5 Rock 'N Roll Music Venues
Top 5 essential music venues for Rock ‘N Roll
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Amsterdam Bar and Hall
Find rock bands, hip-hop groups, cabaret troupes and other genres filling this downtown St. Paul venue space nearly every night of the week.
» 6 W. Sixth St., St. Paul, 612-285-3112, amsterdambarandhall.com
The Cedar Cultural Center
For almost 30 years The Cedar has promoted intercultural appreciation through more than 200 all-ages performances a year.
» 416 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-338-2674, thecedar.org
Dakota Jazz Club
Enjoy some of the city’s best jazz. Ticket prices and show times vary, but the music and atmosphere always deliver in this gorgeous downtown Minneapolis space.
» 1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 612-332-5299, dakotacooks.com
This cavernous former bus station in downtown Minneapolis was showcased by Prince in Purple Rain and has hosted huge names for decades.
» 701 First Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-332-1775, first-avenue.com
This retro-era roadhouse offers live music like punk, bluegrass and more up to seven nights a week.
» 1601 University Ave., St. Paul, 651-647-0486, turfclub.net