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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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Posted March 06, 2019in Sound Circuit

Stark Raving Madge

Steve Berry, frontman for 60s-70s band Steve Berry, the voice of Des Moines, is heard virtually everywhere. He is on the radio touting Prairie Meadows, at the Des Moines Playhouse [...]

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Posted February 06, 2019in Sound Circuit

Jimmy the Weasel

Blues band based its name on an original Italian drummer named Jimmy. With names such as “Jumpin’ Josh” and “Jive Willis,” you’d think these Jimmy the Weasel band members were [...]

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Posted January 02, 2019in Sound Circuit

Rocky Raccoon

Beatles tribute band performs magical history tour. As a 5-year-old farm kid, Tom Murphy listened to his mom’s big-band era music of Glenn Miller or his dad’s country tunes of Johnny Cash. One day he turned the [...]

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Posted December 05, 2018in Sound Circuit

Punching Pandas

Horns section allows diverse playlist A popular horn party rock band, called the Punching Pandas, wants to clear up a few things about their name. No pandas are harmed during [...]

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Posted October 31, 2018in Sound Circuit

Gimikk rocks

Hard rockers party band. When the band Gimikk arrives at a venue to play a concert, they use a familiar football game strategy. “We do a no-huddle offense,” says lead [...]

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Posted October 03, 2018in Sound Circuit


Party rock band plays mega hits. When musician Mike Maly put together a new band four years ago, he envisioned playing new wave music. He soon switched gears. Des Moines [...]

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Posted September 05, 2018in Sound Circuit

Dick Danger Band

Tie-dye-clad guitarist funks up Des Moines. Richard Lloyd, clad in a purple tie-dye outfit, picks up his yellow Prince-inspired guitar and climbed off the stage at the outdoor Clive Festival. [...]

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Posted August 01, 2018in Sound Circuit

Nothing abnormal about Abby Normal

Fans love rock ’n’ roll cover band On a recent Thursday evening, an enthusiastic crowd gathered for Valley Junction’s Music in the Junction. Guitarist Devon Miller donned a Viking hat [...]

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Posted July 04, 2018in Sound Circuit

Sweet & sour jangle rock

Gin Blossoms perform July 10 at Nitefall When the Gin Blossoms return to central Iowa to play a Nitefall on the River concert, it’s like coming home for one of [...]

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