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Jaedyn James with The People Brothers Band, Freaque, & DJ queenDuin


October 9
6:00 PM
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‘Under The Canopy’ at The Hook
3010 Minnehaha Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55406 United States
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Jaeyden James with The People Brothers Band, Freaque, & DJ queenDuin - Saturday October 9 'Under The Canopy' at The Hook and Ladder Theater

Summit Brewing, Jack Daniels, Slane Irish Whiskey, The Hive & Nobool Presents

The Mistress of Soul Returns

Jaedyn James

with The People Brothers Band, Freaque, & DJ queenDuin

Saturday, October 9

Under The Canopy at The Hook and Ladder Theater
Doors 5:30pm :: Music 6:00pm :: 21+
Reserved Seats (Limited): $30 ADV / $35 DOS
General Admission*: $20 EARLY / $23 ADV / $28 DOS
ADA Seating/Section is available On-Site (purchase a GA ticket)
* Does not include fees
** In the event of further reduced capacity, tickets will be honored in the order they were purchased. Reserved seating will be first priority.**
BUY TICKETS *** All Hook and Ladder Theater performances will require guests show proof of full Covid-19 vaccination for entry.***
Hook Covid-19 Policies & Safety Protocols —–

Attend This Event Knowing

More surprises await. <3
Vaccines are encouraged.
Masks are welcome.
Black Lives Matter.
LGBTQ people will be living their best lives at this event.
We are on stolen land.
It’s my body. It’s my choice.
Ableism Not Tolerated.
Families Belong Together.
The Earth is round.
Global warming is real.


Experience the power that is / Jaedyn James

Joined by some of the Midwest’s most beloved musicians and hosted by South Minneapolis’s prestigious Hook & Ladder Theater. Saturday, October 9th of the year 2021 marks the awaited return of soul singer, songwriter, and working class diva Jaedyn James. It’s a night your heart will never forget.

After fronting and managing the 10 piece group, Jaedyn James & The Hunger for five years, James in classic diva style has transitioned into a solo artist. For two years she has stayed out of the limelight obsessing over the next stories she’d bring to life. This will be the first time she will unveil an entire new set of her own original music while also offering a surprising collection of covers.

James is a Minneapolis native. “ I curated this event to celebrate and honor my community. I love Minneapolis. We’ve gone through so much, if I can be one thread of the tapestry that holds space for grief and truth while we party and celebrate the strength it took to get here, I will have made the perfect night. ” From the music, to the seating chart, to each one of her outfits-James has taken it upon herself to finesseevery detail. “This isn’t a show where you come just for your favorite act, this is an experience where you stay all night and make memories you will cherish forever. How else can I spell it out for you? A Mistress always knows your innermost needs and desires.”



Get Loved by the Greatest People on Earth / The People Brothers Band

This group’s capability to artfully capture messages of love and positivity, allows for a connection between the band and audience that truly embraces a “feel good” family vibe. Coupled with their energetic live shows and infectious stage presence, they are guaranteed to bring the party.

People Brother’s Band originally hails out of Madison, Wisconsin. PBB have spread their roots and grown to become a staple throughout the Midwest’s vibrant music scene. Featuring some of the best vocalists & musicians in the region, the PBB have blossomed into a unique brand of Rhythm and Soul dedicated to uplifting the hearts and minds of its family of friends and fans. The PBB’s core mission is to bring people together by spreading love through music.

The PBB have been blessed in winning several awards over the last 9 years in categories from Soul to Blues & beyond. Most recently, winning the Madison Area Music Award for 2017 best Pop/R&B artist of the year. As part of our continued gratitude, The PBB believes in supporting the community that allows us to thrive. The band is proud to host Charity Jamboree in their hometown of Madison that has helped raise over $100,000 for The National MS Society, UW Carbon Cancer Center and American Diabetes Association.

The PBB have also opened Driftless Music Gardens in the beautiful rolling hills of Yuba, Wi. This venue hosts their grass-roots camping & music events Bonfire Music & Arts Festival and People Fest. The PBB has hosted People Fest every year since their inception.For more details on the festivals visit:



Drench yourself in / Freaque

Freaque is for the derelicts, the heretics, the tree stumps, and those who live on the fringes of society. A tattered voice, made of strung out words, hung to dry over broken chords on his mother’s piano. His songs range from the kind of folk and blues you find in graveyards and gardens, to fuller grooves you can find in swamps, sewers, and junkyards. In a wooden womb of darkness, he took what he had and rose above a society that constantly tells us we are not enough, that we’re only worth the possessions we own, the money in our bank accounts, and our body’s abilities. We do not have to conform to societal standards to be valued as human beings. That is why he creates music and art.



Dance w/ the Queen(s) The After Party / DJ queenDuin

Latinx. QTPOC. DJ. Host and curator of Queer Proud Latinx Radio

queenDuin aka PAPI is an up and coming andro, queer Latinx DJ and radio host in the Twin Cities. queenDuin’s magnetic and musical vibrations encompass the turn up and sensual liveliness that fits comfortably in any venue. From reggaeton and cumbia vibes to trap soul and electro-dance pop. queenDuin features a span of music of music you can’t help but move your body to.

In other words, be prepared to shake your nalgas (ass)



Food & Beverage
The Hook & Ladder Theater boasts a full bar with exciting signature summer drinks, ice cold Summit Brewing beer and has also partnered with food vendors to present an exciting summer menu along with a number of scheduled ‘pop-up’ chef appearances. Make it dinner and a show Under the Canopy!

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.