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 Carlson: Tour Manager (David Byrne & St. Vincent)

-Alex Steele (Vocalist and Keyboardist) and Michael Daum (Lead Guitar) of Roster McCabe

-Patrick Tape Fleming (Des Moines musician) of Poison Control Center and Gloom Balloon


The panel will consist of a 20 minute discussion followed by a 10 minute Q&A session with the audience. The panel will be held on Friday at 4:30 p.m. at Ritual Cafe.


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