Heath Alan

Sunday, Sep 3
Discover Iowa
5PM

Heath Alan (Pattschull) is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Des Moines, Iowa. Heath was nurtured and mentored by some of Iowa’s greatest talents including Patrick Hazell, Joe Price, Denny Garcia, Rush Cleveland, Roger Miller, Bob Dorr and Jonathan Schwabe. Heath was awarded the prestigious Liberace Music Grant (Yes – That Liberace) and inducted into the Yamaha Musicians Hall of Fame before he was 18 years of age.  Heath studied music at UNLV and The University of Northern Iowa with Frank Gagliardi (Louis Armstrong), Felix Vesculia and composer Jonathan Schwabe.  Heath has been an active musician in the midwest for the past 20 years.  Heath was inducted into the Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his decade long run with Bob Dorr and The Blue Band.  Heath has lead his own band for the past ten years and is an active sideman and studio musician.  
Hometown in Iowa: Des Moines

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Dick Danger Band

Sunday, Sep 3
Discover Iowa
1PM

Over four decades, Dick Danger has mastered the art of guitar. Archie’s steady beat and Rick’s walking bass round out the smooth groove sound enjoyed by crowds internationally! Joined by Kyle’s soulful keys,Curtis’s rhythmic licks, and the silky vocals of T-Finesse and Ar-Jay, the Dick Danger Band melds the old days of psychedelic funk with modern dance favorites to create a party vibe fit for all ages.

Hometown in Iowa: Des Moines

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Drivethirty5

Sunday, Sep 3
Discover Iowa
11AM

Drivethirty5 is Des Moines area cover band that focuses on Alternative Rock from the 1980’s and 1990’s with a splash of classic rock and modern pop mixed in.  We frequently play in the Des Moines area at Down Under Bar and Grill, Kenny’s Garage, Mickey’s West, Docs Lounge, Fireside Bar and Grill(Altoona) and several outdoor festivals. Members are: Andy Piester-Lead Vocals, Melissa Wiechman- Bass, Lead and background vocals, Mark Graber-Lead Guitar, Tim Mullen Drums/Percussion, and Matt Miller- rhythm guitar and background vocals

Hometown in Iowa: Des Moines

 

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P.O.W.

P.O.W.

Friday, Sep 1
Discover Iowa
3PM

We are a serious classic rock cover band mainly, that sprinkles in a few originals inspired by the music we all love, classic rock.

We play tunes mainly from ’65 to ’75 by artists like Eric Clapton, The Doors, The Beatles, Neil Young, ZZ Top, The Eagles, The Clash, CCR, Santana, Cream, and many more.

We are Dan Jones (guitar, vocals), Shawn Moore (harmonica, percussions, vocals), Jeff Macke (drums), Darrel Cordova (guitar, vocals), and Emeal Myles (bass).

Hometown in IowaMadrid, Urbandale, Ankeny, Des Moines

 

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Ctrl C

Friday, Sep 1
Discover Iowa
9AM

A popular rock cover band that authentically plays the songs from the 80’s, 90’s, and 2000’s. Based in Des Moines, IA, Ctrl C is comprised of 5 members: Sara Nicklin, Vanessa Maly, Jay Parnau, Bob Adams, and Mike Maly.

Hometown in Iowa: Des Moines

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Joe & Vicki Price

Monday, Sep 4
Discover Iowa
3PM

A righteous, joyful, foot-stomping jubilee, Joe and Vicki Price catapult the blues. Over their 32 years together they have opened for such notables as Buddy Guy, Al Green, John Lee Hooker, Willie Dixon, Greg Brown and Iris DeMent.  The couple’s 2009 release Rain or Shine won an Independent Music Award for best Blues CD 2010. The cd has received rave reviews in major publications including Vintage Guitar Magazine, DownBeat Magazine and The American Music Guide. The couple is endorsed by the National Reso-Phonic Guitar Company, Air Line Guitar Company and Victoria Amplifiers.

From coast to coast, and from concerts, to clubs, to outdoor festivals, the Price’s singular vision and dazzling, irresistible live performances continue to etch a steady, upward arc.

Hometown in Iowa: Waterloo, Waukon

Crooked Mile

Friday, Sep 1
Discover Iowa
5PM

Hailing from Iowa’s capital city of Des Moines, Crooked Mile are in their 9th year of entertaining audiences around the state. Their musical style ranges across many genres and influences, from Led Zeppelin to Willie Nelson, but their foundation is firmly rooted in classic rock n’ roll (with a particular affinity for British invasion groups like the Rolling Stones, the Who, Beatles and Pink Floyd). Additionally, the band has a solid stock of original tunes which reflect all of these wide-ranging influences.

Kevin Best – drums/lead vocals
Lincoln Grimes – guitar/vocals
Greg Honnold – bass/vocals
Ben Hopkins – guitar/vocals

Hometown in Iowa: Des Moines.

Rocky Raccoon

Saturday, Sep 2
Discover Iowa
1PM

Rocky Raccoon is a Beatles Tribute Band preforming the hits and deep album cuts from the first album (Please, Please Me) to the last album (Abbey Road) We take our audiences on a musical and visual journey and create “ A Celebration of The Beatles!

“Paul” Tom Murphy, “John” Chris Mulbauer, “George” Patrick Moore, “Ringo” Rich Richmond

Hometown in Iowa: Des Moines.

Abby Normal

Friday, Sep 1
Discover Iowa
7pm

ABBY NORMAL gets the crowd moving with a song selection that is aimed to delight. Timeless rock songs and current hits that strike a chord for a wide age group make this cover band a true crowd pleaser. ABBY NORMAL rocks! with experienced performers, professional equipment and a love for entertaining!

Hometowns in Iowa: Ankeny, Des Moines, Cherokee, Rockwell City

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