Jarret Oulman

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2014

    Art-A-Whirl: Is music overshadowing visual art?

    In 1996, David Felker brought an idea to the Minneapolis City Council for an art crawl to showcase the work of the growing community of artists utilizing studio space in Northeast Minneapolis. Art-A-Whirl has been going strong and increasing in size ever since, featuring hundreds of artists and annu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    Amsterdam Bar & Hall: A chat with co-owner Jarret Oulman

    ​There was a wave of excitement in St. Paul when Amsterdam Bar and Hall first opened its doors in September. The new 450-capactiy venue, along with neighbors Eclipse Records and Big Table Studio, marked a new venture to increase the cultural footprint of the city. With established scene figures ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    October 19, 2011

    Amsterdam Bar and Hall is a Dutch treat in St. Paul

    Rock club also offers an unusual menu

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    Amsterdam Bar & Hall opens tonight for a preview with Red Pens and BNLX

    Photo by Dave Wiegardt​As we reported last week, the new downtown St. Paul music venue Amsterdam Bar & Hall is opening its doors for the first time tonight for a preview, which will feature performances by Red Pens, BNLX, and Lillian and the Harveys in addition to offering concertgoers the fir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Amsterdam will take over former Pop! St. Paul site

    First Fhima, then Pop!, now Amsterdam.​St. Paul's former Pop! at Sixth and Wabasha is turning into a nightclub/restaurant called Amsterdam run by Jon and Jarret Oulman, the father/son owners of the 331 Club. The Pioneer Press reports that the Oulmans recently leased the space and are hoping to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Eclipse Records, new venue Amsterdam Bar and Hall eying downtown St. Paul space

    ​Downtown St. Paul has always been somewhat of a dry zone for independent and local music -- save for the giant arena, the only real clubs catering to live music fans are the Artists' Quarter and Lowertown's Black Dog Cafe. But starting later this year, those venues will have some new neighbors th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Pig & Fiddle by Muddy Pig to open in former Pearson's

    Pearson's Family RestaurantA pub plans to move in next to 50th Street Cafe. ​When the former Pearson's Family Restaurant at 50th and France in Edina was sold, the new owner, John McMCarty, divided the space in two. On one side he opened the 50th Street Cafe (a breakfast-lunch spot similar to h ... More >>

  • Music

    January 5, 2011
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    January 5, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    MC/VL final show moved to the 501 Club

    ​The sudden closing of the Turf Club displaced about a week and a half's worth of shows, including Saturday's much-anticipated final show by MC/VL with Pink Mink, Slapping Purses, and Kitten Forever. Luckily, the hip-hop duo were able to dovetail their show with another big bash happening that nig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    501 Club closing on January 8

    ​Less than two years after opening its doors on Washington Ave. in downtown Minneapolis, the 501 Club will close on January 8.

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    501 Club adding patio, wall to separate music and food

    Photo by Nate Patrin for City Pages​The 501 Club on Washington and 5th Ave. S. is planning a few major changes this summer, the most significant being their plan to section off the music room with a wall that will separate it from the upper dining area."The wall will be starting from the bathrooms ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    501 Club grand opening this Friday

    A new music venue on Washington Avenue will officially open this weekend.

  • Music

    November 8, 2006

    331, Unplugged

    Northeast bar teams with city of Minneapolis to throw unexpected acoustic music festival

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2006

    The City vs. Music at the 331 Club

    The 331 Club has become one of the preferred hot spots for happy hourists and original music seekers, not to mention a vital cog in the NE arts corridor. Now the city aims to pull the plug on the amps.