Ottumwa, Iowa, just can't wait for Mumford & Sons, hopes video plea will lure British band

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Posted: Friday, September 20, 2013 12:00 am

OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) — A small southeast Iowa city is using a video of residents performing to Mumford & Sons music to try to persuade the English folk rock band to visit and play for their community.

Organizers behind the Bridge View Center, a venue in Ottumwa that features concerts and other performances, recently shot about six hours of footage for a promotional video with students and city leaders that will be sent to the band.

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