72nd Season Opening Night: Sunday, June 10


Your support matters! 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 every summer.

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

Learn about the history of town bands in Iowa


     Concerts begin at 7 pm on the West Capitol Mall.   FREE admission.

     FREE parking available in the adjacent state lots.

     Rain location: Harmon Fine Arts Center, Drake University,

25th & Carpenter

Featuring the

Des Moines Metro Concert Band

and the

Des Moines Metro Big Band

Clarence Padilla, Music Director and Conductor