mark your calendars . . .

This Saturday (Sept. 10th) is the Iowa Women’s Music Festival! Located in Upper City Park, the day stage is FREE (noon-5 p.m.). The evening performance by Janis Ian will be at the Englert theater. Come check out these wonderful musicians and hear some kickin’ music. For more info about the artists and the event, click here. 


music to get you through Monday . . .

Coffee not doin’ it for ya today? Too beautiful outside to be stuck “working”? Check out this NPR Tiny Desk concert with bilingual singer/ songwriter Gaby Moreno. Her powerful, beautiful vioce will carry you through this sleepiness that is Monday.


Thanks to the elenamusic blog for this photo.



new music . . .

This week’s AltLatino radio show features some pretty amazing and talented women. Plus the beats are sure to get your ass shakin’ this weekend. Make sure to check out Maluca, who is said to resemble a mixture of M.I.A. and Lady Gaga with her ghetto tech/ tropical punk/ Dominican rave beats.