"Jay's Longhorn" Film Screening

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"Jay's Longhorn" Film Screening

Tue., Oct 22, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55102


$12/MNHS members save 20%

Before First Avenue there was Jay's Longhorn was the epicenter of the Minneapolis punk rock and indie rock scene in the late 1970s. At a time when the music scene was dominated by Top 40 cover bands, a group of punk rock visionaries—led by Andy Schwartz, former publisher of the New York Rocker—scoured the city in search of a place that would welcome the New Wave.

The Suicide Commandos, Flamingo, Curtiss A, and The Suburbs found a home at Jay's Longhorn, which also served as the launchpad for Hüsker Dü and The Replacements and the preferred venue for touring acts like Elvis Costello, The B-52s, and The Police.

Join Sound Unseen for the St. Paul premiere of the film Jay's Longhorn. A Q&A with director Mark Engebretson and special guests will follow the screening.

2019-10-22 19:00:00 2019-10-22 19:00:00 America/Chicago "Jay's Longhorn" Film Screening Minnesota History Center