012
7pm

Women Who Cook 2012 

 

Benefit Concert for STRIVE 

 

Woman's Club Theatre

410 Oak Grove St. 

Mpls.., MN  55403 


Thursday
April 12, 2012
6:30-10:30pm

JAZZ AT THE LEX 

 

 

In the Williamsburg Room at the classic Lexington Restaurant! 

 

The Lexington 

1096 Grand Avenue 

St. Paul, MN 55105 


Wednesday
April 4, 2012
6-8pm

JAZZ IN THE LOUNGE at the Woman's Club 

 

Cocktail hour in the lounge overlooking Loring Park! 

 

The Woman's Club 

410 Oak Grove ST. 

Mpls., MN 55403

 

Open to members and non-members


Thursday
March 22, 2012
7pm

Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant 

1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 

612-332-1010

 

with

Tanner Taylor (piano) 

Gordy Johnson (bass) 

Phil Hey (drums) 

Dave Karr (saxophone) 


Saturday
March 10, 2012
7:30pm

American Popular Song 

Concert for Elk River Arts Alliance 

Zabee Theater 

900 School Street

Elk River, MN 55330 


Wednesday
March 7, 2012
6-8pm

JAZZ IN THE LOUNGE at the Woman's Club

with Tanner Taylor and Dave Karr

 

Cocktail hour in the lounge overlooking Loring Park

 

The Woman's Club

410 Oak Grove ST.

Mpls., MN  55403 

 

Open to members and non-members! 

 

 


Thursday
February 16, 2012

Touring and Recording in Sweden

Feb. 16 - March 3 


Saturday
February 4, 2012
6pm

ARTS AND ALL THAT JAZZ  

Benefit Gala for Cedarcrest Academy 

 

Metropolitan Ballroom

5418 Wayzata Blvd.

Golden Valley, MN  55416 


Thursday
February 2, 2012
6pm

QUEEN OF HEARTS 

Benefit Gala Preview of "Diana" Exhibit 

Mall of America Executive Center 

Bloomington, MN 

 


Sunday
January 29, 2012
2pm

Guitarists Extraordinaire

 

Concert with guitarists Joan Griffith and Sam Miltich

 

 

Bloomington Center for the Arts 

1800 West Old Shakopee Road 

Bloomington, MN  55431

 

Co-sponsored by the Twin Cities Jazz Society


Saturday
January 28, 2012
7:30pm

Guitarists Extraordinaire

 

Concert with guitarists Joan Griffith and Sam Miltich

 

 

Bloomington Center for the Arts 

1800 West Old Shakopee Road 

Bloomington, MN  55431

 

Co-sponsored by the Twin Cities Jazz Society


Wednesday
January 4, 2012
5-7pm

JAZZ IN THE LOUNGE at the Woman's Club

 

Special Guest:  Guitarist Robert Everest

 

 

Cocktail hour at the Woman's Club Lounge overlooking Loring Park 

410 Oak Grove St.,  MPLS, MN 55043

 

Woman's Club members free, Non-members, $10 

KBEM and Twin Cities Jazz Society members 20% discount 


Tuesday
December 27, 2011
7pm

Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant

 

with Adi Yeshaya (piano), Gordy Johnson (bass), Dave Karr (sax) and Phil Hey  (drums)


Wednesday
December 7, 2011
5-7pm

Jazz in the Lounge at the Woman's Club

 

Special Guest: pianist Sanford Moore 

 

Cocktail hour at the Woman's Club Lounge overlooking Loring Park 

410 Oak Grove Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403

 

Woman's Club members (free), non-members ($10) 

KBEM and Twin Cities Jazz Society members 20% discount


Sunday
December 4, 2011
6-9pm

House Concert @ Como Lake Bed & Breakfast 

1205 Como Blvd. West, St. Paul, MN  

651-402-7930

 

Holiday house concert with pianist Mary Louise Knutson and bassist Chris Brown of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.    

 

Social hour and lasagna at 6pm, followed by two sets beginning at 7pm.    Coffee, tea and lemonade provided,  BYOB of holiday cheer.    

 

Reservations required.  $25 in advance, $30 day of show.    

651-402-7930


Saturday
November 12, 2011
5pm

Tom Keith Hurrah! 

A concert event to honor our dear friend Tom Keith.   No speeches, no laments.  Songs, magic, dancers, jokes, juggling, loon calling, the Mighty Wurlitzer, and a pie in your face. 

 

 


Friday
November 11, 2011
8pm

Guest Appearance with John Jorgenson Quintet 

 

Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant 

1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN

612-332-1010  

 

www.dakotacooks.com


Sunday
November 6, 2011
4pm and 7:30pm

Jazz at the Jungle Concert Series 

 

JAZZ 3G - 3 Generations

 

Featuring a stellar band spanning three generations! 


Friday
November 4, 2011
6pm

The Goldstein Museum of Design presents 

 

The Black and White Ball 

35 Years of Celebrating Design 

 

The Atrium, International Market Square 

275 Market Street 

Minneapolis, MN 55405


Wednesday
November 2, 2011
5-7pm

Jazz in the Lounge  at the Woman's Club

 

Cocktail hour at the Woman's Club Lounge overlooking Loring Park 

410 Oak Grove St., Minneapolis, MN 

 

Members (free), non-members ($10) 


Saturday
October 15, 2011
7pm

Jazz @ St. Barney's 

 

15600 Old Rockford RD.

Plymouth, MN  55446 

 


Friday
October 14, 2011
7:30pm

FEVER - The Life and Music of Peggy Lee 

 

Centennial Auditorium 

Staples, MN 

 

Staples-Motley Area Arts Council 


Wednesday
October 5, 2011
5-7pm

Jazz in the Lounge  at the Woman's Club

 

Cocktail hour at the Woman's Club Lounge overlooking Loring Park 

410 Oak Grove Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403

 

Woman's Club members (free),  non-members ($10) 

 

Special Guest: pianist Tanner Taylor 


Saturday
October 1, 2011
8pm

Hot Club!  

Concert with The John Jorgenson Quintet

Hopkins Center for the Arts


Wednesday
September 14, 2011
6:30-8:30pm

Bossa Nova, Beatles and Blues  

Outdoor Concert at the Villlage at Mendota Heights 

Hiway 110 and Dodd Road, Mendota Heights 

 


Wednesday
September 7, 2011
5-7pm

Jazz in the Lounge   at the Woman's Club ! 

 

Cocktail hour at the Woman's Club Lounge overlooking Loring Park 

410 Oak Grove Street, Minneapolis   55403

 

Open to Woman's Club members (free) and non-members ($10)


Monday
August 29, 2011
7pm

Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant

1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 

612-332-1010 

 

w/ Rick Carlson (piano),  Dave Karr (tenor) and Gordy Johnson (bass) 


Monday
August 15, 2011
7:30pm

FLY ME TO THE MOON

Concert with Charles Lazarus
Old Log Theater
5185 Meadville St., Greenwood MN
 


Wednesday
August 3, 2011
5:00 - 7:00pm

Jazz in the Lounge   at The Woman's Club!

 

Enjoy cocktail hour at the Woman's Club Lounge overlooking Loring Park in Minneapolis (balconies open, weather permitting!)   This new monthly series is a special event open to members (free) and non-members ($10).    Joining me this month, guitarist Joan Griffith.  


Tuesday
July 26, 2011
7pm

with Moore By Four
Plymouth Congregational Church
1900 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis
 


Wednesday
July 20, 2011
6:30 - 8:30PM

Summer Concert Series at the Village at Mendota Heights


Saturday
July 9, 2011
7:30pm

Pope Art Concert Series
Terrace, MN
 


 

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