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  • The Venue
    People's will reopen as two new venues
    Many Central Iowa concert-goers were surprised in late October when Downtown Des Moines music venue People's closed its doors after five years. Fear not, though, as the space on the third floor of 216 Court Avenue will reopen soon as not one,...
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    Des Moines music venue People's set to close its doors after this weekend
    The news broke yesterday afternoon that Des Moines music venue People's, located at 214 Fourth Street,will be closing itsdoors. People'shas been one of the predominant music venues in Des Moines for the last five years since owner Tom...
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    Morbid Angel comes to Des Moines tomorrow
    Death metalband Morbid Angelstops throughDes Moines tomorrow on their first North American tour in six years. The band's Saturday, October 6 show at people's will also feature openers Dark Funeral and Grave. The doors at People's (216...
  • Coles Whalen
    Coles Whalen comes to People's on September 6
    Singer/songwriter Coles Whalen will make a tour stop in Des Moines on September 6. Theconcert will be at People's (216 Court Avenue). The doors will open at People's at 8 p.m., and the music will start at 9 p.m. The Cover Grrls are...
  • Static X
    Static X brings the Noise Revolution Tour 2012 to People's on August 22
    Industrial metal band Static X will bring the Noise Revolution Tour 2012to Des Moines on Wednesday, August 22 at People's (216 Court Avenue). The doors at People's will open at 5:30 p.m., and the music will start at 6 p.m. The night's...
  • Kottonmouth Kings
    The Mile High Tour comes to People's on August 6
    Rap rockers Kottonmouth Kingswill bring theirMile High Tourto People's (216 Court Avenue)in Downtown Des Moines on Monday, August 6. The band will be joined onstage by Big B and Prozak. Doors will open at 6 p.m. on Monday, and the music will...
  • Halestorm
    Halestorm to play People's on July 10
    Pennsylvania rockers Halestorm will make a stop at People's (216 Court Avenue) in Downtown Des Moines on Tuesday, July 10. The doors at People's will open at 7 p.m., and the music is slated to start at 7:30 p.m. New Medicine and Emphatic...
  • Greensky Bluegrass
    Greensky Bluegrass plays People's on June 15
    Greensky Bluegrass will make a Des Moines tour stop this week, playing People's (216 Court Avenue) on Friday, June 15. The doors will open at People's at 8 p.m., and the music is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. No opening bands have been...
  • Heatbox
    Heatbox and A Love Electric play People's on May 19
    Heatbox will heat up People's (216 Court Avenue, Des Moines) on Saturday, May 19 with a little help from a big jazz collective--Todd Clouser and A Love Electric. The doors at People's will open at 8 p.m., and the music will start at 9 p.m....
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    Bonne Finken plays CD Release Party at People's on May 18
    People's (216 Court Avenue, Des Moines) will host a CD Release Party for Bonne Finken on Friday, May 18. The doors at People's will open at 7 p.m. Singer/Songwriter Chad Elliott, with Bonita Crowe, will open the show at 8 p.m. Finken will...
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    Hed 2 Head 3 set to rock People's on May 4
    The Hed 2 Head 3 Tour is set toblow the roof off of People's (216 Court Avenue, Des Moines) on May 4. Hed PE and Mushroomhead will headline the concert event which also includes performances from American Head Charge, Corvus, Tenafly Viper,...
  • Josey Scott
    Saliva returns to Des Moines on May 2 with a new lineup
    Memphis rockers Saliva will play a show in Des Moines on Wednesday, May 2 at People's (216 Court Avenue). The doors will open at 5:30 p.m., and the concert is set to start at 6:30 p.m. The five opening bands will include 12 Stones, Royal Bliss...
  • The Saw Doctors
    The Saw Doctors play People's on March 25
    Irish rockers the Saw Doctors come to Des Moines for a show at People's (216 Court Avenue) on Sunday, March 25. Doors open at 6:30 pm, and the show starts at 7:30 pm. Peace, Love & Stuff is the scheduled opener. Tickets are $25 in advance...
  • Pianopalooza
    Pianopalooza plays People's on New Year's Eve
    Pianopalooza will ring in the new year at People's (on the third floor of 216 Court Avenue in Downtown Des Moines) on December 31st. Doors will open at 7 pm, and the show will start at 8 pm. Tickets for the show are $20 in advance and $25 on...
  • The Psychedelic Furs
    The Psychedelic Furs and The Tom Tom Club to play People’s on September 9
    The Psychedelic Furs and The Tom Tom Club will play a show at People’s (216 Court Avenue, Des Moines) on September 9. The doors open at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets for the show are $25 in advance (thru Ticketfly.com) and ...