Lunch Unplugged kicks off Friday with Preston Pugmire!
Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Lunch Unplugged kicks off this Friday, Feb. 3 with Preston Pugmire at noon at the Temple Theater at 1011 Locust Street in Downtown Des Moines. For the last 4 years, Preston Pugmire has been entertaining audiences all over the US with his looping performances. Electronic floor pedals allow Preston to record anything he plays live, and then layer multiple sounds on top of it, creating an entire song from scratch. With recognizable covers and instantly lovable original songs, Preston’s show is amazing and captivating whether you’ve seen him one time or ten.
This year’s Lunch Unplugged is an eight-week entertainment series, held from noon – 1 p.m., beginning this Friday, Feb. 3 and continuing weekly through Friday, Mar. 30, 2012. Other artists and dates include:
Diego Val – Peru-born singer/songwriter - Friday, Feb. 10
Roxi Copland – Jazz/pop singer/songwriter/pianist - Friday, Feb. 17
Co’Motion Dance – Iowa – based modem dance company - Friday, Feb. 24
Chris Cauley – Soul influenced singer/songwriter - Wednesday, Feb. 29
Truckstop Souvenir – Folk/Americana singer/songwriting duo - Friday, Mar. 9
Fire and Romance with Dr. Jonathan Sturm – Violin/piano classical music recital - Thursday, Mar. 2
Karla Bonoff – Singer/Songwriter - Friday, Mar. 30
Tickets are $8 and can be bundled with a boxed lunch from South Union Bread Café for an additional $7. Advance tickets can be purchased online at www.lunchunplugged.com, by phone at 515-246-2300 and at the Civic Center ticket office at 221 Walnut Street in Downtown Des Moines. Tickets may also be purchased at the door 60 minutes prior to the show for $10. Lunch from South Union must be ordered online with a ticket purchase two days prior to the show. Concert attendees may also bring their own lunch to eat in the theater.
Additional artist information can be found at www.lunchunplugged.com. Lunch Unplugged’s presenting sponsor is Mercy College of Health Sciences and concert sponsors include BH Management Services, Inc., Davis Brown Law Firm, DriveTime Des Moines, Meredith, Nationwide and Principal.
All media inquiries should be directed to Kari Tindall at (515) 402-0766 or Dale Stark at (515) 246-2363.