I’ve had the best summer in NYC, but I’ll be back in Des Moines on Tuesday (which I am really, really excited about). So consider this an invitation to let me know about any really awesome shows I should be seeing in the next couple of weeks.
And keep the updates coming! If you’re in a band and you’ve got something rad coming up, let me know. I’ll be sure to get something on the site for you.
Des Moines resident Marc Hogan, 30, has the job you wish you had. Going to shows, interviewing musicians, reviewing new albums—it’s all in a day’s work for a SPIN magazine and Pitchfork magazine contributor. The Auburn, Calif. product takes a … Continue reading →
There’s a new video out from Max Wellman and the Belin Quartet. They’ll be stopping in Des Moines for a show on July 20 & 21, so make sure and grab your tickets before they’re gone. Check out the video … Continue reading →
Local favorite, The Seedlings, are about to hit the soundwaves with a new single, “Between Us.” When, you ask? Well, tomorrow. And this is only the beginning–Their debut album, Why We Grow Old is due to hit the public in … Continue reading →
Anybody with ears in the Des Moines/Ankeny area knows who Christopher the Conquered is. With fans reminiscent of Edward Sharpe’s cult-like following, they’re blowing up. And it helps that the just released a brand-spankin’-new music video within just a couple of … Continue reading →
After a four-year hiatus, The Films of John C. Reilly will be making a triumphant return to the Vaudeville Mews this Friday night. The band, made up of Clint Curtis, Joe Horn, Daniel Smith, Lincoln Decklever, Jordan Mayland, and newcomer Pat Fleming from Poison Control Center, is opening for the Mantis Pincers at 10pm. See event details here.
Besides bringing a rockin’ show, the band will be celebrating Clint’s 40th birthday. If you don’t know Clint, you should. He’s been the coolest bartender at the Mews for the past nine years and has acted in a commercial with James Franco (baller!). Juice recently profiled Clint. See the interview here.
So, bring your friends, pack the house, and get ready for your ears to tingle!
You should know Roxi Copland. Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick does–and he’s on her mailing list. And if you already know her, this rockstar following will come as no surprise to you. For those of you who are a little behind, … Continue reading →
The Bombay Bicycle Club (BBC) is hosting the Sonic Harvest Showcase this Saturday. And you shouldn’t miss out. The Sonic Harvest album is a compilation of 30 songs from the best local acts in Iowa. The Facebook page says it best: … Continue reading →