Central Iowa music fans, tomorrow will be another good night for live music. Check out all the details on the area's top concerts below.
The Gas Lamp in Des Moines will host a blues doubleheader on Friday. The music kicks off early with the venue's weekly Work Release Party from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Bob Pace and The Dangerous Band will perform and the venue will offer free food while it lasts. An Iowa Blues Hall of Famer and an Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Pace is currently working on recording a new album which does not yet have a release date. The early show has a $5 cover. The 9 p.m. show will feature Florida blues rock guitarist Damon Fowler, who has played with the likes of Delbert McClinton, Buddy Guy, Johnny and Edgar Winter, Jeff Beck, Gregg Allman, Junior Brown, Rick Derringer, Little Feat, and Jimmie Vaughan. Fowler's shows are a mix of electric, acoustic, lap steel, dobro, and slide guitar work that will astound and amaze. His latest album, Sounds of Home, came out in late January and has already hit #12 on the Billboard Blues chart. Tickets to the 21-and-over show are $12 at the door.
Brooklyn, New York synth pop band Small Black will headline Vaudeville Mews in Des Moines tomorrow night at 9 p.m. The band released their second album, Limits of Desire, last May and a new EP entitled Real People on Tuesday. You can check out the title track to the EP in the nearby embedded video. Tickets for the show are $12 at the door. Fellow Brooklyn-ites Snowmine and Des Moines locals Annalibera will open the 21-and-over show.
DG's Tap House in Ames will have a free night of music and debauchery Friday starting at 9 p.m. The evening will feature performances by Ames psychotic folk band Mumford's, Ames indie rockers Doctor Murdock, Iowa School of Burlesque performer Phoenix L'Amour, and Ames folk singer Evan Campbell. You must be 21 or older to attend.
The Science Center of Iowa in Des Moines will host their monthly Mixology event on Friday. The cash bar opens at 5:30 p.m., followed by a performance by Des Moines acoustic folk duo Ira Grace and the Bible Belt Prophets at 6 p.m. At 7 p.m. there will be a live science program entitled "Nikola Tesla: The Man Behind the Mustache". General admission tickets are $5 (free for Science Center members), and you must be 21 or older to attend.
Oskaloosa hard rock band Fatal Addiction will headline Wooly's in Des Moines tomorrow night. The indie quartet has shared the stage with heavyweights like Alice in Chains, Papa Roach, Sick Puppies, Sevendust, Candlebox, and Buckcherry. The band released their second album, entitled Undertow, in June of last year. Opening the show will be the Somerset, Kentucky rock band Out of the Ashes and Des Moines rockers Hollowpoint. The all ages show will kick off at 7 p.m., and tickets are $7 at the door.