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CIBS named 2016 KBA award recipient

CIBS named 2016 KBA award recipient

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 […]

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2016 Winter Blues Fest

2016 Winter Blues Fest

WINTER BLUES FEST is February 12 & 13, 2016 • 13 acts on six stages! Downtown Marriott in Des Moines, IA. GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!

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Protected: Minutes – March 2014

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Protected: Minutes – November 2015

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Lizard Creek hosts Bernard Allison & Zac Harmon Nov. 14th

Lizard Creek hosts Bernard Allison & Zac Harmon Nov. 14th

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 […]

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Blues on Grand Rewind features Jason Ricci at Lefty's

Blues on Grand Rewind features Jason Ricci at Lefty’s

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 […]

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CIBS Dine to Donate Day at Granite City

CIBS Dine to Donate Day at Granite City

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 […]

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2001 IBC Champ Richard Johnston plays Autism benefit at Lefty's

2001 IBC Champ Richard Johnston plays Autism benefit at Lefty’s

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.  […]

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M-Shop welcomes Lazer Lloyd on November 3rd

M-Shop welcomes Lazer Lloyd on November 3rd

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 […]

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Join CIBS at Granite City Beer Tapping event

Join CIBS at Granite City Beer Tapping event

Join Central Iowa Blues Society at Granite City Brewery 12801 University Ave in Clive this Sunday, October 11, 2015 from 4:00-6:00 PM as we celebrate the tapping of their BLUE eyed Brunette beer with BLUES music, CIBS info, games and […]

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Protected: Minutes – October 2015

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CIBS welcomes 2013 IBC Champ Selwyn Birchwood

CIBS welcomes 2013 IBC Champ Selwyn Birchwood

CIBS welcomes Alligator Records recording artist Selwyn Birchwood, winner of the 2013 International Blues Challenge and 2015 Blues Music Award winner (Best New Artist Album – Don’t Call No Ambulance) to Lefty’s Live Music, 2307 University Ave. in Des Moines, on […]

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2016-17 Webster-Wagner Scholarship

2016-17 Webster-Wagner Scholarship

Lynette Webster and Jeff Wagner have both been instrumental to the success of the Central Iowa Blues Society from its inception through its first 20 years. Lynette has represented CIBS as its President for nine years (1998-2001, 2004-2007, 2010-2013) in […]

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Robert Cray Band at Hoyt Sherman

Robert Cray Band at Hoyt Sherman

Jade presents the Robert Cray Band on Friday, September 25th at 8:00 pm at the Hoyt Sherman Auditorium.  For more information or to purchase tickets, visit hoytsherman.org.

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Protected: Minutes – September 2015

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