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Unknown Hinson, Busted String Band, and Illway top Wednesday's concert calendar

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Wednesday's concert calendar features shows from Unknown Hinson, The Busted String Band, and Illway. Here are the details.

Charlotte, North Carolina comedic country/psychobilly rock act Unknown Hinson (born Stuart Daniel Baker) will perform at Wooly's in Des Moines on Wednesday night. The voice of Early Cuyler on the Cartoon Network's Adult Swim cartoon series Squidbillies has released seven albums, the most recent of which, Reloaded, came out in 2012. Baker portrays a "vampire hillbilly" character on stage and puts on a funny and energetic show. Tickets to see Unknown Hinson are $20. North Carolina alternative group Bear with Me will open the all ages 8 p.m. show.

The Busted String Band will play the Gas Lamp in Des Moines tomorrow night at 9 p.m. The Missouri-based six-piece self-described “Regressive Country & Western” band will have special guest Al Hackel sitting in with them for the show. The Busted String Band released their new album, entitled Can't Win For Losing on April 12. The show will have a $5 cover and is a 21+ event.

Vaudeville Mews in Des Moines will host West Des Moines alternative punk band Illway tomorrow night. The band released their debut album Marty's Party last December. Kickstart Tomorrow and Ask will serve as openers. The 6 p.m. all ages show will have a $5 cover.


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