The 9th annual Gross Domestic Product, a showcase of Greater Des Moines and Iowa music, will take place on April 12th, 2014. This year the event will feature 18 musical artists at venues around Des Moines’ East Village.
Main stages will be at Wooly’s and House of Bricks, with a free stage at Beechwood Lounge (ages 21+ only) and free “pop-up” shows at local businesses around the neighborhood (all ages). Pop-up show schedule to be announced.
For the first time in 2014, the Des Moines Music Coalition will introduce a Music University component to Gross Domestic Product. This event will aim to provide insight and educational resources to festival attendees interested in pursuing their own musical ambitions. Details to be announced.
FEATURED ARTISTS + SCHEDULE:
5:15pm - Tim Stop (Community Selected Artist)
6:00pm - Media Fresh
7:00pm - Max Jury
8:00pm - Parranderos Latin Combo
9:00pm - Parlours
10:00pm - Holy White Hounds
House of Bricks (All-Ages):
5:00pm - Sky Patrol (Community Selected Artist)
5:45pm - Dylan Sires and Neighbors
6:45pm - Lipstick Homicide
7:45pm - Love Songs for Lonely Monsters
House of Bricks (21+):
9:30pm - Chad Elliott (Community Selected Artist)
10:15pm - Rumble Seat Riot
11:15pm - Dark Mirror
12:15am - North of Grand
9:30pm - MAIDS
10:30pm - Marybeth Doran
11:30pm - Omens
12:30pm - Ira Grace & the Bible Belt Prophets
This year's lineup was curated by a committee consisting of DMMC Program Manager Christopher Ford, Volunteer Director Angela Rauch, and "Community Curator" Kevan Murphy (Live LIVE Music). Three "Community Selected Artists" were determined through an online poll conducted by the DMMC.
Gross Domestic Product is made possible with support from:
Greater Des Moines Partnership
Doll Distributing – Curious Traveler Shandy
Back Country Outfitters
Live LIVE Music
KFMG 99.1 FM - Des Moines
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About the Des Moines Music Coalition:
The Des Moines Music Coalition (DMMC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and collaborative movement committed to building a stronger and more diverse music community in greater Des Moines. Formed in 2005, the DMMC has established programs including 80/35 music festival, Gross Domestic Product, Little Big Fest, and Music University.
The DMMC’s mission is to aggressively advocate, sponsor, and develop an independent, progressive live music economy in greater Des Moines for the purpose of urban revitalization, regional economic development, and the retention of our region’s youth and future.