River Glen w/ Abbie & The Sawyers in Des Moines
Doors - 6:30pm Music - 7:00pm Tickets - $7
-RIVER GLEN- "His words and vocals are reminiscent of Brett Dennen, from the idealism and social commentary to the balladeer crooning and wide tonal range." -Julien's Journal
River Glen is a deft songwriter and powerhouse multi-instrumentalist from Dubuque, IA. His band is comprised of dangerously talented individuals and together they create lyrically-driven music that blends elements of folk, pop, rootsy-rock, blues, and hip-hop. Their performances are upbeat, engaging, and tasty like biscuits and gravy. As the recipient of the 2017-2018 Iowa Arts Council Fellowship for music, River continues to proudly represent his home state by bringing his brand of Iowa Grown Folk-Pop to audiences across the Greater Midwest, the Northeast, and Canada. Visit www.RiverGlenMusic.com for upcoming performances, music, videos, and more...
-ABBIE AND THE SAWYERS- Abbie & The Sawyers’ original Americana folk serves up earthy soundscapes, soulful hooks, and lilting harmonies rooted in the Iowa prairie. As described by dsm Magazine, their “unique blend of backwoods Appalachia and Midwest charm creates a sound that is stunningly intimate.”
Based in Des Moines, Abbie & The Sawyers has played Des Moines Arts’ Festival, Camp Euforia, Ankeny Unplugged, and many other venues across Central Iowa. Band members are Abbie Sawyer (vocals/guitar), Alex Clemons (double bass), Lorin Ditzler (vocals, banjo), and Chris LoRang (vocals, guitar).