Greg Brown Songbook- Ticketed in-store reading

Event date: 
Friday, May 3, 2024 - 7:00pm

Please join us for a special event with beloved Iowa folk musician Greg Brown, who will read from and talk about Ring Around The Moon - A Songbook.  Due to limited space, this will be a ticketed event for the first 150 takers.  Tickets are free, must be picked up in person at the cash register.  Books will be for sale at the event.

Ring Around the Moon is a collection of songs, stories, photographs, and drawings by Greg Brown, published by Ramshackle Press. "A songwriter's songwriter, Iowa folk artist Greg Brown is in a category all of his own, with a body of work stretching back to 1981's The Iowa Waltz (on Minnesota's Red House Records), followed by more than 30 highly-regarded albums. While Brown has retired from music and touring, he collaborated with Minnesota's Ramshackle Press on Ring Around The Moon - A Songbook. The 136-page book is a collection of writings, drawings, and photographs that accompany the lyrics and sheet music to many of Greg’s classic songs and features a foreword by musician Seth Avett, who released an album of Brown's songs in 2022." - Gratefulweb/Propeller

Greg Brown was born in the Hacklebarney section of southeastern Iowa and raised by a family that made words and music a way of life. His seasoned songwriting, storytelling, and music are deeply rooted in that place.
 
Ramshackle Press Founded in 2020, is based in both Viroqua, WI and Winona, MN and is focused on publishing the writing of musicians & other unique Midwest voices.

 

Event address: 
Prairie Lights Books
15 S Dubuque St
Iowa City, IA 52240