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june, 2022

fri24jun6:30 pm9:45 pmChicago Farmer w/ D. SmithArt Festival


(Friday) 6:30 pm - 9:45 pm


Western Gateway Park and Sculpture GArden

1330 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309

Event Details

Join us for a night of solid music on the DMAF Roots Stage! This show is free and open to all ages, just like the Festival.
The son of a small town farming community, Cody Diekhoff logged plenty of highway and stage time under the name Chicago Farmer before settling in the city in 2003. Profoundly inspired by fellow midwesterner John Prine, he’s a working-class folk musician to his core. His small town roots, tilled with city streets mentality, are turning heads North and South of I-80.
With hits like “$13 Beer” and “Indiana Line,” Diekhoff is sure to bring a memorable performance to our Roots Stage.

From deep in the heart of the country arrives the beguiling sounds of D. Smith. Crafting rich songs that reflect the lives and landscapes of middle America, Smith captures listeners with his warm vocals and expressive delivery. D. Smith’s inviting debut album “Cabin Fever” (2019) distills these strengths and showcases the best of his vivid songwriting.


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