2021

NOV 24 WED | Dakota | 7:00

A FEAST OF ARMSTRONG!

The Southside Aces Big Five are setting the table for a fantastic night of Louis Armstrong music. We'll play music from his nearly fifty years of recording, including our favorite food tunes! "Struttin' With Some Barbecue," "All That Meat And No Potatotes." Yes!

1010 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis

(612) 332-5299

DEC 8 WED | Icehouse | 8pm (Doors 6pm)

YULETIDE ON THE SOUTHSIDE!

You haven't heard Christmas tunes until you've heard a New Orleans band play them! The Aces play songs from their hit Christmas album, "Santaphone" and much more. Special guests and even some Yuletide door prizes!

$13 adv/$18 door

2528 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis

(612) 276-6523

Past Performances

JUNE 6 SUN | The Belvedere at Crooners | 4pm

BUTCH THOMPSON & SOUTHSIDE ACES

Performing favorites on the new outdoor stage, The Belvedere, including cuts from last fall's release HOW LONG BLUES.  

 

Seating, dinner, and cocktail service begins one hour before showtime.

JULY 18  SUN | The Belvedere at Crooners | 7:30pm

SOUTHSIDE ACES BIG FIVE

Louis Armstrong was born 120 years ago, and Crooners is throwing a birthday party! Join us for a concert of favorites spanning Satchmo's nearly 50 years of recording. Happy Birthday, Pops!

 

Seating, dinner, and cocktail service begins at 6:15.

JULY 28  WED | Mississippi Music at the Bemidji Waterfront | 6pm

SOUTHSIDE ACES

Take a trip up north with the Aces for a free concert at the Bemidji Waterfront! "Some watch from their boats, some watch from their chairs!"

 

BYO chairs, blankets, picnic baskets...and mosquito repellent!

JULY 31  SAT | MGM Food Truck Fest | 1:30-3:30pm

FOOD TRUCKS & JAZZ!

Your favorite food trucks plus music, kids' activities, marketplace, and more. Festival 11am-7pm.

FREE ADMISSION

MGM Wine & Spirits

1690 S Robert St

West St Paul, MN 55118

JULY 31  SAT | Vintage Band Festival | 5:30-6:15pm

NORTHFIELD!

One day, two festivals! From food trucks to brass bands, follow us down Highway 52 to Northfield for more fantastic music. Eleven bands, 9:30am-9pm.

FREE ADMISSION

AUG 5-7  THU-SAT | Bix Fest — Davenport, Iowa

50th ANNUAL BIX BEIDERBECKE JAZZ FESTIVAL

Southside Aces are honored to take part in celebrating the music of legendary cornetist Bix Beiderbecke down in his hometown!  Top-notch bands from around the country will descend upon Davenport for the festival in August. Join us, won't you?

AUG 26  THU | Jazz Fest Live | 7pm

SOUTHSIDE ACES ON YOUR HOME SCREEN!

Twin Cities Jazz Fest presents Jazz Fest Live, bringing live jazz to your home every Thursday night. Reserve your space now!

SEP 12 SUN | The Belvedere at Crooners | 4pm

HANDFUL OF KEYS — A Celebration of Fats Waller! With special guest Rick Carlson

Southside Aces are very pleased to have the inimitable rascal Rick Carlson join us on piano for a whole show of the music of stride master Fats Waller. As Fats would say, "It's so nice it must be illegal!"

SEP 18 SAT | Pryesfest 2021 | 3pm

SOUTHSIDE ACES AND BRATWURST!

Catch the Aces for a free, all-ages party outside on the river! Music, bratwurst and autumnal lagers.

Pryes Brewing Company

1401 W River Road N, Minneapolis

SEP 25 SAT | The Merner Mini Jazz Festival | 7pm

SOUTHSIDE ACES BIG FIVE IN FARIBAULT!

A clarinet/trombone front line with Rick Carlson on piano in back!

Cathedral of Our Merciful Savior

515 2nd Ave. NW, Faribault, MN 55021

Call for tickets: (507) 334-7732

OCT 7 THU | Icehouse | 7:30pm (Doors 6pm)

SOUTHSIDE ACES DEBUT AT ICEHOUSE!

The Aces bring the Jazz Age into the confines of one of the Twin Cities best purveyors of live music!

$13 adv/$18 door

2528 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis

(612) 276-6523

OCT 8 FRI | Dakota | 7:00

SOUTHSIDE ACES BIG FIVE AT THE DAKOTA!

The Aces are going into the hallowed Nicollet Avenue jazz club. Hot jazz in the big city! 

OCT 17 SUN | Crooners | 4:00

LOUIS ARMSTRONG NIGHT AT CROONERS!

The Southside Aces Big Five playing the music of Louis Armstrong! From King Oliver Louis, to Hot Five Louis,

to Big Band Louis, to All Star Louis. We cover it all!

OCT 23 SAT | Amsterdam Bar and Hall | 8:00pm (Doors 7pm)

GOLDEN GARTERS BURLESQUE REVUE!

All live music! "Classic Strip Tease for these Modern Times!"

6 W. 6th St., St. Paul

NOV 9 TUE | Icehouse | 8pm (Doors 7pm)

SOUTHSIDE ACES DIGGING IN AT ICEHOUSE!

The Aces are turning Icehouse into your favorite New Orleans joint in Minneapolis!

$13 adv/$18 door

2528 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis

(612) 276-6523