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 […]
As folks begin to trickle back into town, we’re still working to hit our full cultural stride in 2012. This week’s Weekender is on the short side, but that doesn’t mean you should stay in. It’s all music this week, and it’s all top notch stuff. Let’s dive in. THURSDAY Camper Van Beethoven, Poison Control […]
I am a sucker for a road trip, even just a little one, so it took no convincing to get me to trek to the Mews for Iowa City’s Lonelyhearts. They opened for Ames’ much-talked-about band, the Poison Control Center, which I regret I didn’t get to hear play. As always, I had my camera in tow and fired off a few shots of the always-enjoyable Lonelyhearts.
Photos by Matt Butler for Little Village Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Dredge at Blue Moose, Photos by Cliff Thompson for Little Village Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Nethervoid at Blue Moose, Photos by Cliff Thompson for Little Village Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Videos by Drew Bulman for Little Village Caroline Smith and the Good Night Sleeps […]