Brandon Patrick George & Aaron Diehl

Songs of Black America

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Sheslow Auditorium

Des Moines, Iowa

Tue, Oct 8, 2024

7:30 PM

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Knockout musician with a gorgeous sound.

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About the show

Pianist Aaron Diehl returns to the CMA stage with GRAMMY-nominated flutist Brandon Patrick George as they seamlessly blend classical, traditional, and contemporary compositions by Black artists. Experience an exceptional night celebrating the rich tapestry of African American musical heritage. 

Practical information


2 hours

Where is the concert happening?

This concert will happen at Sheslow Auditorium, a beautiful recital hall with 776 seats located on Drake University’s campus, just west of the Varsity Theater on 25th Street. Sheslow is physically joined to Old Main, with Sheslow located at the north end of the structure. Entrances are located on the east and west sides of the building.

Where should I park?

Free parking is available on the adjacent streets, and in the large parking lot immediately to the northeast of Sheslow at the corner of Carpenter and 25th St.

Valet parking will be available for $20.