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Posted January 01, 2020in Sound Circuit

Burnin’ Sensations

Wireless mics offer audience participation. The band Burnin’ Sensations realizes its name might also indicate an uncomfortable medical condition, but the band’s co-founder, Tim Helgeson, says there’s one advantage. “At [...]

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Posted December 04, 2019in Sound Circuit

Dust Radio

Blues morphed into rock and roll When Dust Radio plays a new venue, they only bring their guitars, playing a repertoire of originals and covers. The band’s founder, James Nicholson, [...]

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Posted November 06, 2019in Sound Circuit

Soul Searchers

Weekly gigs at Greenwood Lounge feel like home. The Greenwood Lounge can take you back a few decades. Inside are faded wall hangings of dogs playing poker with Christmas lights [...]

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Posted October 02, 2019in Sound Circuit

Spin Doctors

“Can’t be wrong” with Oktoberfest When the Spin Doctors perform at Adventureland’s Oktoberfest on Oct. 5, they bring 30 years of musical showmanship. Lead singer and Spin Doctor’s co-founder Chris [...]

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Posted September 04, 2019in Sound Circuit

TOAST3R pops up the hits

Musicians provide complex vocal harmonies. When Steve Radke played golf with his buddies at Woodward Granger High School, they discussed putts and birdies, but also guitars and music. He and [...]

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Posted July 31, 2019in Sound Circuit

Ducharme Jones

Popular blues, rock musicians return to native Iowa. The Ducharme Jones band is making the rounds at various Des Moines music venues. As a duo or with a full band, [...]

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Posted July 03, 2019in Sound Circuit

Glorious Sons

Canadian rockers experience a full-circle moment after building fan base in small towns. lorious Sons’ lead vocalist, Brett Emmons, took time away from the band while going back to school [...]

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Posted June 05, 2019in Sound Circuit

Lost Tracks

Original music influenced by Buddy Holly As a child, Jason Buns listened to his dad playing Buddy Holly songson his guitar. Jason didn’t understand the importance of who BuddyHolly was [...]

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Posted May 01, 2019in Sound Circuit

Will Keeps

Rapper inspires, empowers through his music videos. As a youth, Will Keeps sang in his church choir on Chicago’s South Side. He emulated Michael Jackson and desired a career as [...]

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Posted April 03, 2019in Sound Circuit

7 questions for Rick Springfield

“Jessie’s Girl” star to perform at Prairie Meadows. CITYVIEW caught up with Rick Springfield and shot him a few questions via email prior to his upcoming performance in Des Moines [...]

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