Results 1 to 13 of 13
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 116,703, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Cybyassociation's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    6,355
    Points
    116,703
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 249
    Given: 254

    Black Keys in Des Moines

    Any one else here or anyone goin? Gettin pretty packed right now...hot as hell too. Should be a great show. Brought my dad out. Standin in the back with my Brewers hat on if ya happen to bump into me.



  2. #2
    All-Star
    Points: 45,883, Level: 66
    Level completed: 24%, Points required for next Level: 1,067
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    1,589
    Points
    45,883
    Level
    66
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 203
    Given: 96

    Re: Black Keys in Des Moines

    Glad to hear it's pretty packed. I wish I could've gone. It's good to see these bands that get ZERO airplay in Des Moines still play shows here and pack 'em in.


    I am a patient boy. I wait, I wait, I wait, I wait...
    http://www.mapcon.com/US-EN/CMMS-Software

  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 27,085, Level: 50
    Level completed: 54%, Points required for next Level: 465
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    sunnysideup's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    The Metro
    Posts
    1,519
    Points
    27,085
    Level
    50
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 193
    Given: 94

    Re: Black Keys in Des Moines

    Just drove by Val Air and the place looked pretty packed. I was wondering who was playing since the marque board didn't have anything on it.


    Yeah TOAST!!!

  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 50,954, Level: 69
    Level completed: 86%, Points required for next Level: 196
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isubeatle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    1,350
    Points
    50,954
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 38
    Given: 103

    Re: Black Keys in Des Moines

    would have loved to go, but we had a wedding this weekend and we're pretty tired. i also would like to get to peoples on tuesday for Phoenix



  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 31,317, Level: 54
    Level completed: 43%, Points required for next Level: 633
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    2,277
    Points
    31,317
    Level
    54
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 88
    Given: 65

    Re: Black Keys in Des Moines

    Quote Originally Posted by flynnhicks03 View Post
    Glad to hear it's pretty packed. I wish I could've gone. It's good to see these bands that get ZERO airplay in Des Moines still play shows here and pack 'em in.
    'Airplay' has zero to do with a bands success. The music scene has zero to do with what you hear on the radio as well. It has very little to do with the Black Keys as well.



  6. #6
    All-Star
    Points: 45,883, Level: 66
    Level completed: 24%, Points required for next Level: 1,067
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    1,589
    Points
    45,883
    Level
    66
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 203
    Given: 96

    Re: Black Keys in Des Moines

    Quote Originally Posted by jburke View Post
    'Airplay' has zero to do with a bands success. The music scene has zero to do with what you hear on the radio as well. It has very little to do with the Black Keys as well.
    Ok, then.


    I am a patient boy. I wait, I wait, I wait, I wait...
    http://www.mapcon.com/US-EN/CMMS-Software

  7. #7
    All-Star
    Points: 50,954, Level: 69
    Level completed: 86%, Points required for next Level: 196
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isubeatle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    1,350
    Points
    50,954
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 38
    Given: 103

    Re: Black Keys in Des Moines

    it depends on what you listen to. i never listen to FM radio anymore. in my car i listen to satellite radio, usually Alt Nation. Then when at the office i listen to either Pandora or my own music.



  8. #8
    Recruit
    Points: 7,538, Level: 25
    Level completed: 98%, Points required for next Level: 12
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    caustic217's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    The Cyclone State
    Posts
    91
    Points
    7,538
    Level
    25
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Black Keys in Des Moines

    Quote Originally Posted by jburke View Post
    'Airplay' has zero to do with a bands success. The music scene has zero to do with what you hear on the radio as well. It has very little to do with the Black Keys as well.
    So what exactly do The Black Keys have to do with?



  9. #9
    Pro LeSchmick's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    2,022
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Black Keys in Des Moines

    Went tonight. Never been sweatier in my entire life. Saw my freshman English 150 professor rockin out about 20 feet from the stage.


    @LeSchmick

    XBox Live: Le Schmick

  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 116,703, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Cybyassociation's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    6,355
    Points
    116,703
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 249
    Given: 254

    Re: Black Keys in Des Moines

    Quote Originally Posted by caustic217 View Post
    So what exactly do The Black Keys have to do with?
    I think they have to do with rock and roll because they straight up rocked the house tonight. Man those two can play!!! For the small, hot, crappy venue, amazing sound. They vocals were crisp, the guitars were loud and the drums shook my chest. What a great show. Its a shame it took me this long to finally see them!



  11. #11
    All-Star
    Points: 24,290, Level: 47
    Level completed: 74%, Points required for next Level: 260
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    dtclones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    1,631
    Points
    24,290
    Level
    47
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 1

    Re: Black Keys in Des Moines

    My head is still ringing. Good show.



  12. #12
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 7,078, Level: 25
    Level completed: 6%, Points required for next Level: 472
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    311
    Points
    7,078
    Level
    25
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Black Keys in Des Moines

    I was there too. It was so hot. I thought the Val Aire had AC, what was the deal with that? Crowd was great. Had a really good time, and the band rocked hard.



  13. #13
    All-Star
    Points: 29,014, Level: 52
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 736
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Tarbox's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Boulder, CO
    Posts
    1,325
    Points
    29,014
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6
    Given: 32

    Re: Black Keys in Des Moines

    I was told that the AC was out when we got there to put up banner, etc...It was around 5p and usually it's a meat locker in there pre-show...yesterday it was around 80 degrees....yeesh.

    They put on a great show, not the best I've seen them do but the crowd more than made up for that. With the billion degree heat inside, the crowd was racous and wild which impressed the hell out of me. Kudos, Iowa.


    Scientific > Heady

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Cyclones.TV
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • September 5, 2015
  • 07:00 PM