Backstage Ball 2018

Fri. Feb 23, 2018 6:30pm - 11:00pm CST
All Ages
$100.00 - $150.00
All Ages
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$100.00 - $150.00
All Ages
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Mix and mingle with Des Moines’ creative movers, shakers, music lovers and makers at Backstage Ball, the Des Moines Music Coalition’s annual fundraiser and awards party! The all-access-themed evening will include drinks, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, a chance to put your hands together for our deserving honorees, and, of course, great live music. Snag your tickets online or purchase at Mars Cafe (University or East Village)!

Des Moines Music Coalition's 9th Annual Backstage Ball
Friday, February 23, 2018  |  6:30pm
Backstage at Noce  |  1326 Walnut St., Des Moines

The evening’s soundtrack will be provided by DJ Need-A-Stack (a.k.a. Bob Nastanovich of Pavement/Silver Jews) and Synth/R&B Gaze band Ancient Posse. Brian Clark of Brian Clark Music will emcee.

Congrats to our 2018 Honorees!
Des Moines Metro Arts Alliance
Marquas and Brittan Ashworth of Media Fresh Records
Ben Croghan
Sara Routh
Hoyt Sherman Place

Two types of tickets are available this year, each with its own awesome perks!

  • All-Access admission includes a ticket to Backstage Brunch at 80/35, early bird access to 80/35 VIP tickets, and a Backstage Ball lanyard

  • VIP admission includes all perks of the All-Access pass above + a T-shirt printed on-site by ArtForce Iowa, DMMC swag, and merch from DMMC Music Fellowship bands Foxholes and Pink Neighbor!

Tickets are available for purchase online or at Mars Cafe (University and East Village locations).
Children 11 & younger are free!

Thank you to our 2018 hosts and sponsors:
Angela Johnson, Iowa Beverage SystemsMars Cafe, Meredith Inc., Pat McManus, Mark Movic & Susan Skinner, Don & Maddie Schoen, Justin Schoen, Renae Bandstra & Dave Salaba, Adam Bartelt & April Ziskovsky, Kevin & Maria Brownell, Matt & Samantha Fett, Katie Graham, Adrienne Greenwald & Zac Andersen, Becky Greenwald, Lindy Ireland, Andrew Kane, Brady Mallon, Kuuku Saah, Michael & Megan Thibodeau, Margi Weiss & Mike Tramontina, Backstage at NoceBilT Guitars, Blind Photography, Business Record, Gateway Catering, On Pitch, Rapids Reproductions

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Backstage at Noce 1326 Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
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