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Golden Donna is playing a free show tonight at Gabe’s

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Tonight at Gabe’s, expect some serious hipster-house greatness, as Golden Donna, Reaches, Dad HD and Cuticle play a free show together. Each artist has staked out their particular style of strange, heady dance music and should make for an intriguing evening, to say the least… […]

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Folk-pop powerhouse: Wild Child to play Sunday at Gabe’s

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Austin, Texas’s Wild Child are playing an all ages show at Gabe’s this Sunday at 7 p.m. They’ll be joined by Walker Lukens and The Side Arms, also from Austin, and Iowa City’s Teen Daad. Wild Child was formed during a tour with the Danish band The Migrant, when two members of the touring band, Kelsey Wilson and Alex Beggins, began writing songs in the van while driving from show to show. Their songwriting chemistry was palpable, and almost exactly a year later, the group finished their first record, Pillow Talk. […]

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Five questions with Tallgrass

Tallgrass

Describing themselves as a “dirt-stomping soul” band, Tallgrass formed in 2011 and have since released two full-length records, 2012’s God, Sin, Whiskey, and Women and 2014’s Better than Medicine. The trio relocated from Iowa City to Fort Collins a year ago, so Saturday’s show should be an extra-special homecoming show… […]

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Music As Religion: An Interview with King Khan (VIDEO)

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In this video, King Khan talks to Little Village about he views music as it’s own religion, making yourself through myth-making, the social justice carried out by jazz greats like Sun Ra and the Chicago Art Ensemble, practicing Tarot with cult filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky and achieving better mental health by following the example of the […]

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Brian Johannesen to play free show at Gabe’s this Thursday

Brian Johannesen

Iowa City’s favorite country-lovin’, whiskey-drinkin’ son, Brian Johannesen, now based out of Nashville, will be playing at Gabe’s this Thursday at 8 p.m. He’ll be joined by Chicago’s Ryan Joseph Andersen, of the roots-rock band Go Long Mule. […]

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