The University of Iowa


This unique blending of musical voices will take the stories and characters that recur throughout the world’s disparate myths and legends as a jumping off point for an expansive musical journey that is at once idiosyncratic and universal.

Think Outside the Drum

This free, family-friendly show introduces a wide array of percussion instruments and the sounds they make. Through interactive activities and musical demonstrations, Third Coast Percussion invites everyone to play with the building blocks of music.

An Evening of Music & Literature

With Rosanne Cash, A. M. Homes, Lan Samantha Chang, Tameka Cage Conley and John Leventhal 

Limited Availability!

Join us for An Evening of Music & Literature featuring singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash, her husband and guitarist, John Leventhal, and three exceptional authors with ties to the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Family Fun Night

No matter your age or musical ability, we have something for everyone! Ignite your passion for music and join us to make music on a wide variety of instruments in this open-house style event.

♦  Instrument Petting Zoo
♦  Ukulele Lessons

Danish String Quartet

Perhaps the most in-demand string quartet in the world today, the Danish String Quartet stand out “not because they’re shinier or plusher or pushier than the rest,” raves The Guardian, “but because of their nimble charisma, stylish repertoire, and the way their light and grainy shading can turn on a dime.”