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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.

Every Family Rocks! Music & Movement Festival

February 21, 2015 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Get ready to rock out with the most fun family entertainment around. The annual Every Family Rocks festival benefiting Employee & Family Resources at the Science Center of Iowa features a full day of crafts, hands-on activities, science demonstrations, face painting and much more, including — what else? — music! Headliners Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players take the stage at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Other musical performances include those by Aaron Nigel Smith. Learn more at www.everyfamilyrocks.org. Tickets are $8 ages 2-12, under 2 years free, $12 adults, $8 seniors.

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.

Mixology Night: 21st Century Gaming

March 6, 2015 - 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Mix your Friday night up with drinks, mingling, science and entertainment! 21+ crowd: This night is exclusively for you! The first Friday of every month from 5:30 – 9:00 pm, experience all that the Science Center of Iowa has to offer – minus the kids. Grab a cocktail and enjoy live music from local bands and adult-themed presentations and programming!

Admission: General admission is $5; free for SCI Members
A valid driver’s license is required for admission and must be presented at the SCI Box Office.

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.

Mixology Night: Science of Light

April 3, 2015 - 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Mix your Friday night up with drinks, mingling, science and entertainment! 21+ crowd: This night is exclusively for you! The first Friday of every month from 5:30 – 9:00 pm, experience all that the Science Center of Iowa has to offer – minus the kids. Grab a cocktail and enjoy live music from local bands and adult-themed presentations and programming!

Admission: General admission is $5; free for SCI Members

A valid driver’s license is required for admission and must be presented at the SCI Box Office.

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.

Mixology Night: Superhero Science

June 5, 2015 - 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Mix your Friday night up with drinks, mingling, science and entertainment! 21+ crowd: This night is exclusively for you! The first Friday of every month from 5:30 – 9:00 pm, experience all that the Science Center of Iowa has to offer – minus the kids. Grab a cocktail and enjoy live music from local bands and adult-themed presentations and programming!

Admission: General admission is $5; free for SCI Members
A valid driver’s license is required for admission and must be presented at the SCI Box Office.

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