If you don't know how to finish the line "I like _____ _____ and I cannot lie" then please, stop reading this. (Just kidding, please don't stop reading!) Greater Des Moines is embracing the #TBT movement this summer with a major line-up of favorites for "Gen Y's" like me. And I could not be more excited. Seriously. It's going to be epic.
In the spirit of #TBT, I've picked my top 10 most anticipated throwback concerts of the summer in Greater Des Moines:
Kenny Chesney | May 7, 2015 | Wells Fargo Arena at Iowa Events Center
Why #TBT Pick: Anything by Kenny makes for the perfect soundtrack to summer.
John Michael Montgomery | May 16, 2015 | Iowa Speedway
Why #TBT Pick: Please tell me I am not alone in listening to the Kickin' It Up album from '94. On cassette tape. On repeat. Every single day.
Dave Matthews Band | June 30, 2015 | Wells Fargo Arena at the Iowa Events Center
Why #TBT Pick: Oh, Dave. Wherever it is that you're going, I'm glad you're making a stop in Des Moines.
Jenny Lewis | July 10, 2015 | 80/35 Music Festival
Why #TBT Pick: Google Rilo Kiley. And enjoy. Jenny Lewis has an amazing folksy voice!
Weezer | July 11, 2015 | 80/35 Music Festival
Why #TBT Pick: Buddy Holly is one of my all-time favorites from this band. #sayitaintso
Steve Augeri (former Journey frontman) | July 25, 2015 | Italian American Heritage Festival of Iowa
Why #TBT Pick: Because every person in America should know every single word of Don't Stop Believing.
Shania Twain | August 6, 2015 | Iowa Events Center
Why #TBT Pick: If you were around in the 90's, you'll know. You'll just know. Man, I Feel Like a Woman. Any Man of Mine. You're Still the One. Honey, I'm Home. The list goes on and on!
Toto | August 18, 2015 | Iowa State Fair
Why #TBT Pick: No karaoke experience is complete without Africaaaaaa...
Sir Mix-A-Lot | August 20, 2015 | Iowa State Fair
Why #TBT Pick: I repeat, "I like _____ _____ and I cannot lie." Enough said.
The Fray | August 21, 2015 | Iowa State Fair
Why #TBT Pick: I haven't heard a song by The Fray that I didn't love.
Which of these throwback concerts are you most looking forward to? Tell us about it on Twitter and use #CATCHdsm along with #TBT, of course!
Oh and by the way... catch a glimpse of me in my Shania Twain prime. #TBT