2024 Band Line-Up will be announced in April


The Ames Jaycees are proud to host Ames on the Half Shell. Ames on the Half Shell is an outdoor concert series held at Durham Bandshell Park from 5pm to 8pm on Friday evenings in June.



per person
(cash only)



years old to purchase alcoholic beverages

Family Friendly. Kids welcome with a parent or guardian.
Food trucks are present and beverages (beer, pop, and water) available for purchase.

Beverage Prices (cash only):


per alcoholic
drink token


per 3 alcoholic
drink tokens


per non-alcoholic drink token

This event is sponsored by the Ames Jaycees. Proceeds from Ames on the Half Shell fund community projects sponsored by the Ames Jaycees. Thanks to Ames Parks and Recreation and Ames City Council for their continued support.

Donate to Ames on the Half Shell & Ames Jaycees!


Ames Jaycees
P.O. Box 624
Ames, IA 50010
Don’t forget to hashtag #AOTHS!