The Gas Lamp is proud to present songwriter Cas Haley to Des Moines! Joining him for the evening will be Chase Makai of Nahko And Medicine For The People.
Doors 8 PM
Showtime 9 PM
Tickets: $12 adv / $15 dos
MORE MUSIC MORE FAMILY
Occasionally, blessings come disguised as roadblocks. “Sometimes it’s hard to see the lesson in the suffering. I pray for grace to guide me,” Cas Haley sings on “Hold Up My Heart,” a track from his new album, More Music More Family.
From the outside, the soulful musician looks like he has it all: A loving young family, a wonder- ful home near Paris, Texas, where he grew up, and a career on the rise. He’s shared stages with UB40, Allen Stone, G. Love, Ziggy Marley, and Easy Star All-Stars, among others, and has per- formed at events such as Hangout Music Festival, California Roots Music and Arts Festival, Reggae on the River, and Mighty Sounds in the Czech Republic. But a freak accident — a fall while skiing at a festival in the Midwest — left Haley unable to sing. During eight months of treatment, he had plenty of time to think about what the injury meant to his future. The idea for More Music More Family came from reflecting on how to pursue his career more holistically.