It all started in a field on the campus of Wartburg College.

Then it went to the urban landscape of downtown Des Moines.

Then it meandered to the middle of nowhere -- between cornfields in Saint Charles, Iowa.

Now it comes home to the NewBo City Market.

I am speaking, of course, of my music festival journey this summer through Iowa.

Gentlemen of the Road. 80/35. Hinterland. And now the NewBo Music Festival.

I've had one hell of a summer. It's nice to finally add Cedar Rapids to my list of festival sites. With each festival I've attended, I've walked away more impressed each time by the organization, the spirit, and of course, the performances.

I'm hoping our festival this Saturday will follow suit.

Gates open at noon. Show starts at 1:00. You can still get tickets here.

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