Voting for the 80/35 Play In ended on June
24, and the winner will be announced this week
on IPR’s Studio One. Tune in on July 2 at 7:35
p.m. to find out who’s going to kick off the
Main Stage activities on July 7.
Ames’s own Mumford’s have announced a national
tour to take place this fall. Pairing up with
Japanese rock n’ rollers Depaysment, Mumford’s
will be hitting the road from Oct. 9 through
Nov. 20 for a tour that “will span both coasts
of the United States and everything in between,”
to quote the release.
The Iowa State Fair has announced the addition
of Pistol Annies to the Miranda Lambert show
on Sunday, Aug. 12. Check out full concert info
On the last Thursday of every month, House of
Bricks is home to “Songwriter Night,” hosted
by Thankful Dirt. The show kicks off at 8 p.m.
and is free. If you’re interested in performing
in upcoming months, drop a line to firstname.lastname@example.org
for more info. The performers for the June 28
edition include Brian Jones, Kat Darling, Todd
Partridge, John Price and Tim Verdon.
SoundNotes’ Pick o’ the Week: On Friday, June
29, check out Superchief playing with Fatal
Addiction, The Maw and KingMoonRazor at Wooly’s.
The show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $5.
Also on June 29, Iowa City’s Datagun comes to
the capital city to play at the Vaudeville Mews.
Show starts at 9:30 p.m. and tickets are $5.
The Olsen Twinns and Love Songs for Lonely Monsters
On Saturday, June 30, The Underground is playing
host to Maximilian Eubank at 9 p.m. No cover.
Also on June 30, Wooly’s will host a free show,
starting at 9 p.m. Acts include Unknown Component,
Diamonds for Eyes, Gentleman Savage and Rebel
And if none of that is getting your motor running
on June 30, head on up Ingersoll Avenue to The
Marquee and check out Useful Jenkins and Dead
Larry. That show starts at 9:30 p.m. and cover
Go get your death metal fix at the Vaudeville
Mews on Sunday, June 1, as North Carolina’s
Wretched plays an all-ages show starting at
5 p.m. Opening acts include King Conquer, Through
the Darkness and Ancient Elm. Tickets are $12
at the door, or through ticketfly.com.
Also on June 1, House of Bricks has Tinsley
Ellis playing at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 at the
door, or $15 in advance at bigreddogmusic.com
What are you going to do with your post-explosions
Fourth of July? If you’re looking for something
to do after the fireworks have been used up
and the last hotdog is gone from the grill,
Gas Lamp has you covered by bringing Minnesota
troubadour Luke Redfield to town for a show
starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5. Brave Julius
also performs. Mahalo. CV