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Artists' Quarter - Closed

408 St. Peter St. St. Paul, MN 55101 | St. Paul (Downtown) | 651-292-1359

Location Description:

Home to a number of local and touring jazz acts -- as well as their own popular weekly Hammond B-3 organ night -- the Artists' Quarter stands as one of the most reliable hot spots in the Downtown St. Paul area. This artist-owned and operated club also features free weekly open poetry sessions and all sorts of musical offerings from classic bop to modern fusion.


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