Photos: Titus Andronicus, A Giant Dog bring punk to The Mill

New Jersey punk outfit Titus Andronicus brought their Rockers On The Road tour to The Mill Sunday night for an all ages show, joined by fellow Merge Records label-mates A Giant Dog. With a dragon on stage and plenty of power stances, the high energy show had the audience singing and dancing from start to […]

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Photos: Adia Victoria, Younger at The Mill

Adia Victoria, Zak Neumann

It was only five months ago that Adia Victoria played a late set during the Mission Creek festival, but she couldn’t stay away for very long. The Nashville-based songwriter brought her band back to Iowa City once again, this time bewitching a solid crowd at The Mill with her own brand of gothic blues. Iowa City’s […]

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Interview: Patrick Stickles of Titus Andronicus on ‘The Most Lamentable Tragedy’ and mental health

Mission Creek Presents: Titus Andronicus, w/ A Giant Dog The Mill — Sunday, Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m. Punk is a genre often plagued by a reputation machismo and grandstanding; mosh pits full of sweaty and aggressive men and rowdy, disaffected musicians are familiar staples. A punk band with the name of Titus Andronicus, notably […]

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Interview: Fiddle player Gaelynn Lea talks orchestra, advocacy and connecting to humanity

Gaelynn Lea The Mill — Sunday, Oct. 2 at 8 p.m. Gaelynn Lea, a fiddle player hailing from Duluth, MN, burst onto the national scene by winning NPR’s 2016 Tiny Desk Music Contest. She will perform at The Mill at 8 p.m. on Oct. 2 (tickets $8–10), and will speak the next morning at Systems […]

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Interview: Ray Wylie Hubbard on storytelling and second chances

Ray Wylie Hubbard The Mill — Sunday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. Ray Wylie Hubbard is a Texas singer and songwriter probably best known for penning the song “Up Against The Wall Redneck Mother,” made famous by Jerry Jeff Walker. That song represents a different time for Hubbard — one before he reclaimed his music, […]

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The Pizza Top-10: Ranking the best pies in Hawktown

Pizza is a perfect food: The textural contrast between the gooey cheese, the crunch and chew of the crust, the snap of veggies and Italian sausage…you get all your food groups in one place, and can’t help but feel satisfied. A true comfort food. Are you hungry yet? Don’t worry, Little Village‘s ‘Za Top-10 is […]

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Iowa City’s most raucous Celts, Wylde Nept, set to rock The Mill

Wylde Nept

Wylde Nept The Mill — Saturday, July 23 at 9 p.m. It’s always a raucous party whenever Wylde Nept comes to town. This time, they’ll be at The Mill on Saturday, July 23 for a set kicking off at 9 p.m. Often, Nept’s revelries are associated with some special event, such as their legendary Halloween […]

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A warm welcome home for Brian Johannesen at The Mill

Brian Johannesen and friends The Mill — Saturday, July 2 at 8 p.m. A Nashville gem returns to Iowa City this weekend, for good. On July 2, The Mill welcomes Iowa City’s very own Brian Johannesen to celebrate a much-anticipated homecoming extravaganza. Expertly infusing the folk and country genres with a vintage rock ‘n’ roll […]

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Brooklyn’s Great Caesar bring their love of community and great music to Iowa City

Great Caesar The Mill — Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. Great Caesar, the six-piece, Brooklyn-based band that blends chamber rock and indie soul, will be playing at the Mill Tuesday, February 23 at 8 p.m., as part of what they are calling a brief but triumphant Midwest tour. After performing in Chicago over the […]

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Where to watch the Rose Bowl in Iowa City

Iowa Hawkeye fans

A historic football season concludes with one final game. The Iowa Hawkeyes return to the Rose Bowl for the first time in twenty five years to play Stanford on January 1 at 3 p.m. CST. Thousands have made the trip out west to sunny Pasadena to cheer on the Hawkeyes. For all those sticking around […]

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Yo, IC! Where the party at? Your 2015 guide to New Year’s Eve in Iowa City

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner… and you’re still looking for plans? Well, look no further: Paris Je T’aime FilmScene — 4 p.m. $22 Bonne année! Join your fellow Francophiles for the third-annual Parisian NYE celebration at FilmScene. Countdown en français with champagne, pâtisserie and a livestream from the Eiffel Tower, followed by […]

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Cedar County Cobras to celebrate new album with two shows this weekend

Cedar County Cobras The Mill — Friday, Nov. 20 at 9 p.m. Gabe’s — Saturday, Nov. 21 at 9:30 p.m. Call it “acoustic rockabilly,” or call it “dancing blues.” However you describe Cedar Country Cobras’ sound, you have to call it infectious. Made up of two guys, a gal and a small army of string […]

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