CIBS welcomes Alligator Records recording artist Selwyn Birchwood, winner of the 2013 International Blues Challenge and 2015 Blues Music Award winner (Best New Artist Album – Don’t Call No Ambulance) to Lefty’s Live Music, 2307 University Ave. in Des Moines, on Sunday, November 1st at 7 pm. Admission is $10.
Join Central Iowa Blues Society at Granite City Brewery 12801 University Ave in Clive this Sunday, October 11, 2015 from 4:00-6:00 PM as we celebrate the tapping of their BLUE eyed Brunette beer with BLUES music, CIBS info, games and prizes.
Lynette Webster and Jeff Wagner have both been instrumental to the success of the Central Iowa Blues Society from its inception through its first 20 years. Lynette has represented CIBS as its President for nine years (1998-2001, 2004-2007, 2010-2013) in addition to eleven years in various other positions on the CIBS Board. After having spent […]
The South Skunk Blues Society proudly presents the 23rd Annual Bowlful of Blues on Saturday, September 5th starting at noon at the beautiful Fred Maytag Bowl in Maytag Park, Newton. James Biehn Band – noon to 1:30 pm 2001 IBHOF inductee Del “Saxman” Jones & Final Mix – 2:00 to 3:30 pm Lamont Cranston Band […]
For thirty-four years, The Blues Foundation has celebrated and recognized established blues artists through the Blues Music Awards. For twenty-nine years, The Blues Foundation has encouraged future blues performers through the International Blues Challenge. The Best Self-Produced CD was established in 2005 to recognize excellence in independent Blues recordings. CIBS is now accepting submissions for […]
Saturday, July 18th, 4-9 pm, 6th Avenue just north of Euclid in the Highland Park neighborhood. CIBS is sponsoring performances by 2015 Iowa Blues Challenge Solo/Duo Champions Tina and Brandon, as well as Sadona & the Blue Flames. Tickets are $7 in advance at Highland Park Hardware or $8 at the gate and kids are […]