Blues Calendar

SHOWS & EVENTS :: Get Your Face In The Place!

  • Thursday - May 26, 2016 @ 5:00pm
    Jimmy the Weasel
    Des Moines Social Club - On The Rooftop
  • Thursday - May 26, 2016 @ 6:30pm
    Bob Pace Solo Sessions
    Gas Lamp, DSM
  • Thursday - May 26, 2016 @ 9:00pm
    Soul Searchers
    Greenwood Lounge, DSM
  • Friday - May 27, 2016 @ 4:30pm
    Work Release Party with Bob Pace & The Dangerous Band
    Gas Lamp, DSM
  • Friday - May 27, 2016 @ 6:30pm
    Hot Tamale & The Red Hots
    Snus Hill Winery, Madrid
  • Saturday - May 28, 2016 @ 5:00pm
    Dick Danger Band
    Hawkeye Elks Club, 1401 Walker St, DSM
  • Saturday - May 28, 2016 @ 9:00pm
    Malcolm Wells & The Two-Timers
    Star Bar, DSM
  • Sunday - May 29, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    The Blues Dawgs Open Jam
    Bogg's Hull Ave. Tavern
  • Sunday - May 29, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    Bad Boys of the Blues Jam
    Gas Lamp, DSM
  • Tuesday - May 31, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    Fat Tuesday Open Jam
    Carl's Place, DSM
  • Wednesday - Jun 1, 2016 @ 6:00pm
    Mark Avey Band
    Cadillac Jacks in Baxter, IA
  • Thursday - Jun 2, 2016 @ 6:00pm
    Malcolm Wells & The Two-Timers
    Jasper Winery
  • Saturday - Jun 4, 2016 @ 9:00pm
    Jeff Banks Band
    The Greenwood, 3707 Ingersoll Ave, DM
  • Saturday - Jun 4, 2016 @ 9:00pm
    RJ Mischo and Butter Cow Blues Band
    Lefty's Live Music, 2307 University Ave, DM
    Internationally renowned Blues Harmonica Master, RJ Mischo, has just returned from a successful tour of Brazil and brings top notch entertainment to venues around the world.

    RJ’s music is getting the attention of new audiences around the globe. In Brazil, he was the musical guest for Todo Seu a popular nationwide TV program seen by millions of people. Last Season’s Sons of Anarchy featured one of his original titles "Make It Good". RJ’s recent albums have made it into the top of the Living Blues Albums of the Year and enjoyed major airplay on BB King’s Bluesville (Sirius/XM)

    RJ Mischo with the Igor Prado band on National Television in Brazil on a recent tour.
  • Friday - Jun 10, 2016 @ 8:30pm
    Danielle Nicole Band
    The Washington, Burlington
  • Saturday - Jun 11, 2016 @ 9:00pm
    Jeff Banks Band
    The Yacht Club, 2617 Ingersoll, DM
  • Monday - Jun 13, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    CIBS Membership Meeting
    The Rooftop / Streetcar 209, 525 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA
    Central Iowa Blues SocietyEach CIBS member that attends the General Membership Meeting will be entered to win a select prize at the end of the meeting... Prizes may include super cool things like tickets to a Blues Show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc.

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  • Wednesday - Jun 15, 2016 @ 6:00pm
    Malcolm Wells & The Two-Timers
    Cumming Tap, 117 N 44th St, Cumming, IA
    Walk, Drive, Ride… we don't care how you get there! Just come on out and enjoy some blues with us. It's also STEAK NIGHT at the Cumming Tap.

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  • Friday - Jun 17, 2016 @ 9:00pm
    Hot Tamale & the Red Hots
    All in the Family Lounge, 4249 Fleur Dr, DM
  • Friday - Jun 17, 2016 @ 9:00pm
    Hot Tamale & The Red Hots
    All In The Family
  • Saturday - Jun 18, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    Iowa Blues Challenge Finals
    Des Moines Downtown Marriott
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  • Saturday - Jun 18, 2016 @ 9:00pm
    Hot Tamale & the Red Hots
    All in the Family Lounge, 4249 Fleur Dr, DM
  • Saturday - Jun 18, 2016 @ 9:00pm
    Hot Tamale & The Red Hots
    All In The Family
  • Monday - Jun 20, 2016 @ 8:00pm
    Jeff Banks - Open Jam
    The Yacht Club, 2617 Ingersoll, DM
  • Wednesday - Jun 22, 2016 @ 6:00pm
    Reverend Raven & the Chainsmokin' Altar Boys
    Cadillac Jacks in Baxter, IA
    with Westside Andy
  • Sunday - Jun 26, 2016 @ 5:00pm
    Iowa Blues Hall of Fame Party
    Hawkeye Elks Club, 1401 Walker St, DSM
    Re-dedication party to celebrate the newly upgraded Iowa Blues Hall of Fame exhibit. Entertainment by SUMPIN' DOO. This will be a potluck so plan to bring something to share.

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  • Monday - Jun 27, 2016 @ 8:00pm
    Jeff Banks - Open Jam
    The Yacht Club, 2617 Ingersoll, DM
  • Friday - Jul 1, 2016 @ 5:00pm
    Mississippi Valley Blues Festival
    Leclaire Park, Davenport
  • Saturday - Jul 2, 2016 @ 1:30pm
    Mississippi Valley Blues Festival
    Le Claire Park, Davenport
  • Saturday - Jul 2, 2016 @ 9:00pm
    Jeff Banks Band
    The Greenwood, 3707 Ingersoll Ave, DM
  • Sunday - Jul 3, 2016 @ 8:00pm
    Jimmy the Weasel w/Matt Woods
    Nite Hawk Bar & Grill, Slater
  • Sunday - Jul 3, 2016 @ 8:30pm
    Savoy Brown and Bernard Allison
    Surf Ballroom, Clear Lake
  • Monday - Jul 4, 2016 @ 8:00pm
    Jeff Banks - Open Jam
    The Yacht Club, 2617 Ingersoll, DM
  • Wednesday - Jul 6, 2016 @ 5:30pm
    Jimmy the Weasel
    Zoo Brew : Blank Park Zoo
  • Wednesday - Jul 6, 2016 @ 6:00pm
    Bex Marshall
    Cadillac Jacks in Baxter, IA
  • Sunday - Jul 10, 2016 @ 6:00pm
    Doug Deming & the Jewel Tones featuring Dennis Gruenling
    Kum & Go Theater, 901 Cherry St, Des Moines
    On the ROOF at the Des Moines Social Club's Kum & Go Theater
    $15 general public / $10 CIBS members

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  • Monday - Jul 11, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    CIBS Membership Meeting
    Zimm's Food & Spirits, 3124 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA
    Central Iowa Blues SocietyEach CIBS member that attends the General Membership Meeting will be entered to win a select prize at the end of the meeting... Prizes may include super cool things like tickets to a Blues Show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc.
  • Monday - Jul 11, 2016 @ 8:00pm
    Jeff Banks - Open Jam
    The Yacht Club, 2617 Ingersoll, DM
  • Tuesday - Jul 12, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    Jimmy the Weasel
    Windsor Heights Community Music
  • Friday - Jul 15, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    Jeff Banks Band
    BBQ Loo, Waterloo, IA
  • Monday - Jul 18, 2016 @ 8:00pm
    Jeff Banks - Open Jam
    The Yacht Club, 2617 Ingersoll, DM
  • Wednesday - Jul 20, 2016 @ 6:00pm
    Hector Anchondo Band
    Cadillac Jacks in Baxter, IA
  • Monday - Jul 25, 2016 @ 8:00pm
    Jeff Banks - Open Jam
    The Yacht Club, 2617 Ingersoll, DM
  • Saturday - Jul 30, 2016 @ 2:00pm
    Blues Under The Trees
    Mineral City Speedway, Fort Dodge
  • Monday - Aug 1, 2016 @ 8:00pm
    Jeff Banks - Open Jam
    The Yacht Club, 2617 Ingersoll, DM
  • Wednesday - Aug 3, 2016 @ 6:00pm
    Stutterin' Jimmy & the Goosebumps
    Cadillac Jacks in Baxter, IA
  • Saturday - Aug 6, 2016 @ 9:00pm
    Jeff Banks Band
    The Greenwood, 3707 Ingersoll Ave, DM
  • Monday - Aug 8, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    CIBS Membership Meeting
    Zimm's Food & Spirits, 3124 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA
    Central Iowa Blues SocietyEach CIBS member that attends the General Membership Meeting will be entered to win a select prize at the end of the meeting... Prizes may include super cool things like tickets to a Blues Show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc.
  • Monday - Aug 8, 2016 @ 8:00pm
    Jeff Banks - Open Jam
    The Yacht Club, 2617 Ingersoll, DM
  • Saturday - Aug 13, 2016 @ 5:00pm
    Jeff Banks Band
    Hawkeye Elks Lodge, 1401 Walker, DM
  • Saturday - Aug 13, 2016 @ 5:00pm
    Butter Cow Blues Band
    Iowa State Fair
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  • Monday - Aug 15, 2016 @ 8:00pm
    Jeff Banks - Open Jam
    The Yacht Club, 2617 Ingersoll, DM
  • Monday - Aug 22, 2016 @ 8:00pm
    Jeff Banks - Open Jam
    The Yacht Club, 2617 Ingersoll, DM
  • Sunday - Aug 28, 2016 @ 6:00pm
    Walter Trout
    Lefty's Live Music
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  • Monday - Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:00pm
    Jeff Banks - Open Jam
    The Yacht Club, 2617 Ingersoll, DM
  • Saturday - Sep 3, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    Banks & Appel: Bowlful of Blues Pre-Party
    Yanni's Greek & Italian Restaurant, Newton
  • Sunday - Sep 4, 2016 @ 12:00pm
    Jeff Banks Band
    Bowlful of Blues, Newton
  • Sunday - Sep 4, 2016 @ 12:00pm
    24th Annual Bowlful of Blues
    Maytag Bowl, Newton
  • Monday - Sep 12, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    CIBS Membership Meeting
    Zimm's Food & Spirits, 3124 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA
    Central Iowa Blues SocietyEach CIBS member that attends the General Membership Meeting will be entered to win a select prize at the end of the meeting... Prizes may include super cool things like tickets to a Blues Show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc.
  • Monday - Oct 10, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    CIBS Membership Meeting
    Zimm's Food & Spirits, 3124 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA
    Central Iowa Blues SocietyEach CIBS member that attends the General Membership Meeting will be entered to win a select prize at the end of the meeting... Prizes may include super cool things like tickets to a Blues Show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc.
  • Friday - Nov 4, 2016 @ 8:00pm
    Steepwater Band / Davey Knowles
    Kum & Go Theater, 901 Cherry St, Des Moines
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  • Monday - Nov 14, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    CIBS Membership Meeting
    Zimm's Food & Spirits, 3124 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA
    Central Iowa Blues SocietyEach CIBS member that attends the General Membership Meeting will be entered to win a select prize at the end of the meeting... Prizes may include super cool things like tickets to a Blues Show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc.
  • Monday - Dec 12, 2016 @ 4:12pm
    CIBS Membership Meeting
    Zimm's Food & Spirits, 3124 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA
    Central Iowa Blues SocietyEach CIBS member that attends the General Membership Meeting will be entered to win a select prize at the end of the meeting... Prizes may include super cool things like tickets to a Blues Show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc.