Blues http://iowapublicradio.org en July IAS spotlights Nordic Fest, Cedar Valley Chamber Music Festival, UI Summer Opera, and more! http://iowapublicradio.org/post/july-ias-spotlights-nordic-fest-cedar-valley-chamber-music-festival-ui-summer-opera-and-more <p>Tune in to Iowa Public Radio Classical as you pack the van for this summer’s music festival offerings. Arts events featured on this month’s <em>Iowa Arts Showcase</em> include:&nbsp;</p><ul><li><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Nordic Fest, with Martha Griesheimer and Randy Schissel</em></li><li><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>Cedar Valley Chamber Music Festival, with Hunter Cappoccioni</em></em></em></li><li><em style="line-height: 1.5;">University of Iowa Summer Opera’s production of “Patience,” with Nicholas Wuehrmann</em></li><li><em style="line-height: 1.5;">And Sleepy Bones Allison, aspiring middle school blues guitarist</em></li></ul><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:51:16 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 42716 at http://iowapublicradio.org July IAS spotlights Nordic Fest, Cedar Valley Chamber Music Festival, UI Summer Opera, and more! Studio One Picks the Best of 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/studio-one-picks-best-2013 <p>Host Charity Nebbe sits down with "Studio One" host Mark Simmet and "Blue Avenue" and "Backtracks" host Bob Dorr of Iowa Public Radio's Studio One to talk about the best music of 2013.&nbsp; Their picks are listed below, and you can hear excerpts throughout the show.</p><p></p><p>Mark Simmet - Best alternative/independent albums of 2013</p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 18:04:00 +0000 Charity Nebbe, Katherine Perkins, Bob Dorr & Mark Simmet 33647 at http://iowapublicradio.org Studio One Picks the Best of 2013 Chase Garrett Plays the Boogie Woogie http://iowapublicradio.org/post/chase-garrett-plays-boogie-woogie <p>Iowa City piano-player Chase Garrett discusses his tour, <a href="http://chasegarrett.com/">Chase Garrett's 4<sup>th</sup> Annual Blues and Boogie Woogie Piano Stomp.</a> He also plays some tunes and explains why the blues and boogie woogie speak to him as a musician.</p><p></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 17:53:44 +0000 Sarah Boden 32123 at http://iowapublicradio.org Chase Garrett Plays the Boogie Woogie Janiva Magness: Stronger For It http://iowapublicradio.org/post/janiva-magness-stronger-it <p>Growing up fast on the streets of Detroit, Janiva Magness earned the right to sing the blues.&nbsp; Now, Magness is a renowned singer who has recently released her tenth album, "Stronger For It". Today on Talk of Iowa, we listen back to a conversation host Charity Nebbe had with Magness, about her life, her music, and her work as an advocate for foster care.</p><p></p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 17:22:15 +0000 Charity Nebbe 12563 at http://iowapublicradio.org Janiva Magness: Stronger For It Janiva Magness In-Studio http://iowapublicradio.org/post/janiva-magness-studio <p>Growing up fast on the streets of Detroit, Janiva Magness earned the right to sing the blues.&nbsp; Now, Magness is a renowned singer who has recently released her tenth album, &quot;Stronger For It&quot;. Host Charity Nebbe talks with Magness about her life, her music, and her work as an advocate for foster care.</p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 16:50:13 +0000 Charity Nebbe 5906 at http://iowapublicradio.org Janiva Magness In-Studio