Sherman Hill residents are gearing up for another round of Doors to the Past this month, and live music will accompany the walking tours of one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods. Set to perform this month are Max Wellman on Sept. 21; Ortonville Circus, Sept. 29; and Bill Matykowski on Sept. 22 and Sept. 28. Music will be on the Wallace House porch, at 756 16th St. For more information, including show times and to purchase tickets, check out www.HistoricShermanHill.com.
Seniom Sed is underway once again down on Court Avenue. Be sure to get downtown over the next two weekends between 4 and 8 p.m. to check out Tony Bohnenkamp on Sept. 13, and Dave Matthews Band tribute act Trippin Billies on Sept. 20.
House of Bricks has No Good Deed performing on Thursday, Sept. 12, starting at 5 p.m. for $10 at the door.
Also on Sept. 12, Sound Notes Pick o’ the Week: Gas Lamp has Minneapolis-based punkbilly four-piece, L’Assassins, playing with Des Moines’ own Rumble Seat Riot and featuring a solo set from Peace, Love and Stuff’s Lavonne McRoberts. The show starts at 8 p.m., and admission is $10 at the door.
On Friday, Sept. 13, the Burnin’ Sensations are playing at Snus Hill Winery in Madrid, starting at 6:30 p.m. No cover.
Also on Friday the 13th, Vaudeville Mews has Annilibera, performing along with Mr. Nasti and Love Songs For Lonely Monsters. That one gets underway at 10 p.m., and admission is $5 at the door.
On Saturday, Sept. 14, Mews is playing host to the “Global Arts Therapy Benefit,” featuring Diamonds For Eyes, Captains of the Flowered Porch and the James Manson Band. That one is an all-ages show and is $8 at the door.
Also on Saturday, Sept. 14, the Des Moines Symphony performs at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $15-$55 and are available at the Civic Center box office or at www.civiccenter.org.
A final Sept. 14 note: Wooly’s has Sublime tribute act 40oz. to Freedom, playing along with Come Unity. That all-ages show starts at 8 p.m., and tickets are $10 through www.woolysdm.com.
Snus Hill Winery has Abby Normal performing at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 15. No cover.
Also on Sunday, Sept. 15, The Hull Avenue Tavern is home to Tom Gary and The Bad Boys of Blues Open Jam. Festivities start at 7 p.m., and there’s no cover.
On Tuesday, Sept. 16, Mews is back with Jackson Scott performing along with Gloom Balloon and Ramona Muse. Show starts at 8 p.m., and admission is $8.
Then, on Wednesday, Sept. 17, the Jazz at Caspe Terrace fall series kicks off for the year with Dave Burrell. For show and ticket information, contact Abe Goldstien at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Finally, also on Sept. 17, the Temple Theater for the Performing Arts welcomes Wichita, Kan., singer/songwriter Chris Mann. The former “The Voice” contestant will perform an all-ages shows starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $37.50 to $52.50 and are available through www.ticketmaster.com. Mahalo. CV