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Java Blend LIVE Event: Dick Prall 10/18

Dick Prall
Dan Welk

  On Friday, October 18,  at 2 PM at Iowa City's downtown Java House, IPR Studio One's Ben Kieffer will host a special hour of "Java Blend" with Dick Prall.

Ben Kieffer will chat with artist Dick Prall about , and he will also perform a live 50-minute set. This program is free and open to the public!

Dodging in and out of pop ditties, lilting melodies, and quirky song structures, Dick Prall’s inability to stay in one musical place is reflective in a body of work that mirrors his personality: youthfully distracted and sweetly cynical. 

He puts great care into fashioning accessible and viral songs, inserting them with content that, if you look beyond the hooks, shows you a landscape filled with unsavory characters, and a decent dose of thoughtfulness.  You could label him a storyteller—one who leaves you happily singing along to tales of serial murder and roadside sex long after you’ve tucked away your ear buds.

This program will air on Iowa Public Radio Nov. 9, at 2 p.m. Stay tuned to Java Blend!

Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River