Iowa Music Project
Promoting and supporting live music in Iowa



The Iowa Music Project (IMP) is a James Gang endeavor that supports music produced throughout Iowa and increases access to instruments and music education among low-income families in the state.

Songwriting Showcase

The IMP Songwriting Showcase is a juried compilation of songs by artists with an Iowa connection. The 2016 submission period opened on January 6 and closed on March 15. View details

Support IMP

Visit our donation page or contact for information on tax-deductible contributions.

FAQs + Contact

IMP coordinator Lucas Benson, based in Iowa City, can be reached at

Purchase Tickets

Celebrate the Iowa Music Project’s upcoming compilation album release at the Des Moines Social Club on June 2, featuring William Elliott Whitmore and Dave Zollo of The Middlewestern.

Our Partners

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James Gang

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Flat Black Studios

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Des Moines Social Club

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Little Village

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Adamantine Spine Moving

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Maximum Ames

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Iowa Arts Council

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The Mill

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Iowa Brewing Company

Get in Touch

Questions or comments? Email the Iowa Music Project today!

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