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Check out these two Central Iowa music events on April 16

If you are looking for a way to get over the hump this coming hump day, check out these two Des Moines music events.

Colorado roots band Von Stomper will play the Gas Lamp on Wednesday, April 16.
Gas Lamp promotional poster

On Wednesday, Colorado-based roots rock band Von Stomper will drop by the Gas Lamp for a 9 p.m. show. The band is taking pre-orders now through their website for their self-titled debut album. You can check out the band in action in the nearby video. Opening for Von Stomper will be Ames "surrealistic blues experience" Electric Jury. The show has a $5 cover and is a 21-plus event.

Also on April 16, the Des Moines Music Coalition will hold a DMMC 101 event at Vaudeville Mews starting at 5:45 p.m. The event will give a brief overview of what the DMMC does, talk about volunteer opportunities, hold a townhall discussion on what people would like to see the organization do in the future, introduce local musicians, offer networking opportunities, and more. The evening will also feature a performance by Des Moines pop/rock group Foxholes. DMMC 101 is free and open to all ages.