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June 4, 2007

Enjoy Burgers And Blues At The IMU River Terrace This Summer

Looking for a new place for lunch this summer? Then check out Burgers and Blues, an outdoor event on the Iowa Memorial Union's River Terrace opening Thursday, June 7 on the scenic Iowa River front. The University of Iowa community, Iowa City residents and visitors are invited to come out and relax by the river and enjoy grilled favorites and free live music.

Local blues artist Kevin Burt will play on the Terrace from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 7, Tuesday, June 12, and Friday, June 15. IMU Food Service will be grilling from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Menu items include burgers, veggie burgers, hotdogs, brats, chicken and more from the Hawkeye Snack Shop.

Burgers and Blues will continue June 20, 26 and 29 (musician TBA) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Kevin Burt returns to perform July 10, 13 and 18.

Burgers and Blues is sponsored by SCOPE Productions and the University of Iowa Community Credit Union. The event will take place on the IMU River Terrace on the west side of the building, outside The Hawkeye on the ground floor of the IMU. The IMU is located on the corner of Madison and Jefferson streets.

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: Nancy Abram, 319-335-3117,; Writer: Shelly Stout.