Overheard at Mission Creek: Part three

Overheard at Mission Creek is a selected list of Tweets-from-last-night. Each day we’ll take you through a collection of some of the things Iowa City folks have been Tweeting about the festival. Let’s keep the party pumpin’.

Hipster Jesus loved you before you were cool, Dillon.

If it’s possible for a poet to be a heart-throb, Kiki Petrosino might be the heart-throbbiest.

It’s too early to tell, but it’s quite possible tonight’s lit event stole the show.

The unique lyrical stylings of one Zach Lint fully qualifies as a Mission Creen Lit event.

Let’s just say Mr. Pallett wouldn’t have had trouble finding a date tonight.

If you couldn’t get into the Englert tonight, here is your cheat sheet for what to tell people if you wanna fake like you were there: 1) the line was really long 2) the light show was amazing 3) they didn’t play your favorite song.

While Owen Pallett was melting hearts, Wolves in the Attic was busy working on faces.

They were like a band of angels comin’ after me.

Lots of excited kids out for Grizzly Bear tonight. C’mon Brent, you just one exclamation point excited?

That’s more like it! We’re five exclamation points excited for Grizzly Bear!!!!!

Did you see that huge semi trailer across from the Mill? That’s what the kick-ass stage-hands unloaded for Grizzly Bear at 8:00 a.m.


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If you stayed home in your PJs watching Downton Abbey on Netflix tonight you may have made the right call, because the bands were TOO DANGEROUS FOR YOU.

BUFFY NOOOOOOOOOO! Good thing she didn’t try to pull this little stunt at Gabe’s tonight.

Nashville-based psychedelic garage punk bands ain’t scared of nuthin.

After getting your heart ripped out, skeleton destroyed, face melted, skull crushed, and mind blown tonight at Mission Creek Thursday, all you have left is your ass. Might as well end the night dancing it off.

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