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This Is All Now, Sondra Sun-Odeon, Mountain Sprout lead Thursday's live music

The Central Iowa Concert Calendar for Thursday, August 21 includes live music from This Is All Now, Sondra Sun-Odeon, Mountain Sprout, and more. Check out all the details below.

Sondra Sun-Odeon.
Sondra Sun-Odeon press photo (uncredited)

Long Island pop rockers This Is All Now will headline the first of two shows at Vaudeville Mews in Des Moines on Thursday. The five-piece band released their latest album, entitled Nightmare, on July 15. This Is All Now is currently on tour with the Arizona pop rock trio Radio Drive By and the Boston pop country/rock group Stay Seventeen. Radio Drive By just released their new EP Afterglow in June, while Stay Seventeen released their debut EP Promises last year. Iowa City pop rockers Jocelyn will also perform. Tickets for the show are $10 in advance and $12 on the day of the concert. The music will kick off at 5:30 p.m., and the show is open to all ages. Check out music from This Is All Now in the nearby video box.

The nightcap at the Mews will feature Silver Summit singer Sondra Sun-Odeon (pictured). Sun-Odeon's solo debut, entitled Ætherea, came out in late 2012. The singer's music is a cross between folk music and stoner rock. Opening the show will be Sun-Odeon's friend and tourmate Jasmine Dreame Wagner, a poet/artist/singer/songwriter based out of Western Connecticut, and Iowa singer Ramona Muse. The late show kicks off at 10 p.m., and the 21-and-over event will have a $5 cover charge.

The Gas Lamp in Des Moines will host the "hillbilly music machine" Mountain Sprout Thursday night at 8 p.m. The psychobilly quintet from Springdale, Arkansas has opened for acts like Willie Nelson and the Charlie Daniels Band. Mountain Sprout released their most recent album, entitled Refried: Best O’ The Beans, in 2011, and they recently began offering their six-disc box set through their website. The show is a 21-and-over event, and it will have a $10 cover charge. No opening act has been announced for this show.

Also on Thursday:

The Lonelyhearts
w/ Adam Marsland and Nate Logsdon
DG's Tap House in Ames
9 p.m., 21+ (free)

The El Dorados at Music in the Junction
5th Street & Railroad Avenue in West Des Moines
5:30 p.m., all ages (free)

Jinnouchi Power
w/ Spot Me Sparrow
Whiskey Dixx in Des Moines
7 p.m., all ages ($6)

The Contra Social
w/ Eightup
Whiskey Dixx in Des Moines
9:30 p.m., 21+ ($6)

Max Wellman
El Patio Mexican Restaurant in Des Moines
6 p.m., all ages (free to diners)

The Soul Searchers
Greenwood Lounge in Des Moines
9 p.m., 21+ (free)

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