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Hoyt Sherman Theater hosts contemporary country
music singer Trace Adkins ($45 and $75) on Thursday,
March 8 at 8 p.m. and veteran honky tonk singer
Don Williams ($35-$59) on Monday, March 12 at
7:30 p.m. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.
The Val Air Ballroom hosts hip-hop artist Tyga
($25) on Thursday, March 8 at 8 p.m. and Celtic
music group Gaelic Storm ($25) on Saturday,
March 10. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.
Americana act Truckstop Souvenir plays the “Lunch
Unplugged” concert series at the Temple for
Performing Arts on Friday, March 9 at noon.
Tickets are $8 or $15 with lunch.
Singer-humorist Craig Carothers performs Saturday,
March 10 at 7 p.m. at the Anchor Coffee House
at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Tickets
are $12 in advance (274-1534).
Irish folk music band Makem and Spain Brothers
perform Saturday, March 10 at 8 p.m. at Holy
Trinity Catholic Church and School. Tickets
are $25. Visit http://www.thecma.org.
The Synergy Jazz Foundation hosts guitarist
Corey Christiansen on Saturday, March 10 at
7:30 p.m. in Drake University’s Fred & Patty
Turner Jazz Center. Christiansen will be joined
by The Sam Salomone Trio and will appear as
a guest soloist with the Des Moines Big Band
on Monday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Adventureland
Inn in Altoona. Tickets for both concerts are
$10 and $5 for students.
The Des Moines Symphony performs the music of
Barber and Tchaikovsky on Saturday, March 10
at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 11 at 2:30 p.m.
at the Civic Center of Greater Des Moines. Tickets
are $15-$55 through Ticketmaster. The orchestra
performs the same concert on Friday, March 9
at 7:30 p.m. at the Waukee High School Auditorium
($20 adults, $5 students).
The Devil Wears Prada, Every Time I Die, Let
Live and Oh Sleeper play an all-ages show on
Sunday, March 11 at 7 p.m. at People’s Court.
Tickets are $17.50 through Ticketfly... Also,
Cody Canada and Shooter Jennings ($20) perform
March 29 as does the Soulfly 15th Anniversary
Tour ($15) on April 15 at People’s.
The Greater Des Moines Music Coalition’s free
“Music University” series will host a panel
led by Andy Anderson on “Band Management” on
Wednesday, March 14 at 6 p.m. at the House of
Country music’s Craig Morgan plays Prairie Meadows
on May 11. Tickets are $19-$49 through Ticketmaster.
Rapper Tech N9ne plays May 29 at 7 Flags Event
Center. Tickets are $30 through Ticketmaster.
Comedian/bluegrass musician Steve Martin and
The Steep Canyon Rangers play the Civic Center
on June 23. Tickets, $46-$76, go on sale March
9 through Ticketmaster.
Iowa State Fair officials completed the Grandstand
lineup last week by announcing that country-rock
singer Miranda Lambert ($48) will perform Aug.
12 and ’80s rock stars Journey, Pat Benatar
and Loverboy ($48) will play Aug. 18. Tickets
for all Grandstand shows go on sale April 14
through Ticketmaster. For ticket prices and
the full lineup visit http://www.iowastatefair.org.