Are you ready to ring in 2022? Music venues in Des Moines are gearing up for New Year’s Eve celebrations. A quick note, check with the venue in advance regarding any COVID guidelines.
The Des Moines Symphony Orchestra features Michael Cavanaugh, singing the music of Elton John at the Des Moines Civic Center. Tickets start at $40.
Head over to the East Village at Wooly’s, where you’re treated to Pianopalooza along with Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. General admission tickets in advance start at $15.
Local nightclubs are hosting free NYE music celebrations as well. Head to Waukee to catch Sister Sara at Mickey’s Irish Pub or the Dick Danger Band at Kenny’s Pub. Altoona is the place to be to see the Punching Pandas at the Brick & Ivy Rooftop.
Mark your calendars for Saturday, in the park, well, actually it’s at the Des Moines Civic Center, when Chicago returns for a concert on April 16, 2022. The band is in its 55th year of touring. Tickets available at desmoinesperformingarts.org. ♦