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The Maximum Ames Music Festival will be held Sept. 21-24, 2023. MAMF is a DIY local music experience in Ames. Its mission is to provide a safe, inclusive environment that fosters creativity through music and art. Each year, MAMF celebrates a weekend of music, art, and community!

Venues will include the Angry Irishmen, Alluvial Brewing, KHOI, London Underground, Della Viti, Cornbred, Dog-Eared Books, The Public Library auditorium, Burgies Coffee (South),Torrent, The Mucky Duck, Little Woods Herbal Tea, and Stam Chocolate.

This year’s lineup will be announced June 9th, 2023 and includes a wide range of genres of Iowa’s best known musicians. The full schedule with set times will be released on Aug. 25.

Here’s a list of confirmed acts: Bob Dorr, Britches and Hose, Matt Woods, Ben Schrag, Luke Fox, Teri Rosalani Underhill, Jordan Bluejack Voigt, DJ Elliot, Danny Grouse, Erik Timmons, Marc Bailey, Miss Christine, Fat Sky, The Collective Indifference, Jordan Mayland, Obsidian’s Dream, Great Caesar’s Goat, Crash Cuddle, Angie and James, Jonah Seymour, Joel Sires, Smokin Joe, Brooks Strause, Jon Wayne, Buckmiller Schwager, Dick Danger Band, Ryan O-Rien, Stringfield, Rachel Greene, The Sweet Tones, Hideaway Honey Band, Elizabeth Zimmerman, Rush Cleveland, Redzband, Tom Box, Foxpin, Keith Rich, Allegra Hernandez, Hot Kunch, John Burns, Severio Mancieri, Paige Clouse, Alleygrass, Pink Kodiak, Moonrabbit, Fred Love, Mr. Softheart, the Vida Sisters, Neva Alden, Wally Neal, Emily Schapp Hilleman, Count Me In, Jordan Messerole, Larry Stoltenberg, Blake Shaw Trio, Tony McGhee Project, Nick Muhlbauer, Steve Veysey, Moscow Puzzles, the New Bodies, Iowa No Mountain Boys, Casey Joe Collins, Pat and Paul, Ken Jolls, Todd Partridge, Nella Thomas, Indigo Monks, School of Rock House Band, School of Rock After Hours, 1997, Flavorbasket Tribute, Joe Younglove, Ben Bolluyt, Axel Zumwalt, Jim Coppoc, Cephalos Live Electronica, Coffee Shop Romance, Casey DeAngelo, Rylee Foreman, Adriana Ballew, Tom Hummer, The Juan and Only, Vella and Tabbi, Chris Patterson, Dan Medeiros, Seth Cloe and the Silver Liners, Dual Resonance, Mike Walsh Band, Odd Pets…

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