Joe Purdy

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Joe Purdy

September 25, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

$10 – $28
Man with guitar
Live at The James Theater

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On-Sale Schedule
Members Pre-Sale*: Monday, 6/13 @ 10:00 AM CT
Public On-Sale: Wednesday, 6/15 @ 10:00 AM CT
Ticket Options
$28.00 + Fees – General Admission
$24.00 + Fees – General Admission (Members)*
$10.00 + Fees – General Admission (Student w/ ID)
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Event Schedule
6:30 – Doors & Seating
7:30 – Show Begins
Advanced ticket sales end on the day of the show at 2:00 PM.
Tickets will then be available at the door at the venue beginning at 6:30 PM.
Your name will be on the Will Call list at the venue (printed tickets will not be issued).
This event takes place at The James Theater:
213 N Gilbert Street, Iowa City, IA 52245
Seating is General Admission, first come, first served within each section.
Show Description
Joe Purdy, a singer/songwriter from Arkansas, put in his time working at a loading dock and as a counselor at a private high school before his song “Wash Away” became synonymous with the 2004 season of ABC’s Lost. Purdy left Arkansas for California in 2001, where he learned how to play the piano and began writing songs. He went on to record several homemade albums, breaking into the L.A. music scene with 2003’s StompinGrounds. It was around this time that Purdy was contacted by J.J. Abrams, the executive producer of Lost, who asked Purdy to write a song for the show. Purdy, who at the time was visiting an island on a river in upstate New York, wrote “Wash Away,” which went on to hit the country chart. The album that featured the song, Julie Blue, was released in 2004. Only Four Seasons followed it up two years later.


September 25, 2022
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
$10 – $28
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The James Theater
213 N Gilbert St
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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