Music

  • Buddy Holly returns, alive, well, and ravin’

    - Jul 6, 2017
    The Rave-ons will pay tribute to Buddy Holly, with That’ll Be The Day, at the Old Creamery Theater. By Levi Wright levi-wright@uiowa.edu The Old Creamery Theater will celebrate the music of Buddy Holly, a 1950s rock
  • Girls empowered through rock ’n’ roll

    - Jul 6, 2017
    The girls’ rock ’n’ roll camp Girls Rock Iowa City showcases its talent at the Blue Moose. By Sophia Dewaard  sophia-dewaard@uiowa.edu On July 1, Blue Moose Tap House, 211 Iowa Ave., traded in its usual crowd
  • Misky’s Music Recommendations: Vince Staples, Big Fish Theory

    - Jun 27, 2017
    Long Beach native Vince Staples released his new album, Big Fish Theory, on June 23. The album follows his critically acclaimed Summertime ‘06 project, released in 2015. By Gage Miskimen gage-miskimen@uiowa.edu There are plenty of fish
  • DIIV-ing into Mission Creek

    - Apr 9, 2017
    By Claire Dietz claire-dietz@uiowa.edu DIIV performed April 7 at the Englert as a part of Mission Creek Festival. The Englert is not the typical place one would see people eagerly crowding closer to the stage in
  • Cool Kids reunite for Blue Moose performance

    - Apr 9, 2017
    By Claire Dietz claire-dietz@uiowa.edu After four years of separation, the Cool Kids has returned, this time to Iowa City’s Mission Creek Festival on April 7 at the Blue Moose. The group, consisting of Antoine “Sir Michael
  • Pieta Brown brings Americana home

    - Apr 9, 2017
    By Claire Dietz claire-dietz@uiowa.edu Pieta Brown is a familiar name to Iowa City and the Mission Creek Festival. As an American singer/songwriter with a penchant for poetry and music in her genes, these aspects of her
  • IC band Port Authority shines in Mission Creek début

    - Apr 8, 2017
    By Brett Shaw brett-e-shaw@uiowa.edu A band created in the dorms of the University of Iowa by the name of Port Authority was excited to perform in the famous Iowa City festival that they have attended for
  • Tennis, with love, set to play Mission Creek

    - Apr 7, 2017
    By Austin Henderson austin-henderson@uiowa.edu Indie-rock darlings Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley performed as Tennis at 7 p.m. April 7th at the classic Iowa City venue Gabe’s alongside rising local act the Port Authority. Gracing a stage
  • Mykki Blanco lights up the Blue Moose

    - Apr 7, 2017
    By Brett Shaw Brett-e-shaw@uiowa.edu Hanging from the rafters, throwing trash cans, whipping a tutu in the face of her fans, Mykki Blanco’s performance at Blue Moose on April 6 was anything but typical. What could have
  • Mission Creek Review: Ghostface Killah

    - Apr 6, 2017
    By Brett Shaw brett-e-shaw@uiowa.edu It has been a long while since the Wu-Tang Clan has released music; however, as audience members threw up the iconic ‘W’ and chanted along to verses, it was clear that these

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