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May 2019

City High AND West High Jazz Ensembles

May 17 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Northside Market Place, Market Street, Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Under the direction of Aaron Ottmar, the City High Little Hawks Jazz program will again be playing at the Friday Night Concert Series.   The Little Hawks play at multiple venues each year, and always look forward to the opportunity to play at the Friday Night Concert Series.  Rich & Rob Medd direct the dynamic West High Trojan Jazz program, presenting their top two jazz ensembles. The Friday Night Concert Series is a great opportunity for the students to get…

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Annie Savage and the Savage Hearts

May 24 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ped Mall, 201 Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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The Savage Hearts are a rising bluegrass-meets-honky-tonk band on Colorado’s musically innovative Front Range. Featuring string pedagogue Annie Savage along with songwriter/educator Kevin Slick, Old Town Pickin’ Parlor owner Kit Simon, fiddle phenom Nancy Steinberger and the driving bass boogie of Keith Summers, this Southwestern Bluegrass band specializes in high energy performances and has a passion for providing educational outreach. Members of The Savage Hearts band have recorded, performed and produced more than 30 albums. Headed up by fiddler and…

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June 2019

Home Brewed AND Brad & the Big Wave

June 7 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Northside Market Place, Market Street, Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Home Brewed is a fun-filled, mixed generational group, playing Bluesy Rock and Roll and Rockabilly, mostly in support of non-profit organizations who are helping the less fortunate in society.  They play a mix of tunes: from classics by the likes of Johnny Cash, Stray Cats, Keb Mo, LIttle Walter, and, Eric Clapton, to current bands such as Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, Kaleo, and JJ Grey and Mofro as well as some original songs. Singer-songwriter Brad Pouleson, formerly of…

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Everyday People AND James Tutson & the Rollback

June 14 at 6:30 pm
Ped Mall, 201 Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Everyday People is a local Iowa City trio(sax, bass, drums)that creates original groove oriented conscious soul music-E.D.P.S.W’s music touches on various issues that concern the human race in today’s world. James Tutson and The Rollback are a soul/rock band from Iowa City. Their debut album On Hope was released in the fall of 2017 and is available on iTunes and Spotify. Critics have described their music as “roughed up soul,” which speaks to the pairing of frontman James Tutson’s deep…

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The Fez

June 21 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Northside Market Place, Market Street, Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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If you are a Steely Dan fan, The Fez is going to knock your socks off! The Fez is a 15-piece band composed of some of the finest musicians in Eastern Iowa dedicated to faithfully reproducing the jazz/rock fusion masterpieces of Steely Dan. Featuring a 4-piece horn section, 3 backup singers, 2 keyboardists (including a genuine Rhodes 88), 2 guitarists, and one of the best rhythm sections around, The Fez captures the magic of Steely Dan’s glory days. The band…

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Soul Sherpa AND Plastic Relations

June 28 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ped Mall, 201 Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Soul Sherpa is a Funk/Soul Musical collective ranging from 5-10 members. From a groove pumping rhythm section to a four-piece sizzling horn section, Soul Sherpa mashes multiple styles and genres of music creating a massive musical experience. Soul Sherpa recorded their debut LP ‘Same Wave Train’ with Luke Tweedy of Flat Black Studios in June of 2016. Plastic Relations is a locally-grown cover band focused on good times and great fun. They tailor set-lists to fit a theme or event,…

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July 2019

Pigs in Clover AND Flash in a Pan

July 12 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ped Mall, 201 Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Pigs and Clover is a folk-rock project and a way of life, founded by Iowa singer-songwriters and multi-instrumentalists, Matt and Jamie Kearney. Their original songs feature pithy lyrics, harmony vocals, driving guitar and drum rhythms, and electric harmonica, and have been described as “smart, heartfelt and funny." Flash in in a Pan is a collective of Iowa City musicians that have teamed up to ramble everywhere from street corners to red carpet events. Founded in 2012, named on the assumption…

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Kevin BF Burt & Big Machine

July 19 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Northside Market Place, Market Street, Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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The Iowa-based Burt’s vocals are absolutely amazing –powerful, rich, warm, expressive and exploding with soul.  Burt recently recorded an album at Kid Andersen’s famed GREASELAND Studios in San Jose’, CA. He recently won the 2018 International Blues Challenge Winner in 3 categories: Solo/Duo, Solo/Duo Guitar, and Harmonica, and was a nominee for the 2019 Blues Music Award for his Debut Album Heartland And Soul.

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Brick Street Ramblers AND Vandello

July 26 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ped Mall, 201 Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Formed in 2017, the Brick Street Ramblers is an Iowa City-based eight-member group of traditional jazz musicians playing “the world’s happiest music,” Dixieland.  Vandello has been described in a lot of ways - mostly because they're so hard to define. A little bit early jazz, a little bit modern swing, and a whole lot of fun, this cheeky trio is influenced by artists like Squirrel Nut Zippers, Caro Emerald and Postmodern Jukebox - but their fresh take on vintage sounds is completely their own.

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August 2019

Rude Punch AND Bamboozlers

August 9 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ped Mall, 201 Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Rude Punch is an Alternative/Reggae band from Davenport, IA. Combining Reggae, Rock, Punk, and Pop to create original, positive, high energy music. With the release of "Killin' It" (2009) and "Lovers Rock" (2015), the band continues to spread the love and positivity of their music throughout the region and the U.S. Always about love and good vibes, Rude Punch continues to play for the people and plans to release their fourth studio album in 2018. Founded in 2004, the Bamboozlers…

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