Daytrotter Launches Barnstorming Tour

Bands include Someone
Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Local Natives, Catfish Haven, Mac Lethal, Paleo,
Snowblink, Stranger Wave, and Caleb Engstrom.


By Blurt Staff


In just two short weeks, six
Daytrotter alumni will go Barnstorming, setting off on a tour of select
barns and attics in eastern / central Iowa (and Madison, Wisconsin – we just
love that place!)

Looking back to heyday of rock and roll when no market was secondary, starting
July 25th fans and music lovers in Daytrotter’s home state (and Wisconsin!)
will have the unique opportunity to connect with some incredible acts in their
small cities. It’s an idea inspired by old show posters, featuring proof that the
Dave Clark Five, Buddy Holly, The Rolling Stones and the biggest acts of their
day played in Iowa cities like Fort Dodge, Monticello, Spirit Lake
and elsewhere.

Daytrotter hopes to start a new tradition of taking great bands to the small
dots on the map where they’ll be appreciated for their raw emotion and talent,
turning barns and rooms into magical spots for an evening.

One and all are encouraged to attend and caravan with the tour; grilling with,
camping out, and staying at the same campgrounds and bed and breakfasts as
Daytrotter and the bands. It will be five days that no one will soon forget.

All shows are all ages and FREE. Donations will be gladly accepted.

Daytrotter goes Barnstorming:

July 25
11 amDavenport, Iowa: Morning performance at the Bix 7
road race course
at the turnaround: 110 McClellan Blvd. (Performing —
Local Natives)
6 pm — Maquoketa, Iowa: BARN Show #1: Biehl Farm, 3437 288th Ave.
(Performing — Local Natives, Catfish Haven, Caleb Engstrom)

July 26
6 pm — Bellevue, Iowa: BARN Show #2: Mooney Hollow Barn, 12471 Highway
52, Green Island, Iowa
(Performing — Local Natives, Snowblink, Paleo, Catfish Haven, Stranger Waves)

July 27
6 pm — Madison, Wisc.: Attic show #1: 212 S. Henry St., Madison, Wisc.
(Performing — Local Natives, Catfish Haven, Snowblink, Someone Still Loves You
Boris Yeltsin)

July 28
6 pm — Iowa City/West Liberty, Iowa: BARN SHOW #3 at the Secrest 1883
Octogonal Barn
, 5750 Osage St., West Liberty, Iowa; (Performing — Local
Natives, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Snowblink, Mac Lethal)

July 29
6:30 pm — Coon Rapids, Iowa: BARN SHOW #4, Whiterock Conservancy,
Riverhouse Barn
, 1313 Fig Ave., Coon Rapids, Iowa –
(Performing — Local Natives, Snowblink and Mac Lethal)





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