For all concert events (excluding holiday concerts), dinner service begins at 6:00pm with the show beginning at 8:00pm.
Fri/Sat, October 31 & November 1
Power Balladz: The Ultimate '80s Sing-A-Long Halloween Edition
Do you remember what song was playing when you had your first kiss or your first slow dance? Chances are it was a power ballad – those songs that double as a soundtrack to your life. For a rockin’ hot evening, experience POWER BALLADZ and unleash your inner rock star with 90 minutes of rock!
Last year, Power Balladz enjoyed multiple sold-out weekend shows at CDT. This year there is only one limited event on Halloween weekend! Do not miss the original Minneapolis cast in a rockin' hot evening featuring killer voices and wicked guitar solos from power ballad bands of the 80s including: Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Guns N 'Roses, Journey, Queen, Heart and many more. Come with a group of friends for an incredible evening of loud music and ‘80s humor with an added ghoulish Halloween twist.
Fri, November 14
Songs of Sun Records & the Grand Ole Opry
MEMPHIS AND THE MEANTIMES takes you back to the time and place when these songs jumped off of your 45's and albums and found a place in your heart and soul that never left you. This all-star Twin Cities musical lineup celebrates the songs from the Sun Records and Grand Ole Opry 50's -60's artists of the era. These were the songs and artists that proved to be the foundation of all popular music that followed. Led by Minnesota Music Award-winner and Mid-America Hall of Fame recipient Mick Sterling, MEMPHIS AND THE MEANTIMES features a multi-talented house band and an equally impressive lineup of singers who will honor and breathe new life into songs that serve as the pillars of what we hear today. Songs from the Sun Records era include Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Wanda Jackson, and favorites from the Grand Ole Opry era of Merle Haggard, Buck Owens, Kris Kristofferson, and others. MEMPHIS AND THE MEANTIMES will play two special tribute sections each night featuring recently passed giants of this era, GEORGE JONES and JOHNNY CASH.
Fri/Sat, November 21 & 22
The catalog of hits for Elton John and Bernie Taupin are well known and part of all of us. But every Elton fan has a huge list of songs that weren't "hits" on the radio, but were played over and over on their record player because the songs were so great. For all of those people, ELTONSONGS is the show for you. Led by Minnesota Music Award and Mid-West Music Hall of Fame recipient, Mick Sterling and Brave New Workshop Musical Director Peter Guertin, ELTONSONGS features an amazing array of talented musicians and singers faithfully honoring such songs as BORDER SONG, THE KING MUST DIE, EMPTY SKY, HAVE MERCY ON THE CRIMINAL, SUSIE (Dramas), WE ALL FALL IN LOVE SOMETIMES and nearly two dozen Elton and Taupin gems that every Elton fan loves. ELTONSONGS is a night filled with the songs every Elton fan loves and longed to hear on the radio as much as the big hits.
Fri/Sat, November 28 & 29
Keri Noble: A Very Special Christmas
Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter and Cities 97 radio personality Keri Noble returns to perform her very special holiday concert, “A Very Special Christmas.” The concert features an assortment of songs from Keri’s gorgeous holiday album, More Than Santa and much more. Keri knows how to write and deliver her music and this concert elegantly captures the mood and spirit of the holidays. Come celebrate the season with Keri and friends.
December 4-7, 11-14
Rock 'N' Roll Xmas Spectacular
Get ready to crank your holiday spirit all the way up! Returning to our 2014 holiday series is this popular holiday show event featuring the talents of The Eagles & Fleetwood Mac tribute bands! Join an 8-piece all-star cast of musicians as they rock their way through Christmas classics — and create a few of their own — in show that delivers as much fun as Santa himself. The Rock & Roll Xmas Spectacular is a multimedia, musical extravaganza that mixes rock n roll, hilarious stories and parodies with your favorite yuletide songs as you’ve never heard them before.
Wednesday, December 17
Celtic Holiday Hooley
Come for some warm-fuzzies & family-fun with the Celtic Holiday Hooley; a party for all ages with Irish music, stories, step dance, caroling and more!
Mick Sterling's AT CHRISTMAS
AT CHRISTMAS is a truly unique blend of holiday family-fueled comedy and drama brilliantly written and performed by three alums of Dudley Riggs Brave New Workshop, Shannon Custer, Michelle Cassioppi and Jim Robinson. What drives AT CHRISTMAS are stories and music that ring true with all families.This intimate 90-minute show is a funny, poignant and heart-warmingly tender reflection of what the holidays mean for families. The live, six-piece band performs surprisingly fresh interpretations of recognizable Christmas favorites and features Twin Cities’ favorite frontman, Mick Sterling, and A Brave New Workshop’s musical director, Peter Guertin.
Fri/Sat/Sat Matinee/Sun Eve, December 26-28
Martini & Olive in Takin' Care Of Christmas
Ring in the 2014 holiday season with Martini & Olive, the hip and swinging Midwest comedy lounge duo, in their '70s holiday show (complete with loud polyester duds)! With laughing affection for the music and styling mistakes of the '70s, it's the biggest belly-laugh you'll have this holiday season.