Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where do I park?

A: On-street parking is available throughout our neighborhood (and free after 9pm), but we are also lucky enough to be located just a block down from the giant Nationwide parking garage at 12th and Walnut. The garage is always open to the public and is free on week nights after 6pm as well as all day and night on Saturdays and Sundays.

Q: Do you have all-ages shows?

A: Per city law, we as a music venue are open to all ages every day until 9pm. After 9pm, we are a 21 and over space. Feel free to come before 9, no matter your age!

Q: What is the schedule like?

A: All shows are listed at and on our facebook page. Generally, here’s the lineup: Wednesday we host The Des Moines Big Band with doors at 6:00 and music from 7-10pm, Thursdays we have all night happy hour called Jazz On The House with music from 7-10pm. Fridays and Saturdays are a rotation of local, regional, and national acts in addition Last Call with Max Wellman at 10:30 on Fridays. Keep an eye out for Saturday Late Night Cabaret and Broadway Live Karaoke events after the main shows.

Q: Do you sell gift cards?

A: Tangible gift cards can be purchased during box office hours between noon & 3pm Wednesday thru Friday in person or at (515)244-5399 or at the bar after 6pm Wednesday thru Saturday.
We also offer e-gift cards on over the web here.

Q: Do you serve food?

A: In addition to our classic cocktails, wine, and beer, we are proud to serve a variety of small plates, including cheese plates from The Cheese Shop and cake truffles from Creme Bakery. We are also located next to some of the city’s best restaurants if you’re hungry for more. Need a recommendation? Proof, Americana, Django, & Horizon Line Coffee are great first stops before your show begins.

Q: Do you always have cover?

A: Kind of, but you always have a chance at not paying cover. For starters, seats at the bar are always free, no matter the day or time. Secondly, we don’t charge cover on Thursdays (even on holidays!). Lastly, we host a Late Night Happy Hour 10:30pm-12:30am every Friday and select Saturday nights (with some pretty great drink specials as well).

Q: What are your hours?


Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, 6-11pm

Friday 6pm-12:30am

Box Office Hours  Wednesday thru Friday, noon-3pm

Q: How do I get tickets?

A: You can order online at You can also call (515)244-5399 between noon-3pm Wednesday thru Friday to have a person take your order over the phone. Additionally, you can buy tickets at the door.