Corridor full of live music this weekend
Over the Rhine
Over the Rhine is the duo of Linford Detweiler and Karin Bergquist whose ethereal sounds have drawn comparisons to the likes of Cowboy Junkies.
Over the Rhine | 7 p.m. today (10/12) | CSPS Hall, 1103 Third St., Cedar Rapids | $18 advance, $22 door | Legionarts.org/events/over-the-rhine
Singer, songwriter, poet and troubadour Ellis Paul celebrates 25 years on the road with his The World Ain’t Slowin’ Down tour.
Ellis Paul | 7:30 to 9 p.m. Friday (10/13) | Uptown Theatre, 221 First St. NE, Mount Vernon | $5 to $50 | www.firststreetcc.com/event/live-music-ellis-paul
The Dallas-based Old 97’s are a fixture of the Americana scene, pioneering alt-country in the 1990s alongside Drive-By Truckers, the Jayhawks, Uncle Tupelo, and more.
Old 97’s | 8 p.m. Friday (10/13) | Englert Theatre, Iowa City | $28.50 | Tickets: (319) 688-2653
Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale
The Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale presents the opening concert of its 58th season with its Glorious Reformation Concert.
Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale | 7:30 to 9 p.m. Friday (10/13) | First Lutheran Church, 1000 Third Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids | $12 to $15
Cheese Pizza brings its Tavern Tour to the First Avenue Club for a night of retro music.
Cheese Pizza | 8 to 11 p.m. Friday (10/13) | First Avenue Club, 1550 S. First Ave., Iowa City | $10 | Tickets: www.firstavenueclub.com/events
Born in the rural countryside near Santo Domingo, Joan Soriano infuses steel string bachata with equal parts romance and grit. Bachata is essential to Dominican culture and draws upon a variety of influences from Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Joan Soriano | 8 p.m. Saturday (10/14) | CSPS Hall, 1103 Third St., Cedar Rapids | $17 advance, $21 door | Legionarts.org
The Lone Bellow
The Lone Bellow was first formed by Zach Williams, multi-instrumentalist Kanene Donehey Pipkin and guitarist Brian Elmquist. It now includes Jason Pipkin on keys/bass. Their third album, “Walk into a Storm” came out last month.
The Lone Bellow | 8 p.m. Saturday (10/14) | Englert Theatre, Iowa City | $22 to $25 | Tickets: (319) 688-2653
Amara Piano Quartet
The Amara Piano Quartet concert will include chamber music from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Amara Piano Quartet | 3 p.m. Sunday (10/15) | Coe College, Sinclair Auditorium, 1220 First Ave. NE, Cedar Rapids | Free
Erin Bode has garnered much critical praise for her pure voice, perfect pitch, and impressive phrasing and style. Her reluctance to accept classification as a purely jazz vocalist has led to reviews hailing her as “someone you won’t forget.”
Erin Bode | 7 p.m. Sunday (10/15) | CSPS Hall, 1103 Third St., Cedar Rapids | $17 advance, $21 door | Legionarts.org
David Bromberg & John Sebastian
A godfather of Americana and accomplished blues guitarist and multi-instrumentalist, David Bromberg’s career spans more than 45 years, with collaborators such as Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jerry Garcia, Carly Simon, Emmylou Harris, and The Eagles. John Sebastian is best known as a pioneer in the mid-1960s rock revolution with his band The Lovin’ Spoonful.
David Bromberg & John Sebastian | 7 p.m. Sunday (10/15) | Englert Theatre, Iowa City | $38.50 | (319) 688-2653
Heartland Marimba Quartet concert
This dynamic ensemble will perform a varied program of new modern works composed for them and contemporary/groovy pieces. The quartet is comprised of Matthew Coley of Waterloo, Michael J. Jones of Austin, Joe Millea of Tempe, Ariz., and Andrew Veit of Wheaton, Ill.
Heartland Marimba Quartet | 8 to 9 p.m. Wednesday (10/18) | Eastern Iowa Arts Academy Music and Arts Studio, 1847 E Ave. NE, Cedar Rapids | $15