Three New Iowa Albums You Need to Hear Now

Person Whale, Ghost Balloon Iowa is the most landlocked, beach-free place you can possibly imagine, so it seems fitting that when Person Whale plays surf...

The Ames Scene: July 29, 2016

Electric Jury Album Release Show at DG's The Ames prog-metal-via-the-blues quartet Electric Jury is celebrating the release of its first LP (on Nova Labs) at...

The Ames Scene: July 22, 2016

Rasputina at the M Shop this Fall The M Shop has been releasing a few names here and there for their fall program and there...

The Ames Scene: July 15, 2016

Adam Faucett at Prairie Moon Winery The Arkansas-based singer-songwriter Adam Faucett has been a regular in Ames for nearly a decade as he carries out...
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Blues Pills: Lady in Gold (Nuclear Blast) Review

Blues Pills have an interesting history, in that their story began here in Iowa, with a couple of brothers, Zack Anderson and Cory Berry,...

The Ames Scene: July 8, 2016

The Top Five Acts to See at 80/35 It has arrived. The ninth annual 80/35 music festival starts tonight and continues an annual tradition of...

The Ames Scene: July 1, 2016

Maximum Ames Music Festival Lineup Announcement The sixth annual MAMF is returning to downtown Ames from Sept. 15-18 and the fest announced a first wave...

Stand By Your Band: Bryon Dudley Stands By Hall & Oates

At the height of their popularity, Hall & Oates were making videos and having No. 1 hits all over the place. I didn’t like...

The Ames Scene: June 24, 2016

Charlie Parr at Prairie Moon Winery The Duluth-based guitarist Charlie Parr has slowly, steadily seen his reputation grow through a long career on the road...

The Ames Scene: June 17, 2016

ISU's Student Union Board Announces Phantogram on Oct. 15 The ISU SUB bookers have been rolling out some very solid headliners for their fall program...