The Blind Boys of Alabama

GRAMMY-winning legends of gospel music

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Hoyt Sherman Place

Des Moines, Iowa

Fri, Mar 1, 2024

7:30 PM

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The Blind Boys of Alabama

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The Blind Boys of Alabama are the Iron Men of the music industry. They predate Elvis, Little Richard and Al Green yet even in their 80s they are still at the top of the gospel charts.

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About the show

Recognized around the world as the living legends of gospel music, the Blind Boys of Alabama will raise the roof of Hoyt Sherman Place! Founded in the 1930s, this band is one of the most recognized and decorated roots music groups in the world, with five GRAMMY Awards, a Lifetime Achievement Grammy, induction into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, and performances at the White House for three different presidents.

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2 hours

Where is the concert happening?

The concert will happen at Hoyt Sherman Place—an iconic venue located in Des Moines’ historic Sherman Hill neighborhood.

Where should I park?

Hoyt Sherman Place offers a large parking lot directly east of the theater. There is also ample street parking in the Sherman Hill neighborhood, in the Iowa Methodist parking ramp directly east of Hoyt Sherman Place, as well as the Iowa Methodist surface parking lot located kitty-corner from Hoyt Sherman Place, with access from 15th Street.

Valet parking will be available for $20.

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