The Greater Des Moines Music Coalition will celebrate supporters of the local music scene at its annual awards and fundraising event Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m. The Backstage Ball at Lefty’s Live Music, 2307 University Ave., will include performances by Volcano Boys and MarKaus, as well as hors d’oeuvres, drinks and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit efforts to strengthen the music industry in Central Iowa. Tickets are $100 at Midwestix.com or at Mars Café. In addition to honoring supporters, the nonprofit coalition will also present awards to the venue, fan and promoter of the year. For more information, click here.