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2020 Iowa Blues Challenge

2020 Iowa Blues Challenge

June 7, 2020 @ Lefty’s Live Music All preliminary/final Iowa Blues Challenge rounds have been consolidated into one exciting competition taking place on June 7,  2020 at Lefty’s Live Music.  4 Bands and 4 Solo/Duo act will compete to move […]

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CIBS Blues Crier :: FEB/MAR 2020

CIBS Blues Crier :: FEB/MAR 2020

FEB/MAR 2020 UPCOMING CENTRAL IOWA BLUES SOCIETY EVENTS Monday – Mar 9, 2020 @ 7:00pm CIBS Membership Meeting Peace Tree Brewery, 317 E Court, Des Moines, IA CIBS members that attend the membership meeting are eligible to win door prizes […]

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Nikki Hill performing Feb. 14, 2020, at the Winter Blues Fest in Des Moines, Iowa.

2020 Winter Blues Fest – Video & Photos

2020 Winter Blues Fest — Enjoy these video captured by Jay Gilliam and photos by Michael Rolands, Kit Lancaster, and Mark Lage

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Iowa Blues Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Announced

Iowa Blues Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Announced

Four individuals have been selected for induction into the Iowa Blues Hall of Fame in the Class of 2020: Hal Reed, Scott Eggleston, Radoslav Lorkovic, and Butch Edmonds.

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CIBS Blues Crier :: JANUARY 2020

CIBS Blues Crier :: JANUARY 2020

JANUARY 2020 UPCOMING CENTRAL IOWA BLUES SOCIETY EVENTS MONDAY – JAN 13, 2020 @ 7:00PM CIBS Membership Meeting – Fat Twosday The Station, 3124 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA CIBS members that attend the membership meeting are eligible to win […]

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Central Iowa Blues Society presents the Upper Midwest’s Premier Blues Festival Over Valentine’s Day weekend.  

Central Iowa Blues Society presents the Upper Midwest’s Premier Blues Festival Over Valentine’s Day weekend.  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 7th, 2020 Contact: Kathryn Dickel, Press Liaison – Swaelu Media kdickel@swaelu.com 515.707.1309 Scott Allen – President, Central Iowa Blues Society prez@cibs.org 515.480.4437 Central Iowa Blues Society presents the Upper Midwest’s Premier Blues Festival Over Valentine’s Day […]

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The Central Iowa Blues Society hosted a Dec. 8 fundraiser at Lefty's Live Music for the acts representing Iowa at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis Jan. 28-Feb. 1.

Des Moines Road to Memphis Fundraiser

Sunday, December 8, 3-7PM at Lefty’s Live Music — 2019 Iowa Blues Challenge Winners Avey/Grouws Band and Hal Reed of Generations of Blues held a fundraising concert to help support their trip to the 2020 International Blues Challenge in Memphis! Here […]

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