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Published: 2012/03/22

The Magnetic Fields, Sharon Van Etten, Bowerbirds, The War on Drugs and More to Play Mission Creek Festival

The seventh annual Mission Creek Festival kicks off next week on March 27 and will run through until April 1. The week-long gathering, which takes over the venues and spaces of downtown Iowa City, IA features a wide array of music, literature, food, and art.

This year’s diverse range of musical acts include The Magnetic Fields, Sharon Van Etten, Tim Hecker, The War on Drugs, Bowerbirds, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Black Milk, Dirty Beaches, William Elliott Whitmore, and many more. See below for the full lineup.

In addition to the musical happenings, the festival will also host a series of comedic and literary events including a one-time only comedy show created by David Cross, Jon Benjamin, Jon Glaser and Mary Lynn Rajskub.

Festival passes are sold out, however individual tickets can be purchased online here. For complete lineup and schedule, visit the festival’s official website..

Mission Creek 2012 Lineup:

The Magnetic Fields
David Cross
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
The Antlers
Justin Townes Earle
Black Milk
William Elliott Whitmore
Sharon Van Etten
Tim Hecker
Rhys Chatham
Leslie & The Ly’s
The War on Drugs
Kimya Dawson
Dirty Beaches
Bowerbirds
Jon Benjamin
Jon Glaser
Mike Doughty
Cuticle
William Fitzsimmons
Oberhofer
Erase Errata
Little Scream
Wet Hair
Like Pioneers
Rene Hell
Caroline Smith & the Goodnight Sleeps
Lulacruza
The Daredevil Christopher Wright
Golden Birds
The Poison Control Center
Gardens & Villa
El Ten Eleven
The Parlour Suite
North English
and more…

LITERARY LINEUP:
Luis Alberto Urrea
Amelia Gray
Robert Hass
Amber Tamblyn
Mike Doughty
Matt Hart
T Fleischmann
Robin Hemley
Michael Martone
Zach Dodson
Caroline Picard
Lindsay Hunter
Aaron Burch
Adam Novy
Roxanne Gay
Robert Stewart
Ben Furnish
Linda Rodriguez
and more…

Comments

There are 2 comments associated with this post

Jeff March 22, 2012, 13:22:44

Iowa = IA It is a sweet festival in a sweet Midwestern city. Going to hear a ton of great music!

Vickie Hall March 26, 2012, 12:10:02

And more….includes Surgery at the Yacht Club Wednesday night at 10:00!

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