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Saturday Afternoon Concert On Courthouse Lawn

The Oktemberfest Afternoon Concert will begin immediately after the parade (noonish) this year and feature 4 artists/bands all from local Marshalltown and Des Moines area. Lune Voix (Moon Chaplin and John Eich) will kick off the show with their two-piece acoustic collection of classic songs. Buz Owen will be the next artist performing his/their unique brand of Banjo/Mandolin driven Americana/Folk music. The third artist of the day will be Crystal City (Dave Helmer and Sam Drella) playing a more acoustic version of the CC catalog. Crystal City area heartland rock n' roll band who originated in Marshalltown, but now reside in Iowa City. MondayMourners will headline the event.

The Monday Mourners are an Americana/Alt-Country band who hail from Des Moines. They've been playing around the country trying to correct the misunderstanding of what contemporary country music is all about. Recently they've been featured in local Iowa at the Iowa State Fair, the Rose Festival in State Center and the National Balloon Convention in Indianola. They will headline the Oktemberfest Afternoon Concert playing from 3pm-4pm at the Courthouse.

For more information on these bands go to-,,,, www.crystalcitymusic.com