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Posted by Adrianne Behning |
Show Photos: Wandering Bears, Birds and Batteries, Rubblebucket @ Gabe's – 3/28

Last night's show at Gabe's was, as the kids say, "sick". If you were there, you know just what I mean.  It has taken the top spot on my "best...

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

The 2011 Mission Creek Festival kicked off Monday like any festival should. That is to say, there was a lot of good music. Would you like to watch some video...

Posted by Adrianne Behning |
Show Photos: Mission Creek: British Sea Power, A Classic Education @ Blue Moose Tap House – 3/28

Mission Creek is off and running and I am trying to be everywhere all at once. i'll be posting photos - with little to no editing - each day of...

Posted by Stephanie Catlett |
Mission Creek Day 1: Come dance now.

Instead of getting into the details of A Classic Education schooling their audience on powerhouse Brit-pop, The Wandering Bears plucking tambourines from a red-lit, skeletal branch whilst belting out sweet...

Posted by A.C. Hawley |
Show Preview: Zomes, Skull Defekts, Alex Body & Joe Pavillion @ White Lightning 3/29/2011

On the 29th of March, Iowa City will a reunion of sorts as well as the return of a past festival guest. The returning guest is Daniel Higgs. A long-time...

Posted by Tim Gavin |
An Interview with Alex Toth of Rubblebucket

Rubblebucket is playing Monday, March 28 at Gabe's (13 S. Linn St.). I asked Alex Toth, trumpeter for Rubblebucket, some questions.

John Waters
Posted by Kent Williams |
Interview: John Waters on ‘Pink Flamingos,’ the transformation of Divine and the changing face of indie cinema

Friday, April 1, 2011 | Englert | 6 p.m. Doors Everyone has their first time with John Waters. For me, it was the summer of 1976, when I took off...

Posted by Kent Williams |
Unabridged: An Interview with John Waters

Everyone has their first time with John Waters. For me, it was the summer of 1976, when I took off from my Grandmother’s house in Provo Utah, after a weird,...

Posted by Stephanie Catlett |
An Interview with Marshall LaCount of Dark Dark Dark

I had the chance to chat with Marshall LaCount (banjo, clarinet, vocals) via email from France, where he offered early-morning insights into what’s happening in the world of Dark Dark...

Posted by Stephanie Catlett |
An Interview with Michael Sempert of Birds & Batteries

Mission Creek is gaining a reputation for opening on a high note -- last year’s strange and wonderful Pocahaunted show at Gabe’s was an unexpected festival highlight. This year’s first-round...

Posted by Weekender |
Iowa City Weekender: March 24-26

Mission Creek is on the horizon, but don't sleep on this weekend. It's going to be an active one for sure.

Posted by Adrianne Behning |
Show Photos: Vagabonds, Ernie Hendrickson, Cory Chisel @ the Mill – 3/18IS

Local darlings and lullaby gurus, the Vagabonds, played for us last Friday. There are few bands that can hush the din of a bar on a weekend, but they do...

Posted by Adrianne Behning |
Show Photos: NERV, Los Voltage, Holy Sheet, Wild Child @ the Wherehouse – 3/15

Another Wherehouse show, another great line up. A little loud, a little weird, way good with front men flying everywhere!. NERV and Los Voltage are both locally grown bands, while...

Posted by Kent Williams |
Englert Live 3/19/2011 — Live Recordings

Last Saturday Night was another in the "Intimate At The Englert" performance series, and I was on hand to record the proceedings. Phil Ochs started the event with some solo...