Iowa City Weekender: January 4-5

Hello and welcome to the first Weekender of 2013! I hope everyone is recovering from NYE celebrations, because it’s almost time to get back up and out there. Things are starting to pick up this weekend. We’ve got a few relatively rare performances from bands with Iowa City ties, one of which will take place […]

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Iowa City Weekender: January 5-7

As folks begin to trickle back into town, we’re still working to hit our full cultural stride in 2012. This week’s Weekender is on the short side, but that doesn’t mean you should stay in. It’s all music this week, and it’s all top notch stuff. Let’s dive in. THURSDAY Camper Van Beethoven, Poison Control […]

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Album Review: (self-titled) The Sullivan Gang

The Sullivan Gang Self-titled I’m not sure I’ve ever heard a CD in recent years that more overtly identifies itself as roots music.  From Michelle Wiegand’s acoustic cover of country music classic “Abilene,” to the ass-kicking stomp of “The Colorado Mines Song,” there’s nothing on this CD that couldn’t have been recorded 40 years […]

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