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Kenni Holmen Up Front

May 19, 2023 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Newly remodeled classic nightclub featuring raised ceilings, luxury booths, tiered seating, and state-of-the-art sound and lights.
  • Dinner and cocktail seating and service begins 1 hour before showtimes.
  • Internationally Acclaimed Saxophone

    Crooners’ Up Front Series: Saxophonist for Prince, Celine Dion, Frank Sinatra, Chaka Khan and many more comes ‘Up Front’ for the first time in his own concert, telling stories from his career and playing the songs that brought him there.

    Kenni Holmen, sax

    Jennifer Grimm, vocals

    Yohannes Tona, bass

    Petar Janjic, drums

    Kevin Gastonguay, piano

    David Feily, guitar

    Kenni Holmen is one of the most active recording and touring musicians from the Twin Cities area. Kenni has performed and recorded with many local, national and international artists over his twenty year career. Kenni has performed with Michael Bolton, Celine Dion, Johnny Mathis, Tony Bennett, T.C. Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Donny Osmond, The Rev. Billy Graham Crusade, The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Doc Severinson, Garrison Keilor, The Minnesota Orchestra and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra just to name a few. Kenni has recorded with Janet Jackson, Rod Stewart, Prince, Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan, Ben Sidran, Baby Face, Mandy Moore, and many others. In addition to recording album projects and jingles, Kenni also writes, co-produces and has performed with New Age artist Lorie Line since 1993. This includes a performance at The White House in the fall of 2000. Kenni was voted “Best Tenor Sax Player” by Twin Cities Reader magazine. Kenni is also featured with Prince’s horn section called “The HornHeads” who have toured throughout the United States and Europe since 1992.

    “Kenni Holmen is a musical freak of nature” –Vulfpeck


    May 19, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Tickets Here:


    Crooners Main Stage
    6161 Hwy 65 NE
    Minneapolis, MN 55432 United States

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