Thank you for attending our 2024 season!

The 2025 band lineup 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 select Friday evenings in the summer.



per person
per concert

Season Pass


per person
Includes admission to all five concerts!

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

Beverage Prices:


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.

contact US

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