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The Woman's Club of Minneapolis

The New Standards - SOLD OUT

The New Standards - SOLD OUT
The New Standards - SOLD OUT

Time & Location

Aug 16, 2024, 7:30 PM

The Woman's Club of Minneapolis, 410 Oak Grove St, Minneapolis, MN 55403, USA

About the Event

Friday, August 16 - SOLD OUT

5:00 - 6:45 pm Dinner in the Lounge  - make dining reservation HERE 

7:30 pm Concert

Making their first appearance at The Woman’s Club, tickets are now on sale – for members and your guests – for The New Standards. Tickets are limited so please reserve now to avoid disappointment. The New Standards in concert will also be the 4th Annual Seersucker Night at The Woman’s Club.  

The New Standards is a “revelatory” (Star Tribune) Twin-Cities-based trio with a global following. Formed in 2005 as an off-shoot project between three Minneapolis-based musicians and friends, The New Standards has grown into a globe-spanning adventure—filling theaters and clubs around the world and spawning several CDs, videos, cartoons, and dance and theater projects that have charmed and delighted an ever-multiplying legion of faithful fans. The three core members of The New Standards all come from illustrious Twin Cities bands. Chan Poling founded the seminal punk/new wave band The Suburbs. John Munson was an original member of Trip Shakespeare and the chart-topping Semisonic. Steve Roehm started on drums in the Texas punk outfit Billygoat and the avant-jazz Electropolis. Sensing a lack of interesting jazz trio repertoire beyond the usual “old standards,” they got together originally to play and sing their favorite songs—from every era, particularly post 1960s pop music—in a stripped-down acoustic setting, making room for solos and arrangements with the freedom of jazz, and yet never fully abandoning the modest soul of pop and rock. For more, visit thenewstandards.com.

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