Venue notes: Blue Note, Boulder CODefunct punk club. Was located at Pearl Street Mall. Matt Loy, who saw Hüsker Dü play here (most likely one of the 04 Nov 1985 shows from his description), looks back at the place nearly 20 years later:
"It was an over-21 club and was an older club when I arrived in Boulder [as a freshman at CU]. It had been around a long time and was really not a 'punk' club per se. The only reason I got in was either (1) because I knew the head bouncer (I worked out with him at the gym) or (2) it was a rare all-ages show.... Right after the show, the place closed down -- within a week or a month or so. During the show, it was pretty torn up; [the Hüsker date] may have been its last show. The club was really nice inside with a wooden 'dance' floor and bronze railings -- all of which was ruined during the show.
"The opening band was Mau Mau 55, a very 'different' band from Denver. The lead singer must have been 6' 5" and was close to 300lbs of muscle. He mostly wore a bondage mask. Happy World may have also opened, but I only really remember Mau Mau 55."
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