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  • School of Rock

    Apr 30 - May 5, 2019

  • Shen Yun Performing Arts

    May 7 - 8, 2019

  • Chicago - The Band

    May 22, 2019

  • Jojo Siwa

    Jun 5, 2019

  • Gaither Vocal Band

    Jun 22, 2019

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School of Rock

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Des Moines Civic Center

April 30 - May 5, 2019

Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock hits the road after blowing out the speakers on Broadway. Based on the classic movie starring Jack Black, this joyous show follows hilarious slacker Dewey Finn as he leads a band of fifth-graders on the road to rock stardom!

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Shen Yun Performing Arts

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Des Moines Civic Center

May 7 - 8, 2019

A glorious celebration of five thousand years of Chinese culture, Shen Yun presents colorful and exhilarating performances of classical Chinese dance and music, integrating technique and influence from both East and West. A performance by Shen Yun is a presentation of traditional Chinese culture as it once was: a study in grace, wisdom, and the virtues distilled from an ancient feudal period of time.

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Chicago - The Band

Des Moines Civic Center

May 22, 2019

One of the giants of American rock, Chicago are still going strong after half a century! The self-proclaimed 'Rock & Roll band with horns' produced hit after hit in the 70s and 80s, including the iconic ballad If You Leave Me Now, as well as Baby, What A Big Surprise and Old Days.

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Jojo Siwa

Des Moines Civic Center

June 5, 2019

Calling all Siwanatorz! The all-dancing, all-singing, bow-wearing whirlwind that is JoJo Siwa is stepping out from the screen and onto the stage during the 2019 D.R.E.A.M Tour, named after her recent upbeat and optimistic single D.R.E.A.M. The certified platinum pint-sized pop star first caught the nation's attention when she strutted her stuff on popular Lifetime reality show Dance Moms in 2015, simultaneously breaking into the music industry with her smash hit single Boomerang and becoming a Nickelodeon regular with her very own animated series.

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Gaither Vocal Band

Des Moines Civic Center

June 22, 2019

As America's leading gospel group, The Gaither Vocal Group have released nearly 30 records and won two Grammy Awards. They're touring in support of their most recent record Sometimes it Takes a Mountain, which was the first to feature brand new group members Adam Crabb and Todd Suttles.

Des Moines Performing Arts

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221 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Serving the community since 1979, Des Moines Performing Arts is a nationally recognized institution, providing the public with greater access to world-class entertainment, culture and education. In addition to hosting Broadway tours, concerts, comedy and intelligent theatre every year, it also houses the Des Moines Symphony.

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