Beermosas & Laughs
Friday, Noon to 1:30pm
Join us at the EcoLips stage, for comedy provided by various comedians, and a healthy breakfast of Founder’s Beer and OJ from noon to 1:30pm on Friday afternoon.
Hosted by Jack Lewis and Johnny Rage
Brandon Ream – Subtle hilarities and slow burns are the trademark of this one-lining wordsmith.
Derek Moulds – Derek is an Iowa native who has been making a name for himself in Chicago with his unique, understated brand of humor. Catch him this summer performing all over the windy city, across the Midwest, and beyond!
Daniel Frana – Due to an overactive pineal gland Daniel spreads lampoonery with good cheer everywhere he goes.
Joey Ficken – Winner of 2012 Veishea Says I’m Funny contest at Iowa State University. He is a regular opening act for Useful Jenkins and John Wayne and the Pain and in January he released his debut album “That Wind Has Been Blowing For Years” on Nova Labs Records.
Toll McGrane – A staple in the Des Moines comedy scene, Toll McGrane has been making people all over the Midwest laugh for years. This past year he performed headlining sets in the Beast Village and Floodwater comedy festivals, went on a multi-state tour, and starred in a mediocre commercial for a local head shop in town.
Andi Ayres – Andi effortlessly blends the bizarre and the mundane creating a style that is both unique and hilarious.
David Melendez – Subtle and soft-spoken are not adjectives you should use when describing David’s particular brand of comedy.
Pilates @ the Mahoney’s Stage
Friday, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Take in some relaxing and challenging fluid movement… get your blood pumping and ready for the rest of the weekend out in the Mahoney’s main stage area. We’ll be presenting an hour of pilates, drop in, drop out, or stay the whole time. Get your day of music started off right.
Coffee with the Grossos
Saturday 10:00 – 11:00
With coffee pots brewing, the Grosso family will take the CE stage to help celebrate the festival’s 10th anniversary. The Grosso Family presents an eclectic (not electric) selection of family-friendly acoustic tunes with fine harmonies and instrumentation PLUS they are the proud family of Euforquestra bass player Adam. The Grosso Family invites their listeners to have a cup of coffee while enjoying the concert. Please bring your own cup!
Bloody Marys @ Jerry’s – Featuring Chris Gelbuda
Saturday, 11:00am to 12:00pm
At 11:00 Saturday morning, expect some spectacular wake-up tunes coming from Chris Gelbuda on the main stage, and accompaniment provided by the folks behind the bar. Chris additionally recorded and produced “Love You Like I’m Gonna Lose You” for Meghan Trainor’s most recent album, which features the one and only JOHN LEGEND on the track! Chris is also is a staff writer at Nashville’s breakthrough indie publisher, Big Yellow Dog Music.
Saturday Yoga @ High Noon
Saturday, Noon to 1:00pm
Expect some extra inspiration and motivation after your Saturday morning yoga session. We will meet in front of the main stage, just as the years previous, and enjoy the tunes of nature. Modifications will be demonstrated & all experience levels are welcome! Only material required is you. Feel free to bring a blanket, mat and water along for your comfort. You will be guided through an hour-long session based on a variety of sequences.