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Mission Creek: 4/1/10 (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Photos by Matt Butler for Little Village Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Dredge at Blue Moose, Photos by Cliff Thompson for Little Village Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Nethervoid at Blue Moose, Photos by Cliff Thompson for Little Village Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Videos by Drew Bulman for Little Village Caroline Smith and the Good Night Sleeps […]

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Iowa City Weekender: 4/1-4

HEY – FRIENDS! Sorry, no Weekender today because this week the weekend doesn’t stop! It’s Mission Creek time – check their site for the final updated event schedule, and as always you can check littlevillagemag.com/missioncreek for more previews. In brief, my picks are: THURSDAY: Chuck D lecture, 7 pm at the Englert, followed by Bomb […]

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3/31/10: Mission Creek (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Wed 3/31 Photos by Matt Butler Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. The drummer and bassist of the Booker T band stop in the Yacht Club for a drink at 2 a.m. and lay down an ILL ASS freestyle set. impromptu addition to the Mission Creek lineup. from Matthew Butler on Vimeo. Video by Matt Butler for […]

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The Mission Creek Experience, Day Two

Tuesday marked the first official day of the 2010 Mission Creek Festival, with ten performances spread across three venues. Despite simultaneous shows occurring at separate locales, having each of these venue positioned within a block of the pedestrian mall makes the festival feel surprisingly consolidated. Travel time is a non-issue, and attendees who find themselves […]

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The Kids These Days

The early show at Public Space One got Tuesday night off to an energetic start, beginning with Ames/Iowa City band So Much Fun. After an hour of solving the band’s technical problems, lead singer Nick Miller and his megaphone feverishly galloped about the Jefferson building announcing that the show was about to begin, but not […]

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3/30/10: Mission Creek (Photos)

Here are some pics from Tuesday night’s Mission Creek shows PS1: So Much Fun, Happy Chromosomes, Replacing the Robots, Dinosaur Feathers Mill: Mondo Drag, Birds and Batteries, Cave Singers Also re: MCIC 2010 Tuesday: Kent Williams on the Mill show + Lady Espina at the Yacht Club Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Photos by Matt Butler […]

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My God . . . It's Full of Stars

Alex Body, Rene Hell, Peaking Lights, Pocahaunted Gabe’s, Tuesday March 29th Last night was the first glimpse of the new Gabe’s for many people, the return to an old true name after years of awkwardly calling the space the Picador.  We’ll never get back the pricelessly skuzzy biker/hipster conjunction of yore, but I like some […]

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