Mingo Fishtrap will bring their southern soul and funk show to Des Moines' East Village on Sunday, February 10, when they take the stage at the House of Bricks (525 East Grand Avenue). The show is slated to start at 7 p.m., and there is no opening band scheduled (as of yet). Tickets for the concert are $12 in advance and $15 the day of the show. Tickets may be purchased online through MidwesTix. This will be an all ages concert event.
Mingo Fishtrap is an eight-piece soul/funk band from Austin, Texas. The band got its start back in 1996 at the University of North Texas and has grown a huge nationwide following through constant touring. They are veterans of the festival scene, playing the likes of the Monterrey Jazz Festival, Wakarusa, Viva Big Bend, and others. Mingo Fishtrap has shared the stage with the likes Sting, Delbert McClinton, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Little Feat, George Clinton & P-Funk, and Jonny Lang. The band has released a numbe of albums and EPs over the years, the most recent of which, In the Meantime, came out in 2010.
This is a can't miss show, so make sure to check out the band at HoB on Sunday. Want a sample? Click on the nearby video.