Whenever someone says, "It's a fact.", two things happen in my head.
Think about what it would be like if on every level you seemed to be a completely normal person but there was a genetic difference that caused you to stand out.
What if you never had to work again, what would you do with all the free time? Think about about that for a minute.
I was sitting at Lefty's a few weeks back and the subject of the upcoming show with the Wood Chickens came up and I said, "They're Cowpunk." This brought more than a few blank stares from those aro
I know it's a few months late but I wanted to create a list of my best of 2016. What is include is more of a representation of music that I felt stood out.
Let me put on my old man hat for a minute, OK, Uggchaakosdsem, right, back in the years before the internet and before punk rock was played the radio, you had to seek out music.
Mountain Sprout Live at Lefty's Live Music in Des Moines, Iowa on August 24th, 2017
Markaus & The Negative Space Live 4/21/2017 at Lefty's Live Music in Des Moines, Iowa. Part of Station 1 Records' House Party.
The key to every successful event is promotions. It doesn't mater what acts are on the bill, if no one knows who is playing, there will be no one there.
With any local music scene there needs to be space to suck. That space to develop, grow and learn how to promote either as a band or as musicians. That space has had many forms over the years.
I've going to shows since the mid 80s and promoting/talent buying off and on since the 90s. There are periods that stand out.
DaVo's Personal Vlog from Wednesday, November 8th, 2017. Includes Rant and live footage from Skin of Earth and Captured by Robots.
DaVo's Personal Vlog number 12.
DaVo's weekly Vlog with a rant, AliveAlone, Fia, Bruiser Queen and Grubby Ernie. Plus upcoming shows at Lefty's Live Music.