Little Big Fest 2016
LITTLE BIG FEST: DES MOINES MUSIC COALITION ANNOUNCES GREYHOUNDS, DAPHNE & THE MYSTERY MACHINES, AND COLTER WALL AS REGIONAL ACTS FOR 2016
The annual Little BIG Fest music festival, hosted by the Des Moines Music Coalition (DMMC) in downtown Des Moines on Saturday, November 5, 2016, announces 12 acts to perform, including headliners Greyhounds and Daphne & the Mystery Machines with support from Colter Wall and nine talented Iowa acts. The festival will take place at Wooly’s with an after party at Lefty’s Live Music.
Tickets are on sale now and start at $15. Pricing will increase to $20 on Oct. 3 and to $25 on Oct. 17. Passes will be available at the door for $30. Access to the after party at Lefty’s is free with a pass or can be purchased separately at the door for $10. Tickets are available for purchase at https://midwestix.securemytix.com/event/little-big-fest-2016
Daphne & the Mystery Machines
Randy Burk & the Prisoners
The Well Pennies
The Host Country
Jess DeWitt & Co
Matthew James & the Rust Belt Union
Carbon Canaries (Community-Selected Artist)
Official Hashtag: #LBFest2016
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ABOUT LITTLE BIG FEST
Little BIG Fest is an annual festival featuring roots, country, singer-songwriter, bluegrass, jam, world, blues, jazz, and soul music. As with all DMMC events, local artists are heavily featured, though artists from around the U.S. also perform at the festival. In addition to the 11 committee-selected bands, there is also a Community-Selected Artist that was determined from an online public poll.
LBF is organized by the nonprofit the Greater Des Moines Music Coalition (DMMC). LBF 2016 is made possible with the support of The Traveler Beer Co., Tallgrass Brewing Co., The Greater Des Moines Partnership, Bravo Greater Des Moines, Saturday Mfg., VolunteerLocal, Wooly’s, and KFMG 98.9 FM.
The Des Moines Music Coalition (DMMC) is a non-profit organization and collaborative movement of musicians, promoters, venues, businesses, community leaders, and live music fans who are committed to building a stronger and more diverse live music economy in Greater Des Moines. Through DMMC’s mission to support and cultivate Iowa’s music economy, their vision is to establish and maintain Des Moines as a nationally recognized music city.