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University of Iowa News Release

May 26, 2005

Folk Singer Garnet Rogers Performs On June 3 'Java House' Program

Canadian folk artist Garnet Rogers joins host Ben Kieffer for an hour of live music and conversation on the June 3 edition of "Talk of Iowa Live from The Java House." 

The "Java House" program, produced by the University of Iowa public radio station WSUI-AM 910, is broadcast live on public radio affiliates throughout Iowa. 

Rogers, who will perform at CSPS in Cedar Rapids Friday evening, has been hailed by the Boston Globe as "one of the major talents of our time." Rogers' songs detail the everyday struggles of ordinary people, and the small victories they sometimes find.

Every Friday morning at 10 a.m., "Talk of Iowa Live from The Java House" offers an eclectic variety of topics and guests for its listeners. Kieffer moderates the mix of lively discussion, drama, and live music drawn from a rich pool of intellectual, artistic and tuneful talent.  The shows are free and open to the public at The Java House, located at 211 E. Washington St. in downtown Iowa City.

The "Java House" show can be heard on WSUI AM 910 from Iowa City/Cedar Rapids, WOI AM 640 from Ames/Des Moines, KTPR - FM  91.1 from Fort Dodge, KOWI FM 97.9 from Lamoni and KWOI FM 90.7 from Carroll. The broadcast can also be heard in streaming audio at http://wsui.uiowa.edu/ by clicking on "Listen to WSUI"; it is rebroadcast on WSUI at 10 p.m. Fridays.

OTHER INFORMATION: http://www.garnetrogers.com/ and http://www.legionarts.org/

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: George McCrory, 319-384-0012, george-mccrory@uiowa.edu.