70th Season Opening Night:

    June 12, 2016

It is because of individual tax-deductible donations and our generous

sponsors that we are able to continue to bring you free, high-quality music

each summer.  Help keep the tradition of Music Under the Stars alive!

We gladly accept donations by mail at
Music Under the Stars • 5817 Walnut Hill Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312-1434


      Concerts begin at 7 pm on the west Capitol grounds.   FREE admission.

     FREE parking is availablein the adjacent state lots.

     Rain location: Harmon Fine Arts Center, Drake University, 25th &

     Carpenter (except July 17).

Music Under the Stars

Featuring the

Des Moines Metro Concert Band

and the

Des Moines Metro Big Band

Clarence Padilla, Music Director and Conductor