‘We’re not easily satisfied’ — Mike Wilbur returns with Moon Hooch to Iowa City

Moon Hooch brought its incredible energy to Iowa City last year, promoting its new album Red Sky and showing how two saxophones and a drum kit can transform jazz into a transcendent, danceable, joyous experience. The trio — James Muschler, Mike Wilbur, Wenzl McGowen — returns to Iowa City on Oct. 3 for a show at the Blue Moose. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. […]

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Girls Rock! Iowa City campers take the stage this Saturday

For one week Girls Rock! Iowa City campers — aged 8 to 16 — have been learning about instruments and marginalized identities in rock and roll. On Saturday, July 1 the campers and their recently formed bands will share their musical creations on the upstairs stage at Blue Moose Tap House. Doors open at 2 p.m., music kicks off at 2:30 p.m. There is a $10 suggested donation, and kids get in free. […]

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Party to fight the pipeline this weekend

Environmental and social justice organization Indigenous Iowa has two events planned in Iowa City this weekend, featuring speakers and musical guests. One will take place at Trumpet Blossom Cafe and the other at Blue Moose Tap House. Dave Zollo, Ralston Creek Ramblers and Strange Brew Trumpet Blossom Cafe — Saturday, Jan 14 at 6 p.m. […]

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