Author: DMMC

Make/Break Hosts Internet Marketing and Website Workshops this Weekend

If you want to share your music with as many people as possible these days, you need to have a website and utilize online tools to reach your existing and potential fans. If you aren’t sure where to start, then two workshops being held in downtown Des Moines this Saturday, January 11th may give you… Read more »

New Free Music from All Iowa Noise Insurgency

Last summer we started sharing free music compilations from various local artists on our Free Music page. This month, we’ve got a brand new compilation put together by the All Iowa Noise Insurgency. Click here to stream/download the compilation. Enjoy!

ArtForceIowa Seeks Artist-Mentor for Music

Wanted: Artist-Mentor for Music ArtForceIowa seeks to offer struggling youth art-based solutions to their struggles. Artist-Mentors work with youth who are court-involved and live in the core of Des Moines. For more information visit artforceiowa.org or our page. Duties- -Lead Music Workshop weekly on Thursdays from 3-6pm. -Work with music-interested youth individually and in groups. -Form respectful… Read more »

Give the gift of local music with our Super Fan Package!

Give the gift of local music with our Super Fan package! This very special package includes the following: – One 2-day pass to 80/35 music festival (July 4-5, 2014) – Free access to our other main concert events over the course of 2014, including Gross Domestic Product (all Iowa showcase, spring 2014) and Little BIG Fest (roots and jam festival, fall… Read more »

Register Now for Music University featuring Nels Cline of Wilco

Music University is  a full-day music industry conference on Saturday, October 19, 2013, at Drake University’s Harmon Fine Arts Center (2505 Carpenter Ave., Des Moines) featuring panels, forums, workshops, and presentations by more than 40 national and local speakers. VIEW PANEL SCHEDULE | VIEW SPEAKER INFORMATION REGISTER Click here to register now. – General – $25 advance, $30… Read more »

One Track Minds: “Secret Love” by Max Wellman

Welcome to “ONE TRACK MINDS” with Erika Rae Owen from Band Bombshell and Chris Knauf, board member of the Des Moines Music Coalition.  Each week, Erika and Chris take turns selecting a song of their choice, listen to it together for the first time, and document their reactions, thoughts and witty banter via instant messenger.  This week,… Read more »
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Music University: On the Road with the Bands of 80/35

The Greater Des Moines Music Coalition is excited to present a free panel at 80/35 for people who are interested in life on the road as a performing artist. Music writer and Des Moines resident, Marc Hogan (Pitchfork, Spin, Paste) will moderate a discussion on how to tour successfully with the following special guests: -Tom… Read more »

The Definitive Guide to the Parties of 80/35

We are excited to be teaming up with Mission Creek Festival and Maximum Ames this year to present The Parties of 80/35! While providing more music entertainment options for those hanging out in Des Moines over the weekend, these parties also highlight the vibrant and diverse music community in and around Des Moines. The best… Read more »

One Track Minds- Annalibera “Battle World”

Welcome to “ONE TRACK MINDS” with Erika Rae Owen from Band Bombshell and Chris Knauf, Board member of the Des Moines Music Coalition.  Each week, Erika and Chris take turns selecting a song of their choice, listen to it together for the first time, and document their reactions, thoughts and witty banter via instant messenger. … Read more »

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