From live music every weekend to beer bingo and beyond, there’s always a reason bring your friends, your family, your baseball team, your yodeling trio, your zombie survival club, or your quidditch league—to the Hall. Everyone’s welcome here. And there’s always something going on, guaranteed.

Message to Budding Musicians

Want to play live music at The Hall? There's a few details you should know:
- We have partnered with BMI for music licensing. They're great to work with and you should consider signing up with them. If you want to play here you will need to limit your play list to original music or any of the 14 million songs they have licensed. Shouldn't be too hard, that's one out of every two songs on the planet. For a complete list visit www.bmi.com.
- We use a professional booking agent for all perfomances at The Hall. Contact Josh Davis at bannedbooking@gmail.com if you are interested in playing here.
- The acoustics can be a little tough in here with all the brick, glass and concrete. Vocals and acoustic bands sound pretty good here. Full bands are a little too much for the space.

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June 2019

Live at The Hall – Robbie Michael

June 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm CDT

Robbie Michael solo acoustic at The Hall in Des Moines on Friday, June 7th from 8pm - 10pm. Hope to see you there!

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Curb to Curb .5k

June 8 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm CDT

That's right - POINT 5k. It's summer and the road races are hot and just about everyone is hosting a race so we decided to put one together, too! Test your fitness skills at our Curb to Curb races! Halfway through there will be a beer station to stay hydrated. Enjoy special kegs, and bananas, from Surly Brewing! The first 100 people to register to get a free shirt! Ages 3+ and up are able to participate. Packet pickup party…

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The Foundry at Valley Junction Grand Opening

June 8 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm CDT

Construction is now complete at The Foundry! Join us as we celebrate completion and the 120th birthday of our building with an open house style, day-long event featuring live music, Kitchen & Distillery tours, drink specials, giveaways and food truck fare. The Foundry at Valley Junction is an 1890’s railcar barn and iron-foundry that has been reclaimed as the Foundry Distilling Company, The Hall DSM, Iowa’s only food and beverage hall, and The Kitchen DSM – owned by the Justice…

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Live at The Hall – Rainbow Penley & Jeremy Alvarez

June 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm CDT

Live music featuring Rainbow Penley & Jeremy Alvarez!

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Bottoms Up Yoga

June 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

SUN + YOGA + BEER Join us the second Sunday of every month this summer for a FREE all-levels outdoor yoga class at The Hall DSM. Stay after class for a free beer, and of course, community time and sunshine. See you there! BOTTOMS UP #1 When: Sunday, June 9 @ 11am Where: The Hall Teachers: Maddie A. & Annika P.

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Bingo at The Hall

June 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until August 31, 2019

Experience the bingo murmur for yourself and feel the nostalgia of playing bingo as a kid! Let Monday nights be a new family tradition of bingo and food truck fare! It costs $1 to get your card and play the whole night, and we'll be giving out prizes to the winner of each round. Bring your friends and enjoy our beer and cocktails! Moscow Mules are 50% off 3pm-7pm.

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Live Trivia at The Hall

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
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Live at The Hall – Dan Trilk

June 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm CDT

Rootsy, Iowa Grown Americana.

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A Tip the Cow Kind of Brunch

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Settle in for brunch sided with two of our favorite Tip the Cow variants with Singlespeed Brewing Co. Tip the Cow with Orange or Imperial Tip the Cow? Either way, you can't go wrong.

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Live at The Hall – Jesse Gutierres

June 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm CDT

With the many songs that he knows by heart, Jesse is also a prolific composer and poet. He has written about 200 songs about: when he went to war (Desert Storm), funny songs about life, songs to please his love, or improvements to songs that you already know.

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