The CSPS Thursday Songwriter Series is a showcase of talented acoustic songwriters with Iowa connections. Featuring four performers with diverse life experiences, musical backgrounds, and genres, there is guaranteed to be something for everyone. The show will be hosted by Cedar Rapids native and veteran performer Kimberli Maloy.
David Kav Originally from Chicago, IL, David Kav is an indie folk rock artist now living in Des Moines, IA. David has been playing and writing music for nearly 3 decades. He believes that authenticity and heart through music is the universal language.
Miss Christine Christine Moad of Iowa City, IA shatters preconceived notions and societal expectation with their music. Moad, a bassist and singer-songwriter recording under the moniker Miss Christine, blends inde rock with blues and soul influences delivered with defiant punk attitude.
Kris Karr From Fort Dodge, IA, Kris Karr's music can be defined as rhythmic, engaging, and sincere. After years as a drummer, Kris made the decision to pick up the guitar which paid off in 2022 when he was inducted into the Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Carol Montag Carol Montag is an Americana singer-songwriter from Cedar Rapids, IA who has been described by folk legend Tom Paxton as a "genuine discovery". She is a singer of new songs written by her, for her. She cannot be categorized, she must be heard.
Kimberli Maloy Host for the Thursday Songwriter Showcase, Kimberli Maloy of Cedar Rapids, IA is no stranger to the stage. A songwriter, actor, director, and about outdoorswoman, her love for life shows in every note, word, and step.