Sharpen your pencils and stock up your trapper keepers, Locusic listeners! The summer is fading, but the number of local shows keeps growing. This week’s ‘Hear Here!’ includes CD Releases, a festival, a legend, and a music appreciation brunch. So much to do!
If we missed any shows, let Liz know at email@example.com and she’ll throw them on the list.
Wednesday, August 22nd
RAW Des Moines presents Radiate (featuring Izzy Starchild and the Psychedelic Rose, gimikk) – Wooly’s @ 8 p.m.
Handlebar, Meganaught, Hath No Fury, 4ENT – House of Bricks @ 7 p.m.
Randy Burk, Jared Hall – Raccoon River Brewing Company @ 7 p.m.
The High Crest – The Standard @ 5 p.m.
Gunship Radio (with Josh Davis, Will Locker, Lullwater) – Gas Lamp @ 8 p.m.
Luke Fox – Fire Creek Restaurant @ 6:30 p.m.
Reeferseed Express (with Steven Robinson) – Hull Ave Tavern @ 6 p.m.
The Soil & The Sun (with Kellen & Me, Ryan’s Tigers & Bears) – Vaudeville Mews @ 8:30 p.m.
Bob Dylan and his Band – Wells Fargo Arena @ 7:30 p.m.
Josh Burns – Greenwood Lounge @ 7:30 p.m.
Infusion – El Bait Shop @ 8 p.m.
Bob Pace Band – Zimm’s @ 7 p.m.
Static X w/ Davey Suicide, Electric, September, As For You, This Sudden Darkness & Switchblade Saturdays – People’s Court @ 5:30 p.m.
Chris Ranallo – Ranallo’s (Ankeny) @ 7 p.m.
Thursday, August 23rd
School Sucks: A Soulful Goodbye to the Summer with Mint, Ladysoal, and Jordan Mayland – Wooly’s @ 9 p.m.
Final Mix – Music in the Junction @ 5:30 p.m.
Violent Fade, Dark Mirror, The Hollowpoint, Era of an End – House of Bricks @ 8 p.m.
Gas Lamp’s Open Jam (with The Scott Long Band) – Gas Lamp @ 9 p.m.
Randy Burk – The Underground @ 8 p.m.
Many Places (with Seedlings) – Vaudeville Mews @ 7:30 p.m.
Soul Searchers – Greenwood Lounge @ 9 p.m.
One Hundred Mondays, John The Bastard, Item 9 and the Mat Hatters – Bombay Bicycle Club @ 9:30 p.m.
DJ no jack ALL JILL – PBR Bar @ 9 p.m.
Friday, August 24th
Humbled Soul – House of Bricks @ 9:30 p.m.
Steve & Hannah – Fire Creek Restaurant @ 7 p.m.
Work Release Party (with The Bob Pace Band) – Gas Lamp @ 4:30 p.m.
Randy Burk and the Prisoners – Gas Lamp @ 9 p.m.
The High Crest – Greenwood Lounge @ 9 p.m.
Parranderos – PBR Bar @ 9 p.m.
Madison Ray – Vaudeville Mews @ 9:30 p.m.
Matt Woods – The Continental @ 9 p.m.
Hath No Fury, Liana – The Underground @ 9 p.m.
6th Annual Backwoods Fest (with Sundog, Blackout World, This Sudden Darkness, 4 on the Floor, 20 Foot Forehead, Caustic Vision) – Hickory Hills County Park (Indianola) @ 5 p.m.
Saturday, August 25th
Driver, The Big Tuxedos, 4ENT – House of Bricks @ 9:30 p.m.
Brother Trucker – Ingersoll Live @ 5:30 p.m.
Faculty Lounge Funk Band – Ingersoll Live @ 8 p.m.
Tre D Crazi (with Aeon Grey, Gadema, Ryan Nixon, Richie Daggers) – Vaudeville Mews @ 5:30 p.m.
D.O.P.E. Clique CD Release (with Nu Depths, Anonymous, Jimmy Hooligan) – Vaudeville Mews @ 9:30 p.m.
Lesson 7 CD Release Party (with Come Unity, DJ Flash) – Wooly’s @ 7:30 p.m.
Strictly Handheld – PBR Bar @ 9 p.m.
Americana Unplugged Brunch for the Des Moines Music Coalition (with Patrick Tape Fleming, Danny Heggen, Dustin Smith, H.D. Harmsen, Nate Logsdon) – Americana Restaurant @ 10 a.m.
Grand Marquis – Gas Lamp @ 8 p.m.
6th Annual Backwoods Fest (with Apathy Syndrome, Dark Mirror, Thee Annunaki, Aren’t We All, Nu Depths, Madam Jules, September, Absolute Power, As For You, Agony of Defeat) – Hickory Hills County Park (Indianola) @ 1 p.m.
Sunday, August 26th
The B’Dinas (with BOOG) – Gas Lamp @ 8 p.m.
Howling Buddha – El Bait Shop @ 8 p.m.
Iowa Blues Challenge (with Voice of Experience, Freight Train Frank, Matt Woods, Dan Peart, Dale Reed) – Zimm’s @ 7 p.m.
Monday, August 27th
Built to Spill (with HELVETIA, Revolt Revolt) – Wooly’s @ 9 p.m.
Design the Skyline (with AMYST, Silence The Masses) – Vaudeville Mews @ 5 p.m.
The Atom Age – Gas Lamp @ 8 p.m.
Ken FLo Ny$e, Sarx & Young Drew – Bombay Bicycle Club @ 7 p.m.
Tuesday, August 28th
Decoy w/ Oedipus, The Blushing Gun, and The Last Good Year - Bombay Bicycle Club @ 7 p.m.