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Photos: ‘The Last Night In America’ offers laughs, raises funds for ACLU of Iowa

It was standing room only at The Mill in Iowa City for “The Last Night In America.” The event raised $2,200 for the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa and offered a sense of community for those who are scared or concerned about the new president and his administration. It was a variety show of […]

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On eve of Trump inauguration, event planned to celebrate ‘Last Night in America’

The Last Night in America: A fundraiser for the ACLU of Iowa The Mill — Thursday, Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m. An event hosted by Iowa City comedian and playwright Megan Gogerty at The Mill in Iowa City will kick off the eve of the presidential inauguration with comedy, music, door prizes and “perhaps some […]

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Photos: Rapperchicks ring in the new year at The Mill

Chicago-based rap crew Rapperchicks brought 2016 to an end with style and flow during a packed masquerade party at The Mill. Emcees Psalm One and Angelenah were backed up by Iowa City’s DJ Johnny Sixx, who spun a set of his own to get the party started and kept the dance party happening after midnight. […]

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Jack Lion CD release party at The Mill to celebrate third EP

Jack Lion w/ Tires and Alex Body The Mill — Friday, Dec. 16 at 9 p.m. Iowa City’s Jack Lion is releasing their third EP, Ion, and celebrating, as they did for their last, at The Mill. The party kicks off at 9 p.m. (doors at 8 p.m.) on Friday, Dec. 16 with opening acts […]

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Just Announced: Three Women and the Truth at The Mill, Nov. 18

Three Women and the Truth The Mill — Friday, Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale at noon today, Wednesday, Aug. 17, for a just-announced show at The Mill in Iowa City: Three Women and the Truth. Mary Gauthier, Gretchen Peters and Eliza Gilkyson, each a seasoned and spectacular artist in her own […]

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Black Mountain builds an unhurried tension in their June 15 show at The Mill

The opener for the solid summer Wednesday evening crowd at The Mill this week was Majure, who preceded his reputation (signifying mostly a certain laziness on my part, as a Google search took me instantly to his profile). It was my second solo drum show, and while Majure lacked the explosive charisma of Glenn Kotche […]

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Interview: Parker Millsap talks weird thrift store clothes and early inspirations

Parker Millsap w/ The Grahams The Mill — Sunday, May 15 at 7 p.m. Legion Arts CSPS Hall — Wednesday, May 18 at 7 p.m. Oklahoma native Parker Millsap is gaining a lot of attention lately as the kid with the wild voice. With comparisons to a young Elvis being tossed around, thanks to his […]

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Le Youth brings a smooth West Coast vibe back to the Midwest for Flyover Fashion Fest

Le Youth The Mill — Friday, May 6 at 10:30 p.m. By Genevieve Heinrich Firmly planted in a ’90s aesthetic, Los Angeles-based Wes James, performing as Le Youth, grows from those roots into his own new and modern dance music. He brings a personal love of fashion with him to Iowa City’s inaugural Flyover Fashion […]

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Iowa City mourns through karaoke

In the wake of the passing of another musical icon last week, The Mill is planning a late night karaoke party and air guitar contest on Friday, Apr. 29 at 10 p.m. The death of Prince Rogers Nelson, known as (and formerly known as) Prince, on Apr. 21, set the country on its head… […]

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The Tillers trek through the Midwest, stopping at The Mill on Apr. 20

The Tillers, with Flash in a Pan The Mill — Wednesday, Apr. 20 at 8 p.m. Formed nine years ago in the wilds of Cincinnati, OH, roots renegades The Tillers will be in Iowa City for a show tonight, Apr. 20, at The Mill. With music firmly embracing the folk and bluegrass traditions, The Tillers […]

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Dan DiMonte and the Bad Assettes drop a new single and head back to The Mill

Dan DiMonte and the Bad Assettes, with Goose Town and Lewis Knudsen The Mill — Thursday, Apr. 14 at 9 p.m. Coming off the release of a new single, Iowa City-based jazz-infused rockers Dan DiMonte and the Bad Assettes return to The Mill tonight for a show with Goose Town, based out of Cedar Falls, […]

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Just announced: James McCartney and Arbor Labor Union heading to The Mill

Arbor Labor Union The Mill — Fri., May 27 at 9 p.m. James McCartney The Mill — Fri., Jun. 24 at 8 p.m. The Mill has two exciting concert announcements, and tickets for both go on sale today. First up are Georgia-based rockers Arbor Labor Union (formerly known as Pinecones). Signed to Sub Pop records […]

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