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Blue Avenue July 28

Jun 23, 2013

New blues releases by Candye Kane and Kevin Selfe; a half-hour interview/music segment with Iowa native Dave Plaehn, who currently lives in Corvalis OR (and was my first harmonica teacher in the mid 70s!); Exclusive IPR recordings of Iowa City piano player Chase Garrett at the 2012 Des Moines Arts Fest and some 60s blues on vinyl by Otis Spann and Eddie Bo.

Blue Avenue July 21

Jun 22, 2013

New releases from The Ruff Kutt Blues Band, Candye Kane, and Little Joe McLerran as well as the newest by Iowa native Dave Plaehn. Plus exclusive IPR recordings of Dwayne Doopsie & The Zydeco Hellraisers and some blues on vinyl by James Cotton and singing drummer Robert Covington.

The Beatles Medley July 14

Jun 22, 2013

This week's medley was picked out by San Antonio TX listener Paul DuBay with the theme: Then & Later, featuring songs first done by The Beatles and later redone by one of the boys in his solo career.

Blue Avenue July 14

Jun 22, 2013

Time to jump in the Wayback Machine for vintage blues from the mid 40s-late 60s including music from Sunnyland Slim, Willie Mabon, Bo Diddley, John Lee Hooker, and Koko Taylor

The American Songwriter

  On Friday, Sept. 20,  at 2 PM at Iowa City's downtown Java House, IPR Studio One's Ben Kieffer will host a special hour of "Java Blend" with Briar Rabbit.

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  On Friday, September 13,  at 2 PM at Iowa City's downtown Java House, IPR Studio One's Ben Kieffer will host a special hour of "Java Blend" with FireSale.

The Beatles Medley June 30

Jun 18, 2013

This week's medley was picked out by listener Dan Messerschmidt from Marion. It originally aired April 7.

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On Friday, September 6,  at 2 PM at Iowa City's downtown Java House, IPR Studio One's Ben Kieffer will host a special hour of "Java Blend" with Dessa.

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Deerhunter frontman Bradford Cox first met guitarist Lockett Pundt while attending high school in Georgia.  Years later, Cox met keyboardist Moses Archuleta and began jamming with him.  Deerhunter was established in 2001, and currently consists of Cox, Pundt and Archuleta plus bassist Josh McKay and guitarist Frankie Broyles.  The new album, Monomania is a garage rock record full of the layered and hazy vintage guitar sounds Deerhunter are known for.  Deerhunter will be appearing on the main stage at this year's 80/35 Festival in Des Moines.

The Parish Festival

On Friday, August 30,  at 2 PM at Iowa City's downtown Java House, IPR Studio One's Ben Kieffer will host a special hour of "Java Blend" with The Parish Festival.

On Friday, August 23,  at 2 PM at Iowa City's downtown Java House, IPR Studio One's Ben Kieffer will host a special hour of "Java Blend" with Raldo Schneider.

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Tomorrow, May 17th at 2 PM IPR Studio One's Ben Kieffer will host a special hour of "Java Blend" with The Beggarmen.

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Join us Thursday, June 20 for an exclusive Iowa Public Radio recording of Divine Fits' entire set from the 2013 Mission Creek Festival.  IPR recorded Divine Fits this past April at the Blue Moose Tap House in Iowa City.  Band members include Britt Daniel, Dan Boeckner, Sam Brown and Alex Fischel.  The live set will begin around 8:00 PM on Thursday, June 20, on IPR's Studio One.

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Iowa Public Radio is very excited to be teaming up with the 80/35 Festival again this year- offering the opportunity for local and regional bands to play their way onto the main stage of the 80/35 Festival in July in Des Moines.  The winner of this year's IPR 80/35 Play In is the Waterloo/Cedar Falls based Dylan Sires And Neighbors.  They will play Saturday, July 6 at noon on the 80/35 main stage.  The other two finalists, Emperors Club and The Uniphonics (both from Iowa City) will play on the Hy Vee Triathalon Stage- one at 5:00 PM Friday and the other at 1:00 PM Saturday.  We were very im

The Beatles Medley July 7

Jun 12, 2013

Today is Ringo's 73rd birthday so the medley is all about the drummerman!

Blue Avenue July 7

Jun 12, 2013

This week's show is a reprise of the program that originally aired June 2nd.

Blue Avenue June 30

Jun 12, 2013

This week's show is a reprise of the May 19th show that recapped all of the 2013 Blues Music Award winners

Backtracks July 6

Jun 12, 2013

This week's show is a reprise of the 3-fers show that originally aired 2/16/13

Backtracks June 29

Jun 12, 2013

This week's show is a reprise of the April 13th show spotlighting my 45 rpm record collection. Pops and scratches at no extra cost!

The Beatles Medley June 23

Jun 12, 2013

A totally at random medley that includes something from Ringo's All-Starr Band circa 1990 and Paul's Run Devil Run solo record

Blue Avenue June 23

Jun 11, 2013

It's the annual preview of The Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport (called by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the top 10 blues festivals in the world) which happens in Davenport July 4-6. All the music on the program is from performers scheduled to appear including the 44s, John Primer, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, and Iowans Kevin Burt and Joe Price.

Backtracks June 22

Jun 11, 2013

It's the return of LONG SONGS night! Every song is at least 8 1/2 minutes long. The entire two-hour show is covered by eight songs!

The Beatles Medley June 16

Jun 11, 2013

Tuesday (June 18) is Paul McCartney's 71st birthday. San Antonio TX listener Paul DuBay has dedicated this medley of McCartney music to his favorite Beatle.

Blue Avenue June 16

Jun 11, 2013

New releases by Kid Ramos, Eddie Shaw, and Gina Sicilia plus exclusive IPR recordings of Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Fest and blues on vinyl by John Jackson and Muddy Waters.

Backtracks June 15

Jun 11, 2013

It's an all new spotlight segment show including spots on 50s rock'n'roll women like Janis Martin and Colleen Carson; early 60s crossover artists Titus Turner and Tommy Tucker; a few more tracks from the new Duane Allman and Steve Stills box sets; and mid 70s tracks from Ry Cooder and Robert Palmer.

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The band Portugal. The Man formed in Wasilla, Alaska and is now based in Portland, Oregon.  For their seventh album, Evil Friends, they collaborated with Grammy winning producer Danger Mouse.  The result is Portugal. The Man's most diverse, yet cohesive album to date- a hook-heavy record, with a sonically varied sound.

The Beatles Medley June 9

Jun 6, 2013

Every song is from vinyl recordings this week

Blue Avenue June 9

Jun 6, 2013

All the music on the show is from 80s vinyl in the IPR Blues library.

Backtracks June 8

Jun 6, 2013

Lots of spotlight segments including 50s Rock 'n' Roll duos; some early 60s instrumentals; a remembrance of Door's keyboard play Ray Manzerak and some summer songs by Mungo Jerry and Alice Cooper.

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Host Charity Nebbe previews the 80/35 Play-In finals sponsored by IPR Studio One. She’ll talk with organizers of the music festival and members from the three bands vying for a gig on the main stage.

The 80/35 Play In Finals are this Thursday, June 6th at Wooly’s in Des Moines. Doors open at 6 pm and the finalists play at 7pm, 8pm, and 9pm with sets that last around 45 minutes each. 

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