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Live Music This Week in DSM: Nov. 8 – 13, 2022

Live Music in DSM

November 8, 2022

This week’s lineup of musical acts in Greater Des Moines (DSM) includes Dani Aceto at Greenwood Lounge on Tuesday, Nov. 8, Erek Wright at Stuffed Olive on Wednesday, Nov. 9 and Sons of Gladys Kravitz at Doc’s on Friday, Nov. 11.

Tuesday, Nov. 8

  • “Freight Train” Frank at La Mie Restaurant in the skywalk at 11 a.m.
  • B. John Burns plays his new album “Year of the Jumping Flea” at 5 p.m. – Live Streaming
  • MFK at The Lift at 7 p.m.
  • Des Moines Irish Session at Magee’s Irish Pub & Eatery in Ankeny at 7 p.m.
  • Blues Jam at Carl’s Place at 7:30 p.m.
  • Dani Aceto at Greenwood Lounge at 8 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 9

  • Bradford Johnson at Paws & Pints at 6 p.m.; Free Uunless you bring a dog – membership or day pass, medical documentation required)
  • Erek Wright at Stuffed Olive in Historic Court District at 6 p.m.
  • Mike Aceto at The Republic on Grand in the Historic East Village at 6 p.m.
  • Jack Curtis/Phineas Pope Duo at Louie’s Wine Dive at 6 p.m.
  • Open Mic Music Jam at Fuzzy’s Taco Shop at 6 p.m.
  • The Muddy Walter Band at Lefty’s at 6:30 p.m.; $5
  • Tanner Taylor at DSM SILTFest (table food farms) at Noce in Western Gateway at 7 p.m.; Free (food available)
  • Bill Matykowski at Greenwood Lounge at 7 p.m.
  • Kathy Mattea at Temple Theater in Western Gateway at 7:30 p.m
  • Mr Softheart with Modeling, Gravity’s Constant at xBk Live at 8 p.m.; $10-15
  • The Sheet at Bellhop in the Historic East Village at 8 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 10

  • “Freight Train” Frank at La Mie Restaurant in the skywalk at 11 a.m.
  • DennisKain & Dan Jones at La Poste in Perry at 5 p.m.
  • Unforgiven at Chuck’s Restaurant at 6 p.m.
  • Live Jazz Organ Trio at The Brick Room in Grimes at 6:30 p.m. BYOB/WINE/Snacks
  • Vocalist Aviana Gedler & Co. at Noce in Western Gateway at 7 p.m.
  • Dan Trilk at Confluence Brewery at 7 p.m.
  • Open Jam with Groove Review at Kenny’s Garage in Waukee at 7 p.m.
  • Beer Choir - Open Sing at The Drift in Winterset at 7 p.m.
  • Turner center Jazz Orchestra - The Lovely Bones at Turner Jazz Center at Drake University at 7:30 p.m.; $30
  • The Soul Searchers at Greenwood Lounge at 8 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 11

  • Rag Doll Incident at Prairie Meadows in Altoona at 1 p.m.
  • Bob Pace & The Dangerous Band at Gas Lamp at 5 p.m.; $5
  • Levi Smith at Paws & Pints at 5 p.m.; Free (Unless you bring a dog – membership or day pass, medical documentation required)
  • Josh Sinclair at Middlebrook Mercantile in Cumming at 5:30 p.m.
  • Acousti-Beast & Friends at Captain Roy’s at 6 p.m.
  • Scott Davis/Jamie Poulson Duo at The Cave DSM at 6 p.m.
  • Charlson Trio with Amber at Chuck’s Restaurant at 6 p.m.
  • DM Project at Iowa Distilling Co. in Cumming at 6 p.m.
  • LA Vocalist Rose Colella - National Act at Noce in Western Gateway at 7 p.m.; $30, VIP $60, Bar/Hightop $20
  • Josh Sinclair at Surety Hotel at 7 p.m.
  • Taylor and Jake at Kelly’s Little Nipper at 7 p.m.
  • Vida Sisters at The Hall DSM in West Des Moines at 7 p.m.
  • Ky Groon at Brightside Aleworks in Altoona at 7 p.m.
  • Grill n’ Kain at The Cellar at White Oak in Cambridge at 7 p.m.; $5
  • Exit 113 at Lake Robbins Ballroom in Woodward at 7 p.m.
  • Moors & McCumber at Temple Theater in Western Gateway at 7:30 p.m.; $30
  • Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn at Sheslow Auditorium at Drake University at 7:30 p.m.
  • Strang Dang Doodle with David Redfern, John Redig at Bogg’s Hull Ave Tavern at 7:30 p.m.
  • Jesse & The Medicine Men at Paws for a Cause at Sherwood Forest Event Center in Windsor Heights at 7:30 p.m.; $50 $75 for a couple, $500 for table of eight
  • FanGirl Fantasy: One Direction vs 5 Seconds of Summer at Wooly’s in the Historic East Village at 8 p.m.; $18-20
  • Charlie Burg with Genevieve Stokes at xBk Live at 8 p.m.; $15
  • Justin Jarrell at Pura Social Club in the Historic East Village at 8 p.m.
  • Final Mix at Kenny’s Garage in Waukee at 8 p.m.
  • Sons of Gladys Kravitz at Doc’s in Johnston at 8 p.m.
  • Jake McVey Band at Prairie Meadows in Altoona at 8 p.m.
  • Sing Along Piano Party with PJ at Whiskey House in Ankeny at 8 p.m.
  • Jordan Beem at Fore Seasons in Newton at 8 p.m.
  • Rick Burke at Greenwood Lounge at 9 p.m.
  • Round A Bout at Down Under in Clive at 9 p.m.
  • Robert Dietch Band at Miss Kitty’s in Clive at 9 p.m.
  • Duma, ONO, Masma Dream World, Sarin at Gas Lamp at 9:30 p.m.; $12-15
  • Gorgatron, The Rising Plague, Bloodgeon, Frontal Assault at Lefty’s at 9:30 p.m. (Doors); $15

Saturday, Nov. 12

  • Sharane Calister at Downtown Winter Farmers' Market at 9 a.m.
  • Des Moines Festival of Music & Fine Arts at Franklin Jr. High Event Center at 2 p.m.
  • Sumpin Doo at Hawkeye Elks Lodge 160 at 4 p.m.; $5
  • Kris Karr at Revelton Distillery in Osceola at 4 p.m.
  • Hamilton Loomis at Gas Lamp at 5 p.m.; $15-18
  • The High Bidders at 515 Brewing in Clive at 6 p.m.
  • Lucas Beebe at Hawk Heaven Tavern in Altoona at 6 p.m. (Following game)
  • Miann Surya at Firetrucker Brewery in Ankeny at 6 p.m.
  • Arteamus Crow featuring Scott Eggleston at Blues & BBQ Dinner – Benefit for CIBS Blues Music Education (BluesME) programs at Covered Bridges Winery in Winterset at 6:30 p.m.; $40-50
  • Ducharme-Jones Band at Captain Roy’s at 7 p.m.
  • RIFFS FOR A CURE II:  Benefit — All Things Lost, The Curse of Hail, Guilty of Treason, Safe Space, Crisis Child at Lefty’s at 7 p.m.; $12-15
  • Eric Thompson Quintet at Noce in Western Gateway at 7 p.m.; $25, VIP $50, Bar/Hightop $15
  • Salt Creek at Croation Slavic Center at 7 p.m.; $5 Members, $7 Nonmembers
  • Tyler Frazier at Reclaimed Rails in Bondurant at 7 p.m.
  • The Black Jacket Symphony performing Led Zeppelin IV at Hoyt Sherman Place in Sherman Hill at 8 p.m.; $22 to $32
  • Alice Unchained: Alice in Chains Tribute with Big Bang Maybe: Stone Temple Pilots Tribute at Wooly’s in the Historic East Village at 8 p.m.; $12-15
  • Display Case EP Release with Seth Cloe and the Silver Liners, Hot Kunch, Shake Them Bones at xBk Live at 8 p.m.; $12-17
  • Jazz at The Continental in the Historic East Village at 8 p.m.
  • Dustin Farrow and the Relics at East Side Eddie’s at 8 p.m.
  • Toaster at Kenny’s Garage in Waukee at 8 p.m.
  • Buckmiller/Schwager Blues Duo at Prairie Meadows in Altoona at 8 p.m.
  • Cover That! at Whiskey House in Ankeny at 8 p.m.
  • MFK at Yacht Club at 8:30 p.m.
  • Driving Blind at Mickey’s in Waukee at 8:30 p.m.
  • Elour, Ephraim Zenh, Honey Dick at Gas Lamp at 9 .m.; p $10
  • Bad Donkey at Greenwood Lounge at 9 p.m.
  • Dick Danger Band at Down Under in Clive at 9 p.m.
  • AfterShock at Good Times in Ankeny at 9 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 13

  • The Midlanders at Covered Bridges Winery in Winterset at 2 p.m.
  • Local Music Showcase at Teehee’s Comedy Club in Western Gateway at 3 p.m.
  • Nick Rueckert/Aaron Ehrlich Duo at Louie’s Wine Dive at 5 p.m.
  • Gaylin Sudik Orchestra at Lake Robbins Ballroom in Woodward at 5 p.m.; $13
  • Collaboration Station Open Jam at Bogg’s Hull Ave Tavern at 6 p.m.
  • Anna Tivel with Christopher Perterfield (Field Report) at xBk Live at 7 p.m.; $15-20
  • Amy Helm at Temple Theater in Western Gateway at 7:30 p.m.; $20 to $45
  • Joe Bonamassa at Des Moines Civic Center at 8 p.m.; $64 to $204
Jerrica Marshall

Jerrica Marshall is the downtown placemaking manager at the Greater Des Moines Partnership.