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Savage Hearts resurrect a beloved Valentine’s Day tradition

“My concept of bluegrass is a little bit looser than others,” Savage Hearts frontwoman Annie Savage said in a phone call. Her own band is variously self-described as “spicy” and “bluegrass meets honkytonk.” […]

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Music returns to the Sanctuary

This Saturday evening, the Sanctuary Pub makes its comeback as an Iowa City music venue — and it’s coming back strong. First on the bill for the bar, once known as a premier spot for jazz and blues music, is Iowa Blues Hall of Famer Robert “One-Man” Johnson, the same musician who played the Sanctuary’s very first show ever. Johnson was inducted into the Iowa Blues Hall of Fame in 2014. […]

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Just announced: Buckethead at Gabe’s

With over 300 studio albums to his name, Brian Patrick Carroll — better known to guitar aficionados as Buckethead — is as prolific as he is proficient. He’s collaborated with a wild variety of talent, from poetry records with Viggo Mortensen to a stint with Les Claypool as Colonel Claypool’s Bucket of Bernie Brains to a brief time with Guns N’ Roses. […]

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Just Announced: Little Village and Big Grove present Caroline Smith, Elizabeth Moen Feb. 15

We’re already swooning over this event, just confirmed for Valentine’s weekend. Presented by Little Village and Big Grove Brewery, Caroline Smith is coming back to town and joining Elizabeth Moen for a night of intimate, solo performances on Thursday, Feb. 15. […]

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Musician Fiona Grey likes her pop dirty, with a theatrical flair

Chicago native Fiona Grey is excited to be back in the Midwest. She’s bounced between Los Angeles and Chicago for several years now, and her music career is based in LA. But, “I still consider myself a Midwestern girl,” she said in a recent conversation with Little Village. Grey’s current tour brings her through Iowa City on Thursday, Nov. 30 with a 7 p.m. show at the Yacht Club. Tickets are $8. […]

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RADinc.’s Halloween party will benefit the Rape Victim Advocacy Program

This Halloween, no matter what your costume, you can be a superhero by partying at RADinc. in support of the Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP). A $5 donation gets you access to the event, which kicks off fairly early in the evening at 8 p.m., as well as a drink (attendees are also welcome to bring their own drinks). […]

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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 own thrash-punks In the Mouth of Radness and hardcore-grind four piece Closet Witch. […]

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