Preservation Hall Jazz Band kicks off its tour today in Des Moines


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Preservation Hall Jazz Band. photo by aurorauniversity; Flickr

The New Orleans based Preservation Hall Jazz Band will perform in Des Moines today in part of the Living with Floods project.

The University of Iowa’s Hancher, College of Engineering, UI College of Education and its Interdisciplinary Flood Institute, the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research, the Iowa Flood Center, the State Hygienic Laboratory and iExploreSTEM are all partnering to celebrate the progress Iowa City has made since the 2008 flood.

In part of the celebration, the Preservation Jazz Hall Band will put on a free performance in seven Iowa cities starting at Des Moines today.

To read more about the Preservation Hall Band click here.

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band tour:

  • Hancher presents Preservation Hall Jazz Band, “Living With Floods” free concert tour
  • Des Moines:  8 p.m. June 7, Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater, downtown; Synergy Jazz Youth Combo at 7:30 p.m.
  • Council Bluffs: 7:30 p.m. June 8, River’s Edge Park; part of Bluffs Bash, starting at noon
  • Muscatine: 7:30 p.m. June 11, Riverfront Park
  • Cedar Rapids:  7:30 p.m. June 13, Brucemore Greenhouse Lawn
  • Davenport:  7:30 p m. June 14, LeClaire Park Bandshell;  Ellis Kell and Williams Intermediate Hornet Band at 6:30 p.m.
  • Iowa City:  4 p.m. June 15, UI Pentacrest, downtown
  • Dubuque: 3 p.m. June 16,  McGraw Hill Parking Lot; part of America’s River Festival,  The Upper Main Street Jazz Band at 1 p.m.

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