Nightfall on the River

May 22, 2012 —

NightfallOnTheRiverNitefall on the River kicks off this Saturday as Hairball takes the stage at the Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater in downtown Des Moines. The venue is located in front of Embassy Suites on the River, on the corner of Robert D Ray Drive and E. Locust St. Advance tickets can be purchased online until 3 p.m. day of show—then they are available at the gate.

Children 10 and under are FREE with a paid adult.

For most shows, gates open at 6 p.m., music starts at 7 p.m.

Free Parking is available after 6 p.m. at the parking meters on Walnut Street and Locust Street. City Hall parking lot is also available after 6 p.m. and is located on Robert D. Ray Drive between Locust Street and Grand Avenue, just one block North of the Amphitheater.

Show Schedule
5/26: Hairball
6/1: The Nadas
6/12: Jimmy Cliff
6/20: Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers
7/1: BoDeans
7/5: Yonder Mountain String Band
7/12: Ingrid Michaelson
7/26: Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
8/12: Matisyahu
8/21: Andrew Bird

With a deep love for her hometown, Nicole Branstad is pro-Des Moines and is constantly touting its many events and attractions. When she isn’t out exploring the city she likes to spend time with her husband Marcus and their son Everett. She enjoys hosting lavish dinner parties, collecting wine and buying fresh flowers at the downtown farmer’s market. Nicole works in the marketing & communications department as the online marketing-enrollment coordinator.