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Sound Notes

Sept 8 , 2011
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The "Honda Civic Tour," featuring Blink-182 and My Chemical Romance, stops at Wells Fargo Arena on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30-$56 through Dahl's Foods. Tickets increase $5 the day of the show.

The Maintenance Shop in Ames resumes with three shows this week: Uncle Lucius with Dave Beck ($10) on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 8 p.m.; Larkin Poe ($10) on Friday, Sept. 9 at 9 p.m.; and BRAIDS ($10) with Pepper Rabbit and Painted Palms on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available through Midwestix... Also, the M-Shop has announced new shows including Eric Paslay (Nov. 4, $10), Eddie Shaw & the Wolfgang (Nov. 12, $12) and Jeremy Messersmith (Dec. 2, $8).

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy plays Terrible's Lakeside Casino on Thursday, Sept. 8 and Friday, Sept. 9 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10-$30.

The Psychedelic Furs and Tom Tom Club perform Friday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. at People's Court. Tickets are $25 through Ticketfly.

Chicago blues guitarist Ronnie Baker Brooks performs Friday, Sept. 9 at 9:30 p.m. at All Play. Tickets are $15. Visit

Mare Wakefield and Mary McAdams perform Friday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Ritual Cafe. Admission TBA.

Rockers Cathedra! play Saturday, Sept. 10 at 9 p.m. at the Hull Avenue Tavern. Admission is free.

Lukas Nelson returns to the Bombay Bicycle Club on Friday, Sept. 9 at 10 p.m. Advance tickets are $8.

Iowa folk singer Carol Montag kicks off the 2011-2012 season at the Anchor Coffee House at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4114 Allison Ave., with a performance on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Season tickets are also available. Call 274-1534 or visit

New York indie rockers Finding Fiction play a free show on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m. at Mars Cafe.

Chicago-based reggae band Roots Rock Society performs a free outdoor show on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. at The Lighthouse Concert Series at West Des Moines Christian Church.

The El Bait Shop has announced its fall schedule of free shows, which now includes performances on Tuesdays, as well as Sundays and Wednesdays from 8 to 11 p.m. Highlights include Mooseknuckle (Sept. 11), Carrie Nation and the Speakeasy (Sept. 21), David Zollo (Sept. 28), Thankful Dirt (Oct. 4), Brother Trucker (Oct. 5), The Uniphonics (Oct. 12), Truth Be Told (Oct. 16), Joe Price (Oct. 30), Andy Fleming (Nov. 1), Jefferson County Green Band (Nov. 9), Ryne Doughty (Dec. 4) and The Java Jews (Dec. 21).

The Central Performing Arts Center, a new 800-seat venue in DeWitt, opens with a performance by the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra on Monday, Sept. 12. Country music singers Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis perform Oct. 15. Tickets are available at Midwestix.

Insane Clown Posse plays the Val Air Ballroom on Sept. 27. Tickets are $30 through Ticketmaster.

Night Ranger plays the 7 Flags Event Center on Sept. 29. Tickets are $20 at Greattickets CV

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