Thuh Chocolate Hog Boys

The third Thursday jam from Iowa City's jammiest spaciest space jammers. You won't be sorry. 

Always free.

Yetta / Glass Femur / The Port Authority

Come catch Yetta jam out at the Trumpet Blossom with local faves Glass Femur and The Port Authority. The progressive/alt/math rock band Yetta hails from Chicago and will be making its Iowa City debut, so come give these boys a warm welcome. Doors at 8:30, music at 9.

Yetta Facebook:

Glass Femur Facebook:

The Port Authority Facebook:

Nonconnah / Haunter (tape release!)

Please assist me in welcoming some friends from the south on this “Mission Creek eve” show. 

Nonconnah is Zachary Corsa & Denny Wilkerson Corsa from Memphis via North Carolina, a husband and wife drone duo. I’ve also heard rumor of collaboration with Devin Dart for this performance. 

Also, a rumor of new Haunter tapes for this show

8:30pm doors, music by 9:15, $5 please. All ages. Come early for delicious food~


Coolzey Record Release!

Stay tuned for updates..........

Sam LW / Manhorse / CR Dicks / Good Habits / Jordan Sellergren

SLW VS Manhorse is former tour mates Sam Locke Ward and Josh Mead. First live show in nearly a decade. Josh is in town for Ice Cream Zinefest. Come party and get yourself some comics.

CR Dicks (featuring members of the Horrors and Autodramatics). CR Dicks will have their brand new LP out.

Good Habits (featuring members of Lipstick Homicide and Jeff Mannix)

Jordan Sellergren beloved local musician and righteous provocateur

8pm doors /9pm show
$7 admission

Cooking Class ("Buddha Bowls") at Coralville New Pioneer Co-op

"Buddha Bowls,” also called rainbow bowls, are gaining popularity for a reason – they make for an easy, colorful, healthful, and delicious weeknight dinner! These bowls overflow with balanced bites of raw and roasted veggies and grains, intended to bring nourishing comfort to your body and soul. Explore this meat-free trend with Chef Katy Meyer, owner and chef of the Trumpet Blossom vegan restaurant in Iowa City. She will demonstrate the preparation of savory bowls featuring grains, greens, tofu, tempeh, pickled veggies, ginger peanut sauce, and a variety of other tasty sauces. She'll also share sweet bowls featuring fresh fruit, sweet sauces like maple tahini, and homemade vegan yogurt, plus demonstrate the preparation of a turmeric latte! Students will enjoy sample-sized portions.

River Glen (full band) with Young Charles

Doors: 6:00pm
Music: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Tickets: $7 (All Ages Show!)

HEADLINER: River Glen (full band) 7:30pm-9:00pm

River Glen Breitbach: vocals, guitar, violin, mandolin
Megan Roeth: vocals, keys
Dan Padley: electric guitar
Blake Shaw: upright bass
Justin Leduc: drums

"His words and vocals are reminiscent of Brett Dennen, from the idealism and social commentary to the balladeer crooning and wide tonal range." -Julien's Journal

River is a deft songwriter and powerhouse multi-instrumentalist from Dubuque, IA. His lyrically-driven music blends elements of folk, pop, rootsy-rock, blues, and hip-hop. River and his band deliver performances that are upbeat, engaging, and tasty like biscuits and gravy. As the recipient of a 2017-2018 Iowa Arts Council Fellowship Grant, River continues to proudly represent his home state by bringing his brand of Iowa Grown Folk-Pop to audiences across the Greater Midwest, the Northeast, and Canada. for upcoming performances, music, videos, and more...

SUPPORTING ACT: Young Charles 7:00pm-7:30pm

Fronted by Iowa City's own Mitch McAndrew, Young Charles is an amorphous project with elements of folk, jazz, and alt-rock. Sad songs for optimists. Check them out:

Cooking class (Veggie Fermentation) at Coralville New Pioneer Co-op

Freshly pickled veggies are tasty, easy to make, and are healthful, probiotic-rich foods! Live culture enthusiast Katy Meyer of Trumpet Blossom Café will demonstrate the preparation of various pickled vegetables, and will offer samples of her favorite ferments. She'll also sample featured cultured foods from the Co-op shelves.

Our Sixth Anniversary Party!

Join us as we celebrate six years of Trumpet Blossom Cafe!

Details to follow...

Hancher Culinary Arts Experience

We're so excited to be chosen as one of only four restaurants to be featured in the 2017-2018 season of the Hancher Culinary Arts Experience. 
This is shaping up to be possibly the largest event we've done and we are pulling out all the stops so we really hope you can join us for a very special evening in a beautiful space with our delicious food! 
Stay tuned for the full menu and more details...
But for now, grab your tickets and we'll see you soon!

Stanley Café in Hancher Auditorium
$40 per person
Includes dinner, non-alcoholic beverages, tax, and gratuity
Must be purchased in advance
Hancher’s Culinary Arts Experiences are not eligible for a discount and do not count toward the total number of events, but they will be delicious!

Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
After the great success of last year’s events, four new restaurants will offer amazing dining experiences in the beautiful setting of the Stanley Café.

Trumpet Blossom Cafe creates plant-based comfort food that reflects the season, respects the land, and is truly sustainable using organic ingredients and making dishes from scratch.

Old Thrashers Reunion

Annual punk music fest to raise money for United Action for Youth in Iowa City, IA. Stay tuned for updates on performers!