Hip hop wunderkind Mac Miller has been making crowds move for the better part of a decade. Miller’s fun-loving, free-spirited approach to songwriting comes to life in concert. With bold rhythmic talent and pop culture-savvy lyrical wit, it's no wonder he has worked with the likes of Pharrel, Wiz Khalifa, and Maroon 5. After touring Europe with Li’lWayne and 2 Chainz, Miller will be arriving right here in Iowa City, and there’s no doubt that the Main Lounge’s iconic chandeliers will be rattling: fans, prepare yourselves accordingly!
Hailing from Los Angeles, Best Coast makes California proud with thier down-to-earth attitude and vintage surf rock sound. Bethany Cosentino and Bobb Bruno create infectiously toe-tappable songs about everything from crushes to the beach to the love of a pet cat. The band’s distinctive sun-kissed SoCal vibe is inspired by garage rock and 1960s girl-group pop, with Cosentino’s sweet, sassy vocals perfectly complementing fuzzy, reverb-tickled guitar licks.
Mat Kearney takes elements of folk, rock, and hip-hop to create an infectious twist on contemporary pop. With a voice as hungry and soulful as it is unmistakable, it's hard not to sing along to his bouncey and engergetic pop romps. Kearney has become one of the hottest and hardest-working names in the industry, touring with acts like John Mayer, Sheryl Crow, and Train. Fans both seasoned and new won’t want to miss the opportunity to see Kearney bring his talents to Iowa City, live in the elegant yet intimate IMU Ballroom.
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Keller Williams' mesmerizing guitar work, infectious melodies, and vibrant energy have garnered him the reputation as one of today's most inspiring musical pioneers. Performing as a one-man band- his stage shows are built around Keller signing and looping dozens of instruments that allow him to simulate a full band. Don't miss your chance to see his awe-inspiring live performances at Iowa City's very own Englert Theatre.
Chicago-based duo The Hood Internet has been melding hip-hop with indie rock since 2007. Finding inspiration from indie, pop, rap and R&B landscapes, The Hood Internet effortlessly creates pure mash-up gold. Most recently the duo released FEAT, their first completely sample-free album with vocal and instrumental collaborations highlighting different artists.
Up-and-coming electronic music duo Zeds Dead is bringing the bass to Iowa City. Combining the intensity of dubstep and electronica with a passion for “dig-through-the-crates” hip-hop sampling, Zeds Dead defies genres, presenting something for all music lovers.
SCOPE Productions is proud to announce that Manchester Orchestra will be performing at the Iowa Memorial Union Ballroom on Friday, November 9.
SCOPE Productions, AEG Live, and Iowa Public Radio are proud to present that David Sedaris will perform in the IMU Main Lounge on Wednesday, November 7.
SCOPE Productions is proud to announce that Timeflies will be performing on their ONE NIGHT Tour in the IMU Main Lounge on Sunday, October 14 at 8 pm, with doors opening at 7pm. Iowa hip hop group Skool'd will open.