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Posted by Kent Williams | Jun 8, 2010

Few groups in recent years have had a larger footprint in the Iowa City music scene than Euforquestra. They are all monstrous musicians no matter what style they play. They...

Posted by Drew Bulman | Jun 8, 2010

With well over one hundred artists, culinary row and musical performances by Sonny Landreth, The Pines and Darrell Scott, last weekend's Iowa Arts Fest drew thousands to downtown Iowa City....

Posted by Kembrew McLeod | Jun 8, 2010

Paradigm shifts typically happen in the abstract--at the level of the Big Picture--not right in front of your eyes, real time. Nearly 20 years ago, I watched and heard the...

Posted by Kent Williams | Jun 8, 2010

Grupo Fantasma will be appearing at the Mill this coming Wednesday Night, and if you have any love at all for the dance music of Latin America, you are commanded...

Posted by Drew Bulman | Jun 3, 2010

Iowa City's Illinois John Fever dropped by Little Village Live this week for an hour of foot-tapping music and some great discussion on the recently passed panhandling ordinance. Be sure...

Posted by Weekender | Jun 3, 2010

THURSDAY "DreamHome" Dreamwell Theatre Fundraiser | North Ridge Pavilion in Coralville | 6:30 p.m. | $20 The nonprofit Dreamwell Theatre company in Iowa City has produced a multitude of artistic...

Posted by Drew Bulman | May 28, 2010

Loren Glass and Kembrew McLeod--both University of Iowa Professors--dropped by Little Village Live on Wednesday to give us a little taste of their all-mobile phone cover band, The Killer Apps....

Posted by Weekender | May 27, 2010

Get your nuclear disarmament on at Public Space One. The event will include a number of entertaining and informative segments, including music performed by Bad Heart Bull. Check out the...

Posted by Drew Bulman | May 24, 2010

Brooklyn's The Shondes shacked up at The Blue Moose Tap House Friday to kick off an excellent weekend for Iowa City's music enthusiasts. Though we struggle to recall any Iowa...

Posted by Drew Bulman | May 21, 2010

Rock Island's Jaiguru (pictured above) dropped by Gabe's in Iowa City Wednesday to put on a little show, finishing off with an impressive cover of the Beatles' "Abbey Road." Given...

Posted by Kent Williams | May 20, 2010

As Josh Carrollhach mentioned in the comments on the Weekender: "Don't forget Brooklyn's Shondes with Adobanga at the Blue Moose. Opening is Katie Roche and The Horse Will Drive Us...

Posted by Weekender | May 20, 2010

THURSDAY Simon Joyner w Miracles of God and Brooks Strause | $10 | 8 pm Simon Joyner is calling this his “Living Rooms and Discrete Spaces” tour and I think...

Posted by Joe Fassler | May 20, 2010

The Local Natives/Suckers tour is one of indie rock’s big draws right now, with sold out shows in cities from New York to Los Angeles. Both bands are riding a...

Posted by Joe Fassler | May 20, 2010

The Local Natives/Suckers tour is one of indie rock’s big draws right now, with sold out shows in cities from New York to Los Angeles. Both bands are riding a...

Posted by Drew Bulman | May 19, 2010

It's summer in Iowa City! The boundary between weekday and weekend are now blurred, so why not get your live music fix tonight by checking out Brazil's Canja Rave at...

Posted by Drew Bulman | May 18, 2010

With their unique brand of eerie southern American rock in tow, Murder by Death dropped by Gabe's Saturday to put on an exceptional show before heading off to Chicago. Playing...