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A Classic Night of Mpls Funk - benefitting the Southdale YMCA

The Dakota Jazz Club, 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN

Enjoy an evening of wonderful music with friends at the Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant Minneapolis to support the Y!

A fundraiser benefiting Youth Leadership at the Southdale YMCA featuring St. Paul and the Minneapolis Funk All Stars.

At the Y we’re for: Youth Development, Healthy Living & Social Responsibility

St. Paul Peterson, a teenage wunderkind who performed keys with The Time in Purple Rain before signing to Prince’s Paisley Park label as lead singer of The Family (‘Nothing Compares 2 U’), is acknowledged as one of the best musicians to emerge from the Twin Cities.

St Paul (as named by Prince) has assembled the "who's who" of the Minnesota music scene into a band called The Mpls Funk All Stars.

Fraser Gala


We will be providing all entertainment and consultation for this event. This year, Maria Jette will be the featured soloist with the Paul Peterson Orchestra.

Join us at this year’s Fraser Annual Benefit, presented by U.S. Bank, on Saturday, October 27 at Hilton Minneapolis.

This year’s event will feature a lavish Venetian masquerade theme with a flair for the dramatics. Be the Belle or Beau of the Ball by wearing an elegant mask and fashionable wear to conceal your identity.

The evening starts with a cocktail reception featuring artful antipasti to feast upon—just the beginnings of a pleasurable multi-course dining experience. Stroll through the silent auction featuring delicate and fancy boutique items. Linger over delicious Italian cuisine while sipping vino and enjoying some alluring performances and musical entertainment well into the night.

Private Birthday Party - Mpls

Providing instrumental entertainment for a birthday party

ElectroVoice Event - Los Angeles

Providing music for this private event in California, featuring artist Jeanne Taylor.

Downtown Minneapolis YMCA Celebration

Downtown YMCA, 651 Nicollet Mall #300, , Minneapolis, MN 55402

We will be providing music for this celebration! Paul Peterson will personally be leading the instrumental and dance band that evening. You’re invited to Chart Your Own Destiny at the Y Party. Join us Friday, September 28, at the Dayton YMCA at Gaviidae for an evening of outstanding dining, exciting entertainment, and fantastic fun in the spirit of the Y to help provide programs that build strong communities. Tickets are just $75.

Explore our new space at Gaviidae Common while learning more about our programs, meeting members of the Olympic Gold Medal and U.S. National Champion Men’s Curling Team--try your hand at curling on our unique iceless curling rink. Sample cocktails and hors d’oeuvres from the award-winning chefs of Travail Kitchen and Amusements while taking in the skyline views of downtown Minneapolis from our rooftop deck. Enjoy extraordinary entertainment including appearances by members of the Harlem Globetrotters and music featuring local musical legend St. Paul Peterson and DJ Michael Grey.

Visit for more information and to reserve your Y Party ticket for this unforgettable event. Tickets are just $75.

University of Minnesota - Honoring Prince

Ted Mann Concert Hall, 2128 4th Street S , Minneapolis, MN

Honored to be helping with the music for this historic event. St Paul and the Minneapolis Funk All Star will be providing the music for this event. Prior to Prince’s death, the University of Minnesota had been preparing to present him with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree, the University’s highest honor. This fall we will present the degree in recognition of his remarkable talent, enduring influence in music, and his role in shaping the city of Minneapolis. President Eric W. Kaler and Regent Darrin Rosha will present the degree to Prince’s sister, Tyka Nelson.

Students from the School of Music will be joined by special guests artists as they pay tribute to Prince by performing music associated with his career.

Abracadabra - Private Party for Hudson Daybreak and Hudson Rotary

Abracadabra brings their classic rock style to Hudson's annual fundraiser.

Peterson Music and Events presents fDeluxe

The Dakota Jazz Club, 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN

Peterson Music and Events presents Classic Minneapolis Super Bowl Funk! fDeluxe, aka Prince's band The Family reformed and is funkier than ever. Catch 2 shows at the Dakota. There is also a VIP experience and an After Party featuring DJ Lenka Paris spinning songs that made the Mpls Sound famous!

A Night of Classic Soul, featuring Jarrod Lawson, Jesse Larson, Stokley and St Paul Peterson

The Dakota Jazz Club, 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN

Enjoy an evening of wonderful music with friends at the Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant Minneapolis to support the Y!

A fundraiser benefiting Youth Leadership at the Southdale YMCA featuring Jarrod Lawson, St. Paul Peterson and Jesse Larson. The Y is a starting point for many youth to learn a culture of service, civic engagement and develop skills to become the leaders of tomorrow. Presented by Peterson Music and Events

St Paul and the Mpls Funk All Stars

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Birds Basement, Melbourne, Australia

St. Paul and the Mpls All Stars play 5 nights in Melbourne at Birds Basement