CIBS Blues Crier :: AUGUST 2018


AUGUST 2018

Upcoming Central Iowa Blues Society Events

WEDNESDAY – AUG 22, 2018 @ 7:00PM
Lefty’s Live Music, 2307 University Ave, DM
Teresa James & the Rhythm Tramps
DOORS AT 6PM // SHOW AT 7PM

Originally from Houston, Texas, Teresa is based in Los Angeles where she has assembled a group of some of the top LA based touring and session musicians in her band, The Rhythm Tramps. They have been working in the LA area and at blues festivals and clubs throughout the US and Europe for many years. For the last 12 years, the band has also been a favorite on Delbert McClinton’s Sandy Beaches Blues Cruise.

Teresa James is a true original. When she sings you can feel it in your bones.” ~ Levon Helm, The Band

Teresa James has a voice that comes from deep down in the soul, as real and authentic as it gets When she sings, you know she means it.” ~ Graham Clarke for Blues Bytes

I haven’t heard pipes of this caliber in a long time… this is an amazing body of work…this lady has star written all over her.” ~ James “the Blueshound” Nagel KPFT Houston


SATURDAY – SEP 8, 2018 @ 4:30PM
DM Social Club, 900 Mulberry, Des Moines, IA
Iowa Blues Challenge FINALS

Doors open at 3:30 pm with the competition starting at 4:30. Admission: $15 at the door, $10 for current Blues Society members, children 12 & under free with a paid adult. MORE INFO HERE ->

4:30-4:55  AVEY GROUWS DUO (solo/duo)
5:05-5:30  FREIGHT TRAIN FRANK (solo/duo)
5:40-6:05  SCOTTY & THE WINGTIPS (band)
6:15-6:40  ROB & TINA (solo/duo)
6:50-7:15  CONCRETESLIM (solo/duo)
7:25-7:50  OTHER BROTHERS (band)
8:00-8:25  TOM BUCKMILLER & BRIAN SCHWAGER (solo/duo)
8:35-9:00  WHO’S BEEN TALKIN’ (solo/duo)
9:10-9:35  JOHN-PAUL JONES GROUP (band)

PLEASE NOTE: Because of the limited number of acts registered for the blues challenge statewide, ALL previously scheduled preliminary rounds have been cancelled and all nine acts will compete at the FINALS.


SUNDAY – SEP 9, 2018 @ 2:00PM
Snus Hill Winery, Madrid, IA
Butter Cow Blues Band featuring
RJ Mischo & Malcolm Wells

FREE event sponsored by The Central Iowa Blues Society


MONDAY – SEP 10, 2018 @ 7:00PM
Confluence Brewing, 1235 Thomas Beck Rd, DM, IA
CIBS Membership Meeting
Featuring the Soul Searchers

CIBS members that attend the membership meeting are eligible to win door prizes at the end of the meeting… prizes such as tickets to a Blues show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc. Enjoy some live blues from the Soul Searchers after the meeting!


further on up the road… save-the-dates

09/21/18 – Reverend Raven & the Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys
09/29/18 – Davy Knowles
10/13/18 – Grand Marquis
10/21/18 – Blues Caravan with Mike Zito, Ally Venable & Bernard Allison
11/11/18 – Bruce Katz
11/17/18 – Nick Moss Band feat. Dennis Gruenling
11/23/18 – Danielle Nicole Band

Keep an eye on www.cibs.org or follow us
on Facebook for the latest announcements!


tixTickets to CIBS events available here!

NOTE: CIBS members receive their discount at the door when checking in at the venue. The discounts are a members only benefit and does not apply to tickets purchased for non-members. Become a member of the Central Iowa Blues Society  HERE ->


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