Tag Archives: William Elliott Whitmore

Iowa in the Bluegrass

Friday has finally arrived. What a long week. For those who aren’t tethered to a television tonight watching basketball – and let’s be real these conference tournaments are a bit lame – here are two fantastic alternatives for getting out … Continue reading

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The Llama Brings Home The Gold

I was happy to learn recently that my story for The Iowan magazine, Indigo Rhythms, won the Gold Award in the category of Culture Feature at the International Regional Magazine Association’s 31st Annual Awards in Reno, Nevada. http://www.facebook.com/notes/the-iowan-magazine/these-blues-are-solid-gold/10150375909695815 After graduating … Continue reading

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Indigo Rhythms: Iowa Blues Color the Heartland

Bob Pace & the Blues Groove are tearing down the house tonight. With a swagger in his step, the frontman backs away from the microphone and begins a musical conversation between his guitar and his audience. The drummer, bassist, and … Continue reading

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Life After Death for William Elliott Whitmore

It only takes a brief visit with Iowa singer-songwriter, William Elliott Whitmore, to understand he’s one of those people just born old. Rustic and worn, like an aging barn that’s seen too many winters, this tattered soul perseveres by singing … Continue reading

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William Elliott Whitmore Brings Hope from the Shadows with “Animals in the Dark”

From the opening verse on William Elliott Whitmore’s new release, Animals in the Dark, war is declared on those in power that would try to control people from behind closed doors. Set only to a martial drumbeat, “Mutiny” signals a … Continue reading

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