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Posted June 02, 2021in Sound Notes

Sound Advice

If you’re looking for country music this summer, you’ve got lots of options. The Big Country Bash is on for 2021, and the two-day festival takes place at the Avenue [...]

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Posted May 05, 2021in Sound Notes

Sound Advice

Spring is here, summer is near and warmer weather means outdoor entertainment venues are opening. Jasper Winery is one such hotspot, and it will begin its weekly Thursday evening summer [...]

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Posted March 03, 2021in Sound Notes

Sound Advice

In March 2020, bars shut down right before St. Patrick’s Day. Shamrock-wearing, green-beer revelers are hoping that’s not the case for 2021. Many St. Patty’s Day celebrations include mask wearing [...]

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Posted February 03, 2021in Sound Notes

Sound Advice

The Botanical Blues is back! Held at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden on Sundays, concert times have changed to limit capacity. Choose from two concert times by the same [...]

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Posted January 06, 2021in Sound Notes

Sound Advice

Wine and music go together, right? That’s what Brandie Ubben thought as she created her own rockin’ bottles of wine, called “Vine’yl Anthems.” Each bottle takes a spin on a [...]

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Posted December 02, 2020in Sound Notes

Sound Advice

Typically during this time of the year, Sound Advice would focus on New Year’s Eve events. Since we’re unsure of the ever-changing mandates regarding Iowa’s COVID-19 precautions, NYE will mostly [...]

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Posted November 04, 2020in Sound Notes

Sound Advice

What happens when you put together the sounds of arcade games along with the Nutcracker Ballet? A new album, of course! Tyler Larson, an Ankeny native who now lives in [...]

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Posted September 30, 2020in Sound Notes

Sound Advice

We’d love to provide a full calendar of music opportunities, but who knows what the pandemic may bring? Before heading out, please check with the venue first to make sure [...]

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Posted September 02, 2020in Sound Notes

Sound Advice

Oakridge Neighborhood’s major annual fundraiser is going virtual for 2020. Jazz, Jewels & Jeans, An Evening at Noce, will feature cool jazz from your home. Featuring The Max Wellman Quartet, [...]

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Posted August 05, 2020in Sound Notes

Sound Advice

“Revive the Live Drive-in Concert Series” takes place inside Water Works Park in a grassy area. Concertgoers who purchase advance tickets can drive their vehicles in, park and listen to [...]

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