Illinois John Fever are a country blues band with a backyard party vibe; they lock into steady grooves made more exciting by the occasional moments where they drop time.
I am not a music critic and I don’t pretend to be, but I will say that this show was damn good. I wasn’t familiar with Illinois John Fever before that night, but this Iowa City Americana singer is fun, lively and a great start to a foot-stomping evening at the Mill. If I knew […]
Iowa City’s Illinois John Fever dropped by Little Village Live this week for an hour of foot-tapping music and some great discussion on the recently passed panhandling ordinance. Be sure to check out the following clips of the local trio getting their music on. Want to hear all of that witty banter and panhandling ordinance […]
Illinios John Fever Now Is Not The Way It Is Local Albums: March 2010 – Country Blues can really be a challenge for both performers and listeners. The basic musical gestures ossified into cliché 50 years ago, and it’s rare to find someone who can wring something new out of them. The only way it can work […]
The IC Weekender is sponsored by the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival, July 2-4, 2009 Ah, just when we’ve started to recover from Arts Fest, the weekend is here again! Big thanks to Andre Perry and The Mill for bringing yet another world-class band to Iowa City–Last night’s Rock Plaza Central (http://www.rockplazacentral.com/) show was definitely one […]