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Posted by Cliff Thompson |
Show Preview: The Ragbirds, Yacht Club 4/2

The Ragbirds have toured 40 states to the tune of 150+ shows a year since 2006, but only first visited Iowa on December 1, 2010. How did they not know...

Posted by Andre Perry |
The Old Revolution: An Introduction to The Walkmen

The Walkmen will be playing Wednesday, April 27 at 8:00 p.m. alongside The New Pornographers in the IMU 2nd Floor Ballroom.

Posted by Drew Bulman |
Day Four: Video from the 2011 Mission Creek Festival

We've passed the midpoint of the 2011 Mission Creek Festival, so why not mark the occasion with an absurd amount of video from the festival's Wednesday night performances? Below you'll...

Posted by Tim Gavin |
Show Review: Or, the Whale — Iowa City Yacht Club — 3/30/2011

There was country music in the Yacht Club last night, and it was glorious.  Most of us know the Yacht Club as a funky basement with a heady smell, home...

Posted by Adrianne Behning |
Photos: Kim Gordon, Thurston Moore, Chris Corsano; Das Racist on KRUI – 3/31

Since KRUI has hunkered down at Public Space One for the week, they have seen a myriad of performers trek through. On Thursday, I snuck down there just in time...

Posted by Adrianne Behning |
Show Photos: Railroad Earth @ Englert Theater – 3/29

Railroad Earth and Brighton, MA played at the Englert on Tuesday. Little did I know then, that show was at about hour 8 of my 34-hour stretch of insomnia. I...

Posted by Tim Gavin |
Show Review: Jeff Tweedy/Snowblink at Mission Creek – Englert Theatre – 3/30/2011

Photos by Bill Adams Last night, Snowblink and Jeff Tweedy utilized all the space of The Englert Theatre to glorious effect, filling it with warm, reverberating music. Daniela Gesundheit of...

Posted by Cliff Thompson |
Little Village Live on KRUI: Santah 3/23/2011

Little Village Live airs Wednesdays from 5-6 PM on KRUI 89.7 FM. Santah joined us at Public Space One on March 23. Download and listen to their acoustic set of...

Posted by Weekender |
Iowa City Weekender: March 31-April 2

Mission Creek is in full effect. Go check it out this weekend.

Posted by Drew Bulman |
Video from Day Two of the 2011 Mission Creek Festival

To be blunt, The Wherehouse isn't the most accessible venue in Iowa City. However, tucked back near the 700 block of South Dubuque Street in a rather unassuming building, the...

Posted by Adrianne Behning |
Show Photos: Caroline Smith & the Goodnight Sleeps @ The Mill – 3/29

Caroline Smith performed at the KRUI birthday party at the  Mill last night along with Color Revolt and Ravens and Chimes.  Fifteen or so pizzas were annihilated in less than 30...

Posted by Adrianne Behning |
Show Photos: Alex Body, Zomes, Skull Defekts with Dan Higgs

I unfortunately missed the first set at the Wherehouse last night, so the last three sets are all I have for you today.  I caught local sound-charmer Alex Body, Zomes,...

Posted by Tim Gavin |
An Interview with Alex Robins of Or, The Whale

Or, the Whale is playing Wednesday, March 30, at the Iowa City Yacht Club (13 S. Linn St) at 9:00. I asked Alex Robins, lead vocalist and guitarist, some questions:...

Posted by A.C. Hawley |
For The Music Fans: A Sound Opinions Appeal

Today at 6 PM, the NPR show Sound Opinions will be hosting an event for free at The Mill. While saying something is free is enough of an appeal on...