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Little BIG Fest announces 2015 lineup, set times

Little BIG Fest, the annual roots and bluegrass festival hosted by the Des Moines Music Coalition, revealed details on on the 2015 lineup, set times and location.

Headlining this year's installment of the event, taking place Dec. 5, is John Fullbright, a Grammy Award-nominated Americana musician from Oklahoma. Alongside the Grammy Award nomination for "Best Americana Album," his 2012 release, "From the Ground Up" led him to a nomination for the Americana Music Association's "Emerging Artist of the Year" award.

Fullbright's latest record, "Songs," was released in 2014.

The event's scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m., with the headliner going on at 9:30 p.m., at Wooly's in the East Village, with an official after party at Lefty's on University Ave. Artists performing include The Pines, David Zollo & The Body Electric and the community-selected artist River Glen. A full lineup of both the Wooly's and Lefty's shows can be found below.

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"Little BIG Fest is an annual festival featuring roots, singer-songwriter, bluegrass, jam, world, blues, jazz and soul music," a press release on the event stated. "As with all DMMC events, local artists are heavily featured, though artists from around the U.S. also perform at the festival."

Little BIG Fest full lineup: 


2:30 p.m. - Community Selected Artist: River Glen

3:15 p.m. - David Zollo & The Body Electric

4:00 p.m. - Heath Alan Band

4:45 p.m. - Bob Pace

5:30 p.m. - J.E. Sunde

6:30 p.m. - Matt Woods

7:30 p.m. - The Pines

8:30 p.m. - Pieta Brown

9:30 p.m. - John Fullbright


10:30pm - FRO

11:30pm - Adam Bruce

12:30pm - Dan Tedesco

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Tickets to the show are on sale now, starting at $10. Prices increase to $15 on Nov. 9, $20 on Nov. 16, $25 on Nov. 23 and are $30 the day of the event. A ticket to the festival at Wooly's grants access to the after party at Lefty's. Those wanting to solely attend the Lefty's event can purchase a ticket to the event for $10.

Tickets can be purchased online via Midwestix.