Happy 80/35 week, Des Moines. Prepare for one of music's busiest weekend in the Capital city by reading Juice's guide to this weekend's must-see 80/35 acts. Now, for all the entertainment news that's fit to email ...
From zero to hero.
Get the story on how a group of Iowans changed Waterloo's dilapidated downtown Wonder Bread building into one of the slickest new breweries in the state. The $6.5 million dollar renovation is home to the new SingleSpeed Brewing location. Get the full story here.
Iowa's favorite ginger Englishman performed at Wells Fargo Arena last weekend and, to the pleasure of onlookers, he sported a Raygun-crafted "Ed Moines" shirt during his encore. Read about how the shirt came to be and catch up on Sheeran's show with the Juice review.
Happy hour highlight:
- A new gastropub will open soon in West Glen. Wait, what's a gastropub? Let Juice explain.
How you could spend your weekend:
- Friday: Des Moines' own Holy White Hounds return to the Des Moines Social Club for an 80/35 after party. More information at desmoinessocialclub.org.
- Friday: One of the world's hottest rap groups, Migos, invade Seven Flags Events Center. More information at sevenflagseventscenter.com.
- Sunday: Big Sandy and His Fly Rite Boys take over the Lefty's Live Music stage. More information at leftyslivemusic.com.