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A Sunken Ship Irony

March 23 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

A Sunken Ship Irony began as a Minneapolis acoustic project in August of 2004 and has been straddling the fence between indie folk and anti-folk for almost 15 years. While the lineup has changed dozens of times through its long career, songwriter Josh Wirtanen has always been its core. The band has played more than 150 shows, and their song “Island of Misfit Toys” was featured in the 2009 indie film Friends with Benefits.

Ms Myra & the Moonshiners

March 23 @ 7:00 PM

Myra Joan "The Boss" Burnette is a threat on every level. Her golden voice will bring you from rock bottom to ecstasy and back while her driving guitar rhythm holds the boys in the band together. If you let her near a piano, you'll hear virtuosity from ragtime to Lizst. She is known for abandoning the stage to tear up the dance floor and is a devotee of lindy hop, Charleston, and blues. Miss Myra and her Moonshiners bring their unique…

Isaac Dummer

March 23 @ 7:00 PM

A master of folk and alt-country, Isaac crafts his tunes around his experiences in the Midwest and the world. The La Crosse native says about himself that he's happiest when he has a guitar in his hands and a song in his heart. And of course, whatever makes Isaac happy, makes us happy.

Treedome Presents: Clams w/ Filthy Animals, Ghostar

March 23 @ 9:00 PM

It's time to get CLAMMERED! Our favorite surf-rocking, corona-guzzling, big goof trio Clams is coming back for a set at Eds. Filthy Animals will be taking the trip down from the cities to hop on the bill, and the Madison math rockersfrom Ghostar will be kicking off the night. 9pm // $5 // 21+

MCA Jazz Combos @ Wellington’s Pub & Grill

March 24 @ 5:30 PM

The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) jazz combos has been busy rehearsing for this community concert which is FREE and open to the public. MCA is home to three jazz combos: the Duke, Dizzy, and Basie Combos. These combos are comprised of students ages 11-18 from the Winona area. The jazz combo program, which began in September 2012 under the direction of Dave Gudmastad, has grown quickly. Each jazz combo rehearses for one hour each week starting in September…

Ben Olson III

March 25 @ 6:00 PM

Born and raised in Wisconsin Dells, Ben now resides in sunny Florida. Now and then he makes it back to Wisconsin and is always sure to drag his trusty guitar with him. You can count on Ben to bring you his very talented take on some classics in the folk and Americana genre as well as self-penned tunes that are full of love for the south, the Midwest and everything in between.

Open Jam – The Organic Music Cooperative

March 26 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Session two of the new year is upon us. And the boys and girls that make the Hotel sing every other Tuesday night are back at it. The epitome of organic music happens, when 15 to 20 players whip out their instruments, take the lead or are proud to follow and enjoy the incredible fellowship of music. The invitation is always open. Come to play, come to sing or simply come. The good times are shared by all.

Milana Shira

March 28 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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Milana is a local musician who has been playing now for 3 years. She is 12 years old and when she is not jamming on her guitar, you may see her hiking the bluffs of Winona or fishing on the Mississippi River. Milana has a great love of music and plays anything from Miranda Lambert to John Denver. Come check her out for a fun night of Music!

“Wilki”

March 29 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Marshall Singer who goes by the stage name “Wilki” which is from his middle name Wilkinson is a singer-songwriter from Winona who has been playing guitar since he was 12 years old. Marshall plays soulful acoustic songs most of which he wrote himself, others are covers from his favorite groups and musicians such as Pink Floyd and Eric Clapton. Marshall plays with passion, heart, and keeps it his number one goal to have fun every time he picks up a…

Amanda Jay

March 30 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Amanda Jay is a Rochester, Minnesota native, passionate about the local art & music scene. Her sound is a fusion of alternative, pop, and folk. She’s been known to toss in some nostalgic favorites into her sets, creatively styled to her unique sound. When she’s not playing keys for local bands like Sterling and the Silver Lining and Luna Loca, you may find Amanda at haunted locations around the state with her paranormal investigation team- or you just may see…

Eddie & the Ringers

March 31 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Another Songwriter Sunday filled with great tunes, intelligent lyrics and some very cool people sharing their incredible craft and creativity. Check out the lineup! John Ashton is an internationally-acclaimed photographer who just happens to build guitars and play them. He also makes up songs and sings them. John Ashton tells stories, too. He is smart and funny. He’s bringing Bill Smith, the best harp player he knows (and he know a million of ‘em), to add to the mayhem, you're…

KQAL presents Reina del Cid

April 2 @ 8:00 PM

Reina del Cid is a singer-songwriter and leader of the eponymous folk rock band based in Minnesota. Her song-a-week video series, Sunday Mornings with Reina del Cid, has amassed 24 million views on YouTube and collected a diverse following made up of everyone from jamheads to college students to white-haired intelligentsia.

Stacy Hughes

April 3 @ 6:00 PM
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Stacy is one of our own from right here in Winona and has sung and played guitar throughout the area for the past 30+ years; she has performed as a vocalist with several choirs at St. Olaf College, as part of an Acoustic duo on a riverboat on the Mississippi river for 20 summers, at the MN State Fair, with a Wyoming Bluegrass group in an old historic hotel, and at the Winona Great River Shakespeare Festival with her Jazz…

The Chris O’Leary Band

April 4 @ 7:00 PM

New York native, ex-Marine and outrageous harmonica player Chris and his merry bluesing pranksters bring their unique groove to the Midwest on a relatively regular basis. We are incredibly lucky that Chris has picked the Hotel as one of the venues he likes to enlighten with his stories, charm and - most impressively – some of the most honest roots blues to be heard anywhere.

John Bernadot & Joe Cody

April 5 @ 6:00 PM

Digisaurus

April 5 @ 8:00 PM

Digisaurus is the electronic synthpop/rock moniker of artist and producer, James Allison. James, originally from London, has this magical talent to transport a room full of people back to the 80s. The fun part of that decade – I just can't get enough, I just can't get enough – all by James' looping guitars, vocals and synthesizers into indescribable and irresistible layers of mesmerizing music.

Miss Valeri Lopez

April 6 @ 6:00 PM

Miss Valeri Lopez is a singer-songwriter, arranger, an avid reader and an enthusiastic beach volleyball player and rock climber. Miss Lopez grew up in Los Angeles and got her to start performing original tunes in notable Hollywood venues like The Whiskey A Go Go, The Hotel Cafe, and The House of Blues. She has lived in the beautiful Northwest in Portland and Seattle and across the Atlantic in Italy and Holland; always performing; always writing; always recording.

Dave Cofell

April 6 @ 7:00 PM

Though Dave plays 16 instruments, his favorite seems to be the guitar. He usually spends ten months per year on the road. Gleefully acquiring guitars and playing them at gigs all over the country and the world. His expert string work is the perfect vehicle for the mix of Americana, progressive folk and blues Dave calls his own and his passion.

Pee For Pizza

April 9 @ 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come to Semcac Clinic. Fill out a form. Receive a FREE STI test, peace of mind and some delicious Zaza's pizza. It's FREE and EASY! No appointments, all you have to do is just walk in. STI testing is paid for by grant funding from the MinnesotaDepartment of Health.

Patti Darbo

April 10 @ 6:00 PM
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Patti is a local High School teacher who moonlights as a Singer and Songwriter. She has a powerful voice with a great stage presence. Come check her out!

MCA’s Dance Repertory Company Spring Concert “Classically Speaking”

April 12 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 3:00pm, repeating until April 13, 2019

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) Dance Repertory Company invites you to see an amazing and rare production, "Classically Speaking", where the music of well-known Classical composers, including Bach, Beethoven, Dvorak, Glazunov, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, and Schubert is used to accompany contemporary dance forms, including hip hop, rhythm tap, jazz, and modern. $5 for students/seniors and $10 for adults.

MCA’s Dance Repertory Company Spring Concert “Classically Speaking”

April 13 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 3:00pm, repeating until April 13, 2019

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) Dance Repertory Company invites you to see an amazing and rare production, "Classically Speaking", where the music of well-known Classical composers, including Bach, Beethoven, Dvorak, Glazunov, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, and Schubert is used to accompany contemporary dance forms, including hip hop, rhythm tap, jazz, and modern. $5 for students/seniors and $10 for adults.

Dekorra

April 13 @ 7:00 PM

It's Good Neighbor Day in Trempealeau, and who to spread more good neighborly energy than Dekorra. The five-piece will not get more specific in their home town than “central Wisconsin”. They tend to be equally vague on their musical genre: “an eclectic variety of live bluegrass, rock, country, swing, folk, and originals”. Well, we're here to shed some light on all this uncertainty. Dekorra is a hard playing, good timing and highly infectious group of musicians, that will leave no…

Ryan Holweger & Martin Devaney

April 14 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Whenever Ryan is in the country, we count ourselves as one of (according to him) favorite places to play in the Midwest. The uniquely talented, voice and string talented singer/songwriter hits us a couple of times a year – usually bringing outrageously talented friends and co-conspirators in all things Americana and Alt-Country. This time it's St. Paul's playing and crooning legend Martin Devaney – please find time to experience Ryan and Martin's dueling singer/songwriter chops.

The Ex-Bombers

April 20 @ 8:00 PM

The duo from Charleston, Illinois share a penchant for film noir beats, sultry rhythms and narcotic melodies. Keri and Scott combine her vocals and percussion and his weathered 8-string bass. They combine their distinct voices to weave together dark and catchy songs in the vein of the flippant sounds of early Velvet Underground/Sonic Youth with the style of Soft Cell/Girls Against Boys.

Open Jam – The Organic Music Cooperative

April 23 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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One event on March 26, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on April 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

Session two of the new year is upon us. And the boys and girls that make the Hotel sing every other Tuesday night are back at it. The epitome of organic music happens, when 15 to 20 players whip out their instruments, take the lead or are proud to follow and enjoy the incredible fellowship of music. The invitation is always open. Come to play, come to sing or simply come. The good times are shared by all.

Old Oaks Duo

April 26 @ 6:00 PM

Old Oaks encompasses the acoustic music of Mount Horeb Singer Songwriter, Frank Laufenberg. The music ranges from 12-string renditions of classic tunes like Purple Haze and Heart of Gold to melodious originals. Frank is frequently joined by saxophonist Daniel Haschke and plays with Madison Funk Fusion band Wurk. Don’t be surprised if a guest jumps on stage for a song or two!

Matthew Davies

April 27 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Matthew Davies’ music rustles with an aura of mysterious familiarity—like stories, tones and melodies broadcast from a never-to-be-finished map of America. Born and raised in Wisconsin, son of a small-town lawyer and acclaimed by On Milwaukee, Radio Milwaukee, Common Folk Music, Matthew Davies is a road-tested musician and singer-songwriter. He’s driven the blue highways of America and played his music in rusty northern factory towns—places like Davenport, Duluth, and Ashtabula. New York and Chicago too.

The Claudettes

April 27 @ 8:00 PM

Surprisingly, there is no Claudette or Claudia or even Claude in this band. Instead, Johnny Iguana (piano), Berit Ulseth (singing), Zach Verdoorn (bass, singing), Michael Caskey (drums) throw their skill sets together to create a genre that very entertainingly combines blues, jazz, soul, punk, rockabilly and cartoon music into an award-winning and undeniably danceable soundtrack from their home town Chicago.

Stacy Hughes

May 1 @ 6:00 PM
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Stacy is one of our own from right here in Winona and has sung and played guitar throughout the area for the past 30+ years; she has performed as a vocalist with several choirs at St. Olaf College, as part of an Acoustic duo on a riverboat on the Mississippi river for 20 summers, at the MN State Fair, with a Wyoming Bluegrass group in an old historic hotel, and at the Winona Great River Shakespeare Festival with her Jazz…

MCA Spring Music Division Concerts

May 3 @ 5:30 PM

The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts music division invites the community to our Spring Concerts inside MCA’s home, the Valencia Arts Center. With so many talented students wanting to share their music with others, MCA will offer two completely unique concerts; one at 5:30 pm and another at 7:00 pm. Come to one or stay for both! These concerts will showcase MCA private lesson students of all ages who study a variety of instruments, along with students who attended our…

Patti Darbo

May 8 @ 6:00 PM
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Patti is a local High School teacher who moonlights as a Singer and Songwriter. She has a powerful voice with a great stage presence. Come check her out!

Andrew Huber

May 18 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Celtic folk-rock troubadour Andrew D. Huber is a songsmith and performer hailing from the Great Lakes area of the Midwest. His latest album “Mockingbird Gallows” is a true career benchmark and has received critical praise on both sides of the Atlantic.

Winona’s First Ever Metal Festival

May 18 @ 7:00 PM

A night of brutality and aggressively loud metal awaits you at Winona's First Ever Metal Festival! Bring a friend and have some fun with us! MICAWBER - 12 to 1 Descent of Man - 11 to 11:45 Astral Space - 10 to 10:45 H1Z1 - 9 to 9:45 Disgunt - 8:15 to 8:45 21+

Stacy Hughes

June 5 @ 6:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Stacy is one of our own from right here in Winona and has sung and played guitar throughout the area for the past 30+ years; she has performed as a vocalist with several choirs at St. Olaf College, as part of an Acoustic duo on a riverboat on the Mississippi river for 20 summers, at the MN State Fair, with a Wyoming Bluegrass group in an old historic hotel, and at the Winona Great River Shakespeare Festival with her Jazz…

Mackenzie Moore

June 7 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Mackenzie Moore is a singer/songwriter based in Madison, WI. With roots in ’70s, alternative, and folk/folk rock, she has been described as having “a voice like a glass of good scotch.”

Patti Darbo

June 12 @ 6:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Patti is a local High School teacher who moonlights as a Singer and Songwriter. She has a powerful voice with a great stage presence. Come check her out!

Stacy Hughes

July 3 @ 6:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Stacy is one of our own from right here in Winona and has sung and played guitar throughout the area for the past 30+ years; she has performed as a vocalist with several choirs at St. Olaf College, as part of an Acoustic duo on a riverboat on the Mississippi river for 20 summers, at the MN State Fair, with a Wyoming Bluegrass group in an old historic hotel, and at the Winona Great River Shakespeare Festival with her Jazz…

Patti Darbo

July 10 @ 6:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Patti is a local High School teacher who moonlights as a Singer and Songwriter. She has a powerful voice with a great stage presence. Come check her out!

Stacy Hughes

August 7 @ 6:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Stacy is one of our own from right here in Winona and has sung and played guitar throughout the area for the past 30+ years; she has performed as a vocalist with several choirs at St. Olaf College, as part of an Acoustic duo on a riverboat on the Mississippi river for 20 summers, at the MN State Fair, with a Wyoming Bluegrass group in an old historic hotel, and at the Winona Great River Shakespeare Festival with her Jazz…

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