PLAY: Gabe's Bar (IA)

Posted by:  Wildwood Smokehouse & Saloon  | When:  –  | Where: Iowa City, Iowa, USA

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Gabe's Bar is a legendary local bar and live music venue in Iowa City. Gabe's opened in the 1970s and has remained a blueprint for local food and music. We have a downstairs beer garden while upstairs remains the main area for our live entertainment events. Don't be surprised if there is a metal show after an indie performance-- anything goes at Gabe's!

We are looking to hire exciting bands to play at our bar.

The Opportunity

Gabe's Bar hires an electic mix of performers. Part of Iowa City's downtown area, Gabe's is a well established venue for food, drinks, and music. Performing at Gabe's will be a great opportunity for any artist/band!

The Band

  • Open to all genres EXCEPT cover bands. Rock, Punk, Indie, Hip-Hop, EDM, Metal, Jam Bands, Bluegrass, Comedy, ... Good times, good times.

  • We hire on local, regional, and national levels

  • Bands must be actively playing shows 

  • Bands must be willing to heavily promote the show if chosen to play

  • All acts applying must meet the criteria that we look for, lyrics, stage presence, style and artists must have a fanbase

  • Acts must have a solid online presence

The Gig

  • Location: 330 E Washington St Iowa City, IA 52240
  • PA provided, bands may need to 
  • Bands are able to sell merch on-site
  • Dates listed are fluid, apply and we will contact you with our availabilities. 
Compensation Details: 
  • Compensation determined at the time of booking


  • Compensation Amount: Determined at time of booking


Apply by Apr 01, 2023

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