Concerts

Upcoming Events

    Iowa Blues Winter Blues Fest 2015 – Hall of Fame Night

    Friday, January 30th 2015 - 12:00 am at Des Moines Marriott Downtown
    700 Grand Avenue

    $15
    www.cibs.org
    Hall of Fame Night” will be Friday, January 30th with a private reception for the Class of 2014 inductees at 6 pm, followed by the induction ceremony in the Des Moines Room at the Downtown Marriott at 7 pm. The inductees will be backed up by Sumpin Doo, featuring Iowa Blues Hall of Famers George Davis (Class of 1999) and Gil Davis (Class of 2003). Then headliner Lil Ed & the Blues Imperials will complete the evening. Tickets for Friday night will be $15 and advance ticket information, along with the complete lineup for the Winter Blues Fest will be available at the Central Iowa Blues Society website, www.cibs.org, in early December. A portion of the proceeds from each ticket sold for Hall of Fame night will be distributed to the inductees.

    Fireside Music with Jenni and Deanna

    Friday, January 30th 2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Hotel Pattee
    1112 Willis Avenue

    Free, tips welcome
    www.hotelpattee.com
    Enjoy music fireside with Jenni and Deanna at the Hotel Pattee. David’s Milwaukee Diner and Inter-Urban lounge are open for service. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1398106433770340/.

    Fireside Music with Jenni and Deanna

    Friday, January 30th 2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Hotel Pattee
    1112 Willis Avenue

    Free, tips welcome
    www.hotelpattee.com
    Enjoy music fireside with Jenni and Deanna at the Hotel Pattee. David’s Milwaukee Diner and Inter-Urban lounge are open for service. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1398106433770340/.

    Hairball Concert

    Friday, January 30th 2015 - 7:00 pm at Iowa State Fairgrounds – Jacobson Exhibition Center
    E 30th Street & E University Avenue

    $23 Advance; $30 Day of Show
    www.iowastatefairgrounds.org/event-calendar/concerts/
    Hairball in concert at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

    Hairball Concert

    Friday, January 30th 2015 - 7:30 pm at Iowa State Fairgrounds – Jacobson Exhibition Center
    E 30th Street & E University Avenue

    $23 Advance; $30 Day of Show
    www.iowastatefairgrounds.org/event-calendar/concerts/

    Andre Watts/Piano

    Saturday, January 31st 2015 - 6:30 pm at Drake University – Sheslow Auditorium in Old Main
    2507 University Ave

    $20 – $50; midwestix.com
    www.civicmusic.org/concerts/andre-watts/
    Andre Watts burst upon the music world at the age of 16 when Leonard Bernstein chose him to make his debut with the New York Philharmonic in their Young People’s Concerts, broadcast nationwide on CBS-TV.

    Jazz For Iowa Concert Series

    Saturday, January 31st 2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Turner Jazz Center/Drake University
    2505 Carpenter

    $20 Adults/$10 Students
    www.drake.edu
    Corey Christiansen-Guitar, Sam Salomone- Hammond B3, Steve Grismore-Guitar, John Kizilarmut-Drums. For more information www.synergyjazz.org Origin Records recording artist Corey Christiansen is joined by Des Moines music legend Sam Salomone.

    Two Davids in Concert

    Sunday, February 15th 2015 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Faith Lutheran Church
    10395 University Avenue

    These performers thrill audiences with their artistic nuanced interpretations. A free-will offering will be taken.  A registered piano technician, David Liljehahl has performed with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Holiday on Ice and at the Des Moines Playhouse. He has also taught percussion at Simpson College, directed high school bands and currently plays tuba in the Des Moines band.

    For more information, please call 515-225-8334 or visit www.faithlc.org.

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