Salisbury House has announced the schedule for its fall 2013 music series. This season’s concerts will include soprano Catherine Compton and pianist Allan Armstrong on Thursday, Oct. 10, violists Ethalinda Cannon and Christopher Hopkins on Thursday, Nov. 7, and flautist Sandra Moore Wacha, harpist Kristin Maahs and cellist Tom Hudson on Thursday, Dec. 12. All performances will begin at 7:30 p.m., and tickets are $25 for adults, $22.50 for Salisbury House members and $15 for students. For more information or to purchase advance tickets, go to www.salisburyhouse.org, or call 274-1777.
On Thursday, Oct. 3, Wooly’s is setting teenage girls’ hearts a flutter as it welcomes Aaron Carter for an all-ages show, beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets to the show are $15 in advance through www.woolysdm.com or $18 at the door. Madison Ray and All The Single Ladies and Shep both open.
Also on Oct. 3, Java Joes is playing host to the El Fuego del Sol Haiti fundraiser. The event will include juggling, magic and a silent auction with proceeds going to Haiti relief. The event starts at 7 p.m., with admission running $23 in advance and $25 at the door.
Then, on Friday, Oct. 4, The Des Moines Civic Center presents legendary Four Seasons front-man, Frankie Valli. The show kicks off at 7:30 p.m., and tickets are available through Ticketmaster. As of press time, the show was nearly sold out, so you might want to hurry.
Also on Oct. 4, Vaudeville Mews has Third Seven performing with Angers Powers, starting at 10 p.m. Admission is $5 at the door.
Sound Notes Pick o’ the Week: On Saturday, Oct. 5, Gas Lamp has Bright Giant, performing along with Dylan Sires and Neighbors and John June Year. Show time is scheduled for 9 p.m., and admission is $7 at the door.
Also on Oct. 5, Krazee Kafe is home to “Breasfest 2013,” featuring a lineup that includes Elemenopy, 4ENT, The Getaway Scene, Hath No Fury, 1380, Driver Reed, The Austin Taft Soundtrack, Devils Deck, Shatter, Percentage, Rypt The Ripper, Skatter Brain Rain and TPZ. The all-ages event kicks off at 11 a.m., and admission is $10 a head.
On Sunday, Oct. 6, The Hull Avenue Tavern has Tom Gary and the Bad Boys of Blues open jam starting at 7 p.m. No cover.
Finally, on Wednesday, Oct. 9, the Civic Center presents The Moody Blues. The show starts at 7:30 p.m., and tickets range from $67.50 to $77.50, through Ticketmaster. As with Valli, tickets were running out at press time, so hustle up. Mahalo. CV