Winter Blues Fest 2011

January 29, 2011 at  the Downtown Marriott in Des Moines. Bring your friends and stay all night…Room rates for this event are just $99. To make reservations call 1-800-514-4681 or book them online by following this link.  Tell them you are coming for the Blues Fest—See ya there!  10 acts on 6 different stages! This multi-band event will culminate with an After Hours Jam in the Des Moines Ballroom in the Downtown Marriott. Sponsors are The Central Iowa Blues Society, Budweiser, 95KGGO/98.3 WOW, Cityview, Dahl’s Foods and Downtown Marriott.

TICKETS – $15 are now available only at the door. Tickets previously purchased will be at “will-call” (2nd floor) at the event. Doors open at 6PM.

  • 5-7PM
    Bad Luck City
    2006 Iowa Blues Societies Blues Challenge Solo/Duo Winner
    Marriott Lobby
  • 7-10PM
    The Most Handsome Duo in the World
    2010 Iowa Blues Societies Blues Challenge Solo/Duo Winner
    Rock River Lounge
  • 7:15-10PM
    The Steady Rollin’ Blues Band
    2010 Iowa Blues Societies Blues Challenge Band Winner
  • 7:30-10:15PM
    Curtis Marlatt & The Kicks
    2010 Greater Twin Cities Blues Music Society Blues Challenge Band Winner
  • 7:45-10:30PM
    Kilborn Alley Blues Band
    2011 Blues Music Awards Nominee for Band of the Year
  • 9-12PM
    Scott Holt Band
    Former Guitarist for Buddy Guy for 10 Years
  • 10:30-1AM
    Alvin Jett & The Phat noiZ
    2006 International Blues Challenge Band Finalist
  • 10:45-1:15AM
    Mary Bridget Davies Band
    2010 Kansas City Blues Society Blues Challenge Band Winner
  • 11-1:30AM
    Bob Pace Band featuring Steve E George
    2010 Iowa Blues Societies Blues Challenge Band Finalist
  • 12:30-1:30AM
    Trouble No More
    2010 Iowa Blues Societies Blues Challenge Band Finalist
  • 1:30-???
    After Hours Jam