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John Mellencamp

  • Iowa State Fair - Grandstand
  • Address: E 30th Street & E University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50317
  • August 19, 2017
  • Doors at 7:00 PM, Show at 8:00 PM
  • Price: $50.00 - $85.00

John Mellencamp’s 35 year career has transitioned from pop star to one of the most highly respected singer/songwriters of this generation.  Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008, his other awards include: a Grammy Award, the John Steinbeck Award, the ASCAP Foundation Champion Award, the Billboard Century Award to name a few. Also one of the most successful live concert performers in the world, with popular hits; “Jack & Diane,” “Hurts So Good,” “Small Town” and “R.O.C.K. In The U.S.A.”   John Mellencamp’s upcoming album, Sad Clowns & Hillbillies, is set to be released on April 21, 2017

Carlene Carter has been releasing music for almost four decades. Her top hits include “Every Little Thing,” “I Fell In Love,” “My Dixie Darlin’” and “Come On Back.” Her most recent album release was Carter Girl, a collection of Carter family songs and originals, inspired by her family. 

The better part of the last few years have been spent on tour with John Mellencamp, both as a supporting act and joining him on stage nightly to perform duets.

John Mellencamp