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Live Music This Weekend in DSM: March 18-20, 2022

Live Music in Des Moines

Spring has finally sprung and there are a ton of great local music acts that you can enjoy. From Grammy Nominated Vocalist Stacey Kent at Noce in Downtown Des Moines (DSM) Friday night to Sunday Open Jam at Bogg’s Hull Ave Tavern, this weekend’s lineup of musical acts will have you listening your way to that relaxing spring break vibe we all love.

Friday, March 18

  • Bob Pace & the Dangerous Band at Gas Lamp at 5 p.m.; $5 

  • Escape From the Zoo (Fat Wreck Chords), Public Serpents, Rational Anthem, Bigby Woods at Lefty’s at 6 p.m.; $15-18  

  • Hardship, Anger Incarnate, Descent of Man, Claim Defeat, Orphic Illusion at The Fremont at 6 p.m. 

  • Grammy Nominated Vocalist Stacey Kent at Noce at 7 p.m.; $100 

  • Nick Hermann Entertainment @Craft Bru Taproom at 7 p.m. 

  • Joshua Sinclair @Court Ave Brewing at 7 p.m. 

  • Damon Dotson @Surety Hotel Lounge at 7 p.m.  

  • Rayne Vitorino Dias / Askar Khaetov Duo at The Cave at 7 p.m. 

  • Justin Jarrell @xBk Live at 8 p.m.; $10-13 

  • Ephraim Zenh w/The Sounds of Many at Lefty’s at 8 p.m. 

  • Big Time Grain Co at Wooly’s at 8:30 p.m.; $10 

  • Grammy Nominated Vocalist Stacey Kent at Noce at 9 p.m. ;$75  

  • Bob Pace & Neil Stoffergen at Greenwood at 9 a.m.  

  • The Killigans, Aage Birch at Gas Lamp at 9:30 p.m.; $10

Saturday, March 19

  • The Krank Daddies, Tough Ghost at Gas Lamp at 4 p.m.; $10  

  • Brother Trucker at Captain Roy’s at 7 p.m.  

  • The Brian Martin Big Band at Noce at 7 p.m.; $25 

  • Brian Congdon at Craft Bru Taproom at 7 p.m.  

  • Coyote at the Croation-Slavic-Center at 7 p.m., $5-members, $7-nonmembers 

  • Beethoven & Shostakovich at Civic Center at 7:30 p.m.; $15-$70 (+$5 day of show) 

  • Poppy w/MZ Neon @Wooly’s at 8 p.m.; $25-30 

  • Brad and kate w/Ryne Doughty @xBk Live at 8 p.m.; $10-13 

  • All Guts No Glory, Dick is Short for Richard, Blacked Out World at Hull Ave Tavern at 8 p.m. 

  • The Savage Freds, Nothing Special at Gas lamp at 9 p.m.; $7-10 

  • Heath Alan & Justin Appel at Greenwood at 9 p.m.  

  • Toast3R @Down Under at 9 p.m.  

  • Whiskey Bizkit at Leathernecks Dog House, Colo at 9 p.m.  

  • Luke Farland at Copperhead Saloon, Stratford at 9 p.m.  

  • Last Call w/Max Wellman at Noce at 9:30 p.m.    

  • The BASSberry JAM at Lefty’s at 10 p.m.; $10

Sunday, March 20

  • Joshua Sinclair at Cozy Café at 10 a.m.  

  • Jodi Bodley and Dewey Cantrell at Des Moines Botanical Gardens at 1 p.m.; $10  

  • GR!LIVE – Punk: Poly Styrene of X Ray Spex feat. Poly Mall Cops at xBk Live at 1 p.m.; $10-13 

  • Jodi Bodley and Dewey Cantrell at Des Moines Botanical Garden at 3 p.m.; $10 (senior, veterans, youth, child prices too) 

  • The Red Pears, Archer Oh @Gas Lamp at 4:30 p.m.; $12-14 

  • Sam Salomone / David Altmeier Duo at Louie’s Wine Dive at 5 p.m.  

  • Mississippi Heat at Byron’s at 5 p.m.; $15 

  • Take It Personal Tour feat Taebo Tha Truth & Snake Lucci w/Lolo Savage, Ray West & T Bear, Dirt Lxrd, late Street, DOOZY 

  • Sunday Open Jam at Bogg’s Hull Ave Tavern at 7 p.m.

Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.