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MarchFourth, Kelly Steward, Nova Labs shows top Saturday; Cappadonna cancelled

Nova Labs will hold an album release showcase for the second night in row, Kelly Steward & The Restless Kind and MarchFourth Marching Band will make tour stops in Central Iowa, and rapper Cappadonna reschedules his Des Moines concert. Read all about it in the July 26 Central Iowa concert calendar.

Cappadonna has rescheduled his Des Moines show.
Photo by Karl Walter

Wu-Tang Clan contributor Cappadonna (pictured) was scheduled to perform at the Gas Lamp in Des Moines on Saturday night, but the Staten Island rapper has had to reschedule his show due to a scheduling conflict. He will instead play the venue on Tuesday, August 19. The rescheduled event will still be an early 6 p.m. all ages event with a $10 cover charge.

The Gas Lamp will still have the late show on Saturday night. Rockford, Illinois folk rock/alt country singer Kelly Steward and her band The Restless Kind will take the Gas Lamp stage at 9 p.m. Steward and the boys released their debut EP Long Long Road in 2008 and followed that up with another EP, Out From Within, in 2012. The band is currently working on a full-length album to be released later this year. The Gas Lamp performance has a $5 cover charge and is a 21-and-older event.

Nova Labs will hold an album release showcase for the second straight night. The Ames record label, who hosted a big release party at DG's Tap House in Ames on Friday, will hold Saturday's showcase at Vaudeville Mews in Des Moines. While Friday's showcase was all about the releases, Saturday's showcase will have just one album release and will focus in more on celebrating the label's one year anniversary. The proceedings will be split into early and late shows. The early event will have performances by The Seed of Something, Fetal Pig, The Olympics, and Black Lodge/White Lodge with The Seed of Something releasing their new LP English. Music for the early show will kick off at 5:45 p.m., and the all ages event will have a $5 cover charge. The 10 p.m. late show will have performances by The Seed of Something, Love Songs for Lonely Monsters, Doctor Murdock, and Holly of Figueroa (of Holly and the Night Owls). The nightcap is a 21-plus affair that also has a $5 cover.

MarchFourth Marching Band (featured video) returns to DG's Tap House in Ames on Saturday night for a 9 p.m. concert with special guest Dead Larry. The Portland-based band combines a 15-20 piece funk band, stilt walkers, pole dancers, hula-hoopers, and a whole lot of fun into their memorable shows. Tickets are $15 at the door, and this will be a 21+ event.

Also on Saturday:

Green Death
w/ Dawn of Destruction, Painface, and Murder Earth
Wooly's in Des Moines
7 p.m., all ages (Tix: $5)

Paige Harpin & Gruve at Jazz in July
West Glen Town Center in West Des Moines
6:30 p.m., all ages (free)

Dustin Smith & The Sunday Silos
Raccoon River Brewing Company in Des Moines
9 p.m., all ages (free)

Mike Aceto
Madison County Winery near St. Charles
7 p.m., 21+ ($3)

Monty Grossnickle & Lane
w/ Breaking Ground and The Hebrons
Lake Robbins Ballroom in Woodward
5 p.m., 21+ ($12 cover)

Tina Findlay (of Bella Soul)
Hotel Pattee in Perry
7 p.m., all ages (free)

Freestyle
Prairie Meadows' Finish Line Show Lounge in Altoona
10 p.m., 21+ (free)

CPR Band
Meskwaki Casino Lounge outside of Tama/Toledo
8:30 p.m., 21+ (free)