Date Night: Commons Off The Clock

Date Night: Commons Off The Clock

Looking for a fun and different date night this summer? Des Moines Performing Arts and the Des Moines Radio Group will be presenting Commons Off The Clock.

Starting May, 19th, you will be able to enjoy bands, brews and food at Cowles Commons on select Fridays this summer. This is a great event to unwind after a long work-week and kick-off the weekend in Des Moines.

Commons Off The Clock sponsored by Kum & Go will launch the Summer series with a special daylong festival on Friday, May 19th at 11 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Then the event will run 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. select Fridays through October 23rd.

Admission is FREE and will feature local food trucks, beers, and live music from bands around the area. You will only need to bring money for food and drinks.

Schedule of bands playing the Prairie Meadows Stage for the 2017 season: (Bands subject to change without notice)

May 19 11:30 – 4 p.m. – Bands TBA; 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. Boogie Wonderland

June 2 – Abby Normal

June 23 – The Flying Marsupials

July 7 – Randy Burk & The Prisoners

July 21 – The Punching Pandas

August 4 – Brazilian 2wins

August 25 – Tony Valdez Large Band

September 8 – Bob Dorr & The Blue Band

September 22 – Final Mix

October 13 – (Band TBA) Event celebrates the opening of the IMT Des Moines Marathon Weekend.


Erin Huiatt

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