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Jazz On The House

Des Moines, IA
Every Tuesday is 'Jazz On The House' at Noce, with FREE live jazz from 8-11pm. Doors open one hour before show time, as always.

The Scott Smith Trio

Des Moines, IA
Scott Smith, a legendary singer & pianist who has played with such names as Sarah Vaughan & Ann Margret, among others, brings his trio to Noce for a residency on Wednesday nights in July & August (except July 20th), with N... read more

Musical Theater Karaoke Night!

Des Moines, IA
Join Noce with special guest co-hosts Megan Helmers and Charlie Reese for our first monthly showtune karaoke night! We'll have a live pianist (the lovely and talented Anna Lackaff) ready to play whatever sheet music YOU BR... read more

Trumpeter Scott Davis

Des Moines, IA
Although Scott’s musical roots and passion are in jazz, this Des Moines-based trumpet player has the resources and the talent to offer a variety of music styles to suit almost any musical taste. Whether it’s a wedding, cor... read more

Vocalist Gina Gedler

Des Moines, IA
Renowned singer & actress Gina Gedler brings her quartet to Noce for a night of jazz standards ranging from the 1920s to present-day.

Robert Espe & Peter Roberts

Des Moines, IA
Every Tuesday is a free night at Noce! Robert Espe is a renowned saxophonist & violinist in the area, joined by the stellar jazz pianist Peter Roberts. Music is from 8-11pm, doors at 7.

The Des Moines Big Band, in residence

Des Moines, IA
The Des Moines Big Band was founded in 1959 and has been going strong ever since. Well known for hundreds of miles around, it has become a regular stop for touring artists such as Bobby Shew, Frank Perowsky, Dick Oatts, Jo... read more

Blues w/ Rockin' Johnny Burgin

Des Moines, IA
The Rockin' Johnny Band has been one of Chicago's most loved blues bands since 1995. Their music has been played on WXRT's "Local Anaesthetic" and "Blues Breakers" radio shows, the band has often been featured at The Chica... read more

Max Wellman Sings Gershwin

Des Moines, IA
As the second installment of Wellman's 'Songbook Project,' he joins his quintet for a night full of the great music of George Gershwin. From 'Love Is Here To Stay' to 'Lady Be Good' & many more, enjoy some of the greatest ... read more

'Ceptet

Des Moines, IA
'Ceptet is a project featuring original compositions and arrangements by Des Moines musicians David Altemeier, Jason Danielson, and Brian Martin. Featuring four horns and rhythm section, the band allows the writers a vehic... read more

The Peter Roberts Trio

Des Moines, IA
Join masterful jazz pianist Peter Roberts for a night of free live jazz! 8-11pm, doors at 7.

The Des Moines Big Band, in residence

Des Moines, IA
The Des Moines Big Band was founded in 1959 and has been going strong ever since. Well known for hundreds of miles around, it has become a regular stop for touring artists such as Bobby Shew, Frank Perowsky, Dick Oatts, Jo... read more

Blues Night w/ The Soul Searchers

Des Moines, IA
This hard-swinging blues band from Des Moines, Iowa, plays more than 100 dates a year throughout Iowa and neighboring towns like Omaha and Minneapolis. Playing originals and lesser-known music by the likes of T-Bone Walker... read more

Vocalist Amber Duimstra

Des Moines, IA
Join renowned singer Amber Duimstra, a globetrotting songstress making her return to Des Moines! Expect an eclectic mix of standards & showtunes, with some r & b in between.

Late Night Cabaret

Des Moines, IA
Noce is proud to present a new series of cabaret performances, highlighting some of the great theatrical performers Des Moines has to offer. Once a month, Noce will feature a new performer for FREE after the early show has... read more

Songs for a New World - A DMYAT Benefit Concert

Des Moines, IA
Ten of Des Moines' best vocalists join forces to bring Jason Robert Brown's (Bridges of Madison County, Parade, The Last Five Years) beautiful music to life in this intimate concert about moving forward and believing in to... read more

Jazz On The House!

Des Moines, IA
Jazz is always on the house on Tuesdays at Noce, with free live jazz from 7-10pm. Doors open at 6.

The Des Moines Big Band

Des Moines, IA
The Des Moines Big Band was founded in 1959 and has been going strong ever since. Well known for hundreds of miles around, it has become a regular stop for touring artists such as Bobby Shew, Frank Perowsky, Dick Oatts, Jo... read more

Blues Night w/ Rob Lumbard

Des Moines, IA
Rob received his musical education in the barrooms on Forest Avenue  in his home town of Des Moines, Iowa. Rose Marie Webster, Luther Allison, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee were some of the musicians that let him sit in.

Swing Night w/ the John Morgan Big Band

Des Moines, IA
Join Noce & The Castle Club for a night of ballroom dancing! From swing to cha cha ot tango & more, the dance floor will be open & one of the great big bands in the state will be providing the soundtrack.Hosting dance even... read more

Chicago Jazz Vocalist Rose Colella

Des Moines, IA
Jazz vocalist Rose Colella currently performs regularly at Chicago's top jazz clubs and hotels, including The Jazz Showcase & The Green Mill, alongside the city's finest jazz musicians.  Rose released her critically acclai... read more

The Tanner Taylor Trio

Des Moines, IA
Taylor studied under Jack Oatts and Manhattan School of Music's Garry Dial. In 2001, he relocated from Des Moines to Minneapolis where he has become one of Minnesota's most sought after jazz pianists. Catch Tanner tickling... read more

The Des Moines Big Band

Des Moines, IA
The Des Moines Big Band was founded in 1959 and has been going strong ever since. Well known for hundreds of miles around, it has become a regular stop for touring artists such as Bobby Shew, Frank Perowsky, Dick Oatts, Jo... read more

Blues Night w/ Tina Haase Findlay

Des Moines, IA
Join legendary blues & jazz singer Tina Haase Findlay for a night full of blues!

Jazz Vocalist Sue Oatts

Des Moines, IA
An extraordinary jazz vocalist, Sue Oatts (formerly Sue Tucker), comes from a family of known jazz musicians. She didn't have to look far for encouragement when her love for singing took off. "My father, Jack Oatts, was on... read more

Salsa Night w/ Parranderos Latin Combo

Des Moines, IA
The last Friday of each month, Noce hosts Parranderos Latin Combo for a night of salsa music & dancing. Like to dance salsa? This is for you! Just like to listen to salsa music? This is for you, too. People will be seated ... read more

Gina Gedler & The Soya Vista Jazz Orchestra

Des Moines, IA
The SOYA VISTA JAZZ ORCHESTRA (under the direction of John Benoit) will be joining Gina Gedler on October 1st for a night of swinging, lounge-inspired jazz of the 50’S and 60’S!  The music for the evening will feature many... read more

The Des Moines Big Band, In Residence

Des Moines, IA
The Des Moines Big Band was founded in 1959 and has been going strong ever since. Well known for hundreds of miles around, it has become a regular stop for touring artists such as Bobby Shew, Frank Perowsky, Dick Oatts, Jo... read more

Broadway Karaoke Night

Des Moines, IA
Every month, join special hosts at Noce for a night of live showtune karaoke. Like to sing showtunes? Bring some sheet music with you & our pianist will play it! Like to just listen to showtunes? Come by & enjoy the music ... read more

The Max Wellman 7

Des Moines, IA
Join vocalist Max Wellman at Noce for the debut of his new band, led also by renowned saxophonist Damani Phillips & featuring some of the regions greatest musicians, including Dave Rezek, Nate Ferguson, Steve Charlson, Ben... read more

Kansas City's The Grand Marquis

Des Moines, IA
The Grand Marquis have that classic, timeless 'straight-from-the-Kansas City-speakeasy' sound while injecting a vibrant relevance into their brand of hot swinging jazz & jumping blues. Versatile and buoyant, distinct and r... read more

Open Jam w/ Sam Salomone

Des Moines, IA
Starting in October, join legendary pianist/organist Sam Salomone for a weekly open jam session on Tuesday nights at Noce! Open to all skill levels, this is a weekly hang for the music scene in Des Moines. Sam will be join... read more

The Des Moines Big Band, In Residence

Des Moines, IA
The Des Moines Big Band was founded in 1959 and has been going strong ever since. Well known for hundreds of miles around, it has become a regular stop for touring artists such as Bobby Shew, Frank Perowsky, Dick Oatts, Jo... read more

Blues Night w/ The Soul Searchers

Des Moines, IA
Every Thursday (except the first Thursday) of the month is Blues night at Noce!

The Queens Live On! Tina Haase Findlay Sings Nancy Wilson

Des Moines, IA
Legendary jazz & blues singer Tina Haase Findlay continues her ongoing 'Queens Live On' concert series at Noce with a full tribute to the prolific singer Nancy Wilson.

'Ceptet

Des Moines, IA
'Ceptet is a project featuring original compositions and arrangements by Des Moines musicians David Altemeier, Jason Danielson, and Brian Martin. Featuring four horns and rhythm section, the band allows the writers a vehic... read more

Late Night Cabaret, featuring Karla Kash & Adam Jedlicka

Des Moines, IA
Each month, join a new renowned member of the Iowa theater community for a special intimate performance on the Noce stage, free of charge.

Open Jam w/ Sam Salomone

Des Moines, IA
Starting in October, join legendary pianist/organist Sam Salomone for a weekly open jam session on Tuesday nights at Noce! Open to all skill levels, this is a weekly hang for the music scene in Des Moines. Sam will be join... read more

The Des Moines Big Band, In Residence

Des Moines, IA
The Des Moines Big Band was founded in 1959 and has been going strong ever since. Well known for hundreds of miles around, it has become a regular stop for touring artists such as Bobby Shew, Frank Perowsky, Dick Oatts, Jo... read more

Blues Night w/ The Steve E George Band

Des Moines, IA
Except the first Thursday of the month, every Thursday night is for the blues at Noce!

Chicago Jazz Vocalist Elaine Dame

Des Moines, IA
Chicago jazz singer Elaine Dame sings – and people stop and listen. Since 1996, the woman Time Out Chicago calls “a jazz dynamo” and “a gem in the city’s vocal jazz scene” has been turning heads and capturing attention at ... read more

NYC's Daniel Bennett Group

Des Moines, IA
New York saxophonist Daniel Bennett has been hailed as one of the most original and unpredictable musical voices of his generation. Insite Magazine calls Bennett's music, "refreshingly capricious and trippy." The Village V... read more

Open Jam w/ Sam Salomone

Des Moines, IA
Starting in October, join legendary pianist/organist Sam Salomone for a weekly open jam session on Tuesday nights at Noce! Open to all skill levels, this is a weekly hang for the music scene in Des Moines. Sam will be join... read more

The Des Moines Big Band, In Residence

Des Moines, IA
The Des Moines Big Band was founded in 1959 and has been going strong ever since. Well known for hundreds of miles around, it has become a regular stop for touring artists such as Bobby Shew, Frank Perowsky, Dick Oatts, Jo... read more

Tina Haase Findlay Sings Blues

Des Moines, IA
Join legendary jazz & blues singer Tina Haase Findlay w/ her new band, Diva & The Deacons, for a night of blues.

Italian Pianist Roberto Magris

Des Moines, IA
Roberto Magris is an international jazz sensation, based in Italy & playing all over the world in the most prolific festivals & clubs.
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Past Events

A Love Supreme: A Tribute to John Coltrane

A Love Supreme: A Tribute to John Coltrane

Des Moines, IA
Join a band led by stellar jazz pianist Peter Roberts, as Noce pays tribute to the late, great John Coltrane. Roberts's group will play the historic 'A Love Supreme' score in its entirety as well as some other Coltrane hits.
Saturday, August 27 2016 8:00 PM 10:00 PM

Salsa Night w/ Parranderos Latin Combo

Salsa Night w/ Parranderos Latin Combo

Des Moines, IA
The last Friday of the month is always SALSA NIGHT at Noce, featuring Parranderos, one of the greatest salsa bands in the region. Like to dance salsa? This is for you. Just like to listen to salsa? This is still the place for you.
Fri, Aug 26 2016 9:00 PM Sat, Aug 27 2016 12:00 AM

Blues Night w/ Tina Haase Findlay

Blues Night w/ Tina Haase Findlay

Des Moines, IA
Join legendary blues & jazz singer Tina Haase Findlay for a night full of some of the best blues you'll hear. Doors open one hour before showtime.
Thursday, August 25 2016 8:00 PM 11:00 PM

The Scott Smith Trio

The Scott Smith Trio

Des Moines, IA
Scott Smith, a legendary singer & pianist who has played with such names as Sarah Vaughan & Ann Margret, among others, brings his trio to Noce for a residency on Wednesday nights in July & August (except July 20th), with NO COVER charge.Scott is joined by Steve Charlson & Julius Brooks.
Wednesday, August 24 2016 8:00 PM 11:00 PM

Jazz On The House w/ TTP

Jazz On The House w/ TTP

Des Moines, IA
The TTP Project is a modern jazz quartet specializing in non-standard, post-bop repertoire.  Inspired by the language of current-day legends such as Chris Potter, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Donny McCaslin, Adam Rogers, and others that have exemplified the sound of NYC's Village Vanguard and 55 Bar for the...
Tuesday, August 23 2016 8:00 PM 11:00 PM

Trumpeters Hermon Mehari & Justin Kisor

Trumpeters Hermon Mehari & Justin Kisor

Des Moines, IA
Join us for an evening featuring two of the greatest trumpeters in the United States right now. A rare opportunity to hear these two in one night! -- Hermon Mehari was the recent winner of the 2015 Carmine Caruso International Trumpet Competition and a semifinalist in the 2014 Thelonious Monk J...
Saturday, August 20 2016 8:00 PM 11:00 PM

Come Fly With Me: The Music of Frank Sinatra

Come Fly With Me: The Music of Frank Sinatra

Des Moines, IA
Noce is proud to present a new show featuring Max Wellman alongside the Des Moines Big Band, celebrating the life & music of Francis Albert Sinatra. Coming just after Sinatra's cenennial birthday, the show is sure to be an evening unlike any other. Wellman & the band will cover some of Sinatra's ...
Friday, August 19 2016 8:00 PM 11:30 PM

Blues Night w/ Sam Salomone

Blues Night w/ Sam Salomone

Des Moines, IA
Sam started his impressive blues and jazz career in the early 60s. With the influences of Little Richard and Ray Charles—Jerry Lee Lewis being the one to ignite his passion—Sam started his career touring with names like Del Shannon and The Duprees. Sam bought his first Hammond B3 organ in 1965 a...
Thursday, August 18 2016 8:00 PM 11:00 PM

The Scott Smith Trio

The Scott Smith Trio

Des Moines, IA
Scott Smith, a legendary singer & pianist who has played with such names as Sarah Vaughan & Ann Margret, among others, brings his trio to Noce for a residency on Wednesday nights in July & August (except July 20th), with NO COVER charge.Scott is joined by Steve Charlson & Julius Brooks.
Wednesday, August 17 2016 8:00 PM 11:00 PM

Choro Moingona

Choro Moingona

Des Moines, IA
Choro, the virtuosic predecessor to samba, arose in Rio De Janeiro during the late-19th century. The cosmopolitan atmosphere and multicultural explosion, rivaling that of New Orleans at the time, gave birth to a music that blended the intricate syncopation of African polyrhythm with the serpentin...
Tuesday, August 16 2016 8:00 PM 10:00 PM

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