• Words come alive at Blue Moose

    - Nov 18, 2015
    The Word Alive and the Zealots will perform at Blue Moose on Saturday. By Adam Buhck The word is alive and it’s at Blue Moose. Metalcore outfit the Word Alive will bring the roof down at...
  • Intimate music for his ‘friends’

    - Nov 13, 2015
    By Girindra Selleck The enormous but rarely noticed neo-Gothic chandeliers hanging from the ceiling of the IMU Main Lounge looked as though they could have been part of Iron & Wine’s set on Wednesday, but...
  • ‘Beesting’ intelligence

    - Nov 11, 2015
    By Girindra Selleck On Tuesday night, one of the world’s most creative minds graced the University of I owa campus. If you haven’t heard of Theo Jansen yet, it is about time that you do. Jansen...
  • Don’t vegetate, live & grow

    - Nov 11, 2015
    By Grace Pateras Tonight, California rapper Casey Veggies will visit Iowa City to promote his new album, Live & Grow. While he’s on tour around the country, his hit single “Tied Up” can be heard...
  • Space-folk in the atmosphere

    - Oct 29, 2015
    By Girindra Selleck Fresh off the release of her new album, Lieberman, Vanessa Carlton will perform at the Englert Theater, 221 E. Washington St., at 7 p.m. on Nov. 1. Although you may know her for the ubiquitous...
  • Mozart, à la Da-Da-Dee-Dum

    - Oct 22, 2015
    By Tessa Solomon From the balcony seat, two figures are visible on stage. One raises his violin, the other perches at his piano. Eyelids prepare to droop. Suddenly, the pianist rips a leg off his...
  • Ukulele you, and tiptoe through the tulips

    - Oct 15, 2015
    By Isaac Hamlet For a man who has won praise from Rolling Stone, gained international recognition, and put down tracks in countries from the UK to Japan, Jake Shimabukuro is remarkably easy to talk to....
  • CHVRCHES is in session

    - Oct 12, 2015
    By Girindra Selleck It was a big Homecoming weekend in Iowa City. The Oct. 10 win over Illinois brought Hawkeye football to a best-in-years national ranking of No. 17 in the AP poll, an historic,...
  • Bringin’ it all back home

    - Oct 1, 2015
    By Adam Buhck Trendy pop singles, electronica, and hip-hop dominate the charts every week. Rock and roll, it seems, has taken a back seat. But Long Island collective Wake the Sun is out to prove...
  • China to amaze audiences 

    - Oct 1, 2015
    By Jasmine Putney  Too often textbooks and homework are seen as the only tools in learning. However, a stage filled with music and magic can be just as educational as a classroom. At 7 p.m. Friday, the...

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