The University of Iowa

Kaia Kater

Of African-Caribbean descent and born in Québec, Kaia Kater has immersed herself in Canadian folk music as well as the music of Appalachia. With superb banjo skills, a jazz inflected voice, and a gift for song craft, she respects tradition while pushing forward.

Havana Cuba All-Stars

Asere means “friendship”—and once you’ve been to this party, you’ll consider these spectacular musicians and dancers friends for life. Weaving the tapestry of Cuban music and dance with contemporary thread, the Havana Cuba All-Stars bring energy, joy, and, yes, a spirit of friendship to the stage.

Theatre Lovett

In this enchanting play performed by Ireland’s Theatre Lovett, a sensitive musical prodigy leaves her quiet sanctuary for the noise of the big city as she tries to recover her magical, musical hat. The young people in your life will love the music, characters, and encouragement to follow their dreams.


Danú returns just in time to get you ready for the most Irish of holidays. The band offers virtuosic performances of traditional music from the Emerald Isle, capturing a sound cherished far beyond the borders of the musicians’ native land.

Jersey Boys

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony Award®-winning true-life musical phenomenon, JERSEY BOYS.

Science on Tap

Science is brewing at Hancher’s Stanley Café! Science on Tap is an informal forum for UI researchers to engage the campus and the local community in a discussion of science in a fun and inviting atmosphere. Please join us May 3 from 5:30-6:30 pm for Science on Tap during the weekly Thursday Nights at Hancher program.