Author: DMMC

Seldom Seen Festival Finalizes Lineup and Schedule

Cool Festival Alert! Seldom Seen Festival is a two-day music, art and literature festival on a 625-acre farmland in Monmouth, IA. The festival aims to create a full sensory experience through a variety of activities, arts, and crafts while encouraging its audience to become a part of the experience. Seldom Seen takes place on June… Read more »

Warner Music Group Is Recruiting for College Market Reps

The Warner Music Group is looking to expand their business in Des Moines.  They are going to be recruiting for College Marketing Representatives in the Des Moines area for the 2013-2014 school year. The Warner Music Group is the world’s largest record company and has brought acts to Des Moines in the past such as… Read more »

Green Grounds Cafe Presents: The Well Grounded Open Mic

Green Grounds Cafe is having a monthly Open Mic Night! Musicians, singers, and songwriters are invited to come out and perform the third Friday of every month. Come out to their next one, Friday, June 21st from 6 to 8 p.m. If you have any questions, call Green Grounds Cafe at 515-633-2326, or email Jack… Read more »

Music of Philip Glass to Air Over IPR This Weekend

The famous composer’s “Music of Philip Glass” concert will air on Iowa Public Radio Classical’s “University Concert” program over this weekend. Last weekend, IPR aired the first half of the concert. This weekend, they will air the concluding half both on Saturday, June 8th at 7:00 a.m. and Sunday, June 9th at 6:00 p.m. If… Read more »

Be In The River Monks’ First Music Video!

  That’s Right. The River Monks will be shooting their first music video ever, and they want your beautiful face to be in it. The band will be shooting the video at Campbell Park in Clive, Iowa on Sunday, June 9th at 8 p.m. All they ask of you is to dance around and sing… Read more »

Edward Sharpe And the Magnetic Zeros at Nitefall on the River: Preview

This post was written by Sandra Thompson If you haven’t been to an Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros concert, I highly encourage you to not miss your chance this Wednesday.  The band last played in Des Moines in 2011 for the 80/35 Festival.  During the festival, they showed amazing chemistry and cohesiveness for a… Read more »

Mars Cafe’s Sound Rover is Discovering Great Music for You

This month Mars Cafe presents the acoustic music series, Sound Rover, in which Iowa songwriters and touring musicians perform their original music. Sound Rover is a space to explore, for audience and artist alike. Each weekend this June, audiences will hear favorite tunes played in a new way or new material musicians are developing. Featured… Read more »

BOYS Are Comin’ to Town

This article was written for the Missoula Independent’s Music section. Sometimes I go on week-long spells of listening to acoustic music and start to think it’s the only way songs can be made. Give it up to Missoula’s Boys for reawakening me to the joys of distortion, echo and reverb in less than 20 minutes…. Read more »

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