Music in Des Moines

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Des Moines is the music hub of Iowa, with dozens of exciting artists touring each year. Continue reading to discover a few of the most popular country and rock artists coming to Des Moines at the end of 2023 or the beginning of 2024. Additionally, check out the multitude of special Holiday music events taking place before Christmas. With beautiful music venues and incredible artists, Des Moines is prepared to wow visitors.

Music for everyone!

Des Moines is home to a wide variety of incredible artists. As the city continues to grow, Des Moines has placed itself on the map as a must-stop destination for many artists. Country music is fairly popular in Iowa and there is no lack of country artists to be found. Big names like Kane Brown, Bailey Zimmerman, and Zach Bryan, all plan to make stops in Iowa’s capital. Not your vibe? No worries. Des Moines has a variety of diverse indie and rock artists making appearances as well.

Our must-see music list:

Below are a multitude of artists that we think Des Moines residents would enjoy. The lists have been divided into sections based on music genre and variety. Country, Rock, or Holiday, Des Moines does it all. We have also provided information that may be helpful including venue location, show time, and age ratings. It doesn’t matter if you are a Des Moines resident, a college student, or just someone passing through. There will be a show for you on this list.

Country Music in Des Moines

Little River Band – November 17, 2023 – 7:30 PM, All ages

Dylan Marlowe – November 29, 2023 – 7:30 PM, Wooly’s, all ages

Kane Brown – April 18, 2024 – 6 PM, Wells Fargo Arena

Zach Bryan – April 25, 2024 – 6 PM, Wells Fargo Arena

Rock Music in Des Moines

Pork Tornadoes -November 25, 2023 – 8 PM, Wooly’s, 21 and older

Silverstein 10 years tour – December 15, 2023 – 7:30 PM, Wooly’s, All ages

Disturbed – January 25, 2023 – 7:30 PM, Wells Fargo Arena, All Ages

Holiday Music in Des Moines

Irish Christmas in America – December 7, 2023 – 7 PM, Temple Theater

The Nate Sparks Big Band – December 1, 2023 – 7 PM, Noce

Winter Blues Fest 2024 – February 10, 2024 – 9:15 PM, Des Moines Marriott Downtown

Candlelight: Holiday Special – December 16, 2023 – 1:45 PM, World Food Prize Hall

Want to hear more?

A more extensive list of music in Des Moines can be found here.