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Posted October 02, 2019in The Sound

50 years of Little Feat

Will music last? “Beethoven’s done well.” Bill Payne of Little Feat is excited to perform at Hoyt Sherman Place on Oct. 8 and for his return to Iowa for the [...]

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Posted September 04, 2019in The Sound

Boyz II Men

R&B group boasts 25 major music awards and 64 million albums sold. Boyz II Men currently holds the distinction of being the best-selling R&B group of all time, with an [...]

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Posted July 31, 2019in The Sound

‘Plain good rock music’

Foreigner performs at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 15 with Night Ranger opening. Before Tom Gimble joined Foreigner in 1995, he built an impressive resume. He’d played two world [...]

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Posted June 05, 2019in The Sound

Lake Street Dive

Multi-genre group plays Brenton Skating Plaza on June 25. Lake Street Dive lead singer Rachael Price says their music doesn’t fit a specific genre, and people frequently inquire about what [...]

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Posted May 01, 2019in The Sound

Melissa Etheridge

Grammy winner talks about her journey, which has involved breast cancer, cannabis, LGBT issues and Twitter. Melissa Etheridge’s album debut in 1988 showcased her raspy, bluesy voice, and the female [...]

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Posted April 03, 2019in The Sound

George Thorogood

Rock ’n’ roll never sleeps with “groovy” tunes. During the past 45 years, George Thorogood has performed more than 8,000 live shows. He has sold 15 million albums — two [...]

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Posted March 06, 2019in The Sound

Los Lonely Boys

‘Texican’ rock music like a flowing river When the Los Lonely Boys play at Wooly’s on March 12, their goal isn’t to have a sold-out show. They simply wish to [...]

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Posted February 06, 2019in The Sound

Point of Know Return

Kansas band members signed their first recording contract while in Des Moines. When Kansas returns to Des Moines for a concert at Hoyt Sherman on March 8, it will be [...]

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Posted January 02, 2019in The Sound

Newsboys United

Part of Winter Jam Tour Spectacular that features 10 acts Christian music’s largest tour brings its Winter Jam Tour Spectacular to Wells Fargo Arena on Jan. 25. With 10 acts, touring in [...]

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Posted December 05, 2018in The Sound

Deadheads unite with the Schwag

Band member played with Jerry Garcia Band. Break out your tie-dye shirts and let your hair down. Deadheads can free-flow dance to a three-hour concert by the Schwag, a Grateful [...]

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