2014 Winter Blues Fest

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 Line Up

  • LI’L BITS • 4:15PM
    Blues in the Schools Presentation
    Windows on 7th
  • JEFFCO • 5–7PM
    Fairfield Blues Duo
    Lobby (1st Floor)
  • CHAD ELLIOTT & BONITA CROWE • 7–9:45PM
    2013 Iowa Blues Challenge Solo/Duo Winner
    Rock River Lounge
  • JOSH HOYER & THE SHADOWBOXERS • 7–9:45PM
    2013 Omaha Blues Society Blues Challenge Winner
    Des Moines Room (3rd Floor)
  • KATY GUILLEN & THE GIRLS • 7:15–10PM
    2013 Kansas City Blues Challenge Winner
    Salon E (Skywalk Level)
  • NIKKI HILL • 7:30–10:15PM
    Roots Rock n Roller on the rise!
    Dubuque Room (3rd Floor)
  • ROCK ISLAND ROLLERS • 7:45–10:30PM
    2013 Mississippi Valley Blues Challenge Winner
    Salon D (Skywalk Level)
  • JOHN NEMETH • 10:15PM–1:00AM
    Blind Pig Recording Artist & Multiple Blues Music Award Nominee
    Des Moines Room (3rd Floor)
  • CHRIS O’LEARY BAND • 10:30PM–1:15AM
    Blues Music Award Nominee – Best New Artist
    Salon E (Skywalk Level)
  • ANNIE MACK • 10:45PM–1:30AM
    2013 Minnesota Blues Challenge Winner
    Dubuque Room (3rd Floor)
  • BOB PACE BAND & AFTER HOURS JAM • 11PM–12:00AM
    Jam begins at 12:30AM and goes until ?
    2012 Iowa Blues Hall of Fame Inductee
    Salon D (Skywalk Level)

Tickets $15 Advance / $18 Day of Show

Advance tickets sales ended at 5PM February 7, 2014. Now available only at the door day of show. All tickets purchased online are “WILL-CALL” at the venue. That means–you will not receive a hard copy of your ticket but will be added to the will-call list. The “WILL-CALL” desk will be located on the 2nd Floor of the Marriott and you may check in any time after 5PM the day of the Fest. Please bring your receipt and/or be prepared to show a photo ID.

Lodging

Bring your friends and stay all night…Special group rates at the Downtown Marriott for this event are just $107. To make reservations call 1-800-514-4681 or book them online by following the link below. Tell them you are coming for the Blues Fest—See ya there! (Marriott block is SOLD OUT)

Alternate lodging at Hotel Fort Des Moines.  Call toll free 1.800.532.1466. Tell them you are coming for the Blues Fest. Room rates are $99/Single and $119/Double.

Sponsors

The Winter Blues Fest is sponsored by The Central Iowa Blues Society, Budweiser, Summit Brewing Co., Big Red Dog Music Productions, Cityview, and Downtown Marriott.

Promo Items

Download the printable poster by clicking the poster above. Click the image below to download the Facebook banner.

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