Rude Punch

Rude Punch is a reggae/rock band from Iowa. Brady (guitar and lead vocals), Adam (back up vocals and drums), Colton (guitar and back up vocals) and Jack (back up vocals and bass) form the nucleus of Rude Punch, all good friends and lovers of music. The band’s main influences include Sublime, Slightly Stoopid, 311, Pepper and The Expendables. They have toured extensively, spreading their feel good vibes to all they come across. The band has been together for around 10 years in various forms as players have come and gone but Brady and Adam are the founding members, hooking up with Jack a couple of years ago and Colton last year. Rude Punch has produced two full length records and most recently, an 8 song EP called Lover’s Rock. The band is looking forward to continuing their quest to play as many shows as they can and expose as many people as possible to their unique fusion of reggae, rock, ska and dub music.

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The Zealots

Rock anthems and melodic instrumentation define the original sound of The Zealots from Bettendorf, Iowa. The music scene is struggling in Iowa, which is why The Zealots are aiming to be something new and different. After forming in the summer of 2014, they started mixing rock genres into a masterpiece. The Zealots are nothing but original. In late 2014 The Zealots were the first band from Iowa to collaborate with Joey Sturgis & his team at mixingbros.com. They went on to mix & master the single Chips the Fish. After hearing the final version of the song, The Zealots knew they had struck gold. In early 2016 the boys were discovered by Will Stevenson at the Artery Foundation. The Zealots signed with the management, making them the first Iowa band on their roster. They went on tour in the summer of 2016 & rocked out 5 different states. The band is comprised of five members: Micah Martin, Ryan Housenga, Jeff White, Colton Menke, & Adam Housenga. Please listen for yourself, you'll be glad you did.

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Julianna and a Soul Purpose 

Juliana Logan is an 18 year old singer songwriter from Davenport, Ia. She was selected by the Central Iowa Blues Society to perform at the International Blues Challenge Youth Showcase in Memphis, TN in 2016 and 2017. She has done countless performances for her hometown charities. She has opened up for Anthony Gomes, Lissie, and Toronzo Cannon. She was in the top 4 finalist for the 2015 WQAD River Roots Live contest as the youngest and only solo performer. She was the 1st runner up for the 2015 Iowa Blues Challenge Preliminary in Fairfield, Iowa in the solo/duo division. She had played in the Jr Jam tent for River Roots Live,, and she and her band opened the 2016 Mississippi Valley Blues Festival and the Dawn and On Festival. She began her melodic journey participating in The RME Rock Camp, Lessons, Winter Blues Camp, open mic nights, and song writers in the round for the past 8 years. She is accompanied by Eric Ganis lead guitar from Nashville, Tennessee, Drummer Jim VanHyfte from Rock Island Illinois, Bassist Jeff Fleury from Nashville, Tennessee ; Alto and tenor sax Alex Slack from Davenport, Iowa.

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