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The Jayhawks at Brooklyn Bowl
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The Jawhawks played 2 nights @ Brooklyn Bowl (review, setlists, pics)

The Jayhawks have been around a long time, so calling their two-night stand at Brooklyn Bowl ”career-spanning” is saying something. Emerging from the ‘80s Minneapolis music scene, Gary Louris and Mark Olson pioneered the alt-country sound The Jayhawks continue to mine.

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Jayhawks’ Gary Louris schedules solo dates

Gary Louris @ LPR, 2010 (more by Kurt Christensen)

While there's been no news as to a follow-up to his 2008 solo album, Vagabonds, Jayhawks/Golden Smog singer Gary Louris will be playing a few solo shows in late spring...

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Jayhawks releasing new LP, touring, playing Beacon Theater w/ Rosanne Cash who wrote a book (dates)

The Jayhawks at Webster Hall in January (more by Kurt Christensen)

The Jayhawks are currently on a European tour that ends later this month...

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The Jayhawks performed ‘Tomorrow the Green Grass’ @ Webster Hall (more pics from night 1 & night 2 setlist)

" followed up with 1995's , the Jayhawks' signature record. Opening with Olson's masterpiece "Blue," which cracked the Top 40 in Canada, the record is dominated by genius offerings from Olson, especially the shit-kickin' country-rocker "Miss Williams Guitar" (named after Olson's then-girlfriend Victoria Wilson), the melancholy "Ann Jane," and "Blue's" downbeat, somber counterpart, "Over My Shoulder...

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The Jayhawks playing full-reissued-album NYC shows (dates)

The Jayhawks are releasing reissued and expanded editions of Hollywood Town Hall and Tomorrow the Green Grass on January 18th. On January 20th the alt-country band will perform Hollywood Town Hall live at Webster Hall in NYC...

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Gary Louris & friends played Le Poisson Rouge in NYC (pics)

Gary Louris brought an alt. country all-star backing band to Le Poisson Rouge in NYC on Friday night (part of a short solo tour). The show opened with Kraig Johnson, bandmate of Louris in Golden Smog (and briefly in the Jayhawks), and lead singer of Minneapolis band Run Westy Run...

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Gary Louris on tour (dates), played Truck America (recording)

Gary Louris @ Truck America (more by Alexandra Marvar)

Gary Louris of the Jayhawks (who are playing three nights in a row in their hometown of Minneapolis in June) played the Truck America Festival earlier this month (NYC Taper taped it) and kicked off a short tour in Cambridge, Massachusetts last night (5/13)...

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The Truck America Festival in pics & review

words & , more , Gabe Soria & Sonam Zoksang

Roadside Graves @ Truck America
"After 12 years America got its first taste of Truck at a resort in the Catskills about three hours outside of New York City...

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MARK OLSON reunites w/ Gary Louris in MN, playing NYC TONIGHT (Win Tix)

Jayhawks' Gary Louris & Mark Olson @ 400 Bar, MN - Aug 18, 2007 (CRED)The crowd seemed to double after Louris took to the stage, and as the bar filled up and pressed forward the band launched into the Jayhawks song “Pray for Me...

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