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Let Briar Rabbit mend your wounded heart this Thursday

Briar Rabbit!

With the new year (and the resolutions that come with it) and with Valentine’s Day looming less than a month away, it’s here, folks — breakup season. It’s the time of year where you are most likely to be dumped! Fortunately, Chicago’s Briar Rabbit is coming to The Mill this Thursday, and with a bunch of sad-sack love lorn songs in tow, it’s the perfect soundtrack for licking those wounds. […]

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Iowa City Weekender: January 24-26

Hello and welcome to another edition of the Weekender. Here’s what’s happening in your chilly town this weekend! THURSDAY Gerhard Loewenberg // Prairie Lights // 7:00 PM // Free From Prairie Lights: University of Iowa’s Professor Emeritus Gerhard Loewenberg will read from his new memoir, Moved by Politics. In his memoir, Loewenberg tells of twelve experiences […]

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A-List: The Mill’s 50th Anniversary

  The Mill 50th Anniversary Dec. 14-16 Friday: David Zollo & the Body Electric w. Brooks Strause, Alexis Stevens, Doug Nye 8:00 p.m. | $10/12 Saturday: Greg Brown w. Dave Moore 8:00 p.m. | $30/35 Sunday: Brunch  show with The Awful Purdies and  Milk & Eggs 12:00 p.m. | $15 In 1962 Keith Dempster opened […]

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Iowa City Weekender: November 1-3

Hello and welcome to another edition of the Weekender. As you may know, the Englert has commissioned 31 artists to write songs for a compilation album about Iowa City. The appropriately named Iowa City Song Project features an eclectic track listing of original music by some of the most respected Iowa-rooted talent, including William Elliott Whitmore, Greg Brown, Pieta Brown, The […]

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Album Review: Iowa City Song Project

Iowa City Song Project maximumamesrecords.com   As a teenager hungry for a scene larger than the veritable cultural island of Bellevue, IA, at night I would arrange and rearrange my radio antenna to try to capture KUNI to get a glimpse of the world of music around me, which included bands from Iowa City. It […]

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On the Beat: Iowa City Song Project

I try to collect as much Iowa City music as I possibly can. When I can’t buy a record at a show, I scour Bandcamp pages for the ones I don’t have yet. I spend hours creating and editing mixes of my favorite songs for my friends and family—people who aren’t familiar with the Iowa City […]

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Iowa City Weekender: August 2-4

Hello and welcome to another edition of the Weekender. Not much is needed to set us up this week, so let’s jump right in. Here’s what’s going on: THURSDAY The Daredevil Christopher Wright w. Via Audio, Christopher the Conquered // The Mill // 9:00 PM // $10 Adv., $12 Day Of The Daredevil Christopher Wright […]

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Iowa City Weekender: January 26-28

Come ye one and all to this weeks guide to weekend satisfaction. The weather is normal and you have probably all but forgotten your new years resolutions already, so what do you say we skip the small talk and get into brass tacks? THURSDAY Passafire w/ Pacific Dub, Fire Sale // The Mill // 9:00 […]

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Iowa City Weekender: January 12-15

Welcome to the Weekender! Come on in and get comfortable and see what we have in store this snowy weekend. Temperatures have dropped and we’re seeing our first frozen precipitation after a freaky streak of wintery warmness. I usually try to avoid talking about the weather, but that was kind of nuts, right? Just as […]

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