Mercy College Presents 2014 LUNCH UNPLUGGED Concert Series - New lower ticket price and local talent for 2014

The Downtown Community Alliance (DCA) and Des Moines Performing Arts are pleased to announce the lineup for the Lunch Unplugged concert series. Now in its fourth year, Lunch Unplugged infuses culturally-rich programming with local flavor into the Downtown workday at an affordable price. Take back the lunch hour with choice local entertainment in the beautiful setting of the Temple Theater. 

Mercy College of Health Sciences is the series Presenting Sponsor again in 2014. As the College located in downtown Des Moines, Mercy College of Health Sciences understands the importance of maintaining a healthy balance in life and is pleased to serve as the presenting sponsor to encourage our students and the community at-large to take time to enjoy the arts,” according to Dr. Barbara Decker, President. 

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased in advance online at, by phone at 515-246-2300, at the Civic Center Ticket Office (221 Walnut Street), or at the Temple Theater Ticket Office 30 minutes prior to the show. Concert attendees may bring their own lunch to eat in the theater. 

All Lunch Unplugged concerts are held from noon – 1 p.m. in the Temple Theater at the Temple for Performing Arts, 1011 Locust Street in Downtown Des Moine

The Lunch Unplugged concert series will kick off Feb. 27 with local artists Parlours, and will include six individual concerts through April 24. 

Lunch Unplugged 2014 Concert Lineup:


Lunch Unplugged concert sponsors also include Meredith Corporation, Nationwide, BH Management, Principal Financial Group, Wells Fargo, and Hubbell Realty.

Mercy College is the only Catholic college in central Iowa and is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). To learn more about all of our health science academic programs, visit the College website.

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