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Twin City’s indie darlings make their way to Iowa City

Photo by Sarah Hess

June 16, 2016

By Tessa Solomon [email protected]   After high-school graduation in 2013, four teenagers from St. Paul, Minnesota, left their hometown, not for college, but for the stage. Three years, two EPs, and countless shows later, the band members have made a name for their guitar-driven, co...

Music to haunt your summer: Haunted Summer will bring ethereal sound to Gabe’s May 8.

Music to haunt your summer: Haunted Summer will bring ethereal sound to Gabe’s May 8.

Adam Buhck, [email protected]

May 5, 2016

For many, the dream of touring the country and playing music for an adoring public alongside a loved one remains confined in the realm of fantasy. The two members of Haunted Summer, however, have realized the dream. Haunted Summer will bring its spring tour to Gabe’s, 330 E. Washington St., at 9...

Recap: Son Lux at Gabe’s for Mission Creek

photo by Jordan Gale/The Daily Iowan

Girindra Selleck, [email protected]

April 7, 2016

Son Lux’s appearance at Gabes, 330 E. Washington St., marked the band’s first performance in Iowa City, and it is sure to leave an impact. The trio hailing from Brooklyn, New York, have been celebrating the release of their critically acclaimed album Bones with a tour across the country. The post-roc...

Esme Patterson to stage show at Gabe’s

Esme Patterson  to stage show at Gabe's

Gracey Murphy, [email protected]

April 7, 2016

In a family of singers, it’s nearly impossible to not adore music. Esme Patterson will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at Gabe’s, 330 E. Washington St., as part of Mission Creek Festival. “I had always been singing ever since I was little,” Patterson said. “My dad was an amazing singer and my sister...

Rocking with a German accent: Faust to perform at Gabe’s

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April 5, 2016

The legendary krautrockers that make up the band Faust are being pulled straight from the pages of myth for a performance as part of Mission Creek at Gabe’s, 330 E. Washington St., at 8 p.m. today, marking the group’s first — and potentially only — performance in Iowa. [youtube id="b5ZWog57hAs"...

Ivy Stone and Milk Duct Tape will perform at Gabe’s on Wednesday

Ivy Stone and Milk Duct Tape will perform at Gabe’s on Wednesday

Adam Buhck, [email protected]

March 8, 2016

Emulating the work of others is an important step on the creative path, so long as influences don’t overshadow original ideas. The two bands playing at Gabe’s on Wednesday walk that line. Local group Milk Duct Tape will open for Raleigh, North Carolina, rock-and-roll revivalists Ivy Stone. Ivy...

Laughter, with inebriation & cheeseburgers: The Randy and Mr. Lahey to visit Gabe’s today

Randy & Mr.Lahey  Via Twitter @imtheliquor

Gracey Murphy, [email protected]

February 25, 2016

If a foolish drunk and a man capable of eating 14 cheeseburgers in one sitting do not bring laughs, no one can. The Randy and Mr. Lahey live show will visit Gabe’s, 330 E. Washington St., at 8 p.m. today. Canadians John Dunsworth (Mr. Lahey) and Patrick Roach (Randy) are both main characters on...

Bringin’ it all back home

Bringin’ it all back home

Adam Buhck, [email protected]

January 21, 2016

The golden age of rock ’n’ roll may be a distant memory obscured by time, changing circumstances, and copious amounts of drugs (at least, according to legend), but the sound of that era lives on through new generations of rock bands inspired by it. Five-piece band The Monolithic will bring its...