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Phoebe Bridgers performs during the fourth day of the Hinterland music festival in Saint Charles, Iowa on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2022.

Photos: Hinterland music festival – day four

Gabby Drees, Photo Editor August 8, 2022

On its fourth and final day, the music festival Hinterland, located in Saint Charles, Iowa, invited attendees to listen to artists such as MUNA, Lucy Dacus, Kurt Vile & the Violators, and Phoebe Bridgers. A...

Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats Luke Mossman performs during the third day of the Hinterland music festival in Saint Charles, Iowa on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022.

Photos: Hinterland music festival – day three

Gabby Drees, Photo Editor August 7, 2022

Artists such as Lake Street Dive and Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats welcomed Hinterland music festival attendees to Saint Charles, Iowa on Saturday, its third day of festivities. The fourth...

Glass Animals Dave Bayley sings during the second day of the Hinterland music festival in Saint Charles, Iowa on Friday, Aug. 5, 2022.

Photos: Hinterland music festival – day two

Gabby Drees, Photo Editor August 6, 2022

The music festival Hinterland, located in Saint Charles, Iowa, welcomed attendees to the second day of festivities, with artists such as The Aces, Turnstile, and Glass Animals performing. The music...

Billy Strings approaches the edge of the stage during the first day of the Hinterland music festival in Saint Charles, Iowa on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2022.

Photos: Hinterland music festival – day one

Gabby Drees, Photo Editor August 5, 2022

Hinterland, a music festival in Saint Charles, Iowa, opened its gates on Thursday to thousands of attendees with live music and vendors. Attendees heard music from notable artists such as Sierra Ferrell...

Alyx Rush performs at the Bravo Stage during the final day of the 80/35 music festival in downtown Des Moines on Saturday, July 9, 2022.

Iowa City musician Alyx Rush provides peek into career as pop artist

Jami Martin-Trainor, Arts Reporter July 31, 2022

Alyx Rush’s love for music started with his mom. As a young child sitting through church services, Rush found himself involved in the church band that his mom led, singing and playing the guitar. What...

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Beyonce’s new album ‘Renaissance’ celebrates life

Ariana Lessard, Arts Reporter July 31, 2022

Beyonce released her newest album, Renaissance, last Friday, July 29, making it her seventh solo album. Renaissance includes features from Drake, Jay-Z, Skrillex, The-Dream, Honey Dijon, Labrinth,...

The Big Grove Brewery & Taproom in Iowa City is seen on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.

Big Grove to host benefit concert with CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank

Jami Martin-Trainor, Arts Reporter July 28, 2022

The Big Grove Summer Jam Concert Series provides an opportunity for people to enjoy summer staples — spending time outside, eating good food, and listening to live music. In collaboration with...

Lizzo tops the USA TODAY Network year-end music survey with her Cuz I Love You album. Lizzo Cuz I Love You

Lizzo discusses her sexuality in newest album, ‘Special’

Ariana Lessard, Arts Reporter July 17, 2022

Long awaited by her fans, Lizzo’s coming-out album, “Special,” was released on July 15. Lizzo addresses her fans as “Lizzbians,” and has been an active supporter of the LGBTQ online for...

Jamila Woods points to the crowd during the final day of the 80/35 music festival in downtown Des Moines on Saturday, July 9, 2022.

80/35 festival brings variety to Iowa’s music scene

Jami Martin-Trainor, Arts Reporter July 10, 2022

Generally, the Midwest is not considered a hub for diverse music. If an artist is looking to make a career out of their craft, the east or west coasts are generally where to go. Yet, this year’s...

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Neil Young and Crazy Horse release new album ‘Toast’ after being shelved for over 20 years

Ariana Lessard, Arts Reporter July 10, 2022

The album “Toast,” a collaboration between legendary rockstar Neil Young and the band Crazy Horse, has gone unreleased since 2001 — until now. It was originally shelved because Young found...

Miloe performs at the Hy-Vee Main Stage during the final day of the 80/35 music festival in downtown Des Moines on Saturday, July 9, 2022.

Photos: 80/35 Music Festival Day 2

Gabby Drees, Photo Editor July 10, 2022

Artists such as Jamila Woods, Future Islands, Charli XCX, James Tutson and the Rollback, Alyx Rush, and Anthony Worden performed at the second and final day of the 80/35 music festival in downtown Des...

Father John Misty performs at the Hy-Vee Main Stage during the first day of the 80/35 music festival in downtown Des Moines on Friday, July 8, 2022. This year marks the first since 2019 after being canceled twice for COVID-19.

Photos: 80/35 Music Festival – Day 1

Gabby Drees, Photo Editor July 9, 2022

The Des Moines Music Coalition presented the 80/35 music festival in Des Moines on Friday, with notable artists Guided by Voices, Japanese Breakfast, and Father John Misty performing at the Hy-Vee Main...

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