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UI student Lily DeTaeye to play with Fawn and Flame this weekend

UI student Lily DeTaeye to play with Fawn and Flame this weekend

Isabel Zuppa, Arts Reporter

April 10, 2019

For most college students, balancing school, work, clubs, and friends can be a challenge. For one University of Iowa student, living a double life as a musician proves to be the ultimate task. “It is really hard and only getting harder. This is my last semester, and I have all of these senior classes...

Mission Creek 2019

Mission Creek 2019

Tate Hildyard, Katie Goodale, Wyatt Dlouhy, Michael Guhin, and Reba Zatz

April 8, 2019

Kaia Kater brings passion, personal stories to Hancher

Kaia Kater brings passion, personal stories to Hancher

Adrian Enzastiga, Arts Reporter

March 31, 2019

One bass, one guitar, three lovely voices, and a banjo: This is how to put on a lovely, intimate, Saturday night show. Only Canadian banjo player Kaia Kater could pull this off with such grace. Performing with bass player Andrew Ryan and guitarist Daniel Rougeau, Kater lit up Hancher’s Strauss Hall...

Photos: “An Evening with Dawes”

Photos: “An Evening with Dawes”

Wyatt Dlouhy, Photojournalist

January 27, 2019

Knowing the score in film, Alloy Orchestra will return to Englert

Knowing the score in film, Alloy Orchestra will return to Englert

Jack Howard and Naomi Hofferber

October 24, 2018

The Cambridge, Massachusetts, film-score group Alloy Orchestra will return to the Englert on Saturday, catching some local flavor for the traveling found-sound ensemble. The group will score Edwald Andre Dupont’s Varieté, a 1925 German silent feature, as well as a short film from the Brinton Collecti...

LAV.ISH ready to open for Homecoming headliner Lizzo

LAV.ISH ready to open for Homecoming headliner Lizzo

Lauren Barber, Arts Reporter

October 17, 2018

In the era of music collectives such as Odd Future and BROCKHAMPTON, it’s no surprise that one of them popped up around the Iowa City area. The group LAV.ISH will make a big splash as this year’s Homecoming opening band. To familiarize the world with LAV.ISH, two of the members of the group, voca...

Music of the soothing spheres

Music of the soothing spheres

Michael McCurdy, Arts Reporter

September 20, 2018

For some dealing with postoperative pain, relief may come through the form of sweet music. In 2016, after conducting a study that spanned seven years, three women closely associated with music therapy in Iowa City — Kirsten Nelson, Mary Adamek, and Charmaine Kleiber — asked questions specificall...

Iowa City, Goose Town’s home away from home

Iowa City, Goose Town’s home away from home

Troy Aldrich, Arts Reporter

September 11, 2018

Cedar Falls is home for the fusion jazz band Goose Town, but as the band members take on personal projects, home becomes the stage alone. The band was created by Emily Snyder, who was a part of the UNI music program when she met the group’s original members. “They were all in the Jazz Band,...

Turning from Marching Band to rock band

Turning from Marching Band to rock band

Troy Aldrich, Arts Reporter

September 9, 2018

No original band is safe from the Mystic Cats — its sets span decades, bringing its twist to tunes from Jimi Hendrix, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, even Kanye’s 2009 hit, “Can’t Tell Me Nothing.” “We arrange all of our own songs,” said Teagen Kiel, the band’s frontman and guitarist. “We l...

Corridor Project to bring jams to Englert

Corridor Project to bring jams to Englert

Madison Lotenschtein, Arts Reporter

September 5, 2018

Eastern Iowa is chock-full of musical talent, but when the talent is at an all-time high, stages become crowded, gigs are hard to book, and competition holds first priority instead of having fun and jamming out. The Corridor Project, crafted by Soul Sherpa leader and bass player Ian Draves, will present...

Lake Street Dive set to return to a sold-out Englert

Lake Street Dive set to return to a sold-out Englert

Troy Aldrich, Arts Reporter

August 30, 2018

As Lake Street Dive embarks on its second tour of 2018, the band didn’t forget to include its home in flyover country. During part two of the band’s “Free Yourself Up” tour, Lake Street will visit a sold-out Englert on Sept. 3. Iowa City last saw Lake Street in 2016 following the release of...