Old Factory Coffee Shop

Sioux County, Iowa
Ally Karsyn


He claimed hundreds of undocumented immigrants from Mexico have “calves the size of cantaloupes because they’re hauling 75 pounds of marijuana across the desert.” He advocated for an electrified fence along the United States-Mexico border to discourage crossings, adding, “We do that with livestock all the time.”




Two women wearing hijabs appear on a projection screen. Through a video call, Jasmine Smith is joined by another Northwestern College graduate, Marly Melsh. Both are converts to Islam.

Live at the Old Factory is Field Division, tonight, a folkwave duo from Des Moines. Their songs rise up around you like a warm seltzer, and in the midst of the fuzz is the clear voice of Evelyn Taylor. Get ready for a late night musical swim on tonight’s broadcast of Live at the Old Factory. 

Live at the Old Factory is supported by Orange City Arts Council and the Gilchrist Foundation.

Old Factory Coffee Shop

For musicians, Iowa is often a place to begin, but not a place to end. This has been true for a long time, and it has left us in the difficult position of growing our own music culture.