Thursday, December 18, 2014

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Posted December 17, 2014in Sound Notes

Native sons Slipknot have found themselves back on top of things with the release of their latest album, “.5 The Gray Chapter.” Now that success has culminated in a Grammy nomination for Best Metal Performance, along with Motorhead, Anthrax, Mastodon and Tenacious D. The suspense will end on Feb 8.

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Posted December 10, 2014in Sound Notes

It has been a weird few weeks for local music venues and drinking establishments. House of Bricks played its last metal show last month before immediately closing down for renovations and rebranding. El Bait Shop announced the cessation of music at its venue after December. The past couple weeks have

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Posted December 03, 2014in Sound Notes

The Des Moines Social Club has announced the full lineup for its New Year’s Eve “Bash to the Future.” In addition to interactive art installations, photo booths and a human ball drop, the Bash will feature musical performances by Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, as well as Holy White Hounds,

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Posted November 26, 2014in Sound Notes

The Metro Arts Alliance is now taking applications for sites and bands to be part of the 2015 Jazz in July season. This season means a lot to the Alliance, as it marks the group’s 40th anniversary. Alliance Executive Director Kim Poam Logan is looking to highlight as many different

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Posted November 19, 2014in Sound Notes

Winter is indeed a season of change. Last month, JC Wilson announced that House of Bricks would book its last heavy metal show this November before undergoing a remodel, rebrand and name-change. Now word is coming down the mountain that, beginning in 2015, el Bait Shop will stop being a

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Posted November 12, 2014in Sound Notes

Taylor Swift is coming back to Des Moines, but don’t get your line-camping tents out just yet. The show isn’t for another year. That’s right, in a move that bucks just about any kind of conventional thinking, “Tay-Tay” has announced a year’s worth of shows all at once. Because there’s

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Posted November 05, 2014in Sound Notes

The Des Moines Music Coalition has announced the three “community selected artists” for this year’s Little BIG Fest taking place on Nov. 21 and 22. After weeks of votes from the public, the three acts rounding out this year’s lineup are Lily DeTaeye, Luke Fox and Mighty Shady. DeTaeye and

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Posted October 29, 2014in Sound Notes

Max Wellman has announced five concert dates at Drake University’s Turner Jazz Center. Wellman, long a fan of the criminally underused space on Drake’s campus, now has shows running at the Center from November to June of 2015, including his popular, annual “Home for the Holidays” show. The first event,

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Posted October 22, 2014in Sound Notes

The Des Moines Music Coalition has named most of the lineup for this year’s Little Big Fest, along with details of an expanded event that spans two days and five venues. Kicking things off on Friday, Nov. 21, at the Cowles-Kruidenier Auditorium in the State Historical Building is a panel

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Posted October 15, 2014in Sound Notes

The Des Moines Music Coalition has announced the show dates for its ninth annual Little BIG Fest, and this year marks the first time the event has been expanded into two days. This year’s festival will again be a multi-venue event, with shows taking place at the Temple for Performing

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