DOWNLOAD >> Cola Heavy Nights A New Compilation from Night-People Naked on the Vague – Making Enemies (unreleased–from forthcoming split with Wet Hair) The Twerps – Good Advice (from The Twerps) PC Worship – Staring at the Sun (unreleased) Lazer Zeppelin – This Heart (from Pyramid Echo) The Pheromoans – Stubble Brothers (from The Pheromoans) […]
Little Village Live kicked off it’s first post-summer break show last week, hosting local music group Sad Iron Music. The group played a number of Tom Petty covers, promoting their Rock U: A Study of Tom Petty show later that evening at The Mill, which included various local artists. Sad Iron Music treated Little Village […]
Music aficionados and Weekender subscribers alike are already well-aware of the impending Tapes n’ Tapes visit to The Mill this weekend, but what you may not have heard is that this highly-acclaimed group will be putting on a special performance earlier in the day, hosted by Little Village Magazine, live from the KRUI 89.7 FM studios.
Greetings Weekenders! In classic Iowa City style, this weekend the whole town is pulling out all the stops to welcome all you academics out there to a brand new school year, chock-full of nonstop, heady fun. Personally, I intend to be everywhere, all of the time. Here’s how: THURSDAY: Pure Party. Raise a glass to […]
If video content does not load correctly, please view original post here THURSDAY 9 Parts of Desire | Riverside Festival Stage at City Park | 8 p.m. | $8-12 Tonight is opening night for Dreamwell Theatre and Iowa City Community Theatre’s production of 9 Parts of Desire, a play by Heather Raffo that offers a […]
On the 18th, singer-songwriter Matt Alber will bring his skillful arrangements and soulful voice to Iowa City. Although he’s got a life story well suited for an ABC Movie of the Week (growing up in Black St. Louis, finding his voice in the gospel choir, moving to San Francisco, finding himself as a gay man, becoming successful, etc.), the music does not let any of this on.
If you’ve been keeping up with the struggle that has been my summer sound, I think you might need to do something better with your time. I mean, I’m glad you’re reading this and all, but there’s this awesome place called outside. Even I venture out there from time to time…to go to the bar.
I try to never miss any show that involves these performers, especially at a venue as teeny and intimate as the lovely Red Avocado. The cozy back room was filled with an attentive, wine-sipping audience. Monadnoc cast a spell over the room with his melodic spoken word artistry, backed by two guitars and a drummer, […]
If video content does not load correctly, please view original post here THURSDAY Chef Rocky Barnette with Food & Water Watch | The Red Avocado | 5:30-8:00 | FREE Sustainability activist/chef Rocky Barnette is teaming up with Food & Water Watch to travel the Midwest discussing the current state of our food and farming systems. […]
I always do what I can to see Murder by Death when they inevitably roll through town every year. However, this was my first time seeing MeWithoutYou. Although I have heard quite a bit of their music, I’ll admit they fall a bit outside of my musical comfort zone…
August is harvest season, and I don’t mean corn: It’s the annual time of year when we welcome the bountiful student population back to our small city. Whether or not you’ve been away, it’s worth noting that summer vacation has brought a few changes in the music landscape.
who are bigger overseas than their native country. Effortlessly mining a dark, melancholic aesthetic, she stands as a wonderful example of a genre I have long referred to as “pretty sad music.” Pretty, as in beautiful–and sad, as in pretty freakin’ heartbreaking.