Fifteen years ago, Iowa City funk-fusion band Eufórquestra was looking for a way to say, “Thank you” to its fans. When they pitched the idea of a festival to landowner Jerry Hotz, things clicked, and Hotz’s farm has been home to the Camp Euforia festival ever since. […]
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. […]
Welcome to the latest edition of the Weekender, a weekly rundown of our top picks for weekend entertainment in and around the Iowa City area. There’s a lot to cover this week, so lets get to it! […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]