Iowa City Weekender: June 21-23

Happy solstice, everyone. As of yesterday, summer has officially begun, and boy, was it a hot one. Know what else is hot? The events lined up for this weekend! We’d better just get started… THURSDAY Everyday/Everynight w. Slip Silo, Melismatics // The Mill // 9:00 PM // $7 Everyday/Everynight released their first album, Moon Phases […]

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Iowa City Weekender: April 26-28

Hello, hello. Come on in. Get settled in for another dose of the Weekender. Here’s how it’s going to work this week: This weekend, especially Thursday (tonight) is nuts and there is simply too much to write about. For the most part my blurbs are unnecessary for these things. For example, I think we all […]

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Show Photos: Pete Balestrieri, MichaelSarah, the Boxknifes, SLW Vs Manhorse @ the Yacht Club – 4/13

I’ve been mostly laying low since I threw myself head-first into the Mission Creek madness. I promised myself a hiatus after the music-related exhaustion I experienced, but I haven’t been able to give up the music scene completely. I made my first post-MC exception to my ‘stay home rule’ to catch this show. […]

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Yacht Club 4/13 Raw Punk Power & The Easter Parade: Full Sets To Download!

Sam Locke Ward texted me a request to record this show, which was all the reason I needed. I don’t know if it’s even necessary to say that everyone involved in this show I consider a friend, and that beyond that, I’m a fan, and if that wasn’t enough, I’ve played with, or done audio […]

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Show Photos: Sam Locke Ward, Coolzey, The Whether Report, Liberty Leg – 2/17

Where do (did) you find 3 totally different musical experiences,  a game show and a lot of moose drool? At the Blue Moose this past Thursday, of course! It was a nicely stacked bill: Sam Locke Ward, Coolzey, Jarret Mitchell’s Whether Report, Liberty Leg and a room full of all their closest friends, er fans. […]

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Show Photos: Sam Locke Ward Record Release Party w/ Ed Gray, Alex Body, Douglas Kramer Nye

On Friday Night, the Mill hosted Sam Locke Ward’s release party for his new album, “Barely Regal Beagles” and the kickoff for his west coast tour with the unparalleled Simon Joyner. Joining Sam was a lineup of one-man-acts including Douglas Kramer Nye, Ed Gray and Alex Body.


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