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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Nov
1
to Nov 18

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 and "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.

November 1/2 Moscow RU https://www.zaryadyehall.com/afisha/djaz/bobbi-makferrin-vokal-ssha/

November 4  Gothenburg SE  Gothenburg Hall - details TBA

November 5 Copenhagen DK https://drkoncerthuset.dk/event/bobby-mcferrin/

November 6 Aalborg DK  https://www.musikkenshus.dk/kalender/bobby-mcferrin-2018/

November 8 Zurich CH https://www.ticketcorner.ch/tickets.html?fun=erdetail&affiliate=TCS&doc=erdetaila&erid=2114011

November 9 Geneva CH https://www.ticketcorner.ch/tickets.html?affiliate=SKK&fun=evdetail&doc=evdetailb&key=2126728$10548018

November 11  Madrid ES  http://www.auditorionacional.mcu.es/es/programacion/cndm-jazz-en-el-auditorio-bobby-mcferrin

November 14th Monte Carlo MC https://fr.montecarlolive.com/monte-carlo-jazz-festival/programmation/bobby-mc-ferrin-youn-sun-nah/?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=referral#xtor=CS2-8228

November 16th Paris France https://www.sallepleyel.com/concerts-spectacles/blues-jazz/bobby-mcferrin_e319

November 18 London UK https://www.barbican.org.uk/whats-on/2018/event/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!

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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
17
to Aug 24
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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Jul
13
to Jul 14

I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar

  • Chanhassen Dinner Theaters (Fireside) (map)
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 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!  

Friday and Saturday night at 8pm.  Fireside Theater (Chanhassen).  Click on the date to get a link to tickets.  This show will sell, so get your Tickets Today!

 

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Apr
28
8:00 PM20:00

We're Hootin', Anny!

 Lori Dokken and me, Hootin', Anny!

Lori Dokken and me, Hootin', Anny!

Join Lori and I for a happy singalong evening at the Townhouse Piano Lounge!  Saturday, April 28th, 8 - 11pm.  Music of the 60's, 70's and some good ones from the last few decades as well!  Put away your newsfeed and sing...it's good fer ya... 

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Apr
7
6:30 PM18:30

"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 lives of many greats and bring their songs to you. 

Join us in the Dunsmore room at 6:30 this Saturday! Click on the date for a link to tickets...

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Feb
10
7:00 PM19:00

Taking a Chance On Love - the Capri Theater

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Join me as I celebrate great love stories and sing WONDERFUL songs of love from the Great American Songbook.  The Capri Theater, February 10th, 7pm and February 11th, 3pm.  I'm joined by the wonderful Wolverines Trio - Jendeen Forberg, Rick Carlson, Steve Pikal.  Songs you love, new songs and old songs brought together with one thing in mind.  Love, people - all you need is love! And of course, we will Swing it!

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Dec
17
8:15 AM08:15

Unity Minneapolis Choir

 The Unity Minneapolis Choir and Band - 2016

The Unity Minneapolis Choir and Band - 2016

 Join us at any of the 3 Sunday services: 8:15, 9:45, 11:30.  

Unity Minneapolis is located at 4000 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley MN 55422

  I have been honored to lead this choir since 2008 with our wonderful band;                                      Lori Dokken (piano), David Berget (bass), Peter Hennig (drums). 

Join us as we Minister through Song

 Positive Thought, Inclusive Community, and the Divine in Every One of us!

 

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Dec
16
7:00 PM19:00

Jazz @ St. Barney's Concert Series

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Join me and Lori Dokken as we whip up Christmas like no other!  From TV's fav's to the beauty of tradition, (with a little Katherine Hepburn's "Who-ville" in the midst.)  Trust me, you will leave with a smile and a little Cindy Loo-who in your heart! :)  

Jazz@StBarney’s

The 2017-2018 season of Jazz@StBarney’s offers fourteen Saturday evenings of great jazz by some of the finest jazz artists in the Twin Cities.

Admission is always $10 adults, $7 Twin City Jazz Society members and $5 students (SBCA students admitted free).

All programs begin at 7 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) and last 60-75 minutes.  Seating is generally at tables, so you can easily enjoy the free snacks, lemonade and coffee provided. It’s a casual concert experience, good for both performers and audiences.

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Dec
3
8:15 AM08:15

Unity Minneapolis Choir

 The Unity Minneapolis Choir and Band - 2016

The Unity Minneapolis Choir and Band - 2016

 Join us at any of the 3 Sunday services: 8:15, 9:45, 11:30.  

Unity Minneapolis is located at 4000 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley MN 55422

  I have been honored to lead this choir since 2008 with our wonderful band;                                      Lori Dokken (piano), David Berget (bass), Peter Hennig (drums). 

Join us as we Minister through Song

 Positive Thought, Inclusive Community, and the Divine in Every One of us!

 

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Nov
12
8:15 AM08:15

Unity Minneapolis Choir

 The Unity Minneapolis Choir and Band - 2016

The Unity Minneapolis Choir and Band - 2016

 Join us at any of the 3 Sunday services: 8:15, 9:45, 11:30.  

Unity Minneapolis is located at 4000 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley MN 55422

  I have been honored to lead this choir since 2008 with our wonderful band;                                      Lori Dokken (piano), David Berget (bass), Peter Hennig (drums). 

Join us as we Minister through Song

 Positive Thought, Inclusive Community, and the Divine in Every One of us!

 

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Oct
29
6:00 PM18:00

Birthday Club with Dan Chouinard - the Dunsmore Room

 Dan and I will celebrate in song such greats as: Julie Andrew, Don Maclean, John Lennon, Thelonious Monk, Paul Simon, Laura Nyro, Bobby Troup, Grace Slick...  Yikes - fun tribute!  Join us in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Bar & Lounge.  Sunday, October 29th, 6-8 pm.  Plan on dinner - it's a great menu!  See you there...

Dan and I will celebrate in song such greats as: Julie Andrew, Don Maclean, John Lennon, Thelonious Monk, Paul Simon, Laura Nyro, Bobby Troup, Grace Slick...  Yikes - fun tribute!  Join us in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners Bar & Lounge.  Sunday, October 29th, 6-8 pm.  Plan on dinner - it's a great menu!  See you there...

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Oct
29
8:15 AM08:15

Unity Minneapolis Choir

 The Unity Minneapolis Choir and Band - 2016

The Unity Minneapolis Choir and Band - 2016

 Join us at any of the 3 Sunday services: 8:15, 9:45, 11:30.  

Unity Minneapolis is located at 4000 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley MN 55422

  I have been honored to lead this choir since 2008 with our wonderful band;                                      Lori Dokken (piano), David Berget (bass), Peter Hennig (drums). 

Join us as we Minister through Song

 Positive Thought, Inclusive Community, and the Divine in Every One of us!

 

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Oct
1
8:15 AM08:15

Unity Minneapolis Choir

 The Unity Minneapolis Choir and Band - 2016

The Unity Minneapolis Choir and Band - 2016

 Join us at any of the 3 Sunday services: 8:15, 9:45, 11:30.  

Unity Minneapolis is located at 4000 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley MN 55422

  I have been honored to lead this choir since 2008 with our wonderful band;                                      Lori Dokken (piano), David Berget (bass), Peter Hennig (drums). 

Join us as we Minister through Song

 Positive Thought, Inclusive Community, and the Divine in Every One of us!

 

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