Music

  • Middle of Nowhere Festival revitalizes music in an unlikely place

    - Aug 31, 2017
    Electronic music holds a renaissance in the middle of nowhere. By Travis Coltrain travis-coltrain@uiowa.edu Iowa City will experience an electrifying renaissance of art and history this weekend. Decades ago, when James Van Allen helped create one...
  • Cooking up a musical storm in Iowa City

    - Aug 25, 2017
    Paa Kow will make his musical début on the Weatherdance Fountain Stage. By Sarah Stortz sarah-stortz@uiowa.edu   Mixing in elements of jazz, Caribbean, and traditional Ghanaian music, percussionist Paa Kow creates a melting pot of vibrant...
  • In the key of rolling dice

    - Aug 24, 2017
    Rajeev and Rolling Dice aren’t mere gambles. By Travis Coltrain travis-coltrain@uiowa.edu Rajeev is a young, up-and-coming rapper hailing from Miami-Dade County, Florida. His début EP, Rolling Dice, is his first foray into the rap world as an artist,...
  • Elizabeth Moen takes center stage at the Indian Creek Nature Center

    - Jul 27, 2017
    Elizabeth Moen will be performing as part of the Concert at the Creek series at the Indian Creek Nature Center. By Levi Wright levi-wright@uiowa.edu On Saturday, singer/songwriter Elizabeth Moen will perform at the Indian Creek Nature...
  • Piano Diplomacy

    - Jul 27, 2017
    The Festival of the Americas brings together the University of Iowa and Colombian students to learn from each other and grow as pianists. By Levi Wright levi-wright@uiowa.edu Colombian students and University of Iowa students congregate, letting...
  • Tyler, The Creator blooms on Flower Boy

    - Jul 24, 2017
    The former Odd Future leader explores themes of loneliness and self-discovery on his fourth album. By Gage Miskimen gage-miskimen@uiowa.edu Tyler Okonma, better known as Tyler, The Creator, released his fourth LP, Flower Boy, on July 21....
  • Milk & Eggs takes the stage at Lion Bridge

    - Jul 20, 2017
    Milk & Eggs will perform at Lion Bridge as part of its Summer Concert Series. By Levi Wright levi-wright@uiowa.edu Today, folksinger/songwriter Jordan Sellergren will perform at Lion Bridge Brewing Co., 59 16th Ave. S.W., Cedar Rapids,...
  • 80/35 marries culture and commerce

    - Jul 10, 2017
    The 10th anniversary of 80/35 music festival in Des Moines commemorates a solidified relationship between city and culture. By Ben Smith benjamin-a-smith@uiowa.edu DES MOINES — Thousands of people filled Western Gateway Park this past weekend, a...
  • 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...

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