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UI alums LAV.ISH play new G14 Festival

G14 Festival 3258 Cumming Rd, Cumming — Saturday, July 14 at 9 a.m. Iowa’s reputation for innovation and opportunity has landed it in the center of the music scene. This weekend, Kasper Entertainment is making history holding the first G14 Festival—bringing together everyone’s favorite trio: music, food and fun. Everything from live art to workshops […]

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Camp Euforia celebrates 15 years by getting the band back together

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. […]

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Star Trek historians headline the 34th Trekfest in Riverside

We’re roughly 215 years out from the birth of James T. Kirk in Riverside, Iowa, and the town’s present-day residents (and traveling Star Trek fans) continue to celebrate the future occasion with their annual Trekfest. The 34th festival will take place this weekend, with events beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 29, and running late into the evening on Saturday, June 30. […]

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Pitchfork electro-pop: Picks from across the pond

Giorgio Moroder singlehandedly invented the electro-rockin’ sound of eurodisco, and since the late-1970s, European artists have continued to expand the possibilities of dance music. This year’s Pitchfork Music Festival features some of the most cutting-edge dance artists from across the pond. Neneh Cherry July 18, 4:35 p.m. Neneh Cherry first rose to prominence in 1989 […]

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