Eli Alger, a native of Des Moines, spent weekends performing country tunes with The Little Liquor Band while attending the University of Iowa. He recently embarked on a solo career in Nashville. Catch Alger when he returns to central Iowa at Outlaws in Ames on April 1 and Shotgun Betty’s on April 14.
Standing Hampton performs its annual St. Paddy’s Day Bash at Bennigan’s on March 19. $5 cover.
Who says there’s nothing to do on a Monday night in Des Moines? On Monday, March 28, catch metal rocker Korn, with special guests Chevelle and Code Orange at Wells Fargo Arena. Tickets start from $29.50 plus fees, available at www.hyveetix.com.
Dan Tedesco is performing a March residency on Sundays at xBk Live. He’ll perform an acoustic set and bring in different musical guests to share the stage. Dates include March 13, 20 and 27. Tickets $15 in advance; $18 at the door.
Mark your Labor Day weekend for a 1970s and 1980s flashback, featuring classic rockers REO Speedwagon, Styx and Loverboy. Catch the rock trio on Sept. 4 at Wells Fargo Arena. Tickets start at $39.50 plus fees, available at www.hyveetix.com. ♦