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Jazz88 Spring River Cruise- Friday, May 26th


Join us for our annual Jazz88 Spring River Cruise on the Magnolia Blossom Riverboat (Cruising out of Crosby Park)

Friday, May 26th, at 7:30 p.m. (Boarding is at 7 p.m.)

The Cruise features live music by vocalist Katia Cardenas with guitarist Joel Shapira, wonderful food, prize drawings and more.  

This is one of our most popular events!

Join us for a lovely Spring evening on the river...

Reservations are limited and the cost is $40 per person.

Due to limited tickets there are no cancellations or refunds.

This Event is Sold Out.


About Katia Cardenas-   Katia Cardenas is involved in a variety of musical pursuits. While she has been performing since an early age, she emerged

Katia Cardenas Joel Shapira
on the scene just two years ago. She has quickly rise to prominence, performing at numerous local venues, including Icehouse, Dakota Jazz Club, Crooners, Jazz Central Studios, Hell's Kitchen, Bedlam Lowertown, and St. Paul Saint's games. She was also invited to sing for the grand opening of The Dakota's newest venue, Vieux Carré, where she also performs regularly.

About Joel Shapira- Joel Shapira is a top performing classical and jazz guitarist based in the Twin Cities. His educational background includes studies with some of the world's greatest players and teachers including jazz legends Joe Pass, Tal Farlow and Gene Bertoncini, as well as master classical instructor Alan Johnston. A native of St. Paul, Joel attended Berklee School of Music in Boston and The Mannes School of Music in New York City where he lived, performed and taught for eight years.