World premiere video: Mark Olson’s Cedar Rapids ode “Seminole Valley Tea Sippers”

Little Village is pleased to debut the video for “Seminole Valley Tea Sipper Society” — a song with its genesis in eastern Iowa. The song, by Mark Olson, one of the founders of seminal Minnesota band the Jayhawks, is featured on a CD that comes along with the current issue of the music magazine Uncut. […]

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Performing at the Englert: The dual personae of the Jayhawks

Jayhawks The Englert Theatre — Sunday, May 22 at 7 p.m. ($30) 2016 marks 30 years since the release of the Jayhawks’ self-titled debut album. Formed in 1985, the band is often credited as being an early — if outsider — band in the genre once known as alternative country (today it’s called Americana), along […]

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