News & Events

Keep checking this section of the web site. We’ll give you updates about where the band is playing, as well as keep you informed about where our musicians are appearing around the Twin Cities individually, as well as with other musical groups.

June 5, 2014
Metro Retro and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

Metro Retro’s sextet has been hired to play for the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra’s end-of-the-year…

April 27, 2014
Lots of Music Variety this Spring

Metro Retro has a full schedule in May and early June. The trio will be…

March 16, 2014
Metro Retro plays for National Forum on Workplace Inclusion’s Welcome Reception

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion participants will leave the Minneapolis Convention Center On Tuesday, March…

February 17, 2014
2014 Off to A Rousing Start

The band finished 2013 strong, playing for several corporate holiday parties and wedding receptions during…

July 26, 2013
Metro Retro Wraps Up Summer with A Public Appearance

For the first time since the jazz and swing band originated 7 years ago, Metro…

May 25, 2013
A Busy May…..A Busier June to Follow

In May, the band played for a private party at the Gale Mansion in Minneapolis;…

March 1, 2013
Metro Retro at Carleton College

Metro Retro has been selected to appear at Carleton College as part of its “Music…

February 27, 2013
Jazz and Classical music – the Metro Retro and Bel Canto Quartet client team

The Bel Canto Quartet ( and Metro Retro have teamed up to provide a complete…

December 24, 2012
Band’s New CD “The Holidays Be Jammed” gets rave reviews

Despite not being released until after Thanksgiving with no formal publicity, the CD enjoyed brisk…

November 29, 2012
Metro Retro releases “The Holidays Be Jammed” on December 1

The trio and quintet, with  help from Twin Cities jazz vocalist Rachel Holder, have a…


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