Backstage Ball Honoree (Music Industry): Kathryn Dickel

altAfter working for large corporations, Kathryn Dickel decided that she preferred the creative freedom and open lifestyle of the entrepreneur. Since starting Swaelu Media and IowaTIX (now MidwesTIX) with Heather Hansen, Dickel has become an advocate for the small business owner and a collabortive force in the Iowa entertainment scene.

6th Annual Gross Domestic Product Lineup Announced

GDPrough_squareGross Domestic Product (GDP), returns to Hotel Fort Des Moines on Saturday, April 2 and will feature 13 groups representing the indie, hip-hop, blues, acoustic, metal, and electronic pop genres.