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R.T. Quinlan’s Saloon Posts

Video Archive: Duluth Dylan Fest at R.T. Quinlan’s, 1993

Duluth musicians perform Bob Dylan’s “Rainy Day Women #12 & 35” at R.T. Quinlan’s Saloon on May 14, 1993.

The Little Black Books – “A Plum”

From Mark Lindquist’s basement in Baxter comes the new single by the Little Black Books, “A Plum.” The song will be available Nov. 21 as a flexible two-track record on Lindquist’s Baxtrax label. The video was shot in Duluth at R.T. Quinlan’s Saloon.

Video Archive: Christopher Halverson and Frank Nichols

Christopher Halverson performs “Rockcreek/Grantsville” at R.T. Quinlan’s Saloon during an open mic on Sept. 16, 1995. The video closes with a clip of Frank Nichols blowing his jaw blues harp.

Video Archive: Jim Wilferling – “Don’t Let it Bring You Down”

Jim Wilferling covers Neil Young’s “Don’t Let it Bring You Down” during open mic night at R.T. Quinlan’s Saloon on Sept. 16, 1995.

Video Archive: Christopher Halverson – “Come Back Down” / “Walk on the Wild Side”

Christopher Halverson rolls out a medley of Toad the Wet Sprocket and Lou Reed at R.T. Quinlan’s Saloon during an open mic on Sept. 16, 1995.

Video Archive: Bill Flannagan – “In the Pines”

Yet another clip recorded live at R.T. Quinlan’s Saloon during open mic night on Sept. 16, 1995.

Video Archive: Fromunda Trio at R.T. Quinlan’s

The trio of Tina Ludwig-Laxen, Jay Johnson and James J. Myers Jr. performing at R.T. Quinlan’s Saloon during an open mic on Sept. 16, 1995.

Video Archive: Christopher Halverson – “Yakety Yak”

Yet another clip captured by UWS Studio II at R.T. Quinlan’s Saloon during an open mic on Sept. 16, 1995.

Video Archive: Mel Sando gets his mojo working

Mel Sando, best known for his days with the Delta Resonators circa 1997-1999, performs the blues classic “Got My Mojo Working” at R.T. Quinlan’s Saloon during an open mic on Sept. 16, 1995.

Video Archive: Christopher Halverson – “Brave Captain”

“Brave Captain” is an old Firehose song.

The Halverson version was recorded by UWS Studio II at R.T. Quinlan’s Saloon on Sept. 16, 1995. Produced by Brandon Leno. Edited by Brandon Leno and Margo Abramson. Audio engineering by Eric Swanson. Production assistance by Renee Hudacek, Melissa Long, Paul Lundgren, Dinelli Seneviratne and Nathan Steigman.

Video Archive: Christopher Halverson – “Hollywood”

The intro song is Syd Straw’s “Future 40s (String of Pearls).” Then Halverson kicks into his original “Hollywood,” which was a mainstay over the years in his sets with bands such as the Mighty Shock Tower, Sloe Loris, Verona, A Band Called Truman, etc.

This one is from deep in the archives — recorded by UWS Studio II at R.T. Quinlan’s on Sept. 16, 1995. Produced by Brandon Leno. Edited by Brandon Leno and Margo Abramson. The one and only Eric Swanson was on the sound board. Production assistance by Renee Hudacek, Melissa Long, Paul Lundgren, Dinelli Seneviratne and Nathan Steigman.

Canine Heart Sounds, Dirty Horse and the 4onthefloor at R.T. Quinlan’s

The elusive progressive/art rockers Canine Heart Sounds will be joined with the pontoon rock of Dirty Horse and the 4/4 time signatures of 4 on the Floor at R.T. Quinlan’s Saloon on Saturday, July 24. Music starts at 10 p.m. and there will be a $3 cover. Rock!

For those of you who may be confused, we had to switch the date from 7/23 to 7/24. Hope to see you all out!