The Englert Theatre opened in Iowa City, Iowa on September 26, 1912 as a theatrical venue, known for its state of the art film equipment. In 2012 The Englert  has once again established notoriety, as it continues to provide quality theatrical events, gaining a following of small venue minded artists and attracting attendees with superb hearing.

Drive-By Truckers Englert 9-29-10

 

 

Steve Earle is scheduled to make his second appearance in 11 months at the theatre 8/7 and Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett come back 9/2 “plugged-in” with their band Little Feat.  I have seen Steve Earle at the Englert each time he came to Iowa City, always a sold-out show. My highlights thus far are the two Drive-By Trucker shows and Jeff Tweedy’s sold-out solo show during the 2011 Mission Creek Festival.

The Englert holds special significance to me as my first concert shoot was Dark Star Orchestra in 2010 at the Englert. iamnotjerry.com came of age as a concert/music related website due their willingness to allow me to shoot numerous shows, all of which are posted on iamnotjerry.com. Thanks to the Englert I went on to shoot at the Mill, University of Iowa Memorial Union  SCOPE shows and will do my first show at Gabes in Iowa City in July.

The 2012 summer/fall line-up is a who’s who in music: Marc Cohn 7/12, Mary Chapin Carpenter 7/21, Todd Snider and Hayes Carll 7/24, Steve Earle and the Dukes 8/7,

Taj Mahal 8/9, Dawes 8/19, Mickey Hart Band 8/22, Lindsey Buckingham 9/2, Little Feat 9/5, Loudon Wainwright and Dar Williams 9/21, Kronos Quartet 10/18 and Rosanne Cash 10/19.

iamnotjerry.com will be covering many shows and  is a proud sponsor of the Englert Theatre.

Englert Box Office:  Monday – Friday 12:00 to 6:00 PM CST  (319) 688-2653 221 East Washington St. Iowa City, IA 52240

Tickets on line at MIDWESTIX

Special thanks to Nancy Mayfield for inviting me to the Englert, Andre Perry and Nathan Gould for their continued support.

 

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George Burrows' fascination with live music began in the 60's. He saw Cream on October 14, 1968, at Vets Auditorium in Des Moines, One year later Burrows attended The Denver Pop Festival in Mile High Stadium. He witnessed The Jimi Hendrix Experience's final gig on June 29, 1969. His list of artists included many who have shaped music for decades. Around 1993 Burrows become friends/colleagues with people in the music industry. He had developed an impressive networking resume which he used it to his advantage and began a concert photography website. He worked for free through multiple live music websites designed to promote live music and the often struggling artists and venues. His shoot for no pay was an obstacle with other photographers. Burrows’ sole purpose for LGS was for the art, not monetary means. He lived in the music environment and soon developed name recognition. After the loss of his brother, a professional drummer, in 2014, he became serious about becoming a drummer. Burrows began drum lessons. The LGS website, contributors and his studies did not match. In 2016 he was about to pull the plug on LGS and embrace drumming. After a chance consultation with one of the most highly regarded session drummers and programmers today he got his answer. Start a website featuring only drummers. With help, he launched https://www.drummersphotgrapher.com. Burrows added his passion for drumming with his expertise of live music photography by launching Drummer Photographer LGS.