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Iowa City Weekender: October 4-7

Welcome to another edition of the Weekender, and oh, is it an exciting one this week! This weekend you can pick and choose from world class comedy to world music and a whole lot in between. Mission Creek makes sure to stay on our radar with a killer indie show, the Barnstormer crew in Maquoketa […]

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On the Beat: Summer listening guide

Summer in the Clubs! Live Music Venue GUIDE Iowa City is what is known in the biz as a ‘small market.’ Acts on national tours book shows in Iowa City based on it’s geographical position within a half-day’s drive of Chicago, Minneapolis, St. Louis and Kansas City—it’s a great place to shoehorn a show in […]

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A-List:Grand Opening Celebration – Trumpet Blossom Café

Grand Opening Celebration Trumpet Blossom Café (310 East Prentiss St.) May 19, 2 p.m. – Midnight Iowa City was left with a void in January with the swift and unfortunate demolition of vegetarian staple, The Red Avocado. As a new apartment complex begins to rise up in its place this month, The Trumpet Blossom Café […]

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Record Collector celebrates its 30th Anniversary with Record Store Day

Smooth black discs, with indentations that serve as a path for a needle to follow, generate music that must be flipped over when the first side is complete. They can’t be easily reproduced like CDs or massively downloaded from a server, and they certainly can’t be shuffled. Yet, there’s a whole day dedicated to celebrating […]

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Iowa City Weekender: October 20-22

This weekend is Homecoming for the University of Iowa. Why watch Survivor when you can check out creative folks, dope rappers and a pink monster? All that and more in this week’s Weekender. […]

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Iowa City Weekender: 5/20-23

THURSDAY
Simon Joyner w Miracles of God and Brooks Strause | $10 | 8 pm
Simon Joyner is calling this his “Living Rooms and Discrete Spaces” tour and I think they are trying to keep it low-profile, but this show is too cool to not get any sort of mention at all, […] […]

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