Membership Drive & Appreciation Party!

Membership Drive & Appreciation Party!

Friday September 23 2016 – Live rockin blues provided by Matthew Curry Band and James Biehn Band! There will be drawings/prizes including two pairs of tickets to the upcoming Buddy Guy concert at Hoyt Sherman. One pair will go to a new member signing up that night and the other will go to an existing member. Must be […]

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The Soul Searchers @ Membership Meeting - Sept 12 2016

The Soul Searchers @ Membership Meeting – Sept 12 2016

Big fun at the CIBS membership meeting last night! BBQ, cupcakes and The Soul Searchers! here are a few pics and videos from their performance.

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Walter Trout at Lefty's Live Music on August 28th

Walter Trout at Lefty’s Live Music on August 28th

A few videos from the Walter Trout show! CIBS sponsored Walter Trout, with opening act, the Jeff Banks Band, at Lefty’s Live Music on Sunday, August 28th. Jeff Banks’ opening set got cut short by a power outage. The storm passed and power was restored around 7:30… the show went on!

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Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones feat. Dennis Gruenling - photo by Jen Taylor

The Jewel Tones @ DMSC Rooftop

The Central Iowa Blues Society sponsored Doug Deming & the Jewel Tones featuring Dennis Gruenling on the Rooftop at the Des Moines Social Club, Sunday July 10. If they weren’t playing ON the ROOF already they woulda tore it clean off! Terrific evening! You can keep up with the band HERE A few videos and […]

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Doc's Turning Sixty!

Doc’s Turning Sixty!

As if Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones aren’t reason enough to dance on the ROOF this Sunday. We’re also celebrating Doc’s 60th birthday. Join us for the concert and enjoy FREE FOOD & CAKE while it lasts!

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Matt Woods Receives Blues Blast Award Nomination - Acoustic Blues Album

Matt Woods Receives Blues Blast Award Nomination – Acoustic Blues Album

Congratulations to Matt Woods on his Blues Blast Award nomination in the Acoustic Blues Album category for his latest album Sawdust and Gasoline! This is a pretty dang big deal! He’s in impressive company with fellow nominees in the same category; Guy Davis, Luther Dickinson, Andra Faye & Scott Ballantine, Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, and The Ragpicker String […]

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Bare Bones

2016 Blues Challenge – Video / Photos

Congratulations to the 2016 Iowa Blues Challenge Champions – Bare Bones in the Solo/Duo category and the Jeff Banks Band in the Band category. Complete Results: Solo/Duo Champion – Bare Bones Solo/Duo Runner up – Bruce Kort Solo/Duo 3rd Place – Steve Robinson Band Champion – Jeff Banks Band Band Runner up – The Royal Blues Band 3rd Place […]

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