Noce is a modern jazz club and cabaret established to present Des Moines with some of the greatest jazz music & theater from around the Midwest. With locally & nationally renowned live entertainment several nights each week in our cabaret lounge & rental space available to the community at large, Noce provides music lovers with an experience unparalleled in the state of Iowa. To complement our top-class performers, Noce features a jazz age cocktail bar, serving vintage and contemporary libations. In addition to our 100 seat cabaret lounge, we also feature a 2,500 sq. ft. rental space in the building that is available for events of every kind, from private dinners to full wedding receptions.
Bob & Maria Filippone have a long history of involvement in the Des Moines fine arts community, namely through their building Des Moines Onstage, a facility that houses two youth-oriented theater companies (Des Moines Young Artists’ Theatre & Adolescent Anarchy) & offers a rehearsal space for all kinds of performing artists in the area. Using the resources provided by their successful career in medicine, the Filippones are proud to contribute to the performing arts community in Des Moines by opening a world-class jazz & cabaret lounge.
Vocalist Max Wellman is enticing music lovers throughout the region. With a sound evoking the likes of Sinatra and Connick, Wellman’s recordings & performances promise that the Great American Songbook is alive & well for a new generation of listeners. Wellman has appeared at some of the great clubs throughout the country, from Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola at Lincoln Center to Andy’s Jazz Club in Chicago to Dazzle in Denver & many in between. Performances alongside vocalist Rose Colella (Chicago) & pianist Annie Booth (Denver) have been met with rave reviews.
Over the years, Wellman has had recorded success with his ‘Comes Love’ EP (2009), ‘Max Wellman Live with His Big Band’ (2010) & ‘You Must Believe In Spring’ (2014).
He also routinely sells out his Songbook Project subscription service — a project that sheds light on dozens of treasured standards every year. Wellman has successfully produced concerts at many of the midwest’s gems, from historic Hoyt Sherman Place to the Des Moines Playhouse to the restored Paramount Theater in Cedar Rapids.
1326 Walnut Street Des Moines, IA 50309
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