The good folks at music blog BandBombshell.com have come up with an interesting new series. Every Wednesday for the next two months, the site will feature a different local band performing a cover, with each band taking a stab at the same song. The full lineup is being kept secret, but check out www.bandbombshell.com each Wednesday for a new band.
Wooly’s owner Sam Summers has announced plans for a new music festival this summer. Dubbed the “Hinterlands Music Festival,” the folk/indie/Americana event will take place at Waterworks Park Friday, July 31 and Saturday, Aug 1. The two-day event boasts an impressive lineup, including Edward Sharp & Magnetic Zeroes, Future Islands, TV on the Radio, Brandi Carlile, Yonder Mountain String Band and Old Crow Medicine Show. Two-day passes will run you $75, with VIP tickets sure to be available as well. Stay tuned for more details in the coming weeks.
This week’s Pick o’ the Week is up in Ames at the Bluestem, 3329 Lincoln Way. Get up there on Tuesday, Feb. 17, and check out Megan Jean & The KFB, playing along with Rockets of Desire. Show kicks off at 8 p.m and tickets will run you $14. Mahalo. CV