Concerts

Upcoming Events

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James Taylor and His All-Star Band

November 1, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 3rd st

Tickets on sale September 5. Dahlstickets.com

Moscow State Symphony Orchestra

November 6, 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Stephens Auditorium
Lincoln way & University Blvd

The Moscow State Symphony, under the direction of Pavel Koga, has gained the reputation as one of the greatest orchestras from cultural tradition rich with extraordinary symphonic ensembles. Accompanied by internationally-acclaimed violinist, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, the program will include works by Tchaikovsky.

10th Annual Harvest Concert

November 8, 2014 - 12:00 am - 7:00 pm at Union Park United Methodist Church
2305 East 12th Street

Imagine hearing the 23rd Psalm, French poetry and Swingin’ Saints. Together. Think you’re dreaming? Wake up! You’re not dreaming! We’re not making this up! This is part of the program for the 10th Annual Harvest Concert. Over eighty singers and musicians, including the ensembles We Got Male and We Got Female, will be performing a variety of works from classical to country to humorous. The concerts will benefit the Des Moines Area Religious Council Food Pantry.

Synergy Jazz Concert

November 8, 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at

Jazz trumpeter Pat Harbison will be joined by pianist Jason Danielson, Bassist David Altemeier, and drummer John Kizilarmut in what promises to be a great evening of jazz in the hard bop vein.  $20/adults $10/students – Midwestix.com or at the door

 

 

10th Annual Harvest Concert

November 9, 2014 - 12:00 am - 2:00 pm at First Christian Church
2500 University Avenue

Imagine hearing the 23rd Psalm, French poetry and Swingin’ Saints. Together. Think you’re dreaming? Wake up! You’re not dreaming! We’re not making this up! This is part of the program for the 10th Annual Harvest Concert. Over eighty singers and musicians, including the ensembles We Got Male and We Got Female, will be performing a variety of works from classical to country to humorous. The concerts will benefit the Des Moines Area Religious Council Food Pantry.

Little Big Fest 2014

November 21, 2014 - November 22, 2014 - All Day at

Little Big Fest is an annual festival, featuring roots, singer-songwriter, bluegrass, jam, world, blues, jazz, and soul music. As with all DMMC events, local bands are heavily featured, though bands from around the U.S. also perform at the event.  Little Big Fest 2014 will take place on Nov. 21 – 22 at venues such as Wooly’s, House of Bricks, and Beechwood Lounge. It will feature William Elliott Whitmore, Charlie Parr, Kevin Gordon, Patrick Hazell and Joe Price (Mother Blues Band), Dave Moore, and many more.  Check out  http://www.desmoinesmc.com/events/little-big-fest/ for more information.

Danu-A Christmas Gathering

December 16, 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Stephens Auditorium
Lincoln way & University Blvd

Musical celebrations on Christmas and Wren’s Day have been part of Irish tradition for hundreds of years. Hailing from historic county Waterford, the award-winning Danu brings together virtuoso players on fiddle, flute, accordion and percussion. Add the gorgeous voice of Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh and amazing guest dances, and the result is a truly memorable traditional Irish Christmas.

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MORE 104 Presents Mannheim Steamroller

December 19, 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Des Moines Civic Center
221 Walnut Street

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER will present the best the holiday has to offer this season. The group will perform live for two performances only at the Des Moines Civic Center on Friday, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 20 at 2:00 p.m.

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MORE 104 Presents Mannheim Steamroller

December 20, 2014 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Des Moines Civic Center
221 Walnut Street

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER will present the best the holiday has to offer this season. The group will perform live for two performances only at the Des Moines Civic Center on Friday, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 20 at 2:00 p.m.

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John Mellencamp

February 15, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm at Des Moines Civic Center
221 Walnut Street

Tickets on sale September 19.

The Australian Bee Gees Show

February 20, 2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Stephens Auditorium
Lincoln Way & University Blvd

Touring for more than 17 years, The Australian Bee Gees Show has mastered the look, sound and personality of the adored trio while cementing their reputation as the world’s leading Bee Gees tribute. Relive your favorite Bee Gees moments with this multimedia theatrical concert experience.

State Symphony of Mexico

March 3, 2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Stephens Auditorium
Lincoln Way & University Blvd

The State Symphony of Mexico, under the direction of Nrique Batiz and accompanied by Russian piano soloist Irina Chistiakova, brings a fund and diverse repertoire to Stephens Auditorium. The program will include Three Spanish Dances and Intermezzo from Goyescas by Enrique Granados, Noches en los Jardines de Espana by Manuel De Falla and Iberia Suite by Isaac Albeniz.

The Chieftains

March 13, 2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Stephens Auditorium
Lincoln Way & University Blvd

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with these Celtic music pioneers. Six-time Grammy Award-winners, The Chieftains have uncovered centuries of Irish song and made these traditional works their own. Their inimitable style has won them countless fans over the decades, and their iconic sound is synonymous with the revival traditional Irish music. This legendary band has collaborated with numerous stars from The Rolling Stones and Madonna to Luciano Pavarotti.

Million Dollar Quartet

April 12, 2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Stephens Auditorium
Lincoln Way & University Blvd

This thrilling Tony Award-winning musical brings the rock ‘n’ roll sizzle of Memphis to Stephens and takes you inside the famed studio where recording icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins came together for the greatest jam session ever. In one unforgettable night, you’ll hear “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Walk the Line,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Who Do You Love,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Hound Dog” and more.

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