Thursday, 11 Nov 2021
In an epic collaboration with ISU Music's Opera Studio, youthful desire, forbidden love, and brutal vengeance simmer to an explosion in the diverse melting pot of a 1940s New York City tenement. Soaring operatic arias and duets rub shoulders with jazz and the jitterbug. Part of the Schooltime Matinee Series.
Friday, 12 Nov 2021
For well over a decade, Cody Jinks has devoted himself to making music that's equal parts uncompromising and empathic, often giving voice to those who exist on the margins of modern life. Since first emerging as a solo artist in the mid-2000s, he has steadily advanced from playing nearly empty bar rooms to independently building a following so dedicated, that he is now known as the biggest independent country artist on the planet.
Sunday, 14 Nov 2021
An Ames-based band that plays across the state and beyond, Strong Like Bear writes melodic songs that show off vocal harmonies and collective musicianship. The band has recorded numerous EPs, singles and albums, including a Christmas concept album and their recent foray into stoner rock. For their Goldfinch Room performance, the band is returning to their roots as an acoustic band and original music.
Sunday, 21 Nov 2021
Known for her engaging and energetic live show, Susan Werner continues her reign as one of the most bold and creative forces on the acoustic music scene today. Dubbed by NPR as the "Empress of the Unexpected," Werner's album projects cover the genres of folk, rock, pop, gospel, blues, and Americana. Susan Werner is the composer and lyricist of Broadway-bound "Bull Durham, The Musical."
Sunday, 28 Nov 2021
"Joy of Christmas" Tour, withMartina McBride, a multiple Grammy nominee who has sold over 18 million albums, including 20 Top 10 singles and six No. 1 hits.