The Third Annual Warren Morrow Memorial Concert and a performance by In the Whale top the Central Iowa concert calendar for Saturday, August 2. Here are the details on those events and more.
Wooly's will host the Third Annual Warren Morrow Memorial Concert on Saturday at 9 p.m. Parranderos Latin Combo, Estrofia, DJ Lizz will all perform, and there will be a silent auction at 10 p.m. Tickets are $10, and all the proceeds will benefit the Warren Morrow Latino Community Betterment Grant. The event is open to all over the age of 21. You can check out Parranderos Latin Combo performing and talking about their new album (on KCWI's morning show Great Day) in the nearby video.
Denver rock duo In the Whale will pay a visit to Vaudeville Mews in Des Moines for a 10 p.m. show. The duo, Nate Valdez and Eric Riley, has released three EPs, their most recent being Nate in April. In the Whale has opened for/toured with the likes of Murder by Death, Local H, Reverend Horton Heat, Electric Six, Bob Log III, and Slash. The 21-and-over show will have a $7 cover charge, and Wing Dam, Doctor Dentist, and Canyons will serve as openers.
Des Moines lo-fi musician Ramona Muse will DJ at The PBR Bar in alley beside Vaudeville Mews starting at 9 p.m. The 21-and-over event is free.
Des Moines folk singer Luke Fox and Cedar Falls folk rock duo The Host Country will perform at Raccoon River Brewing Company on Saturday night starting at 9 p.m. The music is free, and the event is open to all ages.
The 515 Alive Urban Music and Arts Festival will kick off at noon on Saturday in Des Moines' Western Gateway Park. The event will be headlined by Canadian bass music DJ Downlink. Here is Examiner's preview of the event.
Music Under the Canopy's Jazz Festival enters Day 2 on Saturday. Saturday's headliner will be legendary Cuban trumpeter and composer Arturo Sandoval. Check out Examiner's preview of the 3-day event for full schedules, ticket information, and more.
Also on Saturday:
That Damn Rock Show
Featuring: Wayland, Dead Superstar, Black Star Alliance,
As for You, and Stone Park Ritual
The House of Bricks in Des Moines
3 p.m., all ages ($10 cover)
The Midnight Cruisers (Steely Dan tribute)
Gas Lamp in Des Moines
9 p.m., 21+ ($5)
w/ Lost Love
DG's Tap House in Ames
9 p.m., 21+ (free)
John Ernest Winery & Vineyard near Tama
7 p.m., 21+ (free)
Hotel Pattee in Perry
7 p.m., all ages (free)
County Road 5
Meskwaki Casino outside Tama/Toledo
8:30 p.m., 21+ (free)
Madison County Winery near St. Charles
7 p.m., all ages ($3 cover)