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Winter Blues Fest Line Up Announced!

Winter Blues Fest Line Up Announced!

The line-up is now in place for the 2012 Winter Blues Fest. Times and stages to be announced soon! Line Up Rob Lumbard Iowa Guitarist, Singer-Songwriter Bryce Janey 2011 Iowa Solo Duo Blues Challenge Winner Lil’ Slim Blues Band 2011 […]

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33rd Blues Music Award Nominees

33rd Blues Music Award Nominees

The list of honorees for the 33nd Blues Music Awards includes Blues Hall of Fame members Denise LaSalle, Charlie Musselwhite and Bobby Rush. Leading with four nominations each are Sugar Ray & the Bluetones with theirs Evening CD and Louisiana […]

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Protected: Minutes – Dec 2011

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Protected: Minutes – Nov 2011

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CIBS News – November 2011

There will not be a November CIBS Crier Newsletter because we are busy pulling together some GREAT Blues performers for our Winter Blues Festival Jan. 28, 2012. Many of our outstanding acts are winners of Blues Challenge Competitions around the […]

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2012 Winter Blues Fest

2012 Winter Blues Fest

January 28, 2012 at the Downtown Marriott in Des Moines. 10 acts on 6 different stages! This multi-band event will culminate with an After Hours Jam in the Des Moines Ballroom. Click the big blue ticket on the right to get tickets now! Click the Winter Blues Fest poster to get the complete details!

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Buddy Guy Oct. 15

Buddy Guy Oct. 15

The Central Iowa Blues Society would like to welcome five time Grammy-winning Legendary Blues guitarist Buddy Guy to the 7 Flags Event Center Saturday, Oct 15, 2011 8:00 PM. We all know Buddy is a fantastic showmanship on stage, playing […]

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CIBS News – October 2011

Blues Festival Guide The 9th Annual BLUES FESTIVAL GUIDE magazine 2011 edition is available to read online in Digital Format for free! 92 pages packed full of blues for you with entertaining and informative articles by blues top aficionados. Read […]

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Protected: Minutes – Sep 2011

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CIBS News – September 2011

Blues Women Picnic Blues Women!!!! On Sunday, Sept. 18, this is where all Blues women will want to be! Georgia Helmick will be hosting the 9th annual Blues Women Picnic at her lovely home at 9899 Dakota Trail in Norwalk, […]

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Bryce Janey wins 2011 Solo/Duo Competition

Bryce Janey wins 2011 Solo/Duo Competition

Congratulations to Bryce Janey, winner of the 2011 Iowa Blues Solo/Duo Challenge held August 28, 2011 at Zimm’s Food and Spirits in Des Moines.

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Bowlful of Blues - Sept. 3

Bowlful of Blues – Sept. 3

Maytag Park in Newton A fine Blues Tradition brought to you by the good folks of the South Skunk Blues Society!  Click the poster for more information!

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FireFest 2011 - Sept. 9

FireFest 2011 – Sept. 9

As we approach the 10th anniversary of 9-11-01, let’s remember and honor the hundreds of FDNY brothers, and so many other New York Police Department and Port Authority personnel and citizens who died in our country that day.  We also […]

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Protected: Minutes – Aug 2011

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CIBS News – August 2011

Blues Women Picnic Blues Women!!!! On Sunday, Sept. 18, this is where all Blues women will want to be! Georgia Helmick will be hosting the 9th annual Blues Women Picnic at her lovely home at 9899 Dakota Trail in Norwalk, […]

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