We all know the Des Moines Farmers’ Market is the best in the U.S. Here are a few things even a seasoned farmers’ market visitor might not know. Continue reading “7 Things You Didn’t Know About The Des Moines Farmers’ Market”
Here’s how to celebrate Record Store Day in Des Moines
Record Store Day is April 22, and Des Moines is ready to join in the fun.
Conceived back in 2007, Record Store Day celebrates the unique culture surrounding the independent record stores around the US—and around the world. Zzz Records owner Nate Niceswanger says this day celebrates a trend in vinyl records that the Midwest has seemingly always loved. Continue reading “Here’s how to celebrate Record Store Day in Des Moines”
5 reasons Des Moines is the Midwest’s up-and-coming music hub
Des Moines is a musical hub. Well, it’s a destination that’s growing and easily on track to be the place for music.
Just take a look at 80/35, the Des Moines Social Club and Station 1 Records to see a few reasons why. With local artists producing everything from hip-hop to classic rock, there is truly something for everyone. And it’s that diversity that Des Moines-based, non-profit record label Station 1 Records is honing in on. Continue reading “5 reasons Des Moines is the Midwest’s up-and-coming music hub”