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Photo Gallery: Mission Creek Festival 2022


After two years of COVID-19 disruptions, Iowa City’s Mission Creek Festival returned to an in-person format this year. Thirty-five separate bands and musicians performed across three days, and 12 authors, as well as many other writers and poets, held readings, Q&As and conversations.

The weekend saw packed performances by Beach Bunny, Soccer Mommy and Arooj Aftab, who recently won the Best World Performance Grammy for her song “Mohabbat.” Hundreds of people stopped by the Small Press and Literary Magazine Book Fair and the fifth annual Iowa City Expo for Comics and Real Eclectic Alternative Media (I.C.E. C.R.E.A.M.).

Check out the photos below, courtesy of Little Village‘s Videographer Jason Smith, Multimedia Journalist Adria Carpenter, Events Editor and Design Assistant Sid Peterson and Marketing Analytics Coordinator Malcolm MacDougall.

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