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Join us for music, art and fun while supporting the Immigrant Welcome Network of Johnson County whose mission is: to empower and support new immigrant and refugee families in Johnson County, Iowa by providing temporary housing and comprehensive assistance in navigating the complexities of resettlement.

Where: The James Theater, 213 North Gilbert St, Iowa City When: Wednesday November 8, 7:00-9:00pm Donation at the door: $25 (suggested) Nice artwork will be available for purchase

All proceeds will be used to support the new refugee and immigrant families staying in the temporary housing provided by the Immigrant Welcome Network of Johnson County.

Seating is limited, so please go to the Immigrant Welcome Network of Johnson County's Facebook event page and let us know that you can join us:


Can't make it, donate on their website!


Woof Wine Walk and Lunch

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Walker Homestead, 3867 James Avenue Southwest , Iowa City, IA

Woof Wine Walk and Lunch for IC Animal Shelter You may have heard that the Iowa City Animal Care and Adoption Center recently rescued 131 dogs from a puppy mill in rural Johnson County. Most of these dogs are on their way to a better life, however the costs were substantial and not likely the last time a puppy mill will need rescuing.

Bring your dog (and/or a friend) this Sunday Oct 8 from 10:00-2:00 to the Walker Homestead for the first Woof Wine Walk and Lunch to raise money for the Friends of the Animal Center Foundation who support the Iowa City Shelter.

What: Woof Wine Walk and Lunch Where: Walker Homestead Winery, 3 miles west of Iowa City, just south of Melrose Ave (IWV) When: This Sunday October 8, 10:00-2:00 Donation: A $25 donation includes: A dog/friend walk through the beautiful Walker Homestead countryside A glass of wine and a dog treat at the half way point A mimosa and dog treat on your arrival back to the Homestead Live music by Homebrewed Lunch can be purchased after the walk (Lunch menu) Silent auction, raffle and other ways to support available Registration start times are available from 10:00-12:00 *Note, when registering, you will be given an opportunity to select your start time (up to 18 people every 5 minutes). The registration site first appears as if there is only a 10 am start, but you select your preferred start time at the end of the registration process. (sorry, we know, its ruff 🙂)

Come on out, get a little exercise with your furry friend, enjoy the fresh air, delicious wine and lunch and, of course, fun music!

Sign Up For the Woof Wine Walk and Lunch Here: https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=139005

Can't make it, donate here! https://icanimalcenter.org/207/Donate


Dear Friends: Please join us this Saturday from 3-6pm to give a rousing send off to beloved Mark Twain Elementary School Principal Jason McGinnis while raising funds to support 45 kids who lost funding to attend summer camp.

What: Farewell Party Fundraiser honoring Twain Principal Jason McGinnis Where: Mark Twain Elementary School. 1355 Deforest Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240 When: This Saturday June 3, 3-6pm

Food! Games/ activities! Fun Music! Raffle items! and so much more! Your help will make a difference in a child's opportunity to have A Safe Place to Go this summer! Sponsored by: the Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County and HomeBrewed-Music with a Mission.

Can't attend in person, you can also donate here: https://ncjc.org/baspcampaign.html

HomeBrewed Album Release Party for Tate High School

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Wildwood Saloon, 4919 Walleye Drive SE , Iowa City, IA 52240

Release Party for HomeBrewed's First Album "Devil in My Soul". Proceeds support the Holiday Food Drive benefiting Elizabeth Tate High School families over the winter break "Devil in My Soul" is HomeBrewed's First Album, recorded at Flatblack Studios in rural Iowa City (Thank you Luke Tweedy!). It is a mix of original and covers in a bluesy rock'n roll style. CDs available for purchase at the event to support Tate families. Come join the fun, Family Friendly

$10 tickets in advance (Wildwood Saloon) or at door $100 reserved table for 5 (tickets included) Art Works available for silent auction, many by Tate Students.


Benefit concert for the Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County Enjoy an outdoor concert with a Food Truck, and Bouncy House Bring a chair or blanket and BYOB for beverages.

Music by HomeBrewed, Iowa City-based bluesy rock n roll band, playing classic blues, rock, modern indie blues and original tunes.

Suggested Donation: Goodwill and raffle items



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Olympic Theater, 1202 3rd St SE, Suite 200, Cedar Rapids

daBluesapalooza is a benefit concert celebrating 30 Years of ‘da Blues on KCCK, the Kirkwood CC radio station. Featuring an All-Star jam of the top Blues and R&B musicians from Cedar Rapids and Iowa City! Your Hosts: Bob DeForest and John “Big Mo” Heim Scheduled to Appear: Craig Erickson Quartet Evan Stock Band Homebrewed John Resch and Doggin’ Out Johnny Kilowatt Molly Nova and The Hawk featuring Bryce Janey Tanya English Band ….and more! We are honored to play for this wonderful event. Come on out and join the fun!

Students $5, Gen Admission $15, Reserved with BBQ dinner $30


This Sunday morning Nov 14 (9-noon), Walker Homestead is hosting a 5K fun run-walk-crawl to raise money for the North Liberty Community Pantry and Coralville Food Pantries. Walker Homestead is located 3 miles west of Iowa City, just south of Melrose Ave (IWV). The event is in collaboration with GreenState Credit Union and Homebrewed. The 5K Vintner’s run-walk-crawl is on a beautiful groomed course around the Walker Homestead Farm with fire pits, smores and local wine samples along the route to keep your warm, ending in the vineyard with a celebration mimosa and farm breakfast.

Registration start times are spread across the morning (limit to a count of 12 every 10 minutes from 9AM to noon) to give ample space for your bubble to enjoy the morning outing on the farm and at each wine tasting station with wines from Lubben Vineyards & Wines and Walker Homestead:

  1. White wine station table and fire pit at mile one

  2. Red wine station table and fire pit at mile two

  3. Mimosa and farm breakfast in the vineyard with live music from Homebrewed

Come on out, get a little exercise, enjoy the fresh air, delicious wine and farm breakfast and, of course, fun music!

Sign Up For the Vintner's 5K Run-Walk-Crawl Here


Suicide Prevention Benefit Concert

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Wilson's Orchard, 4823 Dingleberry Rd NE, Iowa CIty

Please join us for an important event to raise money and awareness for suicide prevention. This event is in coordination with the UI College of Dentistry Alumni Weekend, however all are welcome! Location: Wilson’s Orchard and Farm, 2 miles north of Iowa City, just east of Hwy 1, on Dingleberry RdNE (County Road X-16).
Date/time: Saturday Sept 18, Music will begin at 8:00pm to 10:00pm. You can arrive at any time and enjoy the Orchard. Cost: Free (although everyone will be encouraged to donate to the cause) Venue: This is an outdoor event. It will take place at a new stage in a valley next to the Orchard parking. Picnic tables are available on top of the hill or you can bring a blanket/chair to be closer to the music. Sustenance: Delicious Wilson’s Smokehouse BBQ, snacks, adult and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase Purpose: This event will help kick off the Jenifer (Dr. Jen) Wolfe Memorial Funding Campaign, an effort by the College and the Department of Pediatric Dentistry to support the College’s suicide prevention program in memory of a member of the Class of 2001. In addition, a small portion of these funds will be used to provide dental care to disadvantaged children. For more information and to contribute, please visit the funding campaign’s website:https://uigoldrush.org/drjen. We hope to see you there, and help us build community around this important topic.

Jenifer (Dr. Jen) Wolfe Memorial Funding Campaign


UI Student Veterans Fundraiser @ Eagles Club

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Eagles Club of Iowa City, 225 Highway 1 W, Iowa City, IA 52246

UI Student Veterans Association UIVA dinner/concert at the IC VFW-Fifth Annual. Proceeds will support career development assistance for the 2000+ student vets and their dependents on campus. $15 includes pork dinner and concert. Donations can also be made online: www.givetoiowa.org/UIVAvetfund


Last Dash Food Bank Benefit

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The MIll, 120 E Burlington St, Iowa CIty, IA

Kevin BF Burt, International Blues Champion will be joining us for the 5th Annual Benefit Concert for the Community Food Bank. The event will support Project Holiday with the goal of serving a full holiday dinner for 4000+ families. Suggested donation: $10 for adults, $5 for students, kids free. Bring the family after work for good food, drink, music and fun.


Penfield Children's Center Benefit Concert

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Linneman's Riverwest Inn, 1001 E. Locust St, Milwaukee, WI 53212

Come enjoy the Second Annual HomeBrewed benefit concert to support Penfield Children's Center! Bring your friends to Linneman's Riverwest Inn and raise your glass to fun music for a great cause. Penfield creates a positive start in life for infants and children, many of whom have developmental delays or disabilities, by providing early education, health services and family programming. https://www.facebook.com/events/702360346840718/


A HomeBrewed Benefit for the Greatest Small City for the Arts Campaign

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The MIll, 120 E Burlington St, Iowa CIty, IA

FilmScene and The Englert Theatre are in a capital and programmatic campaign to help strengthen their local historic arts venues, expand into new venues and programs, and evolve the ways in which we connect the arts to all of the cultures that make up our community. At its heart, their campaign is about deepening partnership and collaboration in our area and they hope to write an important chapter in the overall vision of Building the Greatest Small City for the Arts. HomeBrewed is an all-star Iowa City rock band that most often dedicates its shows toward raising awareness and funds for nonprofit institutions and efforts. Suggested Donation: $10 adults, $5 kids Information Tables about the Campaign will also be on site


Come on out and join HomeBrewed and our friends, Two Bit Maniac for an Oktoberfest good time of food, beverages and games, all while helping the Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County raise money to support field trips for underprivileged kids in the Iowa City Area.


Shelter House BBQ Bash

Johnson county IA Fairgroiunds, 3109 Old Hwy 218 S, , Iowa City, IA 52246

Come on down to the 3rd annual BBQ Bash to benefit Shelter House on Friday, September 27th. Enjoy a night of delicious food, music, and games for the entire family at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. And live it up with bluesy rockabilly music by an Iowa City favorite, HomeBrewed!

Adult tickets GROWN FOLK (age 13+ and adults) $35.00

Children tickets JUNIOR PITMASTER (age 6 to 12) $10.00 | LIL’ GRILLER (age 3 to 5) $5.00 | Age 2 and under: Free



Fifth Ward Saints North Benefit dinner/gig

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Ernie Found's barn, 4304 Maier Ave SW,, Iowa City, IA 52240

Come Join the Fifth Ward Saints North in celebrating the successes we've had in our first year in Iowa City providing a positive after school program for underprivileged children. You will not want to miss this: there will be live music by Homebrewed, BBQ provided by Iowa Pork Producers and much more. The Fifth Ward Saints North has established itself as a valuable asset to the Iowa City community and we would like for you to come celebrate with us and learn how you can become a part of this movement! .