Growing up in Cedar Rapids in the late 80’s and early 90’s, we had a number of unique places to pick up musical instruments. My buddy Rhett and I would spend a ton of time at Somewhere in Iowa guitars, Carma Lou’s, The Music Loft, and West music. Sometimes we’d hit them all just to … Continue reading 965 Guitars in the Newbo district.
I’m a bit late on posting this but here is my write up for the concert back in April. What better way to spend April 20th than at a concert. And not just any concert, at any venue, but Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown and headliners Blackberry Smoke for one night at the historic and … Continue reading Tyler Bryant & The Shake Down and Blackberry Smoke shake the Surf!!
Always on the hunt for new music and interesting people with amazing talent, I stumbled across a Kentucky based band called Magnolia Boulevard. The 5 piece is made up of Ryan Allen on keys, Todd Copeland on drums, Gregg Erwin on guitar, Maggie Noelle on guitar and vocals, and John Roberts on bass. Photo by … Continue reading Magnolia Boulevard, taking the music scene by storm.