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Album Review: William Elliott Whitmore — ‘I’m With You’

I'm With You by William Elliott Whitmore William Elliott Whitmore has been described as a folk punk country banjo soul singer, and his new album I’m With You (out Oct. 17 on Bloodshot Records) is a fine example of all of those things. The album, Whitmore’s eighth, and his newest collection of original work since […]

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Watch: William Elliott Whitmore performs at Grey Area 2019

William Elliott Whitmore performs during the third-annual Grey Area festival at Flat Black Studios, Aug. 10, 2019. It’s the first time he’s played solo at Grey Area, in preparation for a solo album. “I’m excited to record an album of all originals again,” he said ahead of the festival. “It’ll be fun to get back […]

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How to stay ever vigilant: William Elliott Whitmore at Grey Area 2019

On the farm where he was raised in Montrose, Iowa, William Elliott Whitmore is spending the afternoon rearranging his wood
shop. He just got back home after a couple of weeks touring throughout the Northwest, and he’s just glad to be back at work putting things in order: in his head, his wood shop and his garden. […]

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Watch: Live from Flat Black Studios ft. William Elliott Whitmore

The new series Live from Flat Black Studios, a collaboration between Little Village and Flat Black Studios, kicks off today with this track from William Elliott Whitmore, “Hard Times.” This comes just as early bird tickets go on sale for Grey Area 2019. Whitmore will be returning to play the fest again in its third […]

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Don’t miss William Elliott Whitmore on ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ tonight!

If you’re getting impatient waiting for local alt-country fan favorite William Elliott Whitmore’s upcoming return to the Englert Theatre next weekend, you’ll be happy to know that all you have to do is stay up late tonight and tune in to NBC (KWWL channel 7 in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City). At 12:35 a.m. (so, technically tomorrow) you can catch the beloved Montrose, Iowa native’s network television debut on Last Call with Carson Daly. He joins The Good Place’s Jameela Jamil, Harry Potter alum Rupert Grint and star of The Lie and Slender Man Joey King. […]

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Album Review: William Elliott Whitmore — Kilonova

Will Whitmore has been performing and making albums since the turn of the millennium, always faithful to his own idea of what makes a song that sticks. He writes songs that are simple and devastating. His voice, as it did even when he was in his 20s, sounds not just older than his years, but as though it comes from a different century. […]

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Hallways of Jellie: Jenny Hoyston and William Elliott Whitmore currently recording new albums

Jenny Hoyston and Ellie Erickson of the punk band Erase Errata are bringing their new act Hey Jellie to the Trumpet Blossom Cafe on Tuesday night. The duo resides in Austin, Texas and are currently in town recording their latest album at Flat Black Studios. […]

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UNESCO City of Literature benefit to feature William Elliott Whitmore, Iris DeMent, the Recliners and more, all covering Bob Dylan

This Wheel’s on Fire, a benefit concert for the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature, will be at the Englert Theater this Friday, April 28. Keeping in tune with the legacy of Bob Dylan in both music and literature, southeastern Iowan musicians will be performing exclusively Dylan covers from all eras of his discography — with the players reinterpreting the flavors and inflections of the legendary folk artist. […]

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William Elliott Whitmore to play the Englert on Feb. 3

William Elliott Whitmore Englert Theatre — Friday, Feb. 3 at 8 p.m. Iowa’s own William Elliott Whitmore comes to the Englert this Friday, Feb. 3 for an 8 p.m. show. Whitmore is local royalty, of sorts — his ruling family of Iowa music includes cousin Luke Tweedy of Flat Black Studios, where his most recent […]

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William Elliott Whitmore at the Trumpet Blossom Cafe – 7/23

The Trumpet Blossom Café keeps adding to the reasons why they are one of Iowa City’s newest treasures. Vegans and omnivores alike are already buzzing about the delicious creations coming from the kitchen and bar. The added bonus is they cater to your sense of sound, as well as taste, with live performances. Yesterday I […]

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