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July 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

July First Friday: Live Music in the East Village

First Fridays in the East Village – JULY 5 – 5 to 8 PM

Vibrant Coffeehouse + Kitchen

Music in the Village sponsored by Vibrant Coffeehouse + Kitchen

๐ŸŽธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Join us for multiple music acts in the Village!

First Fridays are a great way to kick off the weekend! For July, you can get in some shopping, have a great dinner, listen to free music in the streets sponsored by Vibrant Coffeehouse + Kitchen, and keep the night going with our fun bars and nightlife. Watch for updates and special offers from our fantastic shops, restaurants, and businesses.

PARKING: We encourage you to utilize the state parking garage across from the Historical Building at the corner of 7th & Grand or the ramp at 402 E 2nd St. Find more Des Moines parking options and information HERE.

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Events & Special Offers for July 5

Performance Schedule:

5 – 6 pm:
The Finesse (Duo)
Outside Raygun

5:45 – 6:45 pm:
Abbie Sawyer
Outside MARNe

6:30 – 7:30 pm:
Kelsie James
Aimee / Nosh atrium

8 pm (Doors open at 7pm):
Joe Pug
Marv’s Record Shop

Live Music in the East Village

Aimee ๐ŸŽถKelsie James will be in the atrium of Aimee and Nosh playing โ€œAmericanaโ€ style music.
HoQ We are offering our shareable Naanza flatbread appetizer for 50% off and $8 wine specials plus $8 white sangria on the patio and at the bar! We are open until 10 p.m.
Kitchen Collage We will be giving out free popsicles from 5-7pm.
MARNe ๐ŸŽถ5:45 – 6:45 pm: Abbie Sawyer
Marv’s Record Shop ๐ŸŽถ 8 pm (Doors open at 7pm): Joe Pug
The New Northwestern Cocktail and Wine Bar Live Music from 5-7 p.m. Happy Hour Specials until 8 p.m.
Raygun ๐ŸŽถ 5 – 6 pm: The Finesse (Duo)
Velvet Coat Perfumarie Pop Up – beautiful handmade fragrances by Jodilyn Stuart from Denver, CO.
Vibrant Coffeehouse + Kitchen Stop by VCK this Saturday to gear up for Shark Week with our featured energy drink – the Shark Bite! ๐Ÿฆˆ

The Historic East Village Foundation Board is dedicated to supporting and promoting the Historic East Village as Des Moinesโ€™ most vibrant and diverse district. It proudly showcases many of the finest shopping, dining, nightlife, and residential opportunities in Iowa.


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