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September 14, 2019 in News

Remembering Jay’s Longhorn

Tom Campbell reflects on the early days of Jay's Longhorn after attending a reunion concert at the Parkway Theater on February 9, 2019.
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August 12, 2019 in News

Jay’s Longhorn to screen at Minnesota History Center Oct. 22

Panel discussion with Twin Cities musicians to follow screening Before First Avenue, Jay's Longhorn was the epicenter of the late-1970s Minneapolis punk and indie rock scene. At a time when…
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May 13, 2019 in News

Film festival time!

I've been busy submitting Jay's Longhorn to film festivals around the country and in Europe. So far, the film screened in April at the Highway 61 Film Festival in Minnesota,…
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March 13, 2019 in News

Before First Avenue, there was Jay’s Longhorn

Before First Avenue and 7th St. Entry, there was Jay's Longhorn — the first club that welcomed punk rock/new wave/alternative rock bands in Minneapolis. "I definitely think that the Longhorn…
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January 3, 2019 in News

‘Tonight’ by Smart Alex

Smart Alex — a 70s powerpop band from St. Paul, MN — had regular gigs at Jay's Longhorn (and Duffy's) and in 1979 put out the 45 Chitter Chat /…
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