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Posted by Zak Neumann |
Photos: Tuareg guitarist Mdou Moctar stops in Iowa City

Mdou Moctar performs at Trumpet Blossom Cafe. Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. -- photo by Zak Neumann Chris Wiersema's Feed Me Weird Things listening series hosted another night of music and...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon |
Feed Me Weird Things preps to kick off Volume Two

Feed Me Weird Things, Vol. 2, Ed. 1: Robert Noyes w/ Alexander, Haunter Trumpet Blossom -- Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 9 p.m. Trumpet Blossom Café, 310 East Prentiss St. Iowa...

Posted by Zak Neumann |
Photos: A night of powerful punk at Trumpet Blossom

Three heavy hitters hit the stage and the floor at the Trumpet Blossom Friday. Minneapolis queercore four piece Contentious played along side Iowa City's own political punks Death Dude and...

Posted by Zak Neumann |
Photos: Zuul, Tires and Babydoll rocked genre-spanning show at Trumpet Blossom

Zuul performs at the Trumpet Blossom. Friday, July 14, 2017. -- photo by Zak Neumann. Friday night brought another great genre-spanning show to the Trumpet Blossom Cafe with Babydoll, Tires...

Posted by Paul Osgerby |
Old Thrashers reincarnated for UAY benefit Saturday

Following a hiatus -- and after being resuscitated by a new organizer -- the annual Old Thrashers event returns, bringing four bands from the 1980s underground scene to Iowa City...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon |
Interview: A chat with curator Chris Wiersema ahead of the Tuesday kickoff of Feed Me Weird Things

Feed Me Weird Things is the newest curation effort of Chris Wiersema, the soft-spoken but large-bearded part of Witching Hour and Mission Creek responsible for keeping Iowa City immersed in...

Posted by Jon Burke |
Talking Movies: Late shift at the Grindhouse, curated by FilmScene projectionist Ross Meyer, celebrates three years

In the last few years B movies have stepped out of the cinematic shadows and into the limelight as legitimate, critically valid films. From John Wick to Green Room and,...

Posted by Eleanore Taft |
A-list: Girls Rock! camp bolsters confidence, showcases top local bands

Local bands take the stage at Trumpet Blossom on Feb. 25 at 6:45 p.m. to raise money for Girls Rock! Iowa City, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that teaches female, gender non-conforming...

Posted by Paul Osgerby |
Starry Nights to release their new album at Trumpet Blossom

Starry Nights Trumpet Blossom Cafe -- Saturday, Feb. 11 at 8:30 p.m. Iowa City's own Starry Nights downstairs at Gabe's during Bloated Saturday on Aug. 20, 2016. -- photo by...

Posted by Eleanore Taft |
Party to fight the pipeline this weekend

Environmental and social justice organization Indigenous Iowa has two events planned in Iowa City this weekend, featuring speakers and musical guests. One will take place at Trumpet Blossom Cafe and...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor |
Dave Zollo headlines Crisis Center fundraiser at Trumpet Blossom Cafe

Benefit for Crisis Center of Johnson County Trumpet Blossom Cafe -- Saturday, Dec. 17 at 5 p.m. Dave Zollo plays the Trumpet Blossom Cafe on Saturday, Dec. 17. -- photo...

Posted by Zak Neumann |
Photos: Seventh annual Roast of Iowa City

Local residents gathered at Trumpet Blossom Cafe on Sunday to wrap up the Iowa City Book Festival with the Little Village's seventh annual Roast of Iowa City. Local writers and...

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Little Village gets into the Book Festival spirit with annual reading, roast

Hot Tin Roof Reading Java House (211½ E. Washington St.) -- Saturday, Oct. 8 at 4 p.m. Seventh Annual Roast of Iowa City Trumpet Blossom Cafe -- Sunday, Oct. 9...

Posted by Todd Kimm |
Iowa City to SXSW and back again: A chat with everyone’s favorite hatman, Curt Oren

Curt Oren & Nora Petran, w/ They Say the Wind Made Them Crazy and the Oren & Hurlin Duo Trumpet Blossom Cafe -- Friday, Aug. 5 at 8 p.m. Musician...