Friday, January 19 2018 • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm • The Basement

 Unfortunately, due to illness, we’ve had to cancel January 19th’s Roots & Craft w/Chase Garrett.  Any customers who bought pre-sale tickets will be fully refunded.  Thank you for your understanding, and we hope you can join us next week at Roots & Craft!




Are your weekends getting off on the wrong foot? We think we’ve found the root of your problem – you are sorely missing out on some quality libations and solid music! Well, we’ve got the solution – start your weekend out right every Friday at Roots & Craft at the Basement.

Starting at 5:30 pmRoots & Craft presents Roots music across multiple genres and a new Craft food, wine, or beer feature each week.


Chase Garret, voted “Best Local Act” in Iowa City, IA by the Daily Iowan in 2011, began playing piano professionally at age seventeen and within a few years was performing at blues and boogie woogie festivals across the U.S. and Europe. Having been heavily influenced by artists such as Oscar Peterson, Erroll Garner, Otis Spann and Meade “Lux” Lewis, his style has grown into an infectious and diverse mix of boogie woogie, blues, swing and stride that is sure to satisfy any audience. Chase has dedicated himself to the piano not only as a pianist, but also as a technician, an instructor, an event organizer and a producer. He has brought world class pianists to the Englert Theatre in Iowa City, IA for his annual Blues & Boogie Woogie Piano Stomp concert series and has taught master classes and piano performance at colleges, blues weeks and swing camps across the U.S. Chase currently resides in St. Louis, MO.
Audiences can expect to hear a mixture of Chicago blues and boogie woogie, Kansas City Swing and some Classic Jazz from New York City.