WEST DES MOINES, Iowa- West Des Moines is getting a $2.4 (M) million amphitheater, near City Hall and the Library. The Hurd family is donating 850-thousand for labor and materials, Microsoft is donating more than 800-thousand dollars, and the city of West Des Moines will cover the rest. It'll be named after Richard and Linda Hurd's daughter Jamie, who died in 2009. Construction is slated to begin in September.
The City of West Des Moines is expecting the first full season of events at the amphitheater to be in 2020, and featured multiple concerts, typically between April and October.
A calendar of events will be posted on the West Des Moines website.