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Iowa Arts Festival to take over downtown Iowa City


-- photo by Alan Light
This year’s Iowa Arts Fest lineup is no slouch! — photo by Alan Light

The 2014 Iowa Arts Festival kicks off this Friday, June 6 in downtown Iowa City. The weekend-long festival plays host to more than 125 local and national artists, with nightly live music and a variety of food options available on Culinary Row. A full rundown of participating artists is available through Summer of the Arts.

This year’s youth offerings include an Emerging Artists Pavilion for student-artists, a Global Village for children to learn about various countries and cultures, as well as a “Children’s Day” celebration on Saturday that promises 18 booths of hands-on kids’ activities.

Notable music performances include the Indigo Girls, local stalwart Dave Moore and the ever-popular Eufórquestra. Check out the full festival schedule below:

2014 Iowa Arts Festival Schedule

Friday, June 6

4-11 p.m. Culinary Row
5-11:30 p.m. Beverage Garden
5-8 p.m. Art Fair

Main Stage schedule

7 p.m. Euforquestra
9 p.m. Indigo Girls

Saturday, June 7

10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Art Fair & Art Goes LIVE! Artist Demonstrations
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Children’s Day
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Family Stage entertainment
11 am – 11 p.m. Culinary Row
12-11 p.m. Beverage Garden

Main Stage schedule

10 a.m. Iowa City Community Band
11:30 a.m. Dave Moore
1 p.m. The Tornadoes
3 p.m. 5 O’Clock Steele Band/Carnaval Parade
5 p.m. Sean Costanza Band
7 p.m. Barefoot Movement
9 p.m. Steve Earle & The Dukes

Sunday, June 8

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Art Fair & Art Goes LIVE! Artist Demonstrations
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Global Village
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Family Stage entertainment
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Culinary Row
12-4 p.m. Beverage Garden

Main Stage schedule

11 a.m. Burlington Street Bluegrass Band
1 p.m. Barefoot Movement
2:30 p.m. Andy Carlson and Casey Cook


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