Reignited

The Gaslight Tavern re-opens for business, bourbon, and bluegrass

Monday, June 29, 2009

Podcast episode

The Dog and Pony Show

Re-Ignited: The Gaslight Tavern re-opens for business, bourbon, and bluegrass

The Gaslight Tavern will re-open its doors on July 3 on the heels of an eight-month absence. It will retain its character as an off-the-beaten-path destination for folksy live music and intimate conversations, hosting shows on the outdoor patio and offering up libations to loosen the air. New bar manager ...

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Last November, The Gaslight Tavern in north Lawrence hosted its last show ever with Split Lip Rayfield playing the tiny bar off into the great abyss of history.

NOT!

The Gaslight will re-open its doors on July 3, when it will presumably be overrun by the townies, hippies, cavaliers, and other hangers-out who have spent the last eight months missing one of town's preferred joints. It will retain its character as an off-the-beaten-path destination for folksy live music and intimate conversations, hosting shows on the outdoor patio and offering up $2.50 domestic bottles to loosen the air.

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Outlaw Jake, the new bar manager of The Gaslight Tavern

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New bar manager Outlaw Jake took a break from his busy renovating schedule to discuss the new and improved Gaslight. Topics covered include: early shows for old farts, bourbon selections, the upcoming Fourth of July extravaganza, and why your dead body might mysteriously wash up on the banks of the Kaw River if you forget to pay your bar tabs.