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Colleen and treesreach bring new music to Groundswell


treesreach w/ Colleen

Groundswell — Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m.

The Cedar Rapids band treesreach performs at Groundswell on Saturday. — photo by Braden Kopf

Two Cedar Rapids-based bands I’ve been following for over a year — treesreach and husband and wife duo Heather and Tyler Stück, who perform as Colleen — will be at Groundswell (201 Third Ave SW, Cedar Rapids) on Saturday night starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5.

I got the opportunity to see both bands at 319 Fest this summer and was very impressed with the strong shows both acts put on. Remarkably, 319 Fest was the first time Colleen performed live.

Treesreach has made the always-risky — understandable, in this case — move of renaming themselves. They performed under the confusing moniker Live Broadcast for a while (and built a strong fanbase with that name). I remember seeing them on a lineup of bands at Dick’s Tap and Shake Room and thinking that the poster was announcing that the was going to be streamed online.

Since 319 Fest, treesreach has been in the studio working on their debut album, slated to drop in January. They shared a track last week, album closer “Sunchasers” — a popular song during their live shows.

Luke Long, the drummer for treesreach, said over chat, “This show will usher in a short tour in promotion of our forthcoming debut album. Our set will offer a sizable sneak-peek into the album, and we’re very excited to show people what we’ve been working on!”

Colleen has also been in the studio working with Luke Tweedy at Flat Black in Iowa City on their second EP, due out in December.

Both bands will be performing new songs at Saturday’s show. Groundswell is a non-profit arts space and shows there are all-ages and family friendly.


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