kj’s hideaway

Passion for Music & Love for Artists

kj’s hideaway celebrates original music and the history of Saint Paul offering a speakeasy atmosphere in the lower level of the Historic Hamm Building. Our passion to support original music and Saint Paul’s rich history is reflected throughout the space. Come listen to talented artists while enjoying Food and Libations with friends. We look forward to meeting you and sharing our love of music!

Celebrate the Season!

Spotlight on Holiday Shows

December 2023

Give the gift of Live Music

Gift Cards Available- Buy $100 get $25 free

Holiday Sing Along Event


What is your location?

408 St Peter Street
St Paul, MN 55102

lower level of the Historic Hamm Building

What are your hours?

Wednesday 4 PM – Close

Thursday 5 PM – Close

Friday and Saturday 5 PM – Close

Check Schedule for Sunday Shows

What is is the story with food and drink?

We offer a variety of delicious lite fare options including appetizers, desserts, and small entree items such as our trio of street style tacos. Our menu rotates seasonally and we do have a handful of vegetarian options such as hummus, bruschetta, and more! Note we also have a full bar featuring craft cocktails, beer and wine. We do have N/A options available including Liftbridge Rootbeer on tap, N/A beer, mocktails, and coke products.

kj’s hideaway

Food Menu



Chips & Salsa




Hummus & Veggies




Smoked Salmon Plate


Tenders & Tots


Crab Cakes


“Off the Beet” Salad



Pesto Crostini


Bruschetta Crostini





Chicken Tinga




Of possible interest…

Guests VIP experience. An annual membership program for those interested in supporting original music and participating in exclusive member events. This program will consist of regular benefits and special member’s only events. $275.00 (plus tax)

Join the club! Starting in January, working Musicians, can enjoy discounted drinks, food, and discount admission when you register as a kj’s artist. Full announcement coming soon. Inquire within… or email


Are you interested in playing at kj’s? Great! REACH OUT HERE:

Jazz and Singer Songwriter/other:


note, Steve Kenny books Saturday Night Jazz series separately.





Looking for a place to host your next private event, corporate party, cocktail hour, business presentation, special ocassion? Inquire in person or email owners@kjshideaway.com

Album Reviews (below) …

  • ‘About Last Night’ – Leslie Vincent

    ‘About Last Night’ – Leslie Vincent

    “About Last Night” – Album by Leslie Vincent Review by Joslyn Danielson    Femme-crooner and vocal powerhouse, Leslie Vincent, is gearing up to release her second full-length album, “About Last […] Read more

  • Chad Johnson and the MN-T’s – Minnesota to New Mexico

    Chad Johnson and the MN-T’s – Minnesota to New Mexico

    Minnesota to New Mexico- by Chad Johnson Released Feb 2023 Album review written by Joslyn Danielson Jan 2023 Come Feb 2023, “From Minnesota To New Mexico” will become the 7th […] Read more

  • The Foxgloves – Mama Was a Bandit

    The Foxgloves – Mama Was a Bandit

    The Foxgloves – “Mama Was A Bandit” Album Review by Joslyn Danielson Released: 9/23/22 Written: 9/19/22 The Foxgloves, a folk band composed of 6 women, take the stage with toe-tapping […] Read more

  • The Good Time Gals – Whiskey Kisses

    The Good Time Gals – Whiskey Kisses

    “Whiskey Kisses” Album Review Album by The Good Time Gals. Released 8/14/22.  Review by Joslyn Danielson. Written 8/11/22.  Sultry is the word that comes to mind over and over while […] Read more

  • Red Eye Ruby – The Ruby EP

    Red Eye Ruby – The Ruby EP

    Red Eye Ruby – Ruby EP Released 7/29/22 Album review by Joslyn Danielson Written 7/24/22 Red Eye Ruby re-emerges post Covid with an all new backing band and a voice […] Read more

  • Space Monkey Mafia – Banned From California

    Space Monkey Mafia – Banned From California

    Space Monkey Mafia- “Banned From California” Album Review by Joslyn Danielson Released: 5/6/2022 Written: 6/23/2022 An explosion of ska enters the local music scene with the newly released album, “Banned […] Read more

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Artist Spotlight… Save the date!

JAN 12 • 7:30p

Kevin Burt & Big Medicine. Ken Valdez Record Release w/Erin McCawley’s Street Band- this incredible line up will take place in the Park Square Theater space nextdoor to kj’s! (same building access) This theatrical debut kj’s event will be a night to remember!

Don’t miss it!! Get your tickets!


Burning Blue Rain featuring bright young jazz artists bringing in rotating guests from Cornbread Harris to Joyann Parker to Nikki Lemire and more!

See the full line up on FB events! Tickets available now!

DEC 29 • 6:30p

Jenna Jane, delivering originality and outlaw style, don’t miss this trailblazing Country Music artist! This is a special limited edition event.

Tickets on sale now!