As the days get shorter, it’s time to soak up the last remaining outdoor summertime music.
On Sept. 7, head to Winterset’s first music festival called “Fill The Valley.” Held at the White Silo event venue, three musical acts perform, including The New Mexicos, Porter Union and the headliner, The Nadas. Winterset’s own Rolling Taps beer is featured, along with food trucks. Tickets cost $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Kids 10 and younger are free with a ticketed adult.
The Beaverdale Fall Festival takes place Sept. 20-21 in Beaverdale. Free music is provided on two different stages. Friday night acts include Infuzion and The Sons of Gladys Kravitz. Saturday’s stage includes Stark Raving Madge and Abby Normal.
On Sept. 10, check out the Water Works Amphitheater Park, where Social Distortion and Flogging Molly perform. General admission lawn tickets cost $39.50; terrace seating $55; and premium pit VIP costs $75.
At Nitefall on the River’s Brenton Skating Plaza, Greensky Bluegrass, performs Sept. 18 after several sold-out concerts at Red Rocks in Colorado. Tickets cost $25 in advance; $30 day of show.
Pink Neighbor, a Grinnell-based band, plays original tunes from its debut psychedelic, “loungey” pop album, “Time Beach Universe,” at Vaudeville Mews on Sept. 6. Openers include Contakta and Annalibera for the all-ages show; tickets $7. ♦