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It may not feel like summer outside yet but warmer days are fast approaching —  and with summer days comes the opportunity for summer road trips. Looking for a good excuse to get out of town? We made a list for that: The Juice guide to five road trip-worthy Iowa concerts. Now, for more entertainment news ... 

Nitefall fans, take note. 

Simon Estes Amphitheater, part-time home to summer concert series Nitefall on the River, plans to be closed for the 2019 and 2020 summer seasons, officials say, due to construction. All 2018 Nitefall shows plan to take place as scheduled, including the newly announced Foster the People gig, set for June 5.

About that 515 Alive lineup ... 

515 Alive announced its 2018 lineup this week. Rapper Future and DJ Bassnectar lead the bill. Want to know more about what's in store this year? Juice has you covered.  

Hip-hop artist Future performs to a sold out crowd on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

Happy hour highlight: 

Wisco Grub and Pub is a new sanctuary for Badger State natives, says one Juice writer. 

Ways to spend your weekend: 

All weekend: Les Misérables runs at the Des Moines Civic Center. More information at
All weekend: Ragtime runs at the Des Moines Playhouse. More information at
Iowa troubadour Dave Zollo returns to the Gas Lamp stage. More information at


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