Little BIG Fest 2016

Sat. Nov 5, 2016 at 2:00pm CDT
All Ages
Price: $25.00
All Ages
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Price: $25.00
All Ages
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Little BIG Fest 2016

The Des Moines Music Coalition is proud to present its annual Little BIG Fest on November 5, 2016. The festival will take place in Des Moines’ East Village at Wooly’s with an after party at Lefty’s.


Pass prices will increase leading up to the event:

  • September 6: $15

  • October 3: $20

  • October 17: $25

  • Day-of: $30

Access to the show at Lefty’s is free with a pass (ages 21+ only) or can be purchased separately at the door for $10.


Now announcing the schedule for LBF 2016!

Wooly's (All Ages)
9:00pm - Greyhounds
8:00pm - Daphne & the Mystery Machines
7:15pm - The Well Pennies
6:30pm - Patresa Hartman
5:45pm - Crystal City
5:00pm - The Host Country
4:15pm - Matthew James & the Rust Belt Union
3:15pm - Colter Wall
2:30pm - Carbon Canaries

Lefty's Live Music (21+)
12:00am - Randy Burk & the Prisoners
11:00pm - Cranes/Vultures
10:00pm - Jess DeWitt & Co



Little BIG Fest is an annual festival, featuring roots, country, singer-songwriter, bluegrass, jam, world, blues, jazz, and soul music. The festival traditionally takes place in November with the location changing from year to year. As with all DMMC events, local bands are heavily featured, though bands from around the U.S. also perform at the event.

Established in fall 2006, LBF has featured over a dozen bands each year, including Trampled by Turtles, Pieta Brown, The Soul Rebels, William Elliott Whitmore, Charlie Parr, and John Fullbright.

Little Big Fest is made possible with support from the Greater Des Moines PartnershipBravoTraveler Beer CompanyTallgrass Brewing CompanyKFMG, VolunteerLocal, and Saturday Mfg.

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Wooly's + Lefty's 504 Locust St.
Des Moines, IA 50309
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