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Reminder! Solo/Duo Deadline is July 15

Don’t Delay or you’ll miss out on one of the finest Blues Challenge Competitions in the Midwest! Deadline is July 15 to enter the Iowa Blues Challenge Solo/Duo Competition to be held Aug. 26 at Zimm’s Food and Spirits in […]

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2012 Iowa Blues Hall of Fame

2012 Iowa Blues Hall of Fame

Photos from the 2012 Iowa Blues Hall of Fame Induction

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2012 Iowa Blues Challenge

2012 Iowa Blues Challenge

Photos from the 2012 Iowa Blues Challenge Finals

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Protected: Minutes – Jun 2012

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Honoring Ed Giedraitis at Blues Before Sunset

There will be a special tribute to the late Ed Giedraitis during Blues Before Sunset this Friday by bella soul (Tina and Brandon Findley). It will take place immediately following the band break (6:30 p.m.ish). We hope to get Gerri […]

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The Pain Killers

The Pain Killers win 2012 Band Competition

Congratulations to The Pain Killers, winners of the 2012 Iowa Blues Challenge – Band Competition! The Pain Killers will represent Iowa in the 2013 International Blues Challenge in Memphis. [nggallery id=24]

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2012 Iowa Blues Challenge - Band

2012 Iowa Blues Challenge – Band

FINALS Saturday, May 26 2012 Congratulations goes out to The Pain Killers, Serious Business and The Mississippi Misfits on their advancement to the Final round of the 2012 Iowa Blues Challenge to be held Saturday, May 26th, 2012 at the […]

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Protected: Minutes – May 2012

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ANNUAL WALK for AUTISM

The annual Walk Now For Autism Speaks will be Saturday, June 9th, 2012. Having outgrown Valley High Stadium, this year’s event is being moved to Principal Park, 350 SW First St., Des Moines, IA. The Walk will begin at 10:00AM […]

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Three Hot Blues Bands in Finals May 26!!

Congratulations goes out to The Pain Killers, Serious Business and The Mississippi Misfits on their advancement to the Final round of the 2012 Iowa Blues Challenge to be held Saturday, May 26th, 2012 at the Downtown Marriott at 700 Grand […]

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Pain Killers are Finalists

Congratulations to The Pain Killers on their advancement to the Final round of the 2012 Iowa Blues Challenge to be held Saturday, May 26, at the Downtown Des Moines Marriott. Three Iowa bands will compete. The second semi-final round will […]

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Blues Challenge Semi-Finals at Zimm’s Thur. Ap. 19

For an evening of hot (and competitive) Blues, come down to Zimm’s Food and Spirits in Des Moines Thursday, April 19, 8 pm, for the opening salvo of the 2012 Iowa Blues Challenge. Three Central Iowa regional bands will compete […]

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Protected: Minutes – Apr 2012

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Iowa Blues Challenge: Finals May 26

The 2012 Iowa Blues Challenge features head to head competition culminating in a three band Final Round to be held Saturday, May 26, 2012 at the Downtown Marriott at 700 Grand Avenue in Des Moines. Make your hotel reservations and […]

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Protected: Minutes – Mar 2012

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