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Artists' Quarter

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Hamm Building, 7th Place and St. Peter, Saint Paul, MN
+1 651-292-1359
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Music good, food not

Good trio tonight with talented piano, clarinet. Not sure where they found the ham handed stand up... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2016
KYLE L
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Jazz Club now named Vieux Carre.

Best authentic Jazz club in St. Paul. Great food too. Many local and national jazz ensembles... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2016
Craig D
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Jun 22, 2016
“Music good, food not”
Mar 15, 2016
“Jazz Club now named Vieux Carre.”
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Hamm Building, 7th Place and St. Peter, Saint Paul, MN
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Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Good trio tonight with talented piano, clarinet. Not sure where they found the ham handed stand up bass player....spoiled the finesse and style of the other two musicians. I think the gumbo was two days old. Too bad it probably had potential on Sunday. 😟...More

Thank KYLE L
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Best authentic Jazz club in St. Paul. Great food too. Many local and national jazz ensembles perform in this basement venue.

Thank Craig D
Reviewed February 24, 2016

We wanted to get out of our home after dinner on a recent week-night. This worked well. Singer and four instrumental for back-up and solos. Seasoned professionals, all. And a respectful, appreciative audience.

Thank Jim R
Reviewed February 24, 2015

You have to work at finding this place. It's in the basement of the Hamm Building in downtown St. Paul. Parking is nearby. Basically, it's a downstairs meeting room converted into a nightclub, and WOW, what music! The place went under last year, and I...More

Thank Carlsonce
Reviewed August 30, 2013

The AQ is a great venue for the serious jazz fan. In the basement of the historic Hamm building in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, the AQ is dark and cozy with affordable drinks, an affordable cover charge, and excellent service. Although there is no kitchen...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2013

Very nice venue for jazz. Really great not to get ripped off at the door with ticket prices. However, we listened to the Pete Whitman quartet and the music was inaccessible. Amazing musicians but not listener friendly. Also, if your website says you will start...More

Thank MBB66066
Reviewed June 22, 2012

NYC-based Tenor sax giant Eric Alexander plays the Artists' Quarter (AQ) every Memorial Day -- this was the 10th year he's done so, and the 2nd time we've caught this gig. Eric Alexander is one of the greatest hard-bop sax players in the entire world...More

Thank erudo
Reviewed May 15, 2012

Best place in the twin cities for Jazz. It never disappoints. Dark and cozy atmosphere with good sound quality. A great place to relax and unwind/ Listen to some great players. Very comfortable, good sight lines, small tables and one of the best bartenders ever....More

Thank just1backpack
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