Special Thursday dinner at The Mill $10.
This will feature entertainment by FARM musicians at The Mill, Iowa City’s premier mid size music venue, located one block from our hotel. Dinner will be a limited menu (three choices – see below). This will be a GREAT way to get into the swing of FARM, enjoy some great music, and enjoy a meal with the FARM community.
You must sign up BY MIDNIGHT OCT. 11 for this meal. A link is on the ‘Meals’ page so you can register for the Thursday Dinner at the Mill. When you pay for your cart, please add a ‘note to seller’ specifying which meal you want:
Workshops and Panels Overview
Every year we work hard behind the scenes to bring you a diverse line-up of workshops and panels, with a host of experts from our own community who can address current technology, the changing face of the independent music business, as well as performance and instrument techniques. Our workshop leaders, Charlie Mosbrook and Andrew Calhoun have once again put together a phenomenal slate of educational and entertaining ppp
Workshops will take place on Friday and Saturday afternoons.
Following is our list of workshops, panels, and special events (have you registered yet??? If not, now’s the time!) and likely workshop leaders or panel participants, and locations.
The celebration takes place on November 7.
Do you recall 1970? Short pause…. Woodstock took place the previous year. Richie Havens, Bert Sommer, Tim Hardin, John Sebastian, Melanie, Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez and Country Joe took the stage with their acoustic guitars. Folk music had a strong presence in the American culture. One year later, the Two Way Street Coffeehouse opened their door in the basement of the First Congregational Church in Downers Grove, IL.
“The late 1960s and early 1970s were periods of some turmoil and a lot of mistrust between kids and adults, and church members felt that there was a need for a place that would promote intergenerational dialogue,” founder Dave Humphreys explained. “It was also a time when three kids hanging out on a street corner made people nervous, and the coffeehouse gave teens and young adults some place to go.