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Posted May 31, 2023in Sound Circuit


Alleygrass is an up-and-coming bluegrass/jam band that is performing at the Bevington Bluegrass Festival on June 17 at the Briar Patch Amphitheater.  Colby Burhenn, founder of Alleygrass, sings and plays [...]

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Posted May 03, 2023in Sound Circuit

Here Come the Mummies

When interviewing musicians for CITYVIEW, we feature established musicians or up-and-coming acts, divulging the band’s personality through a series of provocative questions.  But when interviewing Here Come the Mummies, I’m [...]

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Posted April 05, 2023in Sound Circuit

Blackberry Smoke

For fans of Americana and Southern country-rock music, musicians such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, Allman Brothers and Molly Hatchet often make the Top 20 lists. Adding to that elite list is [...]

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Posted March 01, 2023in Sound Circuit

Toto… is waiting for you

Some songs are so familiar, the first time you heard them is ingrained into your memory. Humming the melody and singing them word for word, you know every riff and [...]

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Posted February 01, 2023in Sound Circuit

Three Dog Night

As classic rock bands tour, fans are eager to see the band “one last time.” For more than a half a century, Three Dog Night has performed to sold-out crowds. [...]

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Posted January 04, 2023in Sound Circuit

Warm your soul at Winter Blues Fest

In the midst of winter, Iowans need something to look forward to. How about a weekend full of blues music to warm the soul? The Central Iowa Blues Society (CIBS) [...]

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Posted November 30, 2022in Sound Circuit

Shaun Johnson

When musicians perform two nights in a row, it’s generally the same concert. However, when Shaun Johnson appears at Hoyt Sherman Place two consecutive nights, he’ll perform completely different concerts [...]

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Posted November 02, 2022in Sound Circuit

Steve Vai – guitar virtuoso

The definition of a virtuoso is someone highly skilled in music. For guitarist Steve Vai, virtuoso is an understatement. Vai has been voted by Guitar World magazine as one of [...]

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Posted October 05, 2022in Sound Circuit

Terre Gibson

As Terre Gibson strums his bass guitar to “Kiss” by Prince — a favorite song by one of his musical idols — he insists on allowing the other musicians to [...]

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Posted August 31, 2022in Sound Circuit

Greta Van Fleet

A rock band formed only 10 years ago has stormed the music scene, creating a positive and lasting impression in the rock and roll world. Greta Van Fleet’s explosion into [...]

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