University of Iowa News Release
Dec. 22, 2003
'Java House' Broadcasts Set For January On WSUI
WSUI's "Talk of Iowa Live from the Java House" kicks off the new
year with some great musical talents, including the Tornadoes blues band
on Jan. 9 followed by Iowa blues legend Patrick Hazell teaming up with Dubuque's
rising star Jen Gloeckner on the Jan. 14 "Java House" show.
Scott and Michelle Dalziel, a Maquoketa singer-songwriting duo, perform
live on Jan. 23. The month ends with a visits from Anthony Swofford, a Gulf
War veteran and author of "Jarhead: A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf
War and Other Battles" and acclaimed singer-songwriter John Gorka on
WSUI AM 910, the University of Iowa's public radio station, broadcasts the
program at 10 a.m. on Fridays. The program will be live at the Java House
on 211 E. Washington in Iowa City. Host Ben Kieffer mixes live local music
with talk about contemporary arts, community, and cultural issues.
Details about the January lineup are:
- Rick Stanley - Jan. 2 (Rebroadcast)
Rick Stanley shares his musical and spiritual journey from the psychedelic
1960s to the present. After a tour of duty in Vietnam, Stanley co-founded
the 1960s psychedelic-soft rock group The Gentle Soul. He shared the scene
with such people as Jim Morrison, Neil Young and Steven Stills. A recipient
of the Iowa Arts Council's Traditional Arts Award, Rick Stanley is a singer-songwriter,
folk harpist and harp maker. No live event is being broadcast.
-The Tornadoes - Jan. 9
Members of the blues band The Tornadoes perform live and share insights about
the blues. The Tornadoes' repertoire includes classic electric blues, with
songs by such artists as Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, B.B. King and others.
-Jen Gloeckner and Patrick Hazell - Jan. 16
Iowa blues legend Patrick Hazell teams up with Dubuque's rising star Jen
Gloeckner to perform live. When Hazell, an Iowa Blues Hall of Fame inductee,
first heard Gloeckner's singing and songwriting, he was "immediately
mesmerized." Tune in for the results of their magical musical kinship.
-Scott and Michelle Dalziel - Jan. 23
Scott and Michelle Dalziel, a Maquoketa singer-songwriting duo, perform live
and talk about their inspiring style of music. Michelle's smooth, sultry
vocal range combined with Scott's breathy, honest vocals produce an amazing
Anthony Swofford and John Gorka - Jan. 30
Anthony Swofford, a Gulf War vet and author of "Jarhead: A Marine's
Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles," talks about his wartime
experiences and American military culture. Acclaimed singer-songwriter John
Gorka performs live. Called "the preeminent male singer-songwriter of
the New Folk Movement" by Rolling Stone, Gorka's new CD is titled "Old
The shows are free and open to the public at the Java House on Friday morning.
It can also be heard in streaming audio at http://wsui.uiowa.edu.
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