According to Facebook chatter, this was in St. Paul, in the vicinity of Rice Street and Highway 36.  Don’t know if it was there before 1975, but it was quite popular in the late ’70s.

Bands mentioned by veterans of the club include:

  • Zacharia
  • Raggs
  • Jesse Brady
  • Fragile
  • Tickets
  • Skyline
  • Loafers
  • Dame
  • Fairchild
  • London
  • Dareforce
  • Straight Up
  • Chameleon


Beer was big at the Hideaway.  25 cent Wednesdays was one promotion.  Susan remembered that they had giant beer mugs that customers took home and then brought back for refills!

Apparently some national acts came to the Hideaway.  Mentioned on Facebook were:

  • Black Oak Arkansas
  • Elvis Costello
  • Greg Kihn


Finally, Alan reports that the Hideaway is long gone:  “Part of the property is retail and part is an elementary school.”  But the folks who survived it with their brain cells intact still have their memories!