Friday October 23, 2020 online concert…

Sponsored by Just a Touch of Jazz

Susan LaVelle & Matt Dorland, with 5 other professional local musicians, respond to our difficult year of 2020 by presenting an online video concert of original song to unite the Twin Cities’ community through music.

Here’s Susan talking about her vision for the concert!

Susan and Matt are excited about sponsoring this online concert event featuring Twin Cities’ musicians and their original song responses to our difficult 2020.

Matt and Susan will premier, “Keep Holding On.”

The concert event will be hosted on their new Just a Touch of Jazz YouTube channel.

Click through to their channel and subscribe so that you will be notified when they upload new music! Subscribe to Matt and Susan’s Insider emails for the most current information on performances, music downloads, contests, and insider information!

Susan LaVelle & Matt Dorland

Coming in September…
An In-Person, outdoor Concert!

MN Songwriters’ Roundtable Concert Series in Wyoming, MN.

Matt & Susan will perform the original songs you know and love along with new ones, all with our special touch of jazz and sharing the stage in a round table with 1-2 other MN songwriting musicians.

Social distancing rules apply for the audience. Performance will be outside, videoed by the local cable channel and available to watch online.

Mask up and bring a chair or blanket. 

Date: Thursday, Sept 10, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Click here for a map to Hallberg Center for the Arts, Wyoming, MN 


The Wyoming Area Creative Arts CommunityLive at the Hallberg Center for the Arts

The Hallberg Center for the Arts, is owned and run by the Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community, with a mission to encourage creative expression, promote networking of local artists of all ages, and champion a learning environment that builds community participation in the arts.

Located at 5521 East Viking Blvd, in Wyoming, MN, the Center for the Arts is just a couple blocks east of the main intersection in downtown Wyoming.

 

just a touch of jazz, microphone, piano keyboard

Friday May 8, 2020

4:00 pm CDT

 

Susan LaVelle will perform the original LaVelle & Dorland song, “This Old House” supported by Matt’s fantastic blues piano. Plus, Susan will be interviewed by nationally known musician, Cheryl Englehardt.

 

Tune in on Instagram at 4 PM CDT @inthekeyofsuccess

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Susan LaVelle & Matt Dorland

Honey
A candlelit lounge for food, drinks, & live music.

Date: Sunday, Feb 16, 2020

Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Doors open at 5:30

Honey  205 E Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN
612-746-0306

Cover charge: $10.00 per person
For Honey Food Menu, see here.
For Honey Drinks Menu, see here.

NOTE: Location is down a flight of stairs and accessible by elevator through the upstairs restaurant, Ginger Hop. The Host at Ginger Hop will direct you to the elevator upon request.

For directions, to Honey, click here.
Parking: Metered street parking along and across Hennepin & a city ramp around the back of the venue, plus several nearby metered lots.

RSVP for a special Three-course meal:

After hearing Matt & Susan’s previous show at Honey, Jon, the chef and one of the owners of Honey & Ginger Hop, said that having Matt & Susan back was a “no-brainer,” so he put together a special “nearly Valentine’s Day” meal!

$15 – Three-course meal

– Two-piece caramelized and cream cheese wonton
– Basil stir-fry w/ choice of chicken or fried tofu with jasmine rice
– Key Lime bar for dessert
The meal is $15.00/person and you must RSVP directly to Jon@gingerhop.com


More completely new songs, plus other originals and familiar tunes with our special touch of jazz, in the romantic atmosphere of an underground NY Jazz club.


Plan ahead for February:

Hold the date and time:

Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Honey

We’d love, love, love to see you

at this special Valentine’s weekend performance!

just a touch of jazz, microphone, piano keyboard

Sunday, Dec 22, 2019 12:00 Noon–2:00 pm

Susan LaVelle & Matt Dorland

Free Concert!

Matt & Susan’s original songs,

Christmas standards with a touch of jazz!

Merry Christmas! Happy New Year!

Noon to 2:00 PM

Dunn Brothers Coffee–Arden Hills
1160 West County Road E
Arden Hills, MN 55112

For directions, click here.

DB AH LIVE wall pic Christmas

just a touch of jazz, microphone, piano keyboard

Sunday, November 17, 2019 6:00–8:00 pm

Susan LaVelle & Matt Dorland

Our original songs, plus standards with a touch of jazz.

A great date night!

Get together with friends!

 

 

We can’t wait to share two completely new songs, plus original and familiar tunes with our special touch of jazz in the atmosphere of an underground New York Jazz club.

 

HONEY

A candlelit lounge for food, drinks, & live music.

205 E Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55414
612-746-0306

Cover charge: $5.00 per person

For directions, click here.
We love, love, love it when you can come to our shows! We love a full-house!

Plan ahead for December:

Hold the date and time:

Sunday, December 22, 12 noon to 2 PM
Matt & Susan’s 2nd Annual Christmas Show
at Dunn Brothers Arden Hills.
Stay tuned!

 

just a touch of jazz, microphone, piano keyboard

Sunday, July 7, 2019

 

6:30–8:30 pm

Susan LaVelle & Matt Dorland

Free Concert of our original songs, plus standards with a touch of jazz.

Finnish Bistro
2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, Minnesota 55108
 
 
Finnish Bistro website.
For directions, click here.
 

Finnish Bistro Street side picture

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

just a touch of jazz, microphone, piano keyboard

Thursday, June 20, 2019

7:00–8:30 pm

Susan LaVelle & Matt Dorland

Free Concert of our original songs, plus standards with a touch of jazz.

Dunn Brothers Coffee—Grand
1569 Grand Ave.
St. Paul, Minnesota 55105
On the corner of Grand Ave. and Snelling Ave near the Macalester College Campus.
For directions, click here.