Prairie Pop: Experimental rock pioneer Rhys Chatham gets Iowa City into the loop

Rhys Chatham Gabe’s — Saturday, Nov. 5 at 10 p.m. Tickets available here Punk pioneers the Ramones stripped their music down to three chords, creating an austere wall of sound that brought rock and roll back to its basics. Composer […]

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Interview: Rapper Psalm One emphasizes healing through art, giving back ahead of Witching Hour show

Psalm One The Mill — Friday, Nov. 4 to 10:30 p.m. Rapper Psalm One released The Death of Frequent Flyer in 2006 on Rhymesayers, the label she was on at the time. A decade later, she’s freshly label-less and taking […]

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Synchronize watches: Witching Hour announces Jen Kirkman, Pussy Riot (in conversation) and more

Witching Hour Festival Downtown Iowa City (various) — Nov. 4–5, 2016 If you were on the fence over the past few days, wondering whether the Early Bird Passes (which dissipated into the nether realm as of midnight) were worth it, […]

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