Oct
25
7:00 PM19:00

I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar

Patty Peterson, Lori Dokken, Debbie Duncan, Judi Vinar, and Rachel Holder Hennig

Patty Peterson, Lori Dokken, Debbie Duncan, Judi Vinar, and Rachel Holder Hennig

Lori Dokken presents "I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar" - an evening of song tributing the greatest Women in Pop music, including: Aretha Franklin, Carole King, Whitney Houston, Joni Mitchell, Christina Aguilera, Judy Garland, Tina Turner, Annie Lennox, and the list goes on!  

April 13th at 7:30.   This show will sell, so get your Tickets Today!

https://www.dakotacooks.com/event/lori-dokken-presents-i-am-woman-hear-me-roar/

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Oct
9
7:30 PM19:30

Swing, Nat, Swing!

Have you noticed how many Tribute Shows are out there in the Twin Cities? Me, too! And I’m so glad to do this one! Nat King Cole is one of the greatest, swingin’est cats in American Music. Join me, Rick Carlson, Steve Pikal and Greg Schutte as we dig deep into the discography of the fabulous Nat Cole. October 9th, 7:30 at Crooner’s Main Stage.

Have you noticed how many Tribute Shows are out there in the Twin Cities? Me, too! And I’m so glad to do this one! Nat King Cole is one of the greatest, swingin’est cats in American Music. Join me, Rick Carlson, Steve Pikal and Greg Schutte as we dig deep into the discography of the fabulous Nat Cole. October 9th, 7:30 at Crooner’s Main Stage.

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Sep
28
7:00 PM19:00

Patty Peterson's "Jazz Women All Stars" at the Dakota - Minneapolis

Jazz Women All Stars L to R - Mary Louise Knutson, Joan Griffith, Yolande Bruce (previous guest vocalist), Patty Peterson, Sue Orfield, Sheila Earley

Jazz Women All Stars L to R - Mary Louise Knutson, Joan Griffith, Yolande Bruce (previous guest vocalist), Patty Peterson, Sue Orfield, Sheila Earley

I’m so looking forward to being the guest vocalist with Patty Peterson and this Fabulous Troupe of Jazz Queens! Join us at the Dakota for a sumptuous dinner and musical party!

Get Your Tickets by clicking here:

https://www.dakotacooks.com/event/patty-peterson-presents-jazz-women-all-stars/

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Aug
16
to Aug 23
Jun
28
to Jul 14

Bobby McFerrin's "Gimme5" World Tour!

Joey Blake, David Worm, Bobby McFerrin, Rhiannon, and Judi Vinar are "Gimme5" - Photo by David Dzubinski

Joey Blake, David Worm, Bobby McFerrin, Rhiannon, and Judi Vinar are "Gimme5" - Photo by David Dzubinski

Bobby McFerrin’s "Gimme5" head overseas for more adventures!  Check out these locations and dates and tell your friends.  

“Circlesongs” will take you on a life-changing musical adventure. McFerrin’s exhilarating vocal vocabulary—call-and-response, global rhythms, soaring melodies, lush harmonies, funny noises, invented language, silence, prayers, and laughter—reminds us all of how much fun it is to be alive, to lift our voices and communicate with one another, to make a joyful noise.

June 28th Lviv Ukraine https://leopolisjazz.com/en

June 30th Montreux CH (TBA)

July 2nd Vienne FR https://www.jazzavienne.com/en/artists/bobby-mc-ferrin-0

July 4th Szczecin, PL (TBA)

July 6th Stuttgart, DE https://www.jazzopen.com/programm/bobby-mcferrin.html

July 8th Vienna AUS http://www.jazzfest.wien/en/events/bobby-mcferrin/

July 10th Valencia ES (TBA)

July 12th Arles FR https://web.digitick.com/bobby-mcferrin-gimme-5-concert-theatre-antique-arles-12-juillet-2019-css5-festivallessudsarles-pg101-ri6085123.htmlutm_medium=organic&utm_source=microformat

July 14th Rotterdam NL https://www.northseajazz.com/en/tickets/

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Mar
16
6:00 PM18:00

"Birthday Club" with Dan Chouinard

Dan Chouinard's "Birthday Club"

Dan Chouinard's "Birthday Club"

It is always an honor and joy to sing with one of the greatest Piano Playin' Song Gurus around!  Dan and I will celebrate the birthdays of many greats and bring their songs to you. 

Join us in the Dunsmore room at 6:00 this Saturday! Click below for tickets…

https://croonersloungemn.ticketfly.com/e/the-birthday-club-with-dan-chouinard-with-judi-vinar-57290751179/

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Mar
6
7:30 PM19:30

The 3 D's Return! Dokken, Duncan & Donaghy together again!

Judi Donaghy (Vinar), Lori Dokken & Debbie Duncan were the “3 D’S”

Judi Donaghy (Vinar), Lori Dokken & Debbie Duncan were the “3 D’S”

Back before “The Girls”, Lori, Debbie and Judi gathered up and put their stamp on songs from Standards to Pop. “The 3 D’s” were a regular show at The Times Bar & Cafe. We are back in this formation after a fabulous reunion in the Dunsmore. Don’t miss it!

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Dec
10
7:30 PM19:30

Lori Dokken and Judi celebrate Christmas in the Dunsmore - Crooners.

Join Lori and I in celebration of the season, with songs you love, stories and maybe even a little “Grinch” in the mix!

Lori and Judi - 29 years of musical memories!  Get tickets for the Christmas Celebration in the Dunsmore room.  Click here:   https://croonersloungemn.ticketfly.com/event/1774673-christmas-friends-judi-vinar-minneapolis/

Lori and Judi - 29 years of musical memories!

Get tickets for the Christmas Celebration in the Dunsmore room. Click here:

https://croonersloungemn.ticketfly.com/event/1774673-christmas-friends-judi-vinar-minneapolis/

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Nov
30
8:00 PM20:00

Bobby McFerrin's "Gimme5" in Atlanta!

Joey Blake, David Worm, Bobby McFerrin, Rhiannon and Judi Vinar are "Gimme5" - photo by David Dzubinski

Joey Blake, David Worm, Bobby McFerrin, Rhiannon and Judi Vinar are "Gimme5" - photo by David Dzubinski

Circlesongs will take you on a life-changing musical adventure. Bobby's exhilarating vocal vocabulary -- call and response, global rhythms, soaring melodies, lush harmonies, funny noises, invented language, silence, prayers, and laughter - reminds us all of how much fun it is to be alive, to lift our voices and communicate with one another, to make a joyful noise.

https://www.atlantasymphony.org/ConcertsAndTickets/Calendar/2018-2019/Bobby-McFerrin

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Oct
21
7:00 PM19:00

Circle Songs House Concert

Omega CircleSongs faculty 2017

Omega CircleSongs faculty 2017

If you are in the Northfield area on October 21st, join our Circle! I will lead a group in Circle Singing, making music in the moment, a beautiful experience for anyone who wants to feel a sense of community in song. Join us!

DETAILS 

•           Suggested cover: $20 and/or snack/beverage to share, but no one will be turned away.

•           Proceeds go towards Judi

•           Space is limited! 

Please RSVP by Oct. 14 to cavianilaura@gmail.com, or call 612-817-3898,  to reserve your spot and get more information.

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Sep
30
5:00 PM17:00

Tribute to the Great Women of Music!

september 30 unity photo.jpg

Join us for a “Celebration Concert” to cap off a fantastic September Music Series featuring iconic women songwriters.  The amazing Ellis will be joined by Judi VinarRachel Holder Hennig and Lori Dokken.  They will individually and collectively sing phenomenal melodies and messages that have been penned by some of the greatest female artists of the century. It proves to be a great evening that will energize the start to your autumn season and fill you with hope, joy, and an abundance of gratitude for this glorious life that we lead. 

When: Sunday, September 30th, 2018

Time: 5:00 PM

Where: Unity Minneapolis – 4000 Golden Valley Road, Minneapolis, MN 55422

Ticket Price: $ 20 – a portion of the proceeds from this event benefits the Unity Minneapolis Music Department

See you there! 

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Sep
15
to Sep 28

Bobby McFerrin's "Gimme5" September Tour!

Joey Blake, Judi Vinar, Rhiannon, Bobby McFerrin and David Worm are " Gimme5 "

Joey Blake, Judi Vinar, Rhiannon, Bobby McFerrin and David Worm are "Gimme5"

Bobby McFerrin: Circlesongs with Gimme5 will take you on a life-changing musical adventure. Bobby’s exhilarating vocal vocabulary reminds us all of how much fun it is to be alive, to lift our voices and communicate with one another to make a joyful noise. Experience call and response vocals, global rhythms, soaring melodies, lush harmonies, funny noises, invented language, silence, prayers, and laughter.

September 15th Germantown TN  https://www.gpacweb.com/event-list/2018/mcferrin

September 16/17 Nashville TN  https://citywinery.com/nashville/catalogsearch/result/?q=mcferrin

September 20  Ridgefield CT  https://ridgefieldplayhouse.org/events/bobby-mcferrin-circlesongs/?mc=reload 

September 21 Princeton NJ  http://www.princetonuniversityconcerts.org/concerts/concert/bobby-mcferrin-vocalist

September 23 Pittsburgh PA http://mcgjazz.org/_wp/

September 25/26 Phoenix AZ  https://mim.org/events/bobby-mcferrin-circlesongs/2018-09-25/

September 28 Greeley CO http://ucstars.com/event/bobby-mcferrin-circlesongs/

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Aug
15
to Aug 16

Bobby McFerrin's "Gimme5" - Boston, here we come!

Joey Blake, Judi Vinar, Rhiannon, Bobby McFerrin, & David Worm are " Gimme5"    

Joey Blake, Judi Vinar, Rhiannon, Bobby McFerrin, & David Worm are "Gimme5"

 

Join Bobby and "Gimme5" at the Wilbur in Boston for 2 glorious nights of completely improvised concerts!  We sing "Circle Songs", created in the moment, instantly inspired and audience inclusive.  Not to be missed, folks!

https://thewilbur.com/artist/bobby-mcferrin/

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Aug
1
7:30 PM19:30

Judi and Rick Carlson - the Great Melodies -

Rick Carlson & Judi Vinar - the Great Melodies

Rick Carlson & Judi Vinar - the Great Melodies

Rick and I will share our love for the great melodies with you, including songs by Billy Strayhorn, Hoagy Carmichael, Tom Jobim, and more.  We are looking forward to this rare opportunity to showcase the songs that don't get the "stage time" they deserve!  Hope you will join us.  Dunsmore Room at Crooners Lounge & Supperclub.

Click below for tickets...

https://croonersloungemn.ticketfly.com/event/1726266-judi-sings-great-melodies-minneapolis/

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