Tag: des moines music scene

80/35 sets the standard for Midwest music festivals

As a co-chair of the inaugural Middle Waves Music Festival, Alison Gerardot plays a key role in the marketing and business development efforts for a multi-day festival featuring 20+ acts from the indie rock, hip hop, and electronic worlds including The Flaming Lips, Best Coast, Doomtree, JEFF The Brotherhood, and Sidewalk Chalk. Taking place on… Read more »

Growth of the Des Moines Music Scene

  Des Moines’ music scene may not be on a top ten list, but we’re vying for a spot. We know our music scene is great and we’ve seen it grow significantly over the past ten years with music festivals like 80/35, 515 Alive, Hinterland, and more. We also know our musicians are some of… Read more »

Submit a track for the “CarpeDM Music Volume II” Today

We’ve once again hooked up with the Greater Des Moines Partnership to help showcase the thriving music industry in the area by issuing a second “CarpeDM” music compilation. As voted by the public, last year’s compilation featured original songs by Brother Trucker, Gloom Balloon and Bonnie Finken, among others. Once again, the mix will be unveiled… Read more »

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