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Saturday’s Riverside Jam fest to raise hunger awareness


Riverside Jam Music and Arts Festival | Lower City Park | April 22 at 12:00 p.m.

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Item 9 & The Mad Hatters (pictured) will perform at approximately 4:00 p.m. –photo by Adrianne Behning

12:00 p.m. – Minus One Member
12:45 p.m. – Flash in a Pan
1:30 p.m. – Mistah Whiskas (DJ)
2:00 p.m. – Mighty Shady
2:45 p.m. – Mistah Whiskas (DJ)
3:00 p.m. – The Cheefs
3:45 p.m. – Subliminal Chaos (DJ)
4:00 p.m. – Item 9 & The Mad Hatters
5:00 p.m. – Loki and Friends (DJ)
5:30 p.m. – Chasing Shade
6:30 p.m. – Subliminal Chaos (DJ)
7:00 p.m. – Firesale
8:00 p.m. – Loki (DJ)
9:00 p.m. – Zeta June

Here’s the bad news. Iowa City is expected to see near-perpetual precipitation (including a chance of snow on Friday) until early next week. The good news? Saturday is the one day where this is not the case, according to several corroborated forecasts.

What will you do with this unfathomable day of respite?

Consider making it out to the Riverside Jam Music & Arts Festival this Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., located at the Riverside Shakespeare Festival Stage in Lower City Park.

The day-long festival features over a half-dozen bands as well as a number of DJs to mix things up between sets. Meanwhile, various miscellaneous activities–such as yoga and meditation sessions–will take place throughout the day.

Admission is either $5 or five canned goods to be donated to The Crisis Center’s Food Bank. What you may want to do here is put that five dollar bill back in your pocket, go to the kitchen and start digging. The goal is to collect over 1,200 cans this year, all for the great cause of feeding the hungry in Johnson County.

Check out some footage from festival headliners Zeta June below:



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