George Thorogood

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“Saturday in the Park” provided free entertainment and more to an estimated crowd of 25,000 on July 6, 2019 at Grandview Park.

Many musicals acts played on two stages throughout the day and evening, including George Thorogood and the Destroyers.

Bass player Bill Blough spoke to Siouxland Public Media about the festival, his long-time career with the band and thoughts on Sioux City.

Today on The Exchange, we recap a massive Saturday in the Park Celebration on July 6.  Sheila Brummer talks with several folks at the event and some of the performers as well.

We hear from two of the more well known Democratic Presidential candidates who visited Siouxland last week- South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and California US Senator Kamala Harris.

There is a Native American Presidential Candidate Forum scheduled for August 19-20 in Sioux City.  We talk with one of the planners.

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Another "Saturday in the Park" takes over Grandview Park in Sioux City, Iowa starting at noon on Saturday, July 6.

SITP Committee Member Erika Newton talked to Siouxland Public Media's Sheila Brummer about what's new this year, the musical lineup and festival memories.

Con Brio, on the Abe Stage at Saturday in the Park Edit | Remove

This week on The Exchange talk with some of the performers on the Abe stage at Saturday in the Park.  One of them in Con Brio.  Con Brio is a named for an Italian musical direction meaning with spirit.  Con Brio is San Francisco Bay Area band that plays what its members call "energetic soul", psych-rock and R&B.  

Ten O'Clock Blues 6.29.19

Jul 1, 2019

Lonesome George and his Destroyers get us amped up for what should be an excellent show next weekend at the Saturday in the Park Festival. Also we've got a classic from Ray Charles and new muscic from Southern Avenue and Keb' Mo'.

Food For Thought - Dave Bernstein SITP 6.28.19

Jun 28, 2019

Burritos, Gyros, BBQ, Craft Beers, acres of Funnel Cakes and big ole' Turkey Legs! All that and some new stuff too. Adrian welcomes Dave Bernstein to talk about everything you can eat or drink at this year's Saturday in the Park Festival (hint: nothing you bring from your house)

Cultural Continuum 6-28-19

Jun 28, 2019

Joanne Fox joins Steve for this week's edition of summer fun, Okoboji Summer Theatre, Downtown Live, Mardi Gras Festivale and triple digit heat indices! 

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A food pantry that serves more than 5,000 people a month in Sioux City is being evicted because the building it operates from has been sold.

The Midtown Family Community Center houses the food pantry, a free Saturday meal, and a 4-H program. Boys and Girls Home Inc. owns the building and had allowed the community center to use the building rent-free. But the building was sold last month. 

the grant funding the center receives provides only food for the pantry and Saturday meal. She says officials are looking for another neighborhood space to reopen.

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Officials say a food pantry that serves more than 5,000 people a month in Sioux City is being evicted because the building it operates from has been sold.

The Midtown Family Community Center houses the food pantry, a free Saturday meal, and a 4-H program. Janet Reynolds of the Jones Street Neighborhood Coalition says the center's closure will be a "huge loss for the community."

A Sioux City food pantry that serves more than 5,000 people each month is being evicted from the building where it has operated for the last 11 years.

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