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Camp Euforia’s 2020 festival will be its last

Organizers of the Camp Euforia music festival, including the founding band Eufórquestra, have announced that the event will discontinue after the 17th annual fest this summer. Camp Euforia began as an appreciation party for fans of Iowa City-based funk-fusion group Eufórquestra. But since that first festival in 2004, the event has expanded […]

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Album Reviews: Eufórquestra – Fire

Euforquestra's Fire

The jam band genre is often less focused on the style of music played by the band and more focused on the community the band has with its audience. These communities, which are typically built through extensive touring, allow bands like Eufórquestra to eschew traditional artist-label relationships for more direct, fan-to-artist connections. […]

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Iowa City Weekender: April 5-7

Welcome back to another edition of the Iowa City Weekender. I decided to go ahead and skip last week because let’s be honest, there’s not much I could have written about on Mission Creek weekend that hadn’t already been blasted at y’all in some form. I hope everyone got to enjoy at least a little […]

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Camp Euforia Coming July 16 and 17!

Few groups in recent years have had a larger footprint in the Iowa City music scene than Euforquestra. They are all monstrous musicians no matter what style they play. They manage to bring together Jazz fans, Jam Band camp followers, and people (like me) who think there’s nothing better than live dance music, no matter the genre.

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Iowa City Weekender: October 8-10

Good Weekend to You, Weekenders! First, a mighty huge thank you to Drug Rug for the kick ass in-studio set on last night’s edition of Little Village Radio, on KRUI.  If you were at their show at The Picador last night, with Portugal. the man, you know this band is for real.  For those of […]

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Iowa City Weekender – July 16-19

Thank you, Iowa City, for yet another weekend so amazing that The Weekender practically writes itself… And another thank you to last night’s special guests on Little Village on the Air — Thanks to Matt Grundstat, Ryan Jeter and Austin Zalatel of Euforquestra!  We were treated to a preview of some of the bands performing […]

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Iowa City Weekender – July 9-12

Greetings Weekenders! Thanks to Big Ben Hansen for being our special guest last night on Little Village on the Air!  You can find Ben – along with the fairest of the fair trade coffee – at The Clean Bean Cafe, a new espresso cart currently posted up on Prentiss St. (down S. Gilbert St, in […]

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