Famous Dave's BBQ & Blues Club


Mike "Tiny" Rogers was the entertainment director for the flagship Famous Dave's in Uptown, Minneapolis. They featured such National Acts as Johnny Winter, James Cotton, Edgar Winter, Wishbone Ash, Badfinger, Walter Trout, Pat Travers, and many others. City Pages named Famous Dave’s BBQ & Blues in Calhoun Square the Twin Cities “Best Blues Bar” multiple times, including 2005 through 2009, and this nightclub was well known as one of the premier blues clubs in the country for many years. It finally closed in 2019.