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Day 2 of Middle of the Map is a contemplative affair

Iron and Wine, Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear and others give a big Uptown Theater crowd nearly five hours of songs in the key of folk, country, soul and rock. One night after OK Go and other bands filled the theater, four acts took the stage Thursday night and gave about 1,700 fans a showcase in songwriting and lyricism.