Tara McGovern (fiddle, vocals) and Nielo Gaglione (mandole algérois, vocals) are KERAK, a global collision of love and unity through strings and song.
A musical video collaboration from around the world and an important affirmation in these trying times.… Read More Happy and Well
The Northside neighborhood of Iowa City is already home to my most beloved bookstore, theatre and my soon to be favorite kitchen store so it was no great surprise to discover that Wild Culture Kombucha taproom and lounge has become a treasured place to relax and enjoy delicious food and drinks. In September, my almost… Read More The Soft and Low at Wild Culture Kombucha Fri 12/13 7 pm
Hello friends!I hope that all of you had a warm and nourishing Thanksgiving. December is full of seasonal fun! Here’s where you’ll find me celebrating all the treasures of this month: Ron Clark’s Small Miracles – Fri, Dec 6th – 7-9 pmUptown Bill’s, 730 S. Dubuque St, Iowa CityA beautiful and rare offering by my friend and mentor Ron… Read More December delights from Tara McGovern and friends
Join Coppers & Brass (Frank Claudy, Joe Dutcher, Tara McGovern and Keith Reins) for our second annual Halloween Haunted Irish Music shows. We’ll feature grisly songs and happy tunes for an early show (5 pm at the Sanctuary on Saturday and 6 pm at Kalona Brewing Co. on Sunday that will let you get home… Read More Haunted Irish Music with Coppers & Brass
I’m thrilled to share this information from my friends at ArtFarm19! I will be there with bells on. Bells and heaven knows what else. Anything is possible. Dear creative friends and collaborators, I wanted to let you know about ArtFarm19, a festival of creativity happening near Iowa City this July. ArtFarm19 brings together artists, educators,… Read More ArtFarm19, a festival of creativity hosted at Scattergood from July 4 – August 3
Introducing Lucy, my featured musician for July and August! One of my favorite aspects of producing these featured musician profiles every other month is what I learn about my students and how that new knowledge relates to what I’ve already seen from them in the context of working together each week. I knew of course… Read More Congratulations to Lucy!
Jeff and I loved playing for you at The Sanctuary! Special thanks to Aaron, JD and the spectacular Sanctuary staff. The Sanctuary is Iowa City at its best.
Tom Stoeffler and I loved playing for the Champagne Academy of Irish Dance‘s Christmas Céili 2017. Awesome job, dancers! Thanks for including us.
As a proud returning member of the Champagne Ceili Band, I warmly invite you to join us on Saturday, December 16 at 2 pm at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. Christmas Ceili 2017: Christmas in Killlarney will be an afternoon of dance, music, fun, food and community. From the Facebook event page: Watch your favorite Irish… Read More December 16 Christmas Ceili