I don’t know that I have ever wanted to see an artist find success as much as I want Mat Kearney to. Usually I don’t get caught up in an artist’s story or care much beyond appreciating what they do … Continue reading
“Single Malt” is a term prominently seen on labels of certain Scotch Whiskys — note the absence of the “e,” a sign of the distinction between a Scotch whisky and one from another part of the world. There are … Continue reading
When we called Mat Kearney last week at his home in Nashville, he didn’t hear the phone ring. “Sorry,” he said, when he called back. “I was working on a song.” It was a sad song, he said, appropriate … Continue reading
Good Green Fun is both the name and the theme for Eco-Fest 2013, Cedar Rapids Earth Day celebration. The majority of this year’s activities are planned for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. throughout the New Bo Cultural District … Continue reading
The Kyle Eastwood Group’s Tuesday evening performance at CSPS in the New Bohemia District transported me far way from Cedar Rapids. Their music took the audience to the cities that inspired Eastwood’s compositions — Paris, Havana, Rio de Janiero, Morocco. … Continue reading
Now that you’ve had time to recuperate from Iowa City’s Mission Creek Festival, organizers of the 80/35 Music Festival in Des Moines have announced 19 of the bands that will perform July 5 and 6. Tickets went on sale last … Continue reading
John Lindenbaum played one of the festival’s most unique venues at Revival on Saturday afternoon for the Mission Creek Festival in downtown Iowa City.
Comedians Tig Notaro and Janeane Garofalo performed at The Englert Friday as part of day four of Mission Creek Festival in downtown Iowa City. Tig Notaro Janeane Garofalo
Trouble Nights played at the Yacht Club Friday night as part of day four of Mission Creek Festival in downtown Iowa City.
Zammuto played at the Yacht Club Friday as part of day four of Mission Creek Festival in downtown Iowa City.