Pop Evil, with Red Sun Rising and Badflower in support, hit the stage at Wooly’s on Feb. 6. Showtime is 7 p.m., and tickets are $20-$22. Mixing 65 percent country music storytelling with 20 percent hip-hop attitude and 15 percent rock ‘n’ roll gets you The Lacs, who will also be at Wooly’s on Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $17-$20.
The Fred Hersch Trio will perform on Feb. 9 at The Temple Theater. Tickets are $29-$39 and can be purchased at the Civic Center box office or online at www.desmoinesperformingarts.org.
Young The Giant and special guest Lewis Del Mar will play Hoyt Sherman Place on Thursday, Feb. 16. Showtime is 8 p.m., and tickets are $28, $35, $40. On Feb. 23, also at Hoyt Sherman, Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt make an appearance as part of their 2017 acoustic tour. Showtime time is 7:30 p.m. Reserved seat tickets are $59 and $66. Tickets for both events can be purchased at the Hoyt Sherman Place Box Office, charged by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.
In new show announcements, George Thorogood And The Destroyers and Primus and will make Des Moines appearances at Hoyt Sherman Place on March 28 and May 19, respectively. Tickets are on sale 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. ♦