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

Q&A: Stuart Davis

Stuart Davis, a man of many hyphens (writer-director-actor-comedian-songwriter) with 14 albums out and multiple NPR guest spots, will be playing the early show at The Vaudeville Mews tomorrow, May 17th. Before you head down there for his multi-faceted show, get … Continue reading

Q&A: sami.the.great

Brooklyn-based musician sami.the.great (Sami Akbari) has already made her stop in Des Moines, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t give her music a good hard listen. Slightly reminiscent of Eisley and Lilly Allen (in my non-professional opinion), Sam spent part … Continue reading

Q&A: Fredrik Kretz of Swedish Metal Band Outshine

Something ridiculously cool happened to me a few weeks back. I got asked to interview an international band. And not only an international band, but a Swedish metal band. I grew up with a friend who thrived in the presence … Continue reading

Mickey Davis of Is Home Is on Touring

Is Home Is (previously Olsen Twinns) took to the road with Tires for a national tour that stopped in D.C., Ohio, New York, and Missouri, among others states. They’ll be finishing up the tour with a show at the Vaudeville Mews … Continue reading

It’s the End of the World…

…And we’re taking the party down to the Vaudeville Mews. On Friday, Pure Gut, Pussy Willow, The French Dials, The Films of John C. Reilly, and Ramona and the Swimsuits will take the stage to give us a party worthy … Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Vaudeville Mews!

The Mews holds a spot in the heart of every single 4th Street regular and newbie alike. Today marks their 10th birthday, and I think it’s the perfect time to show the venue some love. Ladd Askland, booker for the … Continue reading

Jill’s Musical Birthday Bash

Our friend Jill Haverkamp turns 30 today! (Happy birthday, Jill.) She’s the founder of On Pitch Media–a music, entertainment, and lifestyle marketing agency. and She’s throwing a party down at The Mews tonight and you’re all invited. Catch The Autumn … Continue reading