Select Page

The Finnish Bistro posts weekly entertainment schedules below. Visit often to stay current on all the latest happenings at Finnish Bistro. We currently carry all three music house licenses. ASCAP, SESAC & BMI.

Loading Events

← Back to Events

The Finnish Bistro

2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
651-645-9181 https://www.finnishbistro.com

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

April 2018

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic!

April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »

Shakespeare’s Birthday Party

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »

The Fourth Wall Quartet

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map

The Fourth Wall is an up and coming Jazz Quartet from Saint Paul, MN consisting of guitarist Sheldon Hoch, drummer Nathanael Smith, bassist James Towns, and pianist/saxophonist Rhys Leroux. Having all played with a variety of groups, they each bring a unique quality to the sound. The result is an organic sound with straight-ahead jazz roots infused with Latin, R&B, Gospel, and Folk.

Find out more »

Pavel Jany

April 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map

Pavel Jany completed his classical guitar studies in former Czechoslovakia. He has been frequently performing as a soloist, and his repertoire consists of a broad variety of classical guitar pieces combined with a spectrum of international music including Brazilian bossa nova, Spanish flamenco, Argentine tango, French jazz, Eastern European folk music, American Jazz standards, and more.

Find out more »

Brynn Stember

April 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map

"Moving here for a Masters of Social Work program 4 years ago, I eventually found opportunities to play open mic, gig with friends and occasionally play at church as well as the Finnish Bistro. I began playing guitar in middle school, sought individual lessons and taught myself as well. I also enjoyed singing, and this has become a main component of my music. In high school, a talented guitar teacher showed me how to write music. While I aim to…

Find out more »

Mark Linzer

April 29 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map

Mark Linzer grew up taking guitar lessons in Greenwich Village in the 60’s, when Bob Dylan and Dave Van Ronk were playing in the clubs and coffee houses. Mark played the Gaslight slightly after Dylan, took lessons from Peter Tork, opened for Judy Collins, played an ACLU benefit with Phil Ochs, and sang songs with Tom Paxton in his living room.  He has played night clubs and cafes from Aster Café in Minneapolis to the Bitter End in NYC and…

Find out more »

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic!

April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »
May 2018

May Day Celebration! Feat: The Finn Hall Four

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »

Grant Walker

May 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map

Grant Walker is a singer and songwriter based out of Stillwater, MN. Grant’s soulful, smooth vocals backed with acoustic rhythm guitar blend blues, rock, folk, and alternative genres into a new sound. Grant is a member of global artist collective Third Wheel Project. For booking inquiries, please contact grantwalkermusic@gmail.com

Find out more »

Peter Crist

May 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map

Peter is a Madison native where in the 1970s where he studied with the protegee of the Solo Jazz Guitar master George Van Eps. He has reemerged recently in the Twin Cities covering jazz standards with occasional blues and bossa nova flavors.

Find out more »

Enrique Ponticas

May 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map

Enrique Ponticas is a soulful and talented multi-instrumentalist. He has performed all music genres, from Classical, Rock, Easy Listening, World Music, Smooth Jazz, Salsa to Contemporary Christian music. He came from Chile in the late 70’s to Minnesota to play Bass with “Zokalo” a world music variety show band. In the 80’s and 90’s he was a member of “Southwind” a Top 40 dance band. Before becoming a solo act, he played with “Sensación Latina” at the Minneapolis Cafe and…

Find out more »

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic!

May 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »

Twin Creek

May 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map

Twin Creek is a harmonic duo, consisting of twin sisters Holly and Britney, focusing on covers of folk, indie, and eclectic classic hits.

Find out more »

Quinn & Meyer

May 12 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map

Acoustic duo Quinn & Meyer play an eclectic mix of folk-rock, pop, Irish music, and a few originals. Known for their outstanding harmonies and easy chemistry, they create a warm environment that welcomes first-time listeners along with their faithful fans. http://www.quinnandmeyer.com

Find out more »

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic!

May 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »

Heart of a Tinman

May 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map

Heart of a Tinman plays current and past pop and rock hits in fresh new arrangements on unusual instruments. The acoustic duo’s unique sound is driven by Dwight Christensen, a long-time Twin Cities professional drummer and percussionist. Guaranteed to make you smile!

Find out more »

The Fourth Wall Quartet

May 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map

The Fourth Wall is an up and coming Jazz Quartet from Saint Paul, MN consisting of guitarist Sheldon Hoch, drummer Nathanael Smith, bassist James Towns, and pianist/saxophonist Rhys Leroux. Having all played with a variety of groups, they each bring a unique quality to the sound. The result is an organic sound with straight-ahead jazz roots infused with Latin, R&B, Gospel, and Folk.

Find out more »

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic!

May 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »

Richard Mittlestet

May 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map

Richard Mittelstet is new to the Twin Cities area, originally from Texas, recently moved up from New Mexico. He performs a wide variety of well known songs as well as fresh originals. Richard’s musical style is eclectic and entertaining with essences of blues, folk, and alternative rock.

Find out more »

Brian Peterson

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map

Since 1991, Brian Peterson, a Twin Cities singer-guitarist-songwriter, has been charming audiences with his dazzling skills and vast repertoire. His original songs offer a unique, soulful point of view. Don’t miss this joyful sampling of the best music of our lives. For more information, visit: brianartpeterson.com

Find out more »

Mark Linzer

May 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map

Mark Linzer grew up taking guitar lessons in Greenwich Village in the 60’s, when Bob Dylan and Dave Van Ronk were playing in the clubs and coffee houses. Mark played the Gaslight slightly after Dylan, took lessons from Peter Tork, opened for Judy Collins, played an ACLU benefit with Phil Ochs, and sang songs with Tom Paxton in his living room.  He has played night clubs and cafes from Aster Café in Minneapolis to the Bitter End in NYC and…

Find out more »

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic!

May 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »
June 2018

Brad Cattadoris

June 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map

Brad is a Twin Cities singer songwriter whose songs are about love and lifestyle’s better moments.  He plays 6 and 12 string acoustical guitars at his shows in coffee shops and local farmers markets.  He likes to add in cover songs from the Beatles, Traveling Wilburys, REO, Styx, America, Judy Collins and the Bee Gees.  With over 50 original songs he has a wide variety of music and sound in his performances.

Find out more »

Richard Mittlestet

June 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map

Richard Mittelstet is new to the Twin Cities area, originally from Texas, recently moved up from New Mexico. He performs a wide variety of well known songs as well as fresh originals. Richard’s musical style is eclectic and entertaining with essences of blues, folk, and alternative rock.

Find out more »

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic!

June 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic!

June 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic!

June 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic!

June 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »
July 2018

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic!

July 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic!

July 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic!

July 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic!

July 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic!

July 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »
August 2018

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic!

August 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic!

August 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic!

August 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »

Stand-up Comedy Open Mic!

August 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 26, 2018

The Finnish Bistro, 2264 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »
+ Export Events

memorialdayspecials

Twitter
finnishbistro on Twitter
Latest Tweet: Here is the FACA newsletter for this month! (Finnish American Cultural Activities) https://t.co/PbABhvSPq4 Please… https://t.co/DkpeMZEyut
236 people follow finnishbistro
thefinnishbistro
117
 Photos
472
 Followers
359
 Following
Brunch music and a packed house with Dan Rumsey this morning here at The Finnish Bistro! 
The coffee is hot, the grill is warm and the music is perfect! See you soon!✨As we look back on 2017, we can’t help but be forever grateful for all of the support we received throughout this big year for The Finnish Bistro. From our big remodel to plenty of local road construction, we still managed to have one of our most successful years to date - Thank you! We can’t wait to continue gathering with you in our little Nordic Nook into 2018! ✨#littlenordicnook #happynewyear🍎 Did you know that January 1st is national Bloody Mary day?! In honor of this holiday, we will be serving $10 all you can drink Bloody Marys while we are open from 9am-3pm tomorrow! Come on over, maybe cure that New Years hangover, and enjoy this beautiful masterpiece of a drink! 🍎#bloodymarys #loadedbloodymary🎶 We love hosting live music in our little corner bistro. Are you a musician looking for a place to perform? Do you know musicians that should perform in our little Nordic Nook? Let us know by shooting us an email at thefinnishbistro@Gmail.com! 🎶 #supportlocalmusic‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the House, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. 🎄🐭🎄We hope you all have a wonderful Christmas Day with your loved ones. We’ll be back to our regular schedules hours come Tuesday morning. Happy Holidays, friends! 🎄❄️😊We’re open until 2:00pm today! We are still offering specials on some of our Holiday treats while supplies last, so bop on over for deliciously good cheer! 🍰🍪🍩🎄🎁✨HOLIDAY TREAT DEAL ALERT✨
We’re running HUGE deals on some of our favorite Holiday treats! •
Buy 4, get 2 FREE on Thumbprints, Holly Berries, and Almond orange shortbread
•
Buy 6 Frosted sugar cookies, get 2 Free
•
Our famous Almond Kringler is 12 for $24 OR buy 4, get one free
•
A box of a dozen Rosettes for only $15!
•
Mix and match a dozen of Spritz and Russian Tea Cakes for only $5! •
Cute, Santa and his Elves JUMBO cupcakes for only $5.25
•
Buy one, get one FREE mix and match cake slices for $4.95!

We will even box up a dozen treats for you in one of these cute little present boxes! 🎁

Come pick some up while supplies last!! Happy Eating and Happy Holidays, everyone! 🎁🎄🍰🍪🍩🎅🏻🎁✨ Happy Holidays from our little Nordic Nook to you and yours! 🎄We wanted to send out a quick note about our upcoming Holiday Hours to make sure you don’t miss us over the coming weeks. 👋 Wishing you all a happy, safe, and delicious Holiday Season! ❤️🎄❤️ #happyholidays🎄It’s that time to get your Christmas treat orders in so that you can have them in time for those weekend parties! ✨ We have a large assortment of holiday goodies, so make sure to give us a call by *Tuesday, 12/19 at noon* in order to secure some of these delicious goods! 🍰🍪🍩🍥🎄
pinterest button