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Patty and The Buttons are a Band based in Minneapolis, MN. Our music consists of originals and traditional tunes with influences including New Orleans Traditional Jazz, Early Blues and Vaudeville. We play for listeners and dancers of all ages and persuasions. You can listen to us EVERY SUNDAY from 11am-2pm at the Aster Cafe!

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Best of 2014 In The Media

Well, we’re not ones to boast, but we’re very fortunate to have been included in some of the finest “Best Of” columns to wrap up 2014! BeBopified – Pamela Espeland…

Minnesota Public Radio Morning Show

MPR’s Cathy Wurzer made some time on Morning Edition to talk about our new release “The Mercury Blues” as well as our Vaudeville Spectacular.  We remind her of “Boardwalk Empire”…

Patty and The Buttons KFAI (90.3 FM) Takeover!

>>THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH YOUR RADIO. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CHANGE THE STATION. WE ARE CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION.  SIT QUIETLY WITH YOUR RADIO TURNED TO 90.3 FM AND WE WILL…

Review of “Mercury Blues” courtesy of Hymie’s Vintage Records

We’re very proud to have one of nation’s finest purveyors of vintage vinyl here in our hometown of Minneapolis.  Hymie’s Vintage records is one of the most genuine music shopping…

CD Release Spectacular! Saturday, November 29th, 2014

Patty and The Buttons are celebrating the release of their second album “The Mercury Blues” at the historic Heights Theater built in 1926.  The show will be an riotous vaudeville…

Historic smut disc featured on Hey Mister Jesse Podcast

We’re very happy to have made a return appearance on the San Francisco based Traditional Jazz and Blues Podcast “Hey Mister Jesse”.  You can listen to episode #106 here: http://www.yehoodi.com/show/heymisterjesse  … There…

“The Good Stuff” on Hymie’s Vintage Records Blog

Our pal Dave Hoenack over at Hymie’s vintage vinyl wrote a very illuminating post about naughty music in the last century or so.  Our “XXX” historic smut disc is discussed…

Patty and The Buttons Present: Fingerstyle Master Richard Smith from Nashville, TN. Tuesday August 5th at The Dakota Jazz Club

We are very excited to be welcoming Richard Smith to Minneapolis on August 5th!  Richard is a world class fingerstyle guitarist whom performed and studied with the late Chet Atkins. …

Upcoming Guest Artists at Aster Cafe Residency

Most of you are well acquainted with our Aster Cafe residency (almost) every Sunday.  We have a few special guests from out of town whom will be making whirlwind appearances…

Patty and The Buttons Present: Jack Klatt at The Dakota Thursday April 3rd

Guitarist/Singer Jack Klatt is a vital member of the Minneapolis roots and traditional music scene.  Patty (of The Buttons) also shares instrumental abilities with him regularly as a sideman on…

Tom McDermott and Kevin Clark from New Orleans, LA join Patty and The Buttons at The Dakota Jazz Club January 28th

Virtuoso Pianist Tom McDermott from New Orleans, LA is returning to the Dakota Jazz Club Tuesday, January 28th.  He will also be bringing trumpet player Kevin Clark from the famed Dukes…

Patty and The Buttons Present: An Evening Of Gypsy Jazz with Sam Miltich and Dean Harrington Sunday December 8th

Sam Miltich and Dean Harrington are two world class Gypsy Jazz guitar players from the state of Minnesota.  Patty and The Buttons will be hosting a night of Gypsy Jazz…

Upcoming Dates

  • 21
    Feb
    Vienna, Austria
    Vienna Accordion Festival (w/ Stephanie Niles)
  • 28
    Feb
    Bemidji, MN
    The Historic Chief Theater, OPENING for Monroe Crossing @ 7:30pm.
  • 28
    Feb
    Bemidji, MN
    Brigid's Cross Pub, 9pm-11pm.

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