A bar, restaurant and music venue that was originally
a dance hall in the 1940s, since the 1990s the Turf Club has been popular with
Twin Cities bands, a sharp contrast to previous years when most local bands
only played Minneapolis venues. The club has also become an important venue for
national and international touring acts. the Turf Club, a name thought to derive from the
stables, racetrack, and clubhouse built nearby in 1881 by Norman Kittson,
merchant and one-time mayor of Saint Paul. This place has a reputation as the foremost place for country two-stepping long before line dancing became a
pop-culture phenomenon -this is something you don't want to miss out on!