New Greenbelt Music Festival comes to Clive as Horizon Events Center plans full opening

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A new music festival is coming to Des Moines, Iowa, this summer, the Des Moines Register reports. The Greenbelt Music Festival will be held May 19 and 20 at the Horizon Events Center. It will feature "a strong bluegrass influence as well as funk, pop country, and red-dirt country, among others," according to a press release. Tickets start at $35 for a one-day pass and $65 for a two-day pass. $5 of every pass will go toward the Clive Community Foundation to benefit the Greenbelt Landing Project to help revitalize the Clive Greenbelt Trail.

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