When people say things like “this ain’t your father’s…” they say it to mean that this is a new and different way of looking at something. The thing about Lightnin’ Ridge, though, is this is your father’s bluegrass. This is the music that came up through the generations from the front porches and backyards of people all over the country. Lightnin’ Ridge plays bluegrass music. They play it in a way that most people imagine when they hear “bluegrass.” They play it well, they play it tight and they play it fast. They play bluegrass.
Rebel Creek, a band known for it’s distinct fusion of psychedelic, bluesy jam rock, has been making quite the impression throughout Iowa—both because of their age and because of their rare talent.
The Greater Des Moines Music Coalition’s Music University and Drake University’s Entrepreneurship Program present M. Shawn Crahan: On Living Your Dreams, Slipknot and Life. Shawn will share his experience with making your imagination into reality, the success of his work, and getting busy in life before it’s too late. He will also share many stories about his journey in the music industry. The free seminar will be held at Drake University’s Meredith Hall Room #101 on Tuesday, November 15 from 6-7pm.
Music Saves is our way of saying “thank you” to all of our members, music fans and community leaders for their continual support. This year’s event will feature ticket giveaways, raffles, free appetizers and drinks provided by Badowers, and much more.