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PASIC17 Percussive Arts Society International Convention

Indianapolis, Indiana  (November 8-11, 2017)  “For anyone truly serious about the Percussive Arts, the annual PASIC is the Mother of all Percussion Events”      ...

Marquis Hill Blacktet I Iowa City Jazz Festival 2016 I Iowa City, IA

Iowa City, Iowa (July 2, 2016) Marquis Hill, trumpet; Christopher McBride, alto saxophone; (Justin Thomas), vibraphone; Joshua Ramos, bass; Makaya McCraven, drums Bio "Marquis Hill played five...

Donny McCaslin Group I Iowa City Jazz Festival I July 2, 2017

Iowa City, Iowa (July 2, 2017) Acclaimed saxophonist Donny McCaslin takes a bold leap forward with his tenth album as a leader, Casting for Gravity....

Tomika Recording Session Winterland Studios I Minneapolis, MN 4-25-17

Minneapolis, MN (4-25-17)  Minnesota's history with artists recognizable by one name are grooming a new singer-songwriter in Minneapolis' Winterland recording studio.  "Tomika."  Tomika was born in...

Anthony Gomes 11.18.12 Paramount Theatre Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Anthony Gomes and his band, Roger Fermali Drums and Roberto Agosto opened for BB King at the Paramount Theatre in Cedar to a sold out...

Paul McCartney I Chicago I Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre I July 25, 2017

Tinley Park, Ill (July 25, 2017) " The Paul McCartney live experience is everything any music lover could ever want from a rock show — and...

Trampled By Turtles Club 5 Cedar Rapids, IA

Cedar Rapids, IA (January 18, 2019) Progressive bluegrass band Trampled by Turtles are from Duluth, Minnesota, where frontman Dave Simonett initially formed the group as a side project in...

The Cookers I Iowa City Jazz Festival I July 1, 2017

(Iowa City, IA) July 1, 2017 The Cookers: Billy Hart, George Cables, Cecil McBee, David Weiss, Eddie Henderson, Billy Harper, and Jaleel Shaw.  Billy Harper, Cecil...

Yellowjackets I Dakota Jazz Club I Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis, MN (September 18, 2017)   The Yellowjackets Russell Ferrante – keyboards, synthesizers (1977–present) Bob Mintzer – saxophones, bass clarinet, EWI (1991–present) Will Kennedy – drums, percussion (1987–1999, 2010–present) Dane Alderson...

Tropidelic I Club 5 I Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (October 18, 2017)   Tropidelic is a high energy band from Cleveland, Ohio. Frontman Matthew Roads stated that their gig at the new...

Hollywood Undead I Club 5 I Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (October 18, 2017) 'Hollywood Undead hail from the streets of Hollywood, California, mixing brash hip-hop, rock, and minor metalcore touches with cocky posturing...

Richie Kotzen I Rascals I Moline, IL

Moline, IL (April 3, 2018) Richie Kotzen has never been an artist known for playing by the rules. And for this ever- adventurous triple-threat songwriter/guitarist/vocalist,...

Allman Brothers Band Photos – Live Oak, Florida Wanee 2010

Photos: The Allman Brothers Band I Live Oak, FA. Wanee Festival 2010

The Steepwater Band I Cedar Basin Jazz Festival I Cedar Falls, Iowa

Cedar Falls, Iowa ( June 25, 2016) Fresh off their highly successful European tour  The Steepwater Band  made a rare appearance in Cedar Falls, Iowa....

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers I Drive-By Truckers

Chicago, IL (July 10, 2010)   TomPetty.Com: "Rumored to be the largest arena in the United States based on sheer physical size, Chicago’s United Center certainly lived...

Bullet For My Valentine I US Cellular Center I Cedar Rapids, IA

Cedar Rapids, IA (02-09-2018) Bullet for My Valentine is a Welsh heavy metal band from Bridgend, formed in 1998.The band: Matthew Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar, backing vocals),...

Joe Bonamassa I Paramount Theatre I Cedar Rapids, IA

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (August 26, 2017) POSTED BY LITTLE VILLAGE ROB CLINE |ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT  AUGUST 27, 2017 "Joe Bonamassa is an interesting kind of famous. On the...

Tribute to Greg Allman and Butch Trucks – Wanee 2010 – Riverside Iowa, 2015

The Allman Brothers Live Oak, Florida 2010  Photos by George Burrows The Greg Allman Band Riverside, Iowa 2015 Photos by Paul Adams

Chucho Valdés Joe Lavano Quintet, Iowa City, Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa (November 11, 2016) Chucho Valdés/Piano / Joe Lavano , saxophone/flute /   Gastón joya Perella , Bass / Yaroldy Abreu, Percussion / Fransosco...

The Phil Hey Quartet I Iowa City Jazz Festival 2016 I Iowa City, IA

Iowa City, Iowa (July 2, 2016) The Phil Hey Quartet Phil Aaron on piano, Dave Hagedorn on vibes, Tom Lewis on bass, and Phil Hey on...

Photos – Cloakroom, High Noon Saloon, Madison, WI

Madison, WI (August 26, 2016) Cloakroom is a brand new musical entity conceived in the harsh rurals of north west Indiana. Doyle Martin, of disbanded...

Sonny Landreth 11.16.12 The Englert Theatre Iowa City, Iowa

Iowa City (11/16/12)   Sonny Landreth I Englert Theatre Sonny Landreth  Interview   Photos      

Tedeschi Trucks Band The Paramount Theater Cedar Rapids, IA

Cedar Rapids, IA (January 17, 2019) The Tedeschi Trucks Band led by the husband-and-wife duo of guitarist and vocalist Susan Tedeschi and slide guitarist Derek Trucks began as a...

Roger Waters I One on One Tour I Milwaukee I July 29, 2017

Milwaukee, WI (July 29, 2017)  Bradley Harris Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin  Band Roger Waters – bass, lead vocals, guitars Dave Kilminster - guitars, bass, talk box, backing vocals Gus...

Tommy James Johnson Celebration of Life Paradise Cove Cocoa Beach, FL

Cocoa Beach, Florida (11-08-14) Thomas James Johnson departed this earth October 5, 2014. Tom had been diagnosed with throat cancer in August. He spent...

King Crimson Stage Chicago Theatre Radical Action Tour

Chicago, Ill (June 28, 2107) King Crimson Stage Chicago Theatre Radical Action Tour     King Crimson Robert Fripp – guitar, mellotron, keyboards  Mel Collins – saxophone, flute , mellotron and backing...

Dream Theatre I Chicago Theatre I Images, Words & Beyond Tour

Chicago, IL (November 3, 2017) Images, Words & Beyond Tour 2017     John Petrucci – guitars, backing vocals (1985–present) John Myung – bass (1985–present) James LaBrie – lead vocals (1991–present) Jordan Rudess – keyboards (1999–present) Mike Mangini – drums, percussion (2010–present) Setlist    ...

Akiko Tsuruga Trio I Iowa City Jazz Festival 2016 I Iowa City, IA

Iowa City, Iowa (July 1, 2016) The Akiko Tsuruga Trio featuring  Graham Dechter on guitar and Jeff Hamilton on drums. "AKIKO has been a mainstay on the New...

Jeff Beck I Tyler Bryant I Minneapolis I 2011

 Minneapolis, Minnesota (March 4, 2011)    "...The two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is admired for his virtuosity and his versatility. What other guitarist would...

Anthony Gomes Band – The Washington, Burlington , IA – 01/14/17

Burlington, Iowa (January 14, 2017) Anthony Gomes (lead singer and lead guitarist) formed a band in Chicago in April of 1997. "The Toronto singer/songwriter/guitarist, has...

Home Free Paramount Cedar Rapids, IA

"Home Free, also known as the Home Free Vocal Band, is a country-tinged a cappella group formed in 2000 in Mankato, Minnesota when...

Head Wound City, High Noon Saloon, Madison WI

Madison WI (May 20, 2016) High Noon Saloon, Madison Wi "Head Wound City are the thrashing grindcore result of a drunken idea actually brought to life....

Zappa Plays Zappa Madison, WI The Barrymore

Madison, WI  (December 2, 2012) Dweezil Zappa's ZPZ sold-out the Barrymore Theatre in Madison, Wi was a mixture of veteran and new Frank devotees.    A sign...

Eric Johnson Arcada Theatre St. Charles, ILL

St. Charles, IL (Aug 1, 2014) Eric Johnson was  "electric" at the Arcada. Eric,  accompanied by bass /drums, covered the Beatles, Hendrix as well his...

Kane Brown I US Cellular Center I Cedar Rapids, IA

Cedar Rapids, IA (February 24, 2018) "Kane  Brown was raised in rural northwest Georgia and the Chattanooga, Tennessee area.He is of mixed descent, his father is black and part Cherokee and...

Antonio Sanchez BiRDMAN LiVE , Iowa City, IA 03/01/17

Iowa City, Iowa (March 1, 2017) Born in Mexico City on November 1st, 1971, Antonio Sanchez started playing drums at the age of 5 and...

George Spanos I Drummer I Composer I Avant-Garde I Classical Percussionist

George Spanos originally from Greece, is an internationally acclaimed drummer  based in New York. He started taking piano lessons at the age of eight,...

Backyard Tire Fire Des Moines, IA Vaudeville Mews

Des Moines, Iowa (February 20, 2010)  Vaudeville Mews Live Music Venue  "My favorite band right now is Backyard Tire Fire and they sometimes remind me of...

Danceland Photos I Scrapbook I Cedar Rapids, IA 1926-68

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (1950/60's) "Danceland" Photos and Memorabilia collected by Kathy Wall "In 1959, the Winter Dance Party tour with Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P....

Avenged Sevenfold I US Cellular Center I Cedar Rapids, IA

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (February 09. 2018) Avenged Sevenfold formed in 1999 in Huntington Beach, California. A7X's debut recording Sounding the Seventh Trumpet was released in 2001. Their latest recording is...

Chick Corea Trilogy -The Dakota Jazz Club -Minneapolis,MN -7/5/16

Chick Corea Trilogy featuring Christian McBride/Bass and Brian Blade/Drums  BUY TICKETS  BOX OFFICE 612-332-5299 The Dakota Jazz Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota   Tuesday July 5th  7:00 and  9:00...

Counting Crows US Cellular Center, Cedar Rapids, IA

Cedar Rapids, IA (September 18, 2018) Counting Crows are from Berkeley, California, formed in 1991. The band consists of Adam Duritz (lead vocals, piano), David Bryson (guitar), Charlie Gillingham (keyboards, piano, accordion), Dan Vickrey (lead...

Esperanza Spalding presents: Emily’s D+Evolution

Iowa City (October 25, 2016) "Four-time Grammy Award winner Esperanza Spalding has, in the past decade of her illustrious career (which also involves having performed...

Chick Corea Trilogy Trio: Christian McBride, Brian Blade I Dakota Jazz Club

Minneapolis, MN (July 5, 2016) Chick Corea/Piano, has attained living legend status after five decades of unparalleled creativity and an artistic output that is simply staggering....

McCoy Tyner Quartet, Dakota Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN (October 20, 2016) McCoy Tyner Piano, Gerard  Cannon Bass, Sherman Irby Alto Sax and Joe Farnsworth Drums.  McCoy Tyner's appearance marked an historic...

Steven “Wolf” Guest Drummer w/ 8gband I Late Night Seth Myers

New York, NY (May 15, 2018) Steven Wolf (also known simply as Wolf) is one of the world’s most in-demand studio musicians.  Modern Drummer referred to Wolf as a "Modern-day...

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue I Riverside Casino I Riverside, IA

Riverside, IA (March 10, 2018) "Trombone Shorty is the best-known moniker for Troy Andrews. He was born into a well-known New Orleans." "Andrews became a member...

The Wallflowers I Riverside Casino I Riverside, IA I August 11, 2017

Riverside, Iowa (August 11, 2017) About Formed in Los Angeles, The Wallflowers rose to fame with their 4x platinum album Bringing Down The Horse, which featured...