Jazz Alley at Black Dog Cafe
Sep
29
8:00pm 8:00pm

Jazz Alley at Black Dog Cafe

with Maryann Sullivan, Sarah Greer & Lori Dokken

Enjoy two sets of live jazz, including a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald with Jazz Alley at Jazz Central Studios in lowertown St. Paul.

Jazz Alley, formed in the wake of this year's first ever "Singers' Scat Off" at Twin Cities Jazz Fest, includes jazz vocalists Sarah M. Greer, Maryann Sullivan and Katia Cardenas.

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Opening Set at Saturday Night Jazz at Black Dog
Jul
29
7:00pm 7:00pm

Opening Set at Saturday Night Jazz at Black Dog

Katia opens at 7:00pm, followed by two sets by headliner Chris Bates Red 5 at 8:30pm.

Saturday Night Jazz at  the Black Dog is a weekly Jazz concert series hosted by
The Black Dog and produced by illicit Productions. The series is curated by Steve Kenny.

Shows are always NO COVER, so come down and check out the music any Saturday for free. We are supported by voluntary contributions to a Tip Jar that is passed around once per set. Also, we are allowing for individuals to pay $20 in advance to reserve seat at a table near the stage.  

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Jazz Alley at Jazz Central Studios
Jun
8
8:00pm 8:00pm

Jazz Alley at Jazz Central Studios

with Maryann Sullivan, Sarah Greer & Doug Rodhe

Enjoy two sets of live jazz, including a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald with Jazz Alley at Jazz Central Studios in SE Minneapolis.

Jazz Alley, formed in the wake of this year's first ever "Singers' Scat Off" at Twin Cities Jazz Fest, includes jazz vocalists Sarah M. Greer, Maryann Sullivan and Katia Cardenas--and some special guests! 

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Katia's Birthday Show at Icehouse MPLS
Mar
26
5:00pm 5:00pm

Katia's Birthday Show at Icehouse MPLS

Featuring...
Ted Godbout, Graydon Peterson & Zach Schmidt

Come celebrate my birthday with me at Icehouse MPLS! After performing my CD Release Show there in June 2016, I am SO EXCITED to return to this amazing stage. Join me as I blow out 29 candles - count em! This is going to be a blast! 

- $8 advance/$10 door -

All Ages

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TCCAN's February Cabaret Salon
Feb
18
7:30pm 7:30pm

TCCAN's February Cabaret Salon

Happy Valentine's Day from Twin Cities Cabaret Artists Network (TCCAN)--we're celebrating with Ladies Night!! We think you'll love our lineup on Saturday, February 18th--we've got a great roster of 4 of your favorite TCCAN ladies performing 15-20 minute sets for you, sharing their personal stories and songs!

You'll hear from the following members:
Katia Cardenas
Dorothy Doring
Connie Dussl
Trish Sisson

The fabulous Todd Price will join us on piano!

Saturday, February 18th at 7:30PM (doors open at 7:00) in BLANCHE'S LOUNGE (in the back); TCCAN Cabaret Salon attendees do not need to pay a cover at the front door of the Town House, please proceed to the back room to make your donation!

* $10 cash donation encouraged
* parking available in lot to the West
* full bar and menu available
* 21+ only

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Be Our Valentine: Jazz Alley at Jazz Central Studios
Feb
14
8:00pm 8:00pm

Be Our Valentine: Jazz Alley at Jazz Central Studios

This Valentine's Day, I will be performing with Jazz Alley at Jazz Central Studios. We will be singing and swinging love songs of all kinds - good love, bad love and EVERYTHING in between.

Truly, "Love's in need of love today," so we'll have a love-letter writing station, open for you to write love notes to anyone--or anything--that makes you feel love in your life: your friends, your pets, your favorite slippers, your favorite food--or to yourself! We'll have refreshing snacks as well, to help you recuperate from all the chocolate and sweets you're likely to ingest otherwise, and some Love Punch too! 

Seating is first come first serve. $10 admission.

ABOUT JAZZ ALLEY
Jazz Alley was founded by the curators of the inaugural “Singers’ Scat Off” presented at the 2016 Twin Cities Jazz Festival, and features jazz vocalists Sarah M. Greer, Maryann Sullivan and Katia Cardenas! These friends and vocalists joined together to share their love of jazz and swing. 

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Janis Kelly's Album Release Show: Say Yes!
Nov
27
7:00pm 7:00pm

Janis Kelly's Album Release Show: Say Yes!

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 7 P.M. at NISSI’S SHOWROOM (Lafayette, CO):
SAY 'YES!'--JANIS KELLY'S ALBUM RELEASE SHOW! 
featuring Christian Teele, drums; Eric Moon, keyboards; Paul McDaniel, bass; Dan Schwindt, guitar; Juan Moreno, percussion; and Katia Cardenas, vocals (https://soundcloud.com/janis-kelly)

Supporting Acts include:
SPIRIT VOICES (https://soundcloud.com/spirit-voices) AND
SPIRIT RISING (https://soundcloud.com/user-561613508)

7:00-Spirit Voices; 7:45-Spirit Rising; 8:30-Janis Kelly
$12 advance; $15 door, if available
All ages welcome; doors open at 6:30
Full dinner and beverage service in Nissi’s Showroom. Tickets and reservations at 303-665-2757 OR https://nissis.com/store/#!/Janis-Kelly-Album-Release-Show-Nov-27-2016-7-00pm/p/72003082/category=20774174

https://www.facebook.com/events/979077238884685/

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"Ladies Night" Benefit for DISCOVER MUSIC
Oct
23
4:00pm 4:00pm

"Ladies Night" Benefit for DISCOVER MUSIC

**Ladies' Night**
A night showcasing some of the most talented ladies in MN. 
Oct 23, 4-6pm
Performances from:
Joyann Parker
Annie Mack
Jennifer Grimm
Katia Cardenas Music 
Erin McCawley from Harrison Street
Rose Duffy and more!

$15 cover chage, $10 for ladies

All proceeds from the festival benefit Discover Music which is a local non-profit that offers music education for kids for song writing, performing, and studio recording.

Thanks to Infinity Drumworks for sponsoring this event and supplying their hand made drum kit

Order tickets at door on online at:
https://www.vitalculture.com/events/detail/3186

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Katia Cardenas Trio @ PUBLIC kitchen + bar
Oct
14
9:00pm 9:00pm

Katia Cardenas Trio @ PUBLIC kitchen + bar

Join jazz vocalist Katia Cardenas, along with Matt Senjem (bass) and Chris Lomheim (keys) for an evening of live jazz in The Lounge @ Public Kitchen + Bar on Mears Park on Friday, Oct 14th, 9om-midnight. "The Lounge" at PUBLIC is located in the basement of the restaurant, just to the right as you enter from the Mears Park entrance. They will play an exciting array of jazz standards. There is no cover for this event, though tips are highly encouraged. We hope to see you there!

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Katia's Debut EP Release Show + Jazzoneando CD Release Show
Jun
22
8:00pm 8:00pm

Katia's Debut EP Release Show + Jazzoneando CD Release Show

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22 at Icehouse MPLS // 8pm KATIA CARDENAS DEBUT EP RELEASE SHOW - feat. Andrew Foreman, Ted Godbout & Zach Schmidt // 9:30pm Jazzoneando - a latin jazz trio from San Miguel de Allende, Mexico// $10 in advance, $12 at the door // 21+ // See artist bios, below

Reservations highly recommended. For tickets, visit: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2558952

ABOUT THE CD:
Katia Cardenas - Vocals
Andrew Foreman - Bass
Ted Godbout - Keyboard
Zach Schmidt - Percussion
Recorded at Ant Recording & GoodLook Studios Official, mixed by Danny Melgarejo of Wondertone Productions LLC, mastered by Brad Matala of Essential Sessions Studio

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CBO at Minnesota Music Cafe
Mar
26
9:30pm 9:30pm

CBO at Minnesota Music Cafe

Join CBO (Casablanca Orchestra), the Midwest's premier show band, for a fun night of live music and dancing! Enjoy live rock, pop, soul and R&B with a full 12-piece band, featuring some of the best musicians and vocalists in the Twin Cities! $10 cash cover.

To see CBO's full schedule of summer events, visit: http://www.cbomusic.com/calender.html

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Katia Cardenas at Jazz Central Studios
Jan
28
7:30pm 7:30pm

Katia Cardenas at Jazz Central Studios

Join Katia and friends for their pre-recording musical event, before they hit the studio in February. Enjoy two sets of live Jazz and R&B favorites.

Learn more about Jazz Central Studios and their mission from Katia and other local jazz artists, here. $10 admission.


Featuring...
Ted Godbout

Graydon Peterson
and Trevor Haining
 

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Katia's Holiday Special at Vieux Carré
Dec
15
8:00pm 8:00pm

Katia's Holiday Special at Vieux Carré

Join Katia and friends for an evening of live jazz, r&b and some holiday favorites, with Ted Godbout, Andrew Foreman and Zach Schmidt. We'll feature arrangements made famous by Ella Fitzgerald, Carole King, Aretha Franklin, Diane Reeves, Donny Hathaway, Sam Cooke, Postmodern Jukebox, Beyonce and more! 

Enjoy Vieux Carré's delicious (and affordable!) food menu, delectable craft cocktails, and chill, relaxing atmosphere. It's a great way to spend a cold Tuesday night before the holidays--we'd love to see you there!

Seating is first come, first serve with a $5 cover. Come early to catch Mary Louis Knutson on piano from 6-7:30pm!

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Tribute to Carole King's Tapestry
Nov
19
2:30pm 2:30pm

Tribute to Carole King's Tapestry

Thursday, Nov. 19, Katia and fellow jazz and R&B vocalist Sheridan Zuther pay tribute to one of the greatest albums of all time - Carole King's Tapestry! Released in 1971, Tapestry was Carole King's second studio album and is to this day one of the best-selling records of all time! Winner of four Grammy awards, this iconic album features such classic hits as "It's Too Late," "I Feel the Earth Move" and "Natural Woman," to name a few!

In a tribute to this timeless singer-songwriter, Katia and Sheridan will take you on a musical journey through the stories and songs of the album that brought Ms. King to prominence. This is their first "go" at this material, and they are excited to workshop these songs with you--in hopes of making this a full length show! They will perform solos and duets of their favorite songs from the album, accompanied by Steven Hobert.

Sheridan and Katia also sing together in Twin Cities' Cabaret Artist Network(TCCAN), a group of local singers dedicated to sharing the classic art of New York-style cabaret. In TCCAN, cabaret is defined as personal story telling by the vocalist through song interpretation; vocalists are devoted to the intimacy of the moment, creating a unique connection with the audience through words and music. Katia and Sheridan will strive to bring this intimacy and authenticity to this performance as well. See "Upcoming Events" (below), for info on TCCAN's upcoming November Cabaret Salon! 

Jazz Central Studios (407 Central Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414) is a non-profit jazz organization that features live music five nights a week. Located in Northeast Minneapolis, across the street from the Aveda Institute, it is the Cities' best spot for live jazz--if you haven't been there yet, I highly recommend it!

Suggested donation is $10 (credit cards accepted), and light food, sodas and water are available for cash donation.

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