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    Local bands & Live Venues

    Does anyone follow local bands in the Des Moines/Ames area? If so, who are they and where are the best local bars/venues?


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    Re: Local bands & Live Venues

    The Nadas
    The Josh Davis Band
    Jason Brown
    Brother Trucker
    Fat Andy
    The Tyler Thompson Band

    Do myspace searches on all of them to hear some of their stuff.



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    Re: Local bands & Live Venues

    Quote Originally Posted by JonDMiller View Post
    The Nadas
    The Josh Davis Band
    Jason Brown
    Brother Trucker
    Fat Andy
    The Tyler Thompson Band

    Do myspace searches on all of them to hear some of their stuff.
    I don't live in the area, but I did see that the Josh Davis Band is on the CD sampler that comes with my favorite music mag, Paste. I thought it was just an OK track, but it's good to see good music come out of Iowa.


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    Re: Local bands & Live Venues

    The Envy Corps are good - they are going to blow up big here soon...



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    Re: Local bands & Live Venues

    Matt Woods is good if your into Blues! He use to play solo on Thursday at The Continental, and pretty often at Blues on Grand!


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    Re: Local bands & Live Venues

    Slipknot is local... oh wait I think I just heard a puppy get killed..darn you death metal.



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    Re: Local bands & Live Venues

    Quote Originally Posted by JonDMiller View Post
    The Nadas
    The Josh Davis Band
    Jason Brown
    Brother Trucker
    Fat Andy
    The Tyler Thompson Band

    Do myspace searches on all of them to hear some of their stuff.
    Thanks for the Fat Andy love Jon!!!



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    Re: Local bands & Live Venues

    Quote Originally Posted by cys_av8r View Post
    Thanks for the Fat Andy love Jon!!!
    Wow, does that sound dirty. Get a room.


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    Re: Local bands & Live Venues

    Cant beat The Nadas



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    Re: Local bands & Live Venues

    Quote Originally Posted by cys_av8r View Post
    Thanks for the Fat Andy love Jon!!!
    Now if you just had more shows!


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    Re: Local bands & Live Venues

    Quote Originally Posted by guitarchitect7 View Post
    Now if you just had more shows!
    Back to back shows coming up.

    Dec 28 (My b-day) : Vaudeville Mews (downtown Des Moines)
    Dec 29: The Warehouse (formerly Keysters in Urbandale)



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    Re: Local bands & Live Venues

    Ask Cotlar, that seems to be one of his strongsuits, local music. Too bad he's supposed to have a sports show.



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    Re: Local bands & Live Venues

    Quote Originally Posted by cys_av8r View Post
    Back to back shows coming up.

    Dec 28 (My b-day) : Vaudeville Mews (downtown Des Moines)
    Dec 29: The Warehouse (formerly Keysters in Urbandale)
    Count me in!

    Ang Cotlur only knows the Blues of local music.


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    Re: Local bands & Live Venues

    God i hate the Nadas' Haven't liked them since my college days



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