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 →
Tyler Bryant & The Shake Down and Blackberry Smoke shake the Surf!!
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 →
Magnolia Boulevard, taking the music scene by storm.
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 →