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This year’s Gross Domestic Product festival will be held April 25 in the East Village. The Maytags, Canby, Druids, Annaliber , AWTHNTKTS, prettygirlhatemachine, Volcano Boys, Field Division, Creation Complex, Surf Zombies, Peas and Carrot, Easy Fruit, Men in Lead Masks, Karen Meat & The Computer, Extravision, Goldblums, Sinkholes and the community selected artist, Grandchamp.

Pig butts will meet big butts when Sir Mix-A-Lot performs at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 20. It’s a free show, just the right price for the one song you really want to hear.

O.A.R. is returning for an April 18 show at Hoyt Sherman Place. Tickets are $35. Go to hoytsherman.org. ...

William Elliott Whitmore’s “Radium Death” will be out March 31, but Iowans can get it a few days early when he plays a release show March 28 at the Blue Moose in Iowa City. Tickets are $17 in advance. Go to bluemooseic.com. ...

The Greater Des Moines Partnership and the Des Moines Music Coalition have released CarpeDM Mix II, a free download of songs by Iowa acts including Bonne Finken, Gloom Balloon, The Maytags and others at seizedesmoines.com/musicmix. ...

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