Sunday, Sep 3
Iowa Classic Showcase
Hanna Wolle, violin, West Des Moines, IA
Singer-songwriter, Ed Corpus, and his original brand of piano based country-soul, fuses colorful harmonies with soulfully romantic lyrics and a smooth baritone. Inspired by artists such as Phil Vassar, Alan Jackson, Bob Seeger and Van Morrison, live performances include a variety of original country ballads and up tempo piano rock anthems.
Hometown in Iowa: West Des Moines
The Half Moons are an eclectic three-piece acoustic band featuring a dynamic soulful lead vocal by Jenny Throckmorton of West Des Moines backed by a tight duo of acoustic guitarists. Ryan Moffit of Des Moines shines on lead and rhythm with Rick Farlow of Osceola providing rhythm as well as contributing with percussion. The band performs original music and unique covers creating their own acoustic spin on other artists’ songs. The Half Moons cover artists ranging from John Prine to Janis Joplin, and Janes Addiction to Johnny Cash. With this wide range of genres, The Half Moons provide a taste for all musical ears in their powerful live performances.
Hometown in Iowa: West Des Moines, Des Moines, Osceola
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
Band Members: Spencer Fenimore, Dallas Norton, Dave Montgomery, Nick Borror, Joe Kiplinger
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