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Photos: Daytrotter Downs delights downtown Davenport

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]The annual Daytrotter Downs festival brought more than 40 bands to the stages at Daytrotter and the Redstone Room in downtown Davenport over the weekend. The festival’s second year was packed with talent from across Iowa and the country, including Post Animal, Joan Of Arc and Gaelynn Lee. Photos by Matthew Terry [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Day One [/vc_column_text][hcode_image_gallery […]

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Reliving the musical vibes of this year’s 80/35

The summer is in full force in Iowa — July 4 festivities came and went, and the city of Des Moines was once again overtaken by 80/35. In its ninth year, the festival featured images of cats on their signage and advertising signifying the 9 lives the festival. But the music, as always was the […]

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PHOTOS: Purple pilgrimage

Paisley Park, the personal sanctuary and recording studio of the enigmatic purple one, Prince, beckoned my friends and me to Minnesota last Saturday — specifically, to Chanhassen, an unassuming business park some 20 miles southwest of Minneapolis. Built in 1988, this studio was the birthplace of some of the biggest pop songs of the last […]

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Photos: Daytrotter Downs recap

Last Wednesday was the kick-off for Daytrotter Downs. The Thursday night show brought an expanded crowd to Adler Theatre, not even a full block from Daytrotter’s new Davenport studio/night club. There was something to satisfy nearly every music lover on Thursday night. The 10-year anniversary show featured a typically eclectic mix of Daytrotter music, from […]

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