Say what you want about Madonna, but when every pop star who follows you is compared to you, that says a lot. On her new album, "MDNA," Madonna shows why the original is always the best.
Canadian acoustic folk singer Dallas Green, also known as City and Colour, is set to play the Slowdown Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. Advanced tickets are $22 and day-of-show tickets are $25.
Post-rock band Explosions in the Sky rocked the Val Air Ballroom in Des Moines Oct. 11. Doors opened at 7 p.m. with the show starting at 8 p.m.
Explosions in the Sky is an instrumental band originally formed in Texas in 1999. The band features Munaf Rayani on guitar, Mark Smith on guitar, Michael James on guitar/bass and Chris Hrasky on drums.