• Tickets for Nickelback’s March 18 Wells Fargo Arena concert are $41-$66 and go on sale Saturday through dahlstickets.com. Seether and Saving Abel open the show. • If you’re planning ahead, the Rock Gone Wild Festival is Aug. 20-23 at Freedom Park in Algona, Ia. Puddle of Mudd, Saliva, Tantric, Great White, Skid Row, Kix,...
BIKEIOWA's Big Wheel Rally '08 will be held at 11 a.m. Dec. 13 starting at Zimm's Food and Spirits, 3124 Ingersoll Ave. Last year more than 75 Big Wheels road from bar to bar along Ingersoll Ave., raising more than $5,000 for The Heart Connection Children's Cancer Program. Each stop will have a musical act performing, the line-up is: Zimm's: F...
"The Daily Show" correspondent Rob Riggle will do an evening of free stand-up comedy at 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Maintenance Shop, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames. Admission is free and Don Watts and Andy Hilbrands open the show. Go to m-shop.com
The Court District Association has announced a Launch Party, held Dec. 11 at Liars Club, 216 Court Ave. The event will showcase modern Court District photography, debut a short film on the district, unveil a new logo, website and light pole banners and, most importantly, offer complimentay cocktails, cuisine and coffee from around the district. ...
Slipknot scored a Grammy nomination for their song "Psychosocial" in the Best Metal Performance category. They're facing Metallica, Ministry, Judas Priest and Roadrunner labelmates DragonForce. The awards will be announced Feb. 8 in Los Angeles.
• In 1933 prohibition was repealed, so one of Des Moines’ oldest bars, Hull Avenue Tavern, 834 Hull Ave., is marking 75 years of legal drinking with a party Dec. 13. There will be a pig roast, music by Alchemist and sub-$1 beers. Go to myspace.com/hullave. • Ocean Beach Midway has opened in the old Kahunaville Midway in Valley W...
• Slipknot has announced the next leg of its tour, including a Jan. 28 stop at Wells Fargo Arena and a Jan. 25 stop at the Mid America Center in Council Bluffs. Tickets go on sale Saturday at dahlstickets.com for $39.50-$45 (Des Moines) and Ticketmaster (Council Bluffs).• Nickelback will perform March 18 at Wells Fargo Arena. Ticket in...
West Des Moines institution Billy Joe’s Pitcher Show will likely close its doors early next year
If you don't already have a claim on one of the 500 Court Avenue Brewing Company mug club mugs, today marks the day when new members can sign up. For $39, you get the mug, T-shirt and discount prices on beer - 50% more for $1 less. (That's 24 oz. in a mug for $3.50 when normally it's 16 oz. for $4.50). Plus, there are mug club parties once a mo...
• The Templeton Rye shuttle bus will take passengers on the first annual Thanksgiving Tour of Des Moines Wednesday. The shuttle will make stops around town, giving people a getaway from the “day-before-Thanksgiving” workday. Round up some friends and e-mail email@example.com to get on the route. • Shooter’s Hidea...
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