Location: 136 E. 11th Ave, Eugene OR
Cherry Poppin’ Daddies played opening night August 1992. Since then generations of college students have danced in the “big old funky room” to the music of national and local rock bands.
The Daily Emerald Article: And the bands will play on (April 29, 2002)
St. Vincent de Paul of Lane County, who currently owns the property, tore down the building shortly after John Henry’s closed it’s doors May 3, 2002. John Henry’s and the other businesses on the 100 block of East 11th Avenue were evicted in order to start construction on a low-income housing project.
In 2002 John Henry’s relocated to 77 West Broadway
John Henry’s (August 1992 -May 2002)
Club Hollywood (late 1980s) Teen Disco
Club 136 (??) Bar
Originally used as an auto repair shop, Hannum Motors Garage
Music History (at original location)
- Aug 1992 – Cherry Poppin’ Daddies
- Feb 10 1996 – Cherry Poppin’ Daddies
Music History (at new location)
- June 23 2003 – Decemberists