Isaac James

Isaac James

Sunday, Sep 3
West of 35
7 pm 

Isaac James was formed in 2008 in Kansas City, MO with members Blackie Starks, Joel Ekman, John Lillard, and Gil Cole.
Within a couple of years, the bands hard rock sound and energetic stage show had them sharing the stages with greats like Guns and Roses, Sevendust, Uncle Kracker, Drowning Pool, Stone Sour, Steele Panther and more.

 

Band Members: Isaac James, the band based out of Des Moines Iowa featuring Blackie Starks,  Joel Ekman (former STONE SOUR drummer),  Rich Cantrell, and Mike Ruby

Hometown in Iowa: Des Moines

One Woman Symphony

One Woman Symphony

Sunday, Sep 3
Legends of Tomorrow
7pm

Inspired by the term “One-Man Band,” a phrase used to describe a single musician playing multiple instruments simultaneously, Geneviève Salamone merges technology with the classical violin to create The One-Woman Symphony. Through the use of pre-recorded accompaniment created within her recording studio and an acoustically amplified violin, Geneviève’s unique setup evokes a powerful performance experience- as though an entire symphony performs with her on stage. With over 200 annually booked performances, The One-Woman Symphony provides musical entertainment for every listener through a diverse genre selection ranging from Classical, Pop, Rock, Bluegrass, World Fiddle (Irish, Celtic, Russian, etc.), Disney, and more!
Hometown in Iowa: Waukee

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Rob Lumbard

Rob Lumbard

Friday, Sep 1
Jerald’s Patio & Courtyard Bistro
7pm (90 mins)

Summary: Rob Lumbard is a serious blues/jazz/folk finger picking guitarist, and vocalist that doesn’t take himself seriously.A veteran,award winning performer.

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Randy Burk & The Prisoners

Saturday, Sep 2
Iowa Strong
7PM

In the rich tradition of artists like Steve Earle, Johnny Cash, and Dave Alvin, artist Randy Burk creates music that is at once exciting and familiar, honest and soulful, fearless and introspective. Burk has an unparalleled blue-collar work ethic that he’s easily applied to the cutthroat world of music with a midwestern sensibility that for the last 15 years has enabled him to play more than 200 shows a year across the Midwest, West Coast, and Europe with the Prisoners. Burk’s affinity for songs about love, life, pain, and good ole hard work can be traced to his small-town Iowa roots. Born and raised in Atlantic, Iowa Burk spent much of his youth singing in the church and listening to his father’s collection of Elvis Presley 8 tracks. These roots he never abandoned even while sharing the stage with artists from Big Smith to Jason Aldean. Roots that ground honesty to his song writing and humility across the thousands of miles and thousands of shows. “My boots have known mostly rocky roads, but that makes the songs come easy sometimes,” Burk says. In 2012 Randy Burk and the Prisoners won the ArtistSignal.com 90-day competition for $25,000, which helped them release their 3rd album “Money, Heart & Soul.” Burk and the Prisoners will release their 4th album in the fall of 2017. 

Hometown in Iowa: Des Moines, Story City, Atlantic

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Kerosene

Sunday, Sep 3
The Truth
7PM

80’s 90’s and today’s
Andy Quick = lead vocals /rhythm guitar
Tim Hawkins= bass and vocals
Mike Kellow= drums and vocals
Tom Gunderman= lead guitar and vocalsHometown in Iowa: Marshalltown, Des Moines

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Foxholes

Friday, Sep 1
Legends of Tomorrow
7PM

Formed in late 2012, Foxholes is a musical collaboration between Trevor Holt, Jessica Villegas, Ben Barndollar, Kyle Folvag and Craig Bowers. The Des Moines based indie rock act draws from a well of indie and post-punk influences of yesteryear while adding their own unique flourishes with celebrated results. Foxholes, the group’s sophomore album, is due out May 26th.

Hometown in Iowa: Des Moines

Damon Dotson

Saturday, Sep 2
West of 35
7PM

 Genre: Acoustic/rock

Damon Dotson is a singer/songwriter based out of Des Moines, IA and originally from Northwest Iowa. Dotson has opened for legendary performers like BB King, Willie Nelson, The Beach Boys, as well as modern artists like Matt Nathanson, Edwin McCain, and The Lone Bellow. Dotson has sustained his career for ten years including the release of four of his original albums and countless shows all throughout the midwest without a record label or management.

Hometown in Iowa: Des Moines, Grundy Center, Ames, West Des Moines, Okoboji, Boone, Waukee