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Calan  

Calan

March 15, 2020 at 7:00pm

Calan bring together the remarkable talents of five young musicians giving a fresh and vibrant sound to traditional Welsh music. With a contemporary and lively approach they breathe new life into the old traditions through their sparkling melodies, foot tapping tunes and spirited and energetic performances of Welsh step dancing. They blast their way through some of the old favorite reels, jigs, and hornpipes with fast paced and uplifting arrangements before melting into some of the most beautiful and haunting songs.

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Adam Ezra Group  

Adam Ezra Group

April 4, 2020 at 8:00pm

Five-time winners at the New England Music Awards, here’s a band whose reputation has been built on “sweaty, passionate and enduring” live performances that have earned them comparisons to Springsteen and U2. Jack Casey of Boston radio station WERS has proclaimed, “After two hours of non-stop playing, Adam Ezra’s given everything he has to the audience. Rarely have I seen a lead singer with his talent and charisma.” But not content to be “just a band,” members of the Adam Ezra Group sees themselves as activists and community leaders, out to change the world.

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In the Canyon  

In the Canyon

April 16, 2020 - April 26, 2020

Don’t miss the latest production from resident company Mirrorbox Theatre. In the Canyon is a new American saga by Calamity West, spanning from 2007 to 2067. In an exploration on the present attack on abortion, this Iowa premiere imagines a broken society rapidly declining into a future world set in the rocks and walls of a canyon where a story of resistance is birthed.

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Robyn Hitchcock: Sponsored by Parlor City Pub and Eatery  

Robyn Hitchcock: Sponsored by Parlor City Pub and Eatery

April 17, 2020 at 8:00pm

This event will be a seated event and take place at the Ideal Social Hall: 213 16th Ave SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 Robyn Hitchcock is one of England's most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician's musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rock's father figures and is the closest thing the genre has to a Bob Dylan (not coincidentally his biggest musical inspiration). Since founding the art-rock band The Soft Boys in 1976, Robyn has recorded more than 20 albums as well as starred in ‘Storefront Hitchcock’ an in concert film recorded in New York and directed by Jonathan Demme. Blending folk and psychedelia with a wry British nihilism, Robyn describes his songs as ‘paintings you can listen to’. His most recent album is self-titled and marks his 21st release as a solo artist. Out on April 21 2017, the album is produced by Brendan Benson (The Raconteurs). Hitchcock describes it as a "ecstatic work of negativity with nary a dreary groove."

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Barefoot Movement  

Barefoot Movement

May 2, 2020 at 8:00pm

Heartfelt, energetic, and down home. Heralded by CMT Edge as "one of the most promising bands on the bluegrass scene," the music of the Nashville based group The Barefoot Movement is as down to earth as their intention for members of their audience: sit back, relax, take your shoes off, and stay a while.

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Jason Anick Acoustic Trio: sponsored by KCCK, 88.3FM  

Jason Anick Acoustic Trio: sponsored by KCCK, 88.3FM

May 7, 2020 at 7:00pm

Fiddle, guitar, and bass—it’s a combination as old as the hills. But follow Jason Anick, Max O’Rourke and Greg Loughman into those hills, and you’ll find yourself taking unexpected turns and discovering vistas you never knew were out there. It’s a new brand of acoustic music they make—traditional instrumentation spinning ear-catching melodies, channeling the wit and spontaneity of three irrepressible musical storytellers.

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Mississippi Heat  

Mississippi Heat

May 16, 2020 at 8:00pm

Led by harmonica master and songwriter Pierre Lacocque, Mississippi Heat is a world-class Chicago Blues Band. Their motto is “Traditional Blues With A Unique Sound” as they present fresh yet vintage-based musical ideas. Mississippi Heat’s name is a reflection of Pierre’s reverence for Mississippi’s blues culture and music. The band’s conviction is that there is no deeper music than Delta-inspired blues to express what lies in everyone’s soul. They have received world-wide critical acclaim, including from Living Blues Magazine: “Mississippi Heat delivers its traditional urban blues with a freshness, energy and competence that makes them a treasure on today’s Chicago scene.”

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Eddie and Dave  

Eddie and Dave

June 18, 2020 - June 28, 2020

Don’t miss the latest production from resident company Mirrorbox Theatre. Eddie and Dave is a gender-bending new play by Amy Staats about hubris, friendship, family, fame, musical genius and what happens when the person you need is the one you find most irritating. Some plays examine the deepest questions of life. This is the play that asks: “What the !@#$ happened to Van Halen at the 1996 VMA’s?”

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This Bitter Earth  

This Bitter Earth

September 10, 2020 - September 20, 2020

Don’t miss the latest production from resident company Mirrorbox Theatre. A protest brought them together. But now, as his white lover, a Black Lives Matter activist, immerses himself in the struggle, Jesse, a black man, must confront his own political apathy or risk his rights and their love. This gripping and intimate new play asks what is the real cost of standing on the sidelines?

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Hurricane Diane  

Hurricane Diane

November 12, 2020 - November 22, 2020

Don’t miss the latest production from resident company Mirrorbox Theatre. Meet Diane, a permaculture gardener dripping with butch charm. She’s got supernatural abilities owing to her true identity—the Greek god Dionysus—and she's returned to the modern world to gather mortal followers and restore the Earth to its natural state. Where better to begin than with four housewives in a suburban New Jersey cul-de-sac? In this Obie-winning comedy with a twist, Pulitzer Prize finalist Madeleine George pens a hilarious evisceration of the blind eye we all turn to climate change and the bacchanalian catharsis that awaits us, even in our own backyards.

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