MNaked Presents: Taylor James Donskey and Rachel Bearinger
Oct
25
3:00 PM15:00

MNaked Presents: Taylor James Donskey and Rachel Bearinger

MNaked Presents: The Friday Night Songwriter Series at the Hideaway Burger Bar

Taylor James Donskey plays alternative country, sharing everyday tales from everyday people. Uncluttered melodies over a lived in sound support the stories, the hopes and the relationships these people have with one another. These songs are the lasting impressions left by simple, impactful living. Warm and natural, Taylor builds on the solid foundation that was given new life by Gillian Welch; perpetuated by Jeff Tweedy and set on its head by Blake Mills. The full-length is due early 2020.


Rachel Bearinger is a guitarist, vocalist, and trumpet player from Northeast Iowa. She performs a wide range of musical styles from folk rock to contemporary jazz. Rachel enjoys writing and performing original music as well as putting her own twists on songs by her favorite artists. Her debut EP, "We Were Well," was released in August of 2017, and is available online and as a compact disc at her shows.

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Taylor James Donskey at Forager Brewing
Oct
26
8:00 PM20:00

Taylor James Donskey at Forager Brewing

Catch crafted brews, cocktails and food! Come on down to Forager for a wonderful fall evening, music provided by Taylor James Donskey.

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Taylor James Donskey plays alternative country, sharing everyday tales from everyday people. Uncluttered melodies over a lived in sound support the stories, the hopes and the relationships these people have with one another. These songs are the lasting impressions left by simple, impactful living. Warm and natural, Taylor builds on the solid foundation that was given new life by Gillian Welch; perpetuated by Jeff Tweedy and set on its head by Blake Mills. The full-length is due early 2020.

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FORAGER BREWING

Our casual dining approach invites you to enjoy a relaxed family-friendly restaurant experience in Rochester, MN! We offer a full menu of vibrant dishes made from the freshest seasonally available ingredients inspired by our bountiful region. Discover a new favorite each time you visit as our menu changes to integrate the most recent harvest from our local farming partners.

And don’t forget about the beer! Our beers are made on-site, in our brewery, from a combination of locally foraged ingredients, regionally native grains, and wild hop varieties–they pair perfectly with our unique and rustic-style dishes!

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Taylor James Donskey at Island City Brewing
Nov
1
7:00 PM19:00

Taylor James Donskey at Island City Brewing

IPAs! Souts! Lagers! Sours! Pilsners! Saison! You can get em down at Island City Brewing. Come on down for an evening of music with Taylor James Donskey.

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Taylor James Donskey plays alternative country, sharing everyday tales from everyday people. Uncluttered melodies over a lived in sound support the stories, the hopes and the relationships these people have with one another. These songs are the lasting impressions left by simple, impactful living. Warm and natural, Taylor builds on the solid foundation that was given new life by Gillian Welch; perpetuated by Jeff Tweedy and set on its head by Blake Mills. The full-length is due early 2020.

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ISLAND CITY BREWING
Mission
With each beer we make we remember our commitment to craftsmanship, innovation, and education to make our partners, patrons, and community proud.

Values
Before prohibition, local breweries were often fixtures in their communities as both employers and creators. One of our hometown’s original brewers, Peter Bub, once said, “What Winona makes, makes Winona.” For us, being a craft brewer means that our product is the measure of our quality as a business. Further, we believe that by crafting great beer we create an opportunity to foster great community.

OUR CRAFT
-To continually strive to craft beers of distinct quality and variety, for beer lovers and beer beginners alike.

-We nourish a spirit of curiosity and collaboration, while staying true to the scientific processes of brewing.

-To remain committed to providing all of our customers with consistently fresh, quality product.

-To focus on research and development in the crafting of our recipes.

-To minimize our impact on the environment. We strive for greater efficiency and reduced waste in our production process.

-To seek local ingredients and partnerships whenever possible
OUR COMMUNITY

-To make our taproom a landmark and gathering place for family, friends, and neighbors in our community.

-To promote positive beer culture and responsible enjoyment.

-To provide a place of learning for novices and advanced beer drinkers alike, with a welcoming atmosphere, knowledgeable staff, and educational opportunities.

-To support and give back to fellow makers and members of our local community.

-To contribute to the craft industry through sharing and collaboration.

-To remain grateful to be doing what we love. We aim to share and foster that love with an ever-widening community, and to give back to the community that supports us.

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Taylor James Donskey (full band single release) & Steve Miller Lite
Dec
6
to Dec 7

Taylor James Donskey (full band single release) & Steve Miller Lite

Come on down to your favorite spot to see your favorite people do the things they favorite the most for the people they most favor. That's you!

Two great bands, lots of singing, lots of strummin, and plenty of rippin' sounds. Steve Miller Lite has all the hits, and Taylor's got a new single to let loose in support for his upcoming full length album release. You just can't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity

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Taylor at Err MPLS
Dec
11
8:30 PM20:30

Taylor at Err MPLS

Join Taylor and his band for a few tunes at Honey for the monthly gathering of ERR, the Twin Cities premier underground artist collective. Live poetry readings, gallery showings, live art, drinks and hygge will all be capped off by a set of tunes! Come on down!

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Err is a Twin Cities artist collective hell-bent on championing emerging artists. They throw art-filled parties and make party-filled art. Their monthly events and handmade zines feature local artists of all mediums.

Featured artists are published in Err’s monthly art & literary magazine, Errata, and each month there is an open call for submissions.

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Taylor at the Troubadour
Sep
29
7:00 PM19:00

Taylor at the Troubadour

Come relax with stemmed glasses, old grape juice and live acoustic stylings. TJD will be providing some beautiful sounds and real stories in the intimate setting of the Troubadour Wine Bar.

Taylor James Donskey the singer songwriter out of Minneapolis who's taking alternative country out for another go. Influences include Gillian Welch, Dave Rawlings, Jeff Tweedy, Blake Mills and Tom Petty.

Check out the new single "Today" on spotify! https://open.spotify.com/track/2v7ZLIjzf6ZXFmlEXKXPPS?si=JE0IHY9iTWmj58Pj7TLO7w

Check out the lyric video for "Today"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYIEC-xtY7E

Check out the live take of "Not Much More to Say"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlEc3Wk7nbA

taylorjamesdonskey.com/shows

FREE

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MNaked Presents: Taylor James Donskey
Sep
27
8:00 PM20:00

MNaked Presents: Taylor James Donskey

MNaked Presents: The Friday Night Songwriter Series at the Hideaway.

Taylor James Donskey plays alternative country, sharing everyday tales from everyday people. Uncluttered melodies over a lived in sound support the stories, the hopes and the relationships these people have with one another. These songs are the lasting impressions left by simple, impactful living. Warm and natural, Taylor builds on the solid foundation that was given new life by Gillian Welch; perpetuated by Jeff Tweedy and set on its head by Blake Mills. The full-length is due early 2020.

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Julia Floberg, Lena Elizabeth, Taylor James Donskey
Sep
26
9:00 PM21:00

Julia Floberg, Lena Elizabeth, Taylor James Donskey

Julia Floberg is a cellist and singer-songwriter from Minneapolis. She has been playing music since she was five, and she blends years of classical training with folk, rock and Americana. She has released two albums, “Aporia” (2018) and “Two Roads to Nowhere” (2019). Julia Floberg is the founder of Delphia Cello Quartet, the cellist for Mestifonía, and a member of Lady Spruce.

Lena Elizabeth is a singer/songwriter and Minneapolis native writing songs influenced by folk music with a voice rooted in the blues. The youngest in a household of musicians, she blends old and new to create a pop sound that is approachable across generations.

Taylor James Donskey plays alternative country, sharing everyday tales from everyday people. Uncluttered melodies over a lived in sound support the stories, the hopes and the relationships these people have with one another. These songs are the lasting impressions left by simple, impactful living. Warm and natural, Taylor builds on the solid foundation that was given new life by Gillian Welch; perpetuated by Jeff Tweedy and set on its head by Blake Mills. The full-length is due early 2020.

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Taylor at the Troubadour
Sep
20
7:00 PM19:00

Taylor at the Troubadour

Come relax with stemmed glasses, old grape juice and live acoustic stylings. TJD will be providing some beautiful sounds and real stories in the intimate setting of the Troubadour Wine Bar.

Taylor James Donskey the singer songwriter out of Minneapolis who's taking alternative country out for another go. Influences include Gillian Welch, Dave Rawlings, Jeff Tweedy, Blake Mills and Tom Petty.

Check out the new single "Today" on spotify! https://open.spotify.com/track/2v7ZLIjzf6ZXFmlEXKXPPS?si=JE0IHY9iTWmj58Pj7TLO7w

Check out the lyric video for "Today"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYIEC-xtY7E

Check out the live take of "Not Much More to Say"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlEc3Wk7nbA

taylorjamesdonskey.com/shows

FREE

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Taylor at the Troubadour
Sep
16
7:00 PM19:00

Taylor at the Troubadour

Come relax with stemmed glasses, old grape juice and live acoustic stylings. TJD will be providing some beautiful sounds and real stories in the intimate setting of the Troubadour Wine Bar.

Taylor James Donskey the singer songwriter out of Minneapolis who's taking alternative country out for another go. Influences include Gillian Welch, Dave Rawlings, Jeff Tweedy, Blake Mills and Tom Petty.

Check out the new single "Today" on spotify! https://open.spotify.com/track/2v7ZLIjzf6ZXFmlEXKXPPS?si=JE0IHY9iTWmj58Pj7TLO7w

Check out the lyric video for "Today"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYIEC-xtY7E

Check out the live take of "Not Much More to Say"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlEc3Wk7nbA

taylorjamesdonskey.com/shows

FREE

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Taylor at the Troubadour
Sep
2
7:00 PM19:00

Taylor at the Troubadour

Come relax with stemmed glasses, old grape juice and live acoustic stylings. TJD will be providing some beautiful sounds and real stories in the intimate setting of the Troubadour Wine Bar.

Taylor James Donskey the singer songwriter out of Minneapolis who's taking alternative country out for another go. Influences include Gillian Welch, Dave Rawlings, Jeff Tweedy, Blake Mills and Tom Petty.

Check out the new single "Today" on spotify! https://open.spotify.com/track/2v7ZLIjzf6ZXFmlEXKXPPS?si=JE0IHY9iTWmj58Pj7TLO7w

Check out the lyric video for "Today"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYIEC-xtY7E

Check out the live take of "Not Much More to Say"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlEc3Wk7nbA

taylorjamesdonskey.com/shows

FREE

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Taylor at the Troubadour
Aug
30
7:00 PM19:00

Taylor at the Troubadour

Come relax with stemmed glasses, old grape juice and live acoustic stylings. TJD will be providing some beautiful sounds and real stories in the intimate setting of the Troubadour Wine Bar.


Taylor James Donskey the singer songwriter out of Minneapolis who's taking alternative country out for another go. Influences include Gillian Welch, Dave Rawlings, Jeff Tweedy, Blake Mills and Tom Petty.


Check out the new single "Today" on spotify! https://open.spotify.com/track/2v7ZLIjzf6ZXFmlEXKXPPS?si=JE0IHY9iTWmj58Pj7TLO7w


Check out the lyric video for "Today"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYIEC-xtY7E


Check out the live take of "Not Much More to Say"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlEc3Wk7nbA


taylorjamesdonskey.com


FREE

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Rachel Kurtz featuring Taylor James Donskey
Aug
28
to Aug 29

Rachel Kurtz featuring Taylor James Donskey

singer:songwriter:speaker:storyteller

Kurtz has been touring and singing for almost 20 years. She speaks frankly about love, God, parenting, heartbreak and her infectious laugh is peppered throughout her concerts. Her songs are rife with emotion and can make you get up and dance. Whether she is singing in a bar or church, her voice can cut through the noise and gives the listener a place to rest.

She has sung at that last 6 national youth gatherings and her song "Make a Difference" is sung nationwide on any given Sunday.

Come on out to hear her sing, you will be surprised and delighted.

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Taylor at the Troubador
Aug
26
8:00 PM20:00

Taylor at the Troubador

Come relax with stemmed glass wear, old grape juice and live acoustic stylings. Fresh off his latest single release, TJD will be providing some beautiful sounds and real stories in the intimate setting of the Troubadour Wine Bar.

Taylor James Donskey the singer songwriter out of Minneapolis who's taking alternative country out for another go. Influences include Gillian Welch, Dave Rawlings, Jeff Tweedy, Blake Mills and Tom Petty.

Here's a taste! Here's a live take of 'Not Much More to Say' a tune of the forthcoming record "Paper Over It"

https://youtu.be/UlEc3Wk7nbA

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"Today" SINGLE RELEASE EVENT
Aug
24
to Aug 25

"Today" SINGLE RELEASE EVENT

Save your spot at AsterCafe.com
$10 Cover charges on the tab.

taylor james donskey follows in the alternative country tradition to share some everyday stories from everyday people. Simple melodies over a lived in sounds invite you to hear about these people, their relationships and how they thrive in times like these. These songs are the lasting impressions that those individuals have left by living a simple but impactful life. Never a polished feel, but always just right, Taylor builds on the solid foundations that were given new life by Gillian Welch; perpetuated by Jeff Tweedy and set on its head by Blake Mills. The self titled EP is due out fall of 2019.

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Rachel Bearinger is a singer-songwriter whose work is rooted in classic folk and weaves through the realms of jazz, rock, and baroque pop. Her sweet voice and skilled approach to the guitar make the perfect foundation for her unique and expressive songs. Her debut album, Spirals, is set to release this fall.

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Radio Five Watt Presents: Alina Maira and Taylor James
Jul
12
7:00 PM19:00

Radio Five Watt Presents: Alina Maira and Taylor James

Friday night live music featuring the incredible:

Alina Maira is a singer/songwriter from Philadelphia Pennsylvania, recently planting herself in Minneapolis Minnesota. Her songs are meant to provoke human connection through the avenue of shared experiences; reminding every listener that they are never alone in what they feel. Music has helped her in a myriad of ways since early childhood, and it remains one of the most core parts of her. She is currently recording an EP that is expected to release by the end of summer 2019; meanwhile two of her singles are already available on all media platforms.


taylor james donskey is finding his way through the alternative country tradition, sharing stories of the everyday and the few. Bare bones arrangements and simple melodies invite listeners in to explore some of those themes that shape relationships in times like these. These songs are the lasting impressions of individuals living simple but impactful lives. Never a polished feel, but always just right, Taylor builds on the solid foundations that were given new life by Gillian Welch; perpetuated by Jeff Tweedy and set on its head by Blake Mills. The self titled EP is due out fall of 2019.

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Heavy Diamond Ring w/ Taylor James Donskey
Jun
23
6:00 PM18:00

Heavy Diamond Ring w/ Taylor James Donskey

Heavy Diamond Ring with Taylor James Donskey at The Warming House 6/23/19

Heavy Diamond Ring

"Thirteen years after founding indie-folk giants Paper Bird, Sarah Anderson (vocals, trumpet) and Paul DeHaven (guitar, vocals) embark on their latest collaboration, Heavy Diamond Ring. HDR harnesses their proven partnership and their distinct synthesis of open-hearted All-American folk-rock towards refreshing new heights. Led by Anderson’s smooth-as-honey vocals and DeHaven’s rugged guitar chops the band also features knockout players Blake Stepan (bass, vocals), Mike Lang (keys, vocals) and Orion Tate Ignelzi (drums). This is road-trip music. This is black & gold. This is HDR.


Taylor James Donskey

Taylor James Donskey is finding his way through the alternative country tradition, sharing stories of everyday people. Bare bones arrangements and simple melodies invite listeners in to explore the emerging themes that shape relationships in times like these. These songs are the lasting impressions of individuals living a simple but impactful life. Never a polished feel, but always just right, Taylor builds on the solid foundations that were given new life by Gillian Welch; perpetuated by Jeff Tweedy and set on its head by Blake Mills. The self titled EP is due out fall of 2019.

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Emily Haavik & the 35s w/ taylor james donskey (Alt Country)
May
24
9:00 PM21:00

Emily Haavik & the 35s w/ taylor james donskey (Alt Country)

Save your spot at AsterCafe.com
$8 Cover charges on the tab.

Emily Haavik & the 35s play harmony-driven, string-filled alt-country up and down the greatest of interstates: the I-35. They just released their debut full-length album, Ease Back, in December of 2018.

www.emilyandthe35s.com

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taylor james donskey would love for you to join us for the first show with a full band. Gathering all that feels good in American music since 1990.

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