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awful purdies

awful purdies

Folk / new-folk / orchestral Iowa City, IA  US
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At the Veil
At the Veil
My Time
My Time
Pennies in the Dustpan
Pennies in the Dustpan
I got friends
I got friends


  • 2014

    Sep 4

    Cedar Rapids, IA, US | 5:00pm

    Come see us play at the incredible NewBo City Market from 5-8PM. We love Cedar Rapids!

  • 2014

    Aug 7

    Iowa City, IA, US | 12:00pm

    200 Hawkins Drive Iowa City, Iowa 52242 Colloton Pavilion (Elevator F, Level 8)

  • 2014

    Aug 6

    Iowa City, IA, US | 5:00pm

    Come on down to the Iowa City Farmer's Market to hear us play from 5-7pm. Located at the corner of Gilbert and Washington in Chauncey Swan Park and Parking Garage.

  • 2014

    Aug 2

    Madison, WI, US | 4:00pm


  • 2014

    Aug 2

    Madison, WI, US | 10:30am

    * www.sugarmaplefest.org * 24+ hours of music and workshops from national, regional, and local musicians! * Kids 12 and under free at gate with paying adult. * General event parking included in ticket price. * Camping permits not included with ticket price. * Rain or Shine.


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  • Laura Taylor Whitfield (Artist)
    Laura Taylor Whitfield
    your Portrait is awesome awful purdies! lovely talented gals ya are! LTW
  • Sick Bird (Artist)
    Sick Bird
    Great music u have here!! Check me out when u have time: http://sickbirdmusic.com
  • Cait Brennan (Artist)
    Cait Brennan
    Beautiful songs, gorgeous voices and musicianship! I really love your stuff. Hope to catch you guys live the next time I'm in Iowa City!
  • Robert Purdy (Fan)
    Robert Purdy
    Well, having my last name be Purdy, I had to check out the music. I really like what I hear so far. Reminds me a little bit like a folk version of Kennedy Rose, at least m...


Awful Purdies play The Community Song at Summer of the Arts Friday Night Concert Series 2010


  • Awful Purdies live at The Industry in Iowa City
  • Katie Roche
  • Nicole


Sounds Like: Mountain Man

Manager: Katie Roche

Bio: This all-female quintet is an eclectic collection of musicians who banded together out of the shared experiences of creating music across genres and being female in a male-dominated industry. All singers and multi-instrumentalists, they purdify every original and borrowed song they meet. Purdify...See Full Bio

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awful purdies has a show on 09/04/2014 at 05:00 PM @ The NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids, IA http://www.reverbnation.com/q/51keeb #concert


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Feedback on the album
Oct 7, 2009

We've been getting such great feedback on the album. Here's a few sweeties: Jil... [more]



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Q: Can you post the tabs to your songs? I want to play them so bad but I can't get all of the chords by ear. Please help!

A: Drop an email to Katie@awfulpurdies.com and I'd be happy to send them your way! K

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