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The Jayhawks 

Friday, August 20, 2021 

Chautauqua Auditorium 
Doors: 6:30 PM 
Showtime: 7:30 PM 
Tickets: $28.00 - $43.00 ($25.00 – $40.00 Concert Member)* 



The incredible harmonies and distinctive arrangements of The Jayhawks set them apart from the rest of the Minneapolis music scene that emerged in the 1980s. Over the course of two decades, 9 albums, countless memorable live shows and enough personal drama to fill a couple of Behind the Music episodes, this beloved band soared to heights few ever achieve while winning the hearts and minds of numerous critics, fans and peers in the process. 

After releasing 2 Indie albums in the 80’s, The Jayhawks had become a driving force and inspiration behind the growing Americana movement in the early 1990s. Combining the talents of singer-songwriters Gary Louris and Mark Olson, The Jayhawks released their major label debut, the acclaimed “Hollywood Town Hall” (1992) on the Def American label. This was followed by “Tomorrow the Green Grass” (1995), which produced the alternative radio hit single “Blue.” 

When Olson left to pursue a solo career, Louris singularly took over the songwriting role in The Jayhawks creating the band’s enduring sound on some of their best selling and well-received albums including “Sound of Lies” (1997), Smile (2000) and “Rainy Day Music” (2003). 

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