Nate Logsdon: The Mind Behind Maximum Ames Music Festival

Written by Chad Taylor Nate Logsdon loves everything in life more than you’ll love anything in life. Endlessly upbeat, infectiously positive and overwhelmingly intense, Logsdon has two settings: Full Speed and Sleeping. As the front man for the band Mumford’s, … Continue reading

Upcoming Festival (Iowa): Adventure Camp

The 80/35 hangover (should) be clearing up by now, so it’s time to prepare for another festival! The 2nd annual Adventure Camp Music Festival is taking place August 23-25 near Decorah, Iowa. This is another weekend camping festival, so make … Continue reading

Shoot the Chutes: Sleepy Kitty

PBR-sponsored Shoot the Chutes (named after the infamous water ride at the historic and long gone Riverview Amusement Park), is taking over the Vaudeville Mews and the PBR Bar August 24th. That means you only have 9 days to get to … Continue reading

Preview: Seldom Seen Music Festival

Tomorrow (June 28/29), Seldom Seen Festival—an event focusing on music, art, and literature—will take over a small farm in Monmouth, Iowa. The fest includes two days of camping on a gorgeous spot of land, but there are quite a few … Continue reading

GDP/Band Bombshell Got An Award!

It’s been a big weekend! And thanks to everyone who has made it awesome. Seriously, though. What a huge weekend for local music. Let’s break it down a bit. GDP If you didn’t get the chance to make it to … Continue reading

Preview: Camp Euforia

Never heard of Camp Euforia? Neither had I (unfortunately). But for the sake of music and all that is holy, get familiar with the name. And for those of you who know of the 2-day festival, I’d be willing to … Continue reading

Little Big Fest Preview

This weekend marks the 7th annual Little BIG Fest! Hosted by the Greater Des Moines Music Coalition, this series of concerts at three different venues will keep you jamming all Saturday long. This festival showcases local and regional bands in … Continue reading