“If you’re in this room,” Andrew Yang said during a combination book signing and campaign stop at Prairie Lights Bookstore on Wednesday afternoon, “it’s quite likely that what you know about me is this: there’s an Asian guy running for president who wants to give everyone $1,000 a month.” “And yeah, those things are true,” […]
Yacht Club 13th Anniversary Celebration Yacht Club — Saturday, Jan. 23 at 4 p.m Iowa City’s own Yacht Club (13 S. Linn St.) turns thirteen this year and will celebrate with a ten-hour, six band party on Jan. 23. In a press release, the club’s owner and talent buyer, Scott Kading, wrote, “This is something […]
Winterland Iowa City Yacht Club — Saturday, Oct. 31 at 10 p.m. There’s something fitting about Winterland performing at Yacht Club for Halloween. For those not familiar Winterland is a Grateful Dead tribute band, whose lead singer bears a striking resemblance to Jerry Garcia himself. Winterland specializes in a specific range of Grateful Dead music […]
Beer and bluegrass will harmonize this weekend for the inaugural Bella Sala Brew Grass Festival at the Bella Sala Event Center in Tiffin. Chad Atherton, festival promoter and regional market manager for Founders Brewing Company, credits the renaissance of craft beer in Iowa and the heritage of bluegrass in the Mississippi and Missouri Valley as the inspiration for the festival’s theme. […]
Iowa City rock band Younger, featuring local indie veterans Amanda Crosby, Rachel Sauter and Sarah Mannix (from Emperors Club, The Wandering Bears and others) are preparing for the release of their self-titled debut LP, engineered by Pete Becker. “It’s a killer fucking record that is currently changing my life.” wrote Becker in an email — […]
Minneapolis based hip-hop duo Moodie Black will bring their noisy, experimental style of rap to the Yacht Club on Saturday. The brainchild of MC and producer of K. (Chris Martinez) and guitarist Sean Lindahl, Moodie Black have had their abrasive sound tagged with variety of experimental hip hop genre labels like noise rap, post rap, and rap-gaze. Moodie Black’s music is certainly harsh — the beats mixing industrial soundscapes with feedback, white noise, and sound experiments.