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We here at Iowa City Music Scene have been working hard to revamp the site and connecting all of our social media outlets. Please check out our twitter and if you follow us we will follow you back. We are always looking for content to put on our page so don’t be afraid to contact…read more

Velcro Moxie competes in a Battle of the Bands

Ten months ago today Velcro Moxie took the stage and put their reputation on the line to compete in a battle of the bands. Other bands that played that night include Flannel Season, Soul Phlegm, Surrounded By Giants and B-Star.  

New Mad Monks Album

An epic final performance by one of Iowa City’s greatest rock bands. Thank you Monks!

Peaks and Valleys–The Sapwoods

Cover art by Dan Peterson. Peaks and Valleys, the new record by the Sapwoods is likely one of the best new records you’ll hear this year.  Anchored by singer-songwriter Justin Swafford and guitarist David Suchan, the Sapwoods went through a bit of turnover after 2012’s Electric Glow, before the lineup stabilized with Miranda Peyton on keys,…read more

Iowa City Music Festival #2 Preview and Info

  Who is ready for this weekend?!?! Here is some magic by the Mad Monks, they’ll be at Gabe’s Iowa City on Friday night Psychedelic Dance Rockers Zeta June The Treats will get you dancing at Yacht Club Friday night Don’t miss the the Feralings, beautiful song writting and steller musicianship Catch Maiden Mars tonight…read more

Item 9 to release 3rd Album on 4/19

An Iowa City staple, Item 9 & The Mad Hatter’s have been rocking Eastern Iowa and every where else from Dayton Ohio to Los Angeles California.  Their third highly anticipated comes out on midnight of 4/19 or just at 4/20/2014 begins.  Every time these guys put on a show they don’t hold back.  This will…read more

Good Night Pete: Tribute to Pete Seeger

Good Night Pete: Tribute to Pete Seeger Uptown Bill’s Coffee House Saturday, February 22.  7-9 Featuring Mary Adams, Joe Brisben, Jp Claussen, Combined Efforts Choir, Gwendolyn Countryman, Jennifer Danielson, Erin Ebnet, Bob Engeman, Marvin Hain Jr., Bill Hook, Matt & Jamie Kearney, Karla Miller,Nick Stika, Greg & Jean Thompson.