On The Beat: What shows are in store for the winter migration

Iowa City has been pretty quiet over the past few weeks. That tends to be the case when a big chunk of the population migrates to Chicagoland (or wherever), and another chunk goes into hibernation. We all must accept the fact that less people in town means fewer shows. That is not to say that […]

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Show Photos: Railroad Earth @ Englert Theater – 3/29

Railroad Earth and Brighton, MA played at the Englert on Tuesday. Little did I know then, that show was at about hour 8 of my 34-hour stretch of insomnia. I am glad I was still coherent enough at that point to enjoy this group of tenured and talented musicians. I thought I had given myself […]

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Railroad Earth

Tuesday, March 29 – Englert Theatre Railroad Earth has long been a sought-after act on the roots, folk and jam-band circuits, though–much like their forbearers the Grateful Dead–none of those genres can claim the band as its own. The group’s dedication to Americana traditions and their love for the warm, natural tones of acoustic instruments […]

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