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Sense Of Place Minneapolis: The Jayhawks

Preview the beloved Twin Cities alt-country band's new album, due out in the spring.
The Jayhawks' music has been a part of the Twin Cities scene for three decades now. Gary Louris and original member Mark Olson began playing together in 1985, right in the heart of the Twin Cities punk explosion. Their folk-influenced alt-country sound went a bit against the grain, but they teamed up to form one of Minneapolis' most beloved bands.