Category Archives: Local Music

State of the Central Iowa Music Scene

On April 30th, I attended a meeting at the Des Moines Social Club to discuss the current state of the central Iowa music scene. The main topics covered were 1) what’s going well in the scene and 2) what could … Continue reading

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Locusic for Businesses

There’s now a business version of Locusic with a customer-friendly playlist to delight your patrons and coworkers! You know how when you go into a bar, restaurant, coffee shop, grocery store, or elevator there’s music playing in the background? If … Continue reading

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Iowa Concert Photographers Reception

There’s a great, unique event tonight (1/24/2014) celebrating the local music scene in Des Moines and some of best that choose to photograph it. It’s a reception for a gallery exhibit of local concert photos by the Iowa Concert Photographers … Continue reading

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Locusic Winners of 2013

I expect 2014 to be a pretty big year for Locusic. We have lots of news coming – to be among the first to hear it – and to find out how you can help us out from time to … Continue reading

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How To Meet Other Musicians

Ready to get out of the basement? Have you perfected your signature guitar moves in front of the mirror? It’s time to meet up with some like-minded musicians and start something! Once you have the itch to start up a … Continue reading

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Hear Here DSM (5/9 – 14)

Thursday, May 9th *Dillinger Escape Plan (with The Faceless, Royal Thunder, The Maw, The Curse of Hail) – Wooly’s @ 7 p.m. Open Jam with Fat Tuesday & the Greasefire Keys – Gas Lamp @ 9 p.m. Rock Island Rollers … Continue reading

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Hear Here DSM (4/25 – 4/30)

Thursday, April 25th Early Graves (with Approaching Nain) – Vaudeville Mews @ 6 p.m. Fort Frances (with Canby) – Vaudeville Mews @ 9:30 p.m. Chad Elliot – Coda Lounge @ 6 p.m. Andy Fleming – Confluence Brewing @ 7 p.m. … Continue reading

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Hear Here DSM (4/17 – 4/23)

Wednesday, April 17th Rebelution (with J BOOG, Hot Rain) – Wooly’s @ 8 p.m. Josh Davis – Raccoon River @ 7:30 p.m. The High Roller Express – Hull Ave Tavern @ 6 p.m. Ben Wantland – Greenwood Lounge @ 8 … Continue reading

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Hear Here MSP (4/11 – 4/17)

Thursday, April 11th Matt Stanton, Rachael & The Ranch Hand Resistance – Lee’s Liquor Lounge @ 10 p.m. Doug Otto and the Getaways – 331 Club @ 9:30 p.m. Twenty one pilots (with New Politics, Five Knives) – Triple Rock … Continue reading

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Hear Here DSM (4/11 – 4/16)

Thursday, April 11th Clutch (with Orange Goblin, Lionize, Scorpion Child) – Wooly’s @ 7:30 p.m. David Zollo – Coda Lounge @ 6 p.m. Miles Nielsen – Confluence Brewing Company @ 7 p.m. Soul Searchers – Greenwood Lounge @ 9 p.m. … Continue reading

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