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Top 4 shows: Nov. 11-17

Robert DeLong

Thursday: Robert DeLong's music mixes electronic, pop and alternative elements for a unique aural experience. He's touring in support of his 2015 release, "In The Cards." Opening the show is Coleman Hell. Wooly's, 504 E. Locust St. $15. More info at

Indian Handcrafts

Thursday: Heavy rock 'n' roll two-piece band Indian Handcrafts released a new LP, "Creeps" earlier this year. Greys and Men In Lead Masks are set to open the show. Vaudeville Mews, 212 4th St. $12. More info at


Saturday: Arizona-based post-hardcore band Blessthefall comes to Des Moines riding the release of its new LP, "To Those Left Behind," which dropped earlier this. Support on the show comes from hardcore troubadours Stick To Your Guns, as well as Emarosa, Oceans Ate Alaska and Cane Hill. Wooly's, 504 E. Locust St. $18-$22. More info at

Carter Hulsey 

Monday: Carter Hulsey, an indie pop act from Joplin, Mo., is set to bring his discography of clever hooks to downtown Des Moines. The Millenium and Kiernan McMullan will also perform. The Basement at The Des Moines Social Club, 900 Mulberry St. $10-$15. More info at