Though Ames’ population declines heavily during the summer, plenty of outdoor music festivals in the area still draw students and residents alike. Anyone looking for live entertainment this summer season will have no difficulty finding a wide variety of events.
Stout is a senior in music who plays trombone, tuba, coronet and more. “Wildman,” as he is called when playing with many local bands, will soon record his tracks for Mumford’s latest album.
Locusic Live Ames this Saturday at DG’s Tap House will feature 7 local artists for only a $5 cover charge, to promote local music and start-up business Locusic.com.
Nationally acclaimed singer/songwriter Kimya Dawson will stop in Ames for the first time in years during her latest four-show tour.
Stevie Starr has been the world’s only “professional regurgitator” for 28 years; this year he comes to Ames for the fourth time.
Six local bands were selected to perform on VEISHEA Thursday for the Music Showcase Extraordinaire, replacing last year’s Battle of the Bands.
With help from the Ames and national communities, ISU student Charlie Poulson has raised enough for his chest reconstruction surgery in only two months.
Local record label Maximum Ames announced today that its second annual music festival will take place from Sept. 20 – 23.
Touring bands like The Poison Control Center, Mumford’s, Christopher the Conquered, The River Monks and more have volunteered their musical talents for Aquapalooza, a benefit concert to help nonprofit Clean Water Movement build a well in Uganda.
Both touring artists and local bands are active on Ames music scene this Spring weekend.