• 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 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   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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 On July 1, Blue Moose Tap House, 211 Iowa Ave., traded in its usual crowd...

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