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Feb. 8, 2006

Scott and Michelle Dalziel To Perform At 'Java Blend' Concert Feb. 16

Maquoketa artists Scott and Michelle Dalziel will perform at noon Friday, Feb. 16 at the Java House, located at 211 E. Washington St. in downtown Iowa City. The public is invited to be part of the live audience for the free show, which will be recorded for broadcast on the "Java Blend" program on originating University of Iowa radio station WSUI-AM 910.

The Dalziels new CD is called "Thinking Out Loud." Describing their style as "schizophrenic folk," the versatile duo also dips into rhythm and blues, pop, jazz, country, bluegrass and blues.

"High on solid melodies and seasoned vocals, Michelle's voice has several occasions to spill into gospel gypsy inflections, while Scott's evokes shades of Richard Thompson in his Matter-Of-Fact way with words," Maximum Ink Magazine says of the Dalziels.

Hosted by Ben Kieffer, "Java Blend" offers an eclectic mix of live music from the vibrant independent music scene, featuring artists from around the state and around the country. Kieffer infuses the performances with lively chats to find out about the artists' music and lives.

The hour will be broadcast at a later date on Iowa Public Radio stations across the state: KUNI Cedar Falls/Waterloo/Cedar Rapids/Iowa City; KUNY/KRNI Mason City; KDMR Des Moines; KDUB Dubuque; WSUI Iowa City/Cedar Rapids; WOI Ames/Des Moines; KTPR Fort Dodge; KOWI Lamoni; and KWOI Carroll. For broadcast times, see and scroll to "Java Blend."

The program will also be videotaped for several TV broadcasts on the UITV cable channel in the Iowa City and Cedar Rapids area. The audio version also can be heard worldwide on the Internet via the respective stations' live webcasting.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

CONTACTS: Media: George McCrory, 319-384-0012,; Program: Ben Kieffer, WSUI, 319-335-5730