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Welcome to Iowa Live Music, your number one source for all "Things to Do" locally in Eastern Iowa. From the Cedar Valley to the Corridor, Iowa Live Music is dedicated to providing you the very best inside info on Local Entertainment & Nightlife, with an emphasis on Local Live Music, Local Dining & Night Spots, Family Fun & Recreation.


Founded in 1997 by Maxx Mitchell. When Maxx first started out, his passion for the local live music scene drove him to start his own business as The Guide Online. The site has gone through it's many changes over the years to adapt to the ever evolving market and embrace new technologies that have become tools to grow the site.  In 2014, the Iowa Live Music App was developed and contains 100's of things, for all ages, to do In Eastern Iowa. You can download the App free at or in the Android and iPhone App Stores.

Iowa Live Music now have over 20k followers in the App, website and social media throughout Eastern Iowa and beyond. Iowa Live Music has come a long way from its beginnings in Cedar Rapids, IA and has positioned itself to be the #1 source for local entertainment, recreation & nightlife. It's getting bigger every day.


I hope you enjoy our site as much as I enjoy offering it to you. If you have any questions or comments, please don't hesitate to contact.



Maxx Mitchell

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