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Gabe's - Iowa City, IA

  • Gabe's 330 East Washington Street Iowa City, IA, 52240 United States (map)

A really large event @ Gabe's that not all the names fit in the event space. Here's the deal:

gobbinjr is coming all the way from NYC! Witmer’s songs over the last few years have largely worked in this way, weaving together intimate emotional landscapes and goofy jokes using vulnerability as a sort of “armor,” as she puts it, against the weight of the world.
You can listen to their album here:

Derrick C. Brown is a novelist, comedian, poet, and storyteller. He is the winner of the 2013 Texas Book of The Year award for Poetry. He is a former paratrooper for the 82nd Airborne and is the owner and president of Write Bloody Publishing, which Forbes and Filter Magazine call “…one of the best independent poetry presses in the country.” Brown is known for being an innovator in curating unique and creative poetry adventures like the Double Decker Poetry Bus Party and poetry shows at sea for Poetry Cruise. Brown performed his poetry on The Tonight show with Jay Leno, as well as for the Best American Contemporary Poetry Concert series,The Drums Inside Your Chest. The New York Times calls his work, “…a rekindling of faith in the weird, hilarious, shocking, beautiful power of words.” He lives in Los Angeles, California.

along with these acts are
La Guerre

with local support from:
Jack Lion
Karen Meat
Caleb "The Negro Artist" Rainey

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