2020 Winter Blues Fest

2020 Winter Blues Fest

26th Winter Blues Fest – Feb 14 & 15 2020! TWO NIGHTS, 20 Acts… all under one roof and out of the cold!

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CIBS Blues Crier :: NOVEMBER 2019

CIBS Blues Crier :: NOVEMBER 2019

NOVEMBER 2019 UPCOMING CENTRAL IOWA BLUES SOCIETY EVENTS MONDAY – NOV 11, 2019 @ 7:00PM CIBS Membership Meeting – Dewey Cantrell Trio Peace Tree Brewery, 317 E Court, Des Moines, IA CIBS members that attend the membership meeting are eligible […]

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2020 Botanical Blues Concert Series

2020 Botanical Blues Concert Series

Frank Strong announces the 2020 Botanical Blues Concert Series lineup. All shows will be presented under the dome at the Des Moines Botanical Garden at 909 Robert D. Ray Drive in the East Village of Des Moines from 2-4 PM […]

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CIBS Online Store!

CIBS Online Store!

CIBS opened a new online store this week. Check it out and get some CIBS swag here for the whole family! Sizes range from infant to adult, plus many colors and styles to choose from. Get 15% off everything in the […]

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CIBS Blues Crier :: SEPT/OCT 2019

CIBS Blues Crier :: SEPT/OCT 2019

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2019 UPCOMING CENTRAL IOWA BLUES SOCIETY EVENTS SUNDAY – SEP 29, 2019 @ 2:00PM Jimmy the Weasel Summerset Winery, Indianola, IA FREE Admission sponsored by Central Iowa Blues Society SUNDAY – SEP 29, 2019 @ 6:00PM Damon Fowler Lefty’s […]

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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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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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