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The Sapwoods

Rank #1 US Iowa City, IA Rock / Alternative / Indie Pop


  • David Suchan Guitar
  • Derrick Cook Drums
  • Brian Speer Bass
  • Miranda Peyton Keyboard
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Sounds Like: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Wilco, Talking Heads (official), Bob Dylan, Father John Misty

Bio: The Sapwoods are a Midwestern Rock and Roll band hailing from Iowa City. The music they make has a strong focus on song-writing, energetic drumming, catchy melodies, jangly to nasty fuzzed out guitars, punchy organ and wiggly keys, classic pop inflections, vocal harmonies, and an unparalleled fea... See Full Bio

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“The Sapwoods pop and sparkle in a flare of sounds that span across a spectrum of power pop and anthemic alt-Americana. Propelled by a ceaseless energy, their sophisticated sensibilities glimmer in a spectacle of grooves, laments, croons, breaks, surges, bottle-breaking riffs and heartsick melodies, packed powerfully into fine, well-wrought songs.”
— Aaron McNally, Pulse Magazine
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Q: How late in the morning do you wait before enjoying a little taste of beer?
A: Our hangover cure is usually around 11:00AM, but that's on weekends. Sometimes earlier on weekdays, depends how the week is going.

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