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You’re invited to join Cedar Rapids’ SPT Theatre as they celebrate the tenth seas... read more

The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence is one of dozens of concerts across the country to call for universal background checks on all gun sales and stronger state laws in every state in order to reduce gun violence.  The purpose of the concert is to bring people together in a positive spirit that we can reverse the tide of gun viole... read more

John McCutcheon is folk music’s Renaissance man: a master instrumentalist, powerful singer-songwriter, storyteller, activist and author. His 30 recordings have garnered every honor imaginable, including seven Grammy nominations. He is a master of a dozen traditional instruments, including hammer dulcimer, guitar, banjo, autoharp, mountain dulc... read more

Having just released their second collaboration, this storied duo has been called the latest chapter in the first family of folk. Suzzy Roche, founding member of The Roches, spent the 80s and 90s touring with that influential trio. Along the way she published several novels, acted in films, and appeared with legendary New York theatre troupe The... read more

Following the release of her 2014 album, Ease My Mind, singer-songwriter Michaela Anne garnered considerable acclaim for her introspective songwriting. The New York Times praised its “plain-spoken songs of romantic regret and small-town longing,” while the Village Voice placed it among the Top 5 Country Albums of t... read more

Known for his unique blending of jazz, blues, folk and soul, Martin Sexton is a musician’s musician and a music lover’s dream. He “jumps beyond standard fare on the strength of his voice, a blue-eyed soul man’s supple instrument,” says The New York Times. “His unpretentious heartiness helps him focus on every soul singer’s... read more

Alt-country singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier wrote her first song at 35, having decided after a life of extremes, with plenty of negatives and a few brilliant bright spots, to dedicate herself full-time to songwriting and a career in music. It was with her 1999 album, Drag Queens in Limousines, that she exploded onto the scene, as critic... read more

Named for a tough but enduringly creative neighborhood north of downtown Cincinnati, Over the Rhine is the duo of Linford Detweiler and Karin Bergquist. Their ethereal sounds ― dreamy, sweeping, highly literate and melancholy ― have drawn comparisons to the likes of Cowboy Junkies. Says Leslie Benson of the Dayton City Paper: "The m... read more

Born in the rural countryside near Santo Domingo, Joan Soriano infuses steel string bachata with equal parts romance and grit. He is the star of Adam Taub’s The Duke of Bachata, was featured in Alex Wolfe’s critically acclaimed documentary, Santo Domingo Blues, and is on The Rough Guide’s Bachata compilation. Joan is the seventh of fifteen... read more

Their dynamic take on traditional Irish music is drawing critical praise and adoring fans to this youthful, seven-piece ensemble. Since coming together in 2013, Skipper’s Alley has picked up numerous awards, been the subject of radio and television features, and performed on four continents. Their first CD was greeted with rave reviews across ... read more

Peter Case, a founding member of the Nerves, and later leader of the Plimsouls, has been called the first troubadour of the post-punk era. The Nerves’ Hanging on the Telephone, its title song covered by Blondie, remains a classic, having earned the band a strong following of young fans around the world. The Plimsouls song “A Million... read more

One of Africa’s most popular and recognized musicians, Habib Koité is a modern troubadour with extraordinary appeal, simply because his musicianship, wit and wisdom translate across cultures. Hailing from the musically prolific West African nation of Mali, the guitarist and composer has been named the biggest pop star of the region by no less... read more

Says Joan Baez, “He may be the best Chilean songwriter of his generation. With his lyrics and melodies, delivery, humor and heart, he gets my vote.” The grandson of Jewish refugees fleeing persecution, Nano Stern’s childhood was painted not only by his own family’s activism and musicianship, but by the powerful legacy of the Nueva Canci... read more

His newest album, Silver Ladder, is an auditory shot in the arm from veteran touring songwriter Peter Mulvey. Produced by the indomitable Chuck Prophet, it is a lean, muscular collection of tightly constructed songs, leavening Mulvey’s tendency toward ruminative and yearning acoustic songs with a dose of sharp-witted, punchy rock and ... read more

Jonathan Richman has been writing songs, making records and performing live for most of his life. He began playing guitar at the age of 15, and in the early 1970s formed the Modern Lovers, whose raw, minimalist sound and emotionally forthright songs helped to lay the groundwork for punk rock. By the time the group's landmark debut album (includi... read more

You’re invited to join Cedar Rapids’ SPT Theatre as they celebrate the tenth season of their Tales from the Writers’ Room. The regulars are back ― Adam, Mary, Lindsay, Chris, David ― joined by guest authors and actors, including a few old friends who serve to keep them on their toes. Guest musicians join in to provide live mus... read more

Though the two remarkably successful songwriters have been married since 2004, Kris Delmhorst and Jeffrey Foucault have maintained independent touring careers. Until now, that is. This fall they are sharing the stage to mark the release of The Wild, Delmhorst’s darkly hopeful, fiercely wise new collection of songs. Recording the album... read more

You’re invited to join Cedar Rapids’ SPT Theatre as they celebrate the tenth season of their Tales from the Writers’ Room. The regulars are back ― Adam, Mary, Lindsay, Chris, David ― joined by guest authors and actors, including a few old friends who serve to keep them on their toes. Guest musicians join in to provide live mus... read more

You’re invited to join Cedar Rapids’ SPT Theatre as they celebrate the tenth season of their Tales from the Writers’ Room. The regulars are back ― Adam, Mary, Lindsay, Chris, David ― joined by guest authors and actors, including a few old friends who serve to keep them on their toes. Guest musicians join in to provide live mus... read more

You’re invited to join Cedar Rapids’ SPT Theatre as they celebrate the tenth season of their Tales from the Writers’ Room. The regulars are back ― Adam, Mary, Lindsay, Chris, David ― joined by guest authors and actors, including a few old friends who serve to keep them on their toes. Guest musicians join in to provide live mus... read more