GDP Band Hype: Derek Muse Lambert

It’s been a loud month for the otherwise quiet and soft-spoken Derek Muse Lambert. Following a release show for his new cassette, Songs from the Guest Room, early this month, Muse Lambert will also be making a rare solo appearance at this year’s Gross Domestic Product music festival.

Muse Lambert’s brand of rust-covered folk ditties ring with the buried truths of flipping through old memories with the hindsight of closure. The new album is a collection of (mostly) solo songs that jingle and jangle and rattle along down the dirt road.

It’s like hearing your grandfather’s raspy voice, feeling your father’s hand on your shoulder, and seeing the world anew through the experiences of your little brother, all at the same time. Catch these timeless tunes on the 4th Street Theatre stage at 5:15.

Written by Treynor Reis

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Catch Derek Muse Lambert at GDP Music Festival 2017 on Saturday, April 29 – 5:15pm at 4th Street Theatre (216 4th St.)!

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GDP is organized by the nonprofit the Greater Des Moines Music Coalition (DMMC). GDP 2017 is made possible with the generous support of Bravo Greater Des Moines, Iowa TaproomYelp DSMConfluence Brewing CompanyVital Signs Display Graphics, VolunteerLocalSaturday Mfg.KFMG 98.9 FMVaudeville Mews, and 4th Street Theatre.

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Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is an all Iowa music festival featuring musical artists from Greater Des Moines and across Iowa. Coordinated by the Des Moines Music Coalition and a team of volunteers, the goal of GDP is to organize an event that best supports Iowa musicians and their needs for growth in the music industry.

For 2017, our main objectives are (1) to boost exposure and build the audience for smaller, up-and-coming Iowa acts, (2) to bring more acts from outside Des Moines to expose local artists to new ideas, and (3) to continue supporting the genre diversity represented in the 2016 festival. As in the past, GDP continues to support primarily young and new artists who are taking their first steps into creative self-expression through music and doing so in a positive, collaborative way.

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