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Posted October 08, 2014in Sound Notes

This year’s Iowa Jazz Hall of Fame ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 19. Hosted by the Community Jazz Center (CJC), this year’s ceremony will take place at the Adventureland Inn in Altoona, and inductees will be guitarist Jay Alcorn, composer Gabriel Espinosa and bassist Steve Charlson. In addition, the

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Posted October 01, 2014in Sound Notes

The Des Moines Music Coalition (DMMC) is hosting its second annual Music University conference at Drake University this Oct. 4 and 5. This year’s speakers include reggae rapper Matisyahu and former Husker Du guitarist Bob Mould. Music University will also include panel discussions on show production, songwriting, marketing, website development

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Posted September 24, 2014in Sound Notes

If you haven’t had a chance to check out Des Moines’ new public pianos yet, there are a few chances coming up to listen to them played by some folks who know what they’re doing. On Oct. 1, the cast of “Carrie: The Musical” will be performing at the Gateway

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Posted September 17, 2014in Sound Notes

The Des Moines Social Club has announced its production lineup for the 2014-15 season of its Kum n Go Theater season. Shows in the upcoming season include the musicals “Carrie: The Musical,” “Fame Jr” and “Rent,” along with productions of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf,” “A Christmas Carol,” “The Diary

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Posted September 10, 2014in Sound Notes

This summer, the Des Moines Symphony held its sixth annual “Yankee Doodle Drive Against Hunger,” in conjunction with its annual Yankee Doodle Pops program. This year’s final tally was the largest in the event’s history, with about $12,000 and more than 2,200 pounds of food being collected for the Food

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Posted September 03, 2014in Sound Notes

The Des Moines Symphony’s “collegiate 7” packages are now on sale. Head on down to the Civic Center box office with your current college student ID, and you can get tickets to all seven Masterworks programs in the 2014-15 season for $40. For more information, head on over to

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Posted August 27, 2014in Sound Notes

80/35 has announced its show dates for 2015. The only real reason this is more remarkable than years past is because the Des Moines Music Coalition has decided to move its signature event off its traditional July 4 weekend. So for next year, mark your calendars for Friday, July 10

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Posted August 20, 2014in Sound Notes

Widespread Panic is coming to Iowa for two shows this October. Fans of the well-traveled jammers can check them out at the Paramount Theater in Cedar Rapids on Oct. 28, or closer to home at Stephens Auditorium in Ames on Oct. 29. Tickets for both events go on sale this

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Posted August 13, 2014in Sound Notes

Single show tickets for the Des Moines Symphony’s 2014-2015 Masterworks Season go on sale Monday, Aug. 18. This year’s season includes performances of Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons” and Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, as well as selections from Mozart, Chopin and Dvorak. Single show tickets range from $15 to $55 and are available

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Posted August 06, 2014in Sound Notes

The Des Moines Social Club has announced its fall and winter class schedules, and there’s plenty of stuff to be had for the music-minded out there. Starting on Aug. 19, Phil Young will lead a series of six-week “Intro to Studio Recording” courses. There are three different start dates between

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