Blues Calendar

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

  • Sunday - Aug 28, 2016 @ 6:00pm
    Walter Trout
    Lefty's Live Music
    The Jeff Banks Band opens the show at 6PM
    $20 general public / $15 CIBS members - GET TICKETS ->

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  • Sunday - Aug 28, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    The Blues Dawgs Open Jam
    Bogg's Hull Ave. Tavern
  • Monday - Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:00am
    Jeff Bank's Open Jam
    Des Moines Yacht Club
  • Monday - Aug 29, 2016 @ 8:00pm
    Jeff Banks - Open Jam
    The Yacht Club, 2617 Ingersoll, DM
  • Friday - Sep 2, 2016 @ 6:00pm
    Fairfest Music Festival
    Downtown Fairfield
    6:00PM Ian Moore & The Lossy Coils
    7:30PM Quinn Sullivan
    9:00PM Buddy Guy
  • 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
  • Thursday - Sep 8, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    Eddie Turner
    Lefty's Live Music
  • Thursday - Sep 8, 2016 @ 8:00pm
    Rockin' Johnny Burgin
    Noce, 1326 Walnut, Des Moines, IA
  • Monday - Sep 12, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    CIBS Membership Meeting
    Lefty's Live Music
    CIBS-logo-ROUND-1Come hungry because we'll have pulled pork sandwiches and beans to grub on! Each 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. This month's meeting features a set by The Soul Searchers!

    Everyone is welcome but we strongly encourage membership! If you are not a member you can become one online HERE or sign up at the meeting.

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  • Monday - Sep 12, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    California Honeydrops
    Flying Mango, 4345 Hickman Rd, DM
  • Friday - Sep 23, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    Matthew Curry Band -AND- James Biehn Band
    MEMBERSHIP DRIVE & APPRECIATION PARTY!

    Lefty's Live Music
    Membership Drive & Appreciation Party! Live rockin blues provided by Matthew Curry Band and James Biehn Band! There will be drawings/prizes including two pairs of tickets to the upcoming Buddy Guy concert at Hoyt Sherman. One pair will go to a new member signing up that night and the other will go to an existing member. Must be present to win. (FREE SHOW starts at 7PM)

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    "Kid can shout like Joe Cocker, play guitar
    like a young Jeff Beck and rock like
    he’s still inside his first pair of shoes.”
    Edmonton Sun

  • Friday - Oct 7, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    John Németh
    Lefty's Live Music
    Heath Alan & Justin Appel open the show!
    $20 general public / $15 CIBS members

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  • Monday - Oct 10, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    CIBS Membership Meeting
    TBA
    CIBS-logo-ROUND-1Each 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
    Davy Knowles / Steepwater Band
    Kum & Go Theater, 901 Cherry St, Des Moines
    Former BACK DOOR SLAM frontman DAVY KNOWLES is touring in support of his latest studio album “The Outsider”, his upcoming film documentary “Island Bound” and a series of new blues recordings.

    The Steepwater Band will open the show followed by Davy Knowles' band. Encore may feature both bands jamming!

    $20 general public / $15 CIBS members

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  • Monday - Nov 14, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    CIBS Membership Meeting
    TBA
    CIBS-logo-ROUND-1Each 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.
  • Thursday - Nov 17, 2016 @ 7:30pm
    Buddy Guy
    Hoyt Sherman Place, 1501 Woodland Ave, Des Moines, IA
  • Sunday - Nov 27, 2016 @ 7:00pm
    Danielle Nicole Band
    DM Social Club - Kum & Go Theater, 22 SW 9th St
    Doors at 6pm and Show at 7pm
    $15 general public / $10 CIBS member
    All Ages til 9pm

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  • Monday - Dec 12, 2016 @ 4:12pm
    CIBS Membership Meeting
    TBA
    CIBS-logo-ROUND-1Each 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 - May 19, 2017 @ 7:30pm
    Danielle Nicole
    Temple Theater