The Central Iowa Blues Society is honored to be named a recipient of a Keeping the Blues Alive (KBA) award for 2016 by the Blues Foundation in Memphis TN. KBAs are awarded annually to non-performer individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to the Blues world. Selection of recipients is conducted by a select […]
The Best Western Starlite in Ft. Dodge will be the hip & happenin’ place to be on Saturday, November 14th as our friends at the Lizard Creek Blues Society will be hosting TWO superstar blues acts – Bernard Allison and Zac Harmon. Doors open at 6 pm for the 7 pm show. Tickets are $20 […]
On Sunday, November 22nd at 7 pm Lefty’s Live Music will step back in time by presenting one of the most popular acts to take the stage at BOG with the Blues on Grand Rewind featuring 2010 Blues Music Award winner (Best Harmonica Player) Jason Ricci. Jason also contributed his talents to Johnny Winter’s Grammy […]
You can enjoy an evening of food, drink and fun and support CIBS at the same time on Thursday, December 3rd at Granite City Food & Brewery, 12801 University Ave. in Clive. Print off a flyer from the CIBS website and bring it with you and 10% of your entire check will be donated to […]
Richard Johnston, 2001 International Blues Challenge champion & winner of the Albert King award, will be bringing his hill country blues to Lefty’s Live Music on Friday, November 6th in a benefit for Autism. The Cedar County Cobras will open. Admission is $10 and more info is available at the Lefty’s Live Music website.
Blues / rock artist Lazer Lloyd was born in New York and raised in Madison, Connecticut by a musicloving, guitar playing father with an extensive record collection of blues, folk, rock, and jazz. Lloyd’s upbringing would lead to a style that incorporated all of these influences into his emotive blues. He was playing lead guitar […]