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Saturday's best concerts: Mike Zito, Marshall Crenshaw, LS4LM, and more

Saturday night is full of great low dough shows this week. Here is a look at some of Central Iowa's top shows for March 1.

Marshall Crenshaw.
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Mike Zito and The Wheel will play the House of Bricks on March 1.
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Guitarist and vocalist Mike Zito comes to the House of Bricks in Des Moines with his solo project The Wheel on Saturday at 9 p.m. Zito is a Blues Music Award Winner, and also plays with Devon Allman, Cyril Neville, Yonrico Scott, and Charlie Wooton in the band Royal Southern Brotherhood. Tickets for the 21-and-up show are $15, and they may be purchased online through MidwesTix or at the door.

Marshall Crenshaw and The Bottle Rockets will play a 21-and-over show at Wooly's in Des Moines on Saturday at 9 p.m. Crenshaw is a Golden Globe nominated songwriter and singer best known for his 1982 single "Someday, Someway" and for writing the Gin Blossoms hit "Til I Hear It from You". Crenshaw also played briefly with a reunited MC5 in the early 2000's. Tickets to see the rocker are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the show. They may be purchased at the Wooly's box office or online through Ticketfly.

Des Moines rockers Holy White Hounds (featured video) will headline the Gas Lamp in Des Moines tomorrow night. Red Daughters, Viva Montessa, and Foxholes (who will be releasing a new album at the show) will open the 21-and-over show at 9 p.m. HWH will be debuting a new video for their single "In Your Skin" on tonight at 6 p.m. Saturday's show will have a $5 cover at the door.

Des Moines alt-rockers Love Songs for Lonely Monsters will hold two release parties for their self-titled debut full-length album at Vaudeville Mews in Des Moines on Saturday. The early all ages event will start at 5:45 p.m. with openers Fetal Pig, The Seed of Something, and The Mourning Electric. The late 21-and-up event will start at 10 p.m. with Volcano Boys and Satellite State opening. LS4LM will perform songs from the new album and have copies of the album available at both shows. Admission to each event is $5.

Indie roots band The Apache Relay and country/Americana act The Lonely Wild will co-headline a show at The Maintenance Shop in Ames Saturday night. The Apache Relay have a self-titled new album due out on April 22, while The Lonely Wild released their latest, The Sun As It Comes, in April of last year. Nashville country rock band Promised Land Sound will open the show at 9 p.m. Tickets for the all ages event are $10 for ISU students and $12 for the general public at the M-Shop box office and through MidwesTix. Ticket prices will increase by $2 tomorrow.

Newton "tailgate rockers" Level B Road will play a free show at Whiskey Dixx in Des Moines tomorrow night. The music will start at 9 p.m., and it is a 21-plus show.

Finally, Krazee Kafe in Des Moines will host metal bands Strate Jak It, Section Hate, Reh Tek, and Apathy Syndrome on Saturday starting at 7 p.m. Tickets for the all ages show are $6 in advance (through the bands) and $8 at the door.

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