Show Preview: S. Carey at The Mill, Dec. 10

From the beginning, S. Carey has been known for being ostentatious – this is most noted by his work with Bon Iver. Upon hearing that Justin Vernon was looking to expand his one-man project into a full band, S. Carey spent two weeks dissecting For Emma, Forever Ago in his bedroom. He learned the drum and vocal parts; then after approaching Vernon at a show and briefly jamming with him, he was hired on the spot. […]

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Event Photos: Food in Harmony – 9/25

The Mill hosted a fundraiser benefiting the Local Foods Connection on Sept 25th. The evening was packed with music from a variety of local artists, art and handmade goods, raffles, a silent auction, dancing,  food and booze….it was a great night and I was glad to be asked to capture some shots from the event.


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Iowa City Weekender: August 26-29

Greetings Weekenders! In classic Iowa City style, this weekend the whole town is pulling out all the stops to welcome all you academics out there to a brand new school year, chock-full of nonstop, heady fun. Personally, I intend to be everywhere, all of the time. Here’s how: THURSDAY: Pure Party. Raise a glass to […]

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Knight Time

Features, March 2010 – Sure, an open mic is like a box of chocolates, but Monday night at the Mill is my favorite lime cream-centered, caramel pecan toffee of a weekly free music night in Iowa City. Since 1981, Open Mic with J. Knight has been an Iowa City institution, a place where up-and-coming talent […]

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Blue Moose Rising: Iowa City Weekender, March 4-7

Welcome to a special ‘Blue Moose Rising’ edition of the Weekender. For the last couple of months the newest venue downtown has been making a pretty big splash booking acts like Saint Vincent, Hyper Crush, Motion City Soundtrack and of course Iowa City’s prodigal son William Elliott Whitmore (just to name a few).  This weekend […]

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