Chad Elliott, Tommy Lewis and Patresa Hartman open Iowa State Center's Goldfinch Room. (Courtesy Ed Laub)
Intimate club-like space was created to be a "listening room"
In early 2019, Iowa State Center opened the Goldfinch Room, an intimate 80-capacity room tucked away inside Stephens Auditorium. It was a hit from the start with fans and artists, with shows often selling out within days of the on sale.
"There are lots of places to see music, but mostly bars, and not somewhere to sit down an...