OUTDOOR CONCERTSaturday, October 9 at 7 pm, 425 Rundell St in Iowa City. BRING A LAWN CHAIR. Last time Keith and I played at The Flying Lemon, we shared the stage with a double rainbow. This time our music will be illuminated by poetry from Professor David Hulm under the stars ✨ Tara McGovern (fiddle)… Read More O’Keith & McFiddle at The Flying Lemon
Esteban & the Children of the Sun has been centuries in the making and we are proud to premiere this Sunday October 3 at The Englert in Iowa City. This is a Black story told by two Black men (blues legend Kevin Burt and spoken word poet Caleb Rainey) with context and scaffolding by twelve… Read More World Premiere of Esteban & the Children of the Sun
I referred to this poem this morning when Keith and I played at the Farmers Market and I promised that I’d post it here. If you were with us this morning and came looking for it, you are my kind of human. Thank you. If you stumbled here unknowingly and are reading on for the… Read More Catch by Ciaran O’Driscoll
O’Keith & McFiddle (that’s Keith Reins and Tara McGovern) are grateful and excited to offer you a free outside performance this Saturday morning September 18 at Iowa City Farmers Market. 9 to 11 am..Image Description: A perfect tomato on a white plate in the foreground and kitchen chaos in the background.
I’m looking forward to “checking into” Raccoon Motel on Thursday in support of this incredible artist!! 🦝 🎻 🤠 I was proud and honored to play on Angela Meyer’s album “Legions & Legends” this summer and I can’t wait to join the whole band for the album release party on Thursday, August 26 at Raccoon… Read More Angela Meyer album release party Thurs Aug 26 at Raccoon Motel
The Soft and Low (Jeffrey C. Capps and Tara McGovern) had a magical night at playing outside at Wild Culture Kombucha. Click over to The Soft and Low for more.
Jeff and I will be playing outside under the stars again this Friday on the patio at Wild Culture Kombucha in Iowa City’s eternally charming Northside district. Original folk-rock and a few carefully selected covers including Tara’s favorite Nanci Griffith song that we’re working up in her honor..Image Description: Tara playing fiddle and Jeff playing… Read More Under the Stars at WCK this Fri, 8/20 at 7 pm
Big thanks to Summer of the Arts for having Nielo and I this morning on the Family Stage for Arts Fest! We loved being a part of an accessible festival that uplifts artists and celebrates community.
Sanctuary Pub tonight at 8 pm! Our first gig together in 525 days. 💗 🎶 🇮🇪 O’Keith & McFiddle 🇮🇪 🎶 💗
This article by Tara McGovern was originally published in Little Village issue 297. I’m tearing my house apart looking for a piece of paper. The hunt delays the grief. That paper led me to take all of Ira “John” Rapson’s classes and to gratefully leap when he called me back into his ensembles years after… Read More In memoriam: Ira John Rapson, 1953-2021