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Nathaniel Rateliff

w. Peter Wolf Crier, Christopher the Conquered – $8 advance, $10 door When listening to Nathaniel Rateliff, you can feel the Colorado mountains that surround his current home of Denver. His unique brand of indie-folk draws from the timeless traditional folk style that has persevered and grown since the beginning of recorded music–from a more […]

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High and Lonesome

w. Shame Train Friday, April 1 – Yacht Club Dave Zollo has certainly paid his dues and has earned himself both a large local fan base and the respect of his fellow musicians with his innovative talent and undying enthusiasm. He has played alongside local heroes like Greg Brown and William Elliott Whitmore and, on […]

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Show Preview: Wolf Parade at the Englert, Nov. 18

Wolf Parade conquers the stereotype of a super-group. While most eventually suffer from clashing egos, fall into an indistinct sound, or just become bad, Wolf Parade has managed to consistently put out a sound that is definitely their own. The creative minds of its members are each represented and fleshed out, sonically eliminating the ego problem. […]

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VIDEO: The Wandering Bears and Bo & The Locomotive

Last Tuesday Grand Tetons, Bo & The Locomotive and The Wandering Bears played The Mill’s Tuesday Night Social Club. Here are a couple of songs from the sets of Bo & The Locomotive and The Wandering Bears. Bo & The Locomotive Bo & The Locomotive The Wandering Bears […]

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VIDEO: Vagabonds live @ College Green Park

Last Saturday afternoon, local folk sweethearts The Vagabonds graced College Green Park with their presence and old-timey tunes. Here are just a couple of the tracks they performed. Sam Blickhan and Sarah Mannix, members of the Vagabonds, can be seen tonight at the Mill performing in another of their local music projects The Wandering Bears.

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Videos: Darren Hanlon and Grand Tetons

Here lies the second installation of Mission Freak’s YouTube channel. Below are two songs performed by Australia’s singer/songwriter and all around good guy Darren Hanlon and one by local band Grand Tetons.

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Mission Freak YouTube Channel

Mission Freak is proud to announce the debut of its very own YouTube channel! That’s right, here are the first three installations of what promises to be a great source for video of Iowa City shows and hopefully interviews with local and touring acts. These three videos are from the show last Wednesday at the Blue Moose Tap House.

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Review: Rock and LOLz at Pitchfork 2010

It has now been three days since the 2010 Pitchfork Music Festival wrapped up, and I’m still feeling it. My skin is flaking off, leaving behind a pinkish-red nasty burn, my muscles are sore from standing for hours upon hours, and my urine is still golden due to dehydration.

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Illinois John Fever @ The Mill, Friday 7/16

The FEVER is BACK! Oh yeah, you thought the H1N1 scare was over, but it’s back in the form of awesome happy-fun-times folk. That’s right, Illinois John Fever is back and at the Mill this Friday night with Seth Winger, Iowa Hagan Myers and Sacred Harp.

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Show Preview: The Wandering Bears/The Western Front – The Mill 6/15/10

The two bands are set to take off on a wild month long tour to the west coast, up the coast, and back. Considering that these are two of Iowa City’s staple local acts, and that they both kick ass, this is an occasion you don’t want to miss. The Wandering Bears just released their self-titled and self-released bombshell of a record in June and have been taking the world by storm ever since.

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