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Play and Sing Along with Musician Heath Alan

  • 4000 Mills Civic Parkway | West Des Moines, IA 50265
  • Presented By: West Des Moines Public Library
  • Dates: June 18, 2022
  • Location: West Des Moines Public Library
  • Phone: 15152223407
  • Start/End Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Overview

    We are happy to welcome musician Heath Alan for an all-ages, family friendly musical Blues performance! Heath Alan (Pattschull) is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Des Moines, Iowa. Heath was nurtured and mentored by some of Iowa's greatest talents including Patrick Hazell, Joe Price, Denny Garcia, Rush Cleveland, Roger Miller, Bob Dorr and Jonathan Schwabe. Heath was awarded the prestigious Liberace Music Grant (Yes - That Liberace) and inducted into the Yamaha Musicians Hall of Fame before he was 18 years of age.  He studied music at UNLV and The University of Northern Iowa with Frank Gagliardi (Louis Armstrong), Felix Vesculia and composer Jonathan Schwabe and has been an active musician in the midwest for the past 20 years.  

    Heath was inducted into the Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his decade long run with Bob Dorr and The Blue Band and has also led his own band for the past ten years and is an active sideman and studio musician.