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CIBS Blues Crier :: AUGUST 2019

CIBS Blues Crier :: AUGUST 2019

AUGUST 2019 UPCOMING CENTRAL IOWA BLUES SOCIETY EVENTS SATURDAY – AUG 31, 2019 @ 7:00PM CIBS Salutes – Chicago Blues Legends Lefty’s Live Music, 2307 University Ave, DM Doors at 6PM / Show at 7PM – $30 (CIBS Members receive […]

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CIBS Salutes Chicago Blues August 31 @ Lefty's

CIBS Salutes Chicago Blues August 31 @ Lefty’s

Doors at 6PM / Show at 7PM – $30 (CIBS Members receive $5 rebate a the door) JOHN PRIMER – Two-time Grammy nominated artist and American blues legend John Primer was the bandleader and guitarist for Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon and […]

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CIBS Membership Appreciation Party November 16 @ Lefty's

CIBS Membership Appreciation Party November 16 @ Lefty’s

Join us for the CIBS MEMBERSHIP APPRECIATION PARTY featuring Toronzo Cannon and the Chicago Way at Lefty’s Live Music on Saturday, November 16 – 7PM. Must be a member of the Central Iowa Blues Society to attend this FREE appreciation party […]

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CIBS Blues Crier :: JULY 2019

CIBS Blues Crier :: JULY 2019

JULY 2019 UPCOMING CENTRAL IOWA BLUES SOCIETY EVENTS SUNDAY – JUL 21, 2019 @ 6:00PM James Harman / Bruce Katz Noce, 1326 Walnut St., Des Moines, IA DOUBLE BILL SHOW! Doors at 5PM / Show at 6PM – $25 (CIBS Members […]

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NEW Blues Angel Program

NEW Blues Angel Program

Blues music affects its fans in many ways. To some, it is a soundtrack of experiences of their past, or maybe their present. Stories of love and loss are set to notes and rhythms that grip the heart and and […]

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CIBS Blues Crier :: JUNE 2019

CIBS Blues Crier :: JUNE 2019

JUNE 2019 UPCOMING CENTRAL IOWA BLUES SOCIETY EVENTS SUNDAY – JUN 23, 2019 @ 6:00PM Lefty’s Live Music, 2307 University Ave, DM The 44s Doors at 5PM / Show at 6PM – $15 (CIBS Members receive a $5 rebate at the […]

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CIBS Blues Crier :: MAY 2019

CIBS Blues Crier :: MAY 2019

MAY 2019 UPCOMING CENTRAL IOWA BLUES SOCIETY EVENTS SUNDAY – MAY 26, 2019 @ 12:00PM Jasper Winery, Des Moines, IA SpringFest #3 FREE! Family Friendly! FUN! Come celebrate great music in a perfect setting at Jasper Winery, Memorial Weekend. Admission is […]

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SpringFest #3

SpringFest #3

Video Playlist of SpringFest #3 Performances by Jay Gillam  Photos by Michael Rolands – Rolands Images SUNDAY – MAY 26, 2019 @ 12:00PM Jasper Winery, Des Moines, IA SpringFest #3 FREE! Family Friendly! FUN! Come celebrate great music in a perfect setting […]

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CIBS Blues Crier :: APRIL 2019

CIBS Blues Crier :: APRIL 2019

APRIL 2019 UPCOMING CENTRAL IOWA BLUES SOCIETY EVENTS SUNDAY – MAY 12, 2019 @ 6:00PM Lefty’s Live Music, 2307 University Ave, DM DOUBLE BILL SHOW! Orphan Jon & the Abandoned – AND – Albert Castiglia Doors at 5PM // Show […]

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2019 Iowa Blues Challenge

2019 Iowa Blues Challenge

Congratulations to the 2019 Iowa Blues Challenge champions: Avey/Grouws Band and Generation of Blues. Both acts will represent Iowa at the 36th Annual International Blues Challenge in 2020…

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Michael Ledbetter Life Celebration and Fundraiser

Michael Ledbetter Life Celebration and Fundraiser

Mike Ledbetter – a brilliant and soulful singer and guitarist – tragically passed away on January 21, 2019. He was 33 years old and an award-winning rising star of Blues and Soul music. He leaves behind his loving partner, Kathy […]

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CIBS Blues Crier :: MARCH 2019

CIBS Blues Crier :: MARCH 2019

MARCH 2019 UPCOMING CENTRAL IOWA BLUES SOCIETY EVENTS SUNDAY – MAR 31, 2019 @ 6:00PM Lefty’s Live Music, 2307 University Ave, DM Michael Ledbetter Celebration of Life & Fundraiser $20 (no CIBS Member rebate as this is a fundraiser)  With […]

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CIBS Blues Crier :: FEBRUARY 2019

CIBS Blues Crier :: FEBRUARY 2019

FEBRUARY 2019 UPCOMING CENTRAL IOWA BLUES SOCIETY EVENTS FRIDAY – MAR 1, 2019 @ 7:00PM Lefty’s Live Music, 2307 University Ave, DM Paul Nelson Band Being blues/rock icon Johnny Winter’s hand-picked touring and recording guitarist is just one of the […]

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Iowa Blues Acts -- Are you ready for the challenge?

Iowa Blues Acts — Are you ready for the challenge?

For its 26th year, the Iowa Blues Challenge (IABC) is returning to its traditional spring time frame with preliminary round competitions scheduled in Fairfield on Saturday, April 27 at the Fairfield Best Western (date is same but venue has changed) […]

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25th Winter Blues Fest – Video & Photos

25th Winter Blues Fest – Video & Photos

25th Winter Blues Fest – Video Playlists Jay Gilliam captured and compiled video playlists from each night of the Winter Blues Fest FRIDAY NIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT 25th Winter Blues Fest – Photos by Paul Houston 25th Winter Blues Fest – […]

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