As one of this issue’s feature stories attests, August is time for the Iowa State Fair. Whether you are headed to the grandstand or just playing it free this year, there is plenty of music to be found throughout the Fair’s run.
Ben Folds will perform at Hoyt Sherman Place on Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased in person at the Hoyt Sherman Place Box Office, charged by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.
Hoyt Sherman Place will also host a performance by Boz Scaggs on Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Hoyt Sherman Place Box Office, charged by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.
East Coast hardcore band Hatebreed will return to Des Moines when they perform with Devil Driver and Devil You Know at Wooly’s on Oct. 9. Tickets are on sale now. See www.woolysdm.com for additional ticket information.
The Des Moines Civic Center announced that Shaping Sound will perform there on Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Civic Center Ticket Office, all Ticketmaster locations and online at www.DesMoinesPerformingArts.org.
This issue’s Pick o’ the Week is at Wooly’s on Friday, Aug 26. Head on down there at 5:30 p.m. and check out Dogs of Neptune, playing along with Marcato, As For You and Final Escape. Tickets are $10, and the show is all-ages. ■