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Mark Joseph

NaKato Bar & Grill 253 Belgrade Avenue, North Mankato, MN, United States

American Soul is a fitting brand for Mark Joseph; since his 2017 album by that title, he has charted a relentless and soulful course through America, and Americana, from blues to country to psychedelic rock and everything in between.  On his newest offering, “Palisade Peach,” Joseph’s fourth full-length album, he continues this journey, from his soul, straight to your heart. It is a “blues” album in the truest sense of the word, with familiar 12 bar strains that echo the More +

Slag and Blew Earth

NaKato Bar & Grill 253 Belgrade Avenue, North Mankato, MN, United States

New local heroes Blew Earth, featuring Jake Willaert formerly of Loadie and Glory Horse, and northern MN groove metal monsters Slag! 21+ Free admission Come get some!

New Variant “Oh, Money” Album Release show with Beulah Rue

NaKato Bar & Grill 253 Belgrade Avenue, North Mankato, MN, United States

After 2 years of working on their debut album, New Variant is finally releasing “Oh, Money.” They had their first show here at NaKato, alongside Beulah Rue, so it is only fitting that their album release show occurs where/how it all started. Indeed, everyone’s favorite post-rock/shoegaze band, Beulah Rue, will be performing in support of this show. **CDs will be available for purchase.**

Loadie and The Thirsty Giants

NaKato Bar & Grill 253 Belgrade Avenue, North Mankato, MN, United States

Loadie and The Thirsty Giants are going to rock ya!!!

Dave Sandersfeld and Ira Haze and The Straze

NaKato Bar & Grill 253 Belgrade Avenue, North Mankato, MN, United States

Hey y’all! Come check out Dave Sandersfeld (full-band featuring local musicians Jason Worrell, Eric Zimmerman, Braden Saulsbury and Mollie Fisher) from 8:30pm-9:45pm and Ira Haze & the Straze from 10pm-11:15pm. It’s going to be a rockin’ good time!

Alexander Craig

NaKato Bar & Grill 253 Belgrade Avenue, North Mankato, MN, United States

ALEXANDER CRAIG With new perspective gained from time away plus mental clarity he acquired from peer support training in mental health, Alex started writing and arranging music for a new full length album that was recently released. Much of this new music features a three piece horn section which accompanies the fundamental guitar, bass, and drum trio. This six piece version of his band (promoted as: Alexander Craig and the Lifters) started performing during the spring of '22. Alex notes: More +

Blue Earth Collective

NaKato Bar & Grill 253 Belgrade Avenue, North Mankato, MN, United States

BLUE EARTH COLLECTIVE, an electric trio of Bass (Craig Matarrese), Guitar (Kelly Fitz), and Drums (Chaz Draper) will be playing mostly originals at the NAKATO next Sunday (3/3/24) from 2:00 to 4:00. They also play some covers of classic funk and rock songs (allman brothers, meters, tower of power) in four four time. Which they'd love to have you come out and dance to. Lots of our originals are in odd time signatures---which they suggest not trying to dance to. More +

Tail Light Rebellion

NaKato Bar & Grill 253 Belgrade Avenue, North Mankato, MN, United States

Ladies, gents, and all types of miscreants! Come warm your spirits by the hearth of good friends, both uncannily familiar and alluringly mysterious! Join us in an evening of storytelling from the cold forgotten lands of the rust belt- the land of haunted eyes and hearts that grow like weeds through the cracks of the long abandoned American Dream! Music and flirtations provided by Tail Light Rebellion, the colorful poets with honey and smoke soaked finger tips.