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Posted by Little Village |
Iowa City’s John Hopkins graduated from Gabe’s to become one metal’s most renowned sound engineers

For the past decade, legendary Iowa City citizen John Hopkins has been living on the road as a highly sought-after front-of-house tour sound engineer for some of the heaviest and...

Posted by Zak Neumann |
Chicago’s Big Syn at Gabe’s Sunday night

Round out your week with a night full of weird pop tunes at Gabe’s with Big Syn, Karen Meat, Dubb Nubb and Hot Tang. The Sunday, Jan. 14 show starts...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor |
East coast grunge throwbacks Bucket take the stage at Gabe’s

Do yourself a favor and brave the cold on Wednesday night, Jan. 3 for a free show from Massachusetts-based, '90s throwback, garage pop rockers Bucket.

Posted by Zak Neumann |
Black Christmas with Crystal City, the Gentle, Otros Outros

Blow off some steam before the holiday hits! Head to Gabe’s Saturday night, Dec. 23, for Black Christmas: a night of rock and roll featuring Crystal City, The Gentle, and...

Posted by Zak Neumann |
Just announced: Trash Talk returns to Iowa City

Hold on to your hats -- hardcore punk heavyweights Trash Talk just announced a show at Gabe's on Monday, Nov. 13, presented by Black Clapton. Opening will be Iowa City's...

Posted by Zak Neumann |
Bloated Kat Records’ Bloated Saturday returns to Gabe’s

For the second year in a row Bloated Kat Records is hosting Bloated Saturday 2 at Gabe's this weekend, Aug. 25-26. Like the first Bloated Saturday the sequel will feature...

Posted by Zak Neumann |
Photos: Crystal City celebrate new album at Gabe’s

Crystal City performing during their album release show at Gabe's. Saturday, August 12, 2017. -- photo by Zak Neumann. Crystal City took the stage at Gabe's Saturday night to celebrate...

Posted by Paul Osgerby |
Review: Hexa pair with David Lynch to reexamine factories in a post-industrial age

Enter the soundscape of Hexa, an industrial and bodily-minded collaboration between musicians Lawrence English and Jamie Stewart (of Xiu Xiu). Hexa was first brought together to create an audial response...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor |
Just announced: SCOPE brings Hippo Campus to Gabe’s

Hippo Campus, w/ Anthony Worden Gabe's -- Wednesday, April 26 at 8 p.m. St. Paul's Hippo Campus returns to Gabe's in April. -- video still from "Boyish" University of Iowa's...

Posted by Paul Osgerby |
Ohio’s Papadosio brings their psychedelia to Gabe’s Iowa City

Five albums into their career, along with two live recordings released, Papadosio will take Iowa City into orbit at Gabe’s this Thursday, March 9 in support of their latest EP,...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon |
Porchburner and Split Lip Rayfield transcend gimmicks for an excellent live performance at Gabe’s

The lineup for Gabe’s on Friday night, Feb. 24 featured two bands that I had long wanted to watch but had been prevented from seeing. For the past ten years...

Posted by Zak Neumann |
Photos: Aseethe unleashes new record at Gabe’s

Aseethe performs at Gabe's. Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. -- photo by Zak Neumann. Local doom metal purveyors Aseethe celebrated the release of their new record Hopes Of Failure at Gabe's Saturday. The...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor |
Photos: The Fuss rock Gabe’s, prep for Java Blend

The Fuss on Java Blend Java House (211½ E. Washington St.) -- Friday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. Photos by Zak Neumann Des Moines four-piece the Fuss, fresh off of...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor |
A benefit for Jerime ‘Danky’ Mitchell to be held Sunday night at Gabe’s

Justice for Danky Gabe's -- Sunday, Dec. 18 at 6 p.m. Flyer for Sunday's event -- courtesy Brandon Miller A fundraiser for Cedar Rapids resident Jerime "Danky" Mitchell will be...