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Show Review: Mountains, TAPE, Marlo Eggplant, Rene Hell, Picador 2/1/10

[audio:http://music.cornwarning.com/audio/2010-02-01-MargotEggplant.mp3|titles=Live@Picador|artists=Marlo Eggplant] Marlo Eggplant [audio:http://music.cornwarning.com/audio/2010-02-01-ReneHell.mp3|titles=Live@Picador|artists=Rene Hell] Rene Hell [audio:http://music.cornwarning.com/audio/2010-02-01-Tape.mp3|titles=Live@Picador|artists=TAPE] Tape [audio:http://music.cornwarning.com/audio/2010-02-01-Mountains.mp3|titles=Live@Picador|artists=Mountains] Mountains Experimental concerts, like Monday night’s show at the Picador, are good for, if nothing else, watching the way compositions are constructed. Monday’s bill presented a wide swath of musical styles and, for the observant, a bevy of approaches. Olympia, WA’s Marlo Eggplant brought […]

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Iowa City Weekender: January 28-February 1

This week’s Weekender is brought to you by the ICPL eAudio collection Greetings, Weekenders! Thank you to all who tuned in last night for Little Village Live, our weekly radio show over at KRUI, and a huge thank you to special guest Ben Schmidt for the wonderful live in-studio performance.  Accompanied by the terrific Larry […]

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Iowa City Weekender: December 3-5

This Weekender is sponsored by UI Fine Arts Council… Aaaaahh. Nothing like the smell of newsprint in the morning. The fresh ink on crisp pages, not yet dogeared and smudged with love. That’s right folks, a brand new Little Village – December’s Holi-D.I.Y. special, the insider’s guide to the hippest holidays around – is hittin’ […]

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Iowa City Weekender: 10/15-10/18

Headlights and Awful Purdies at the Mill
Minstrel Studios – Yacht Club – Fat Tire Battle of the Bands – FINALS THIS FRIDAY
Former Ghosts at the Picador […]

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Iowa City Weekender: October 8-10

Good Weekend to You, Weekenders! First, a mighty huge thank you to Drug Rug for the kick ass in-studio set on last night’s edition of Little Village Radio, on KRUI.  If you were at their show at The Picador last night, with Portugal. the man, you know this band is for real.  For those of […]

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Iowa City Weekender – August 27-30

Dear Students, I know the rain is a drag, but trust me, sunshine is not a required element in your ardent intellectual pursuit.  What you need is to complement your academic endeavors with a heaping weekendful of fine international cinema!  So I give to you, live (well, mostly prerecorded) from the greatest city in the […]

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Iowa City Weekender – July 16-19

Thank you, Iowa City, for yet another weekend so amazing that The Weekender practically writes itself… And another thank you to last night’s special guests on Little Village on the Air — Thanks to Matt Grundstat, Ryan Jeter and Austin Zalatel of Euforquestra!  We were treated to a preview of some of the bands performing […]

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Iowa City Weekender – July 2-5 – JAZZ FEST PREVIEW

Perhaps freedom isn’t free, but 4th of July weekend is! Jazz Fest (July 3-5) is bringing some of the biggest names in Jazz to downtown Iowa City — all for our very free enjoyment — AND, when the festival finishes around 9:30/10?  The Mill is inviting the musicians over for jam sessions both Friday and […]

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Iowa City Weekender – June 18-21

The IC Weekender is sponsored by the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival, July 2-4, 2009 Oh Weekend, where do you end? And where does Week begin? Oh Sun, you shine whenever you please. And oh Rain, you sometimes fall. But we never stay inside. We go out. For reasons. For reasonable reasons. Reasons that are so […]

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Iowa City Weekender – February 20-22

Every once in awhile we like to switch it up a bit on the Weekender—try a little something different. So for this edition, we’re scrapping the daily breakdown for a thematic breakdown. Enjoy! (or hate, as you please) Listenin’ William Elliott Whitmore | The Picador, IC | Saturday, Feb 21, 9pm and Sunday, Feb 22, […]

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