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American Cream with AJ Worden

Please join me for the release of my new record, "Slouching Towards Tomorrow" which will be available to purchase on cassette tape. I will be be joined by one of my favorite bands I have played with, Minneapolis' American Cream. Me and my band members will also be spinning records throughout the night. Doors will be at 9pm and show will begin at 9:30. Entry fee is $7. 

Anthony Worden and the Illiterati
//Anthony Worden has cut his teeth in the Iowa City the past two years. His advocacy for DIY show spaces in town has led him to perform alongside various inflections of rock and roll, from the psychedelic to singer-songwriters. He’s allowed these influences to shape the trajectory of his newest full-length release, “Slouching Towards Tomorrow”, forthcoming September 21, 2018. Recorded at Flat Black Studios, Worden’s sophomore album expands the soundscapes from the structures of his debut. 

Where “Ideal Conceptions of the Beautiful and Good” was composed with a finger on the pulse of canonical and indie rock, Worden’s sequel gives us that same delicate swagger but enveloped in textures both angular and capacious. Easily compared to the syncopated colloquialisms of Lou Reed, Worden showcases a range that coalesces with his atmospherics. “Slouching Towards Tomorrow” kicks off with buoyant flares, then washing adrift towards where our “innocence is drowned”--a truly Yeatsian destination. The revolution begins with love, empathy and togetherness

American Cream (MPLS)
//"Anyone can listen and listening is the key to having a conversation. Jazz was always for the punks" Nathan Nelson (fmrly of STNNG) heads the illustrious Minneapolis configuration, American Cream. With an ever changing line-up as well as musical inspiration, every show that Nathan and the group puts on provides the listener with a truly unique experience. I am more than happy to have the band back to Iowa City.  

Doors 9/Show 9:30/Entry $7

Earlier Event: September 15
Benefit for Twain Elementary Library
Later Event: September 22
Annalibera, Sinner Frenz, Squirrel Flower