The World Food and Music Festival makes its return to the East Village this weekend on Friday Sept. 20 through Sunday, Sept. 22. Now in its ninth year, the event will run from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday. The entertainment lineup for the festival includes local acts Dustin Smith and The Sunday Silos, Bella Soul, David Zollo and Chad Elliott. For more information, including a full line-up and schedule, check out www.worldfoodandmusicfestival.org.
The Community Jazz Center of Greater Des Moines has announced the honorees for this year’s Hall of Fame and Special Recognition awards banquet. This year’s Hall of Fame inductees are Rufus Spates, Robert Washut and Don Jaques. Certificates of recognition will be given out to John Kizilarmut and the CJC Big Band. Eric Kriger received the Next Generation Award, Lauren Johnson of Valley High School earned a special recognition award and the Bobby Dawson High School Musician Award was given to Waukee High School’s Ross Clowser. This year’s ceremony will be held on Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Adventureland Inn in Altoona. Tickets to the event are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://dmcommunityjazzcenter.org.
On Thursday, Sept. 19, Wooly’s plays host to Led Zep tribute act, Zoso. The all-ages show starts at 9 p.m., and tickets are $15 through www.woolysdm.com.
Also on the 19th, House of Bricks has Good CaT, Cody Kowalik and Aaron Earl Short starting at 9 p.m. That one is $5 at the door.
The Sonny Humbucker Band plays Jasper Winery’s unWINED at Gray’s Lake on Friday, Sept. 20, starting at 5:30 p.m. The event is all-ages and free to attend.
Also on Friday, Sept. 20, Gas Lamp brings Chicago folk rocker Dan Tedesco back to town for a high-energy show at 9 p.m. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased in advance through www.tikly.co.
Then on Saturday, Sept. 21, Havick plays The Hull Avenue Tavern, along with Reload. Music will commence at 9 p.m., and there’s no cover.
Also on that Saturday, Bricks has Ashes Armada, Driver, Half Past Dawn and Octane in a show that also starts at 9 p.m. for $5 at the door.
Snus Hill Winery in Madrid has Johnny and the Rectifiers on Sunday, Sept. 22, starting at 2 p.m. Admission is free, but you’ve got to be at least 21 to attend.
Then on Monday, Sept. 23, Vaudeville Mews has J.D. Wilkes and The Dirt Daubers, playing along with Jacob County and the Damaged Goods. That show will kick off at 8 p.m., and admission will run you $10 at the door.
Mews is also the place to be on Tuesday, Sept. 24, as Lake of Fat Kids plays, along with The Wire Frames, Super Powers and What About Bruce? That show is all-ages and $5 at the door.
Finally, on Wednesday, Sept. 25, is the Sound Notes Pick o’ the Week: Hoyt Sherman Place welcomes Iron and Wine that night, starting at 8 p.m. Tickets to the all-ages show range from $28 to $38 and are available at the Hoyt Sherman box office. Mahalo. CV