Blues Calendar

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NOTE: CIBS members receive their discount at the door when checking in at the venue. The discounts are a members only benefit and does not apply to tickets purchased for non-members. Become a member of the Central Iowa Blues Society  HERE ->

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  • Sunday - Jan 20, 2019 @ 2:00pm
    Greater DM Botanical Garden, DM
    Botanical Blues - Cindy Grill & Alan Smith

  • Tuesday - Jan 22, 2019 @ 7:00pm
    Carl's Place, 1620 Woodland Ave, DM
    Fat Tuesday Blues Jam

  • Saturday - Jan 26, 2019 @ 4:00pm
    Vinyl Cup Records, Des Moines, IA
    Matt Woods - solo

  • Sunday - Jan 27, 2019 @ 2:00pm
    Greater DM Botanical Garden, DM
    Botanical Blues - J.D. Flanagan & Pat Hemann

  • Sunday - Jan 27, 2019 @ 5:00pm
    Byron, Pomeroy, IA
    The Soul Searchers

  • Tuesday - Jan 29, 2019 @ 7:00pm
    Carl's Place, 1620 Woodland Ave, DM
    Fat Tuesday Blues Jam

  • Friday - Feb 1, 2019 @ 5:00pm
    Des Moines, IA
    25th Winter Blues Fest - FRIDAY

  • Saturday - Feb 2, 2019 @ 5:00pm
    Des Moines, IA
    25th Winter Blues Fest - SATURDAY

  • Sunday - Feb 3, 2019 @ 2:00pm
    Greater DM Botanical Garden, DM
    Botanical Blues - Stuttering Jimmy & the Goosebumps

  • Friday - Feb 8, 2019 @ 6:00pm
    Firetrucker Brewing, Ankeny, IA
    Joe & Vicki Price

  • Sunday - Feb 10, 2019 @ 2:00pm
    Greater DM Botanical Garden, DM
    Botanical Blues - James Biehn

  • Monday - Feb 11, 2019 @ 7:00pm
    Lefty's Live Music, 2307 University Ave, DM
    CIBS Membership Meeting

    CIBS members that attend the membership meeting are eligible to win door prizes at the end of the meeting… prizes such as tickets to a Blues show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc. Enjoy some live blues after the meeting!

  • Sunday - Feb 17, 2019 @ 2:00pm
    Greater DM Botanical Garden, DM
    Botanical Blues - Eastside Brothers

  • Saturday - Feb 23, 2019 @ 8:00pm
    Lefty's Live Music, 2307 University Ave, DM
    Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal

  • Sunday - Feb 24, 2019 @ 2:00pm
    Greater DM Botanical Garden, DM
    Botanical Blues - The Blue 2

  • Sunday - Mar 3, 2019 @ 2:00pm
    Greater DM Botanical Garden, DM
    Botanical Blues - Brian Holtz Project

  • Sunday - Mar 10, 2019 @ 2:00pm
    Greater DM Botanical Garden, DM
    Botanical Blues - Jodie Bodley & Dewey Cantrell

  • Monday - Mar 11, 2019 @ 7:00pm
    Hawkeye Elks Lodge, 1401 Walker St, Des Moines, IA
    CIBS Membership Meeting

    CIBS members that attend the membership meeting are eligible to win door prizes at the end of the meeting… prizes such as tickets to a Blues show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc. Enjoy some live blues after the meeting!

  • Sunday - Mar 17, 2019 @ 2:00pm
    Greater DM Botanical Garden, DM
    Botanical Blues - Bryce Janey

  • Saturday - Mar 23, 2019 @ 8:00pm
    Lefty's Live Music, 2307 University Ave, DM
    Nick Schnebelen Band

  • Sunday - Mar 24, 2019 @ 2:00pm
    Greater DM Botanical Garden, DM
    Botanical Blues - Dennis "Big Daddy" Kain

  • Sunday - Mar 31, 2019 @ 2:00pm
    Greater DM Botanical Garden, DM
    Botanical Blues - Matt Woods

  • Sunday - Apr 7, 2019 @ 5:00pm
    The River Center, 340 SW 3rd St, Des Moines
    Iowa Blues Hall of Fame

    TICKETS will become available to the public on February 1 and can be purchased by clicking the TICKET in the right-hand column. Last year’s event was sold out in advance so don’t delay. There are a limited number of V.I.P. tickets available at $50 each. V.I.P. perks include early event entry and premium reserved seating. Please contact Bryan Church to purchase V.I.P. tickets (515) 577-7749, bcturtleriver@gmail.com

  • Monday - Apr 8, 2019 @ 7:00pm
    Confluence Brewing, 1235 Thomas Beck Rd, DM, IA
    CIBS Membership Meeting

    CIBS members that attend the membership meeting are eligible to win door prizes at the end of the meeting… prizes such as tickets to a Blues show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc. Enjoy some live blues after the meeting!

  • Monday - May 13, 2019 @ 7:00pm
    Peace Tree Brewery, 317 E Court, Des Moines, IA
    CIBS Membership Meeting

    CIBS members that attend the membership meeting are eligible to win door prizes at the end of the meeting… prizes such as tickets to a Blues show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc. Enjoy some live blues after the meeting!

  • Monday - Jun 10, 2019 @ 7:00pm
    Zimm's Food & Spirits, 3124 Ingersoll Ave, DM
    CIBS Membership Meeting

    CIBS members that attend the membership meeting are eligible to win door prizes at the end of the meeting… prizes such as tickets to a Blues show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc. Enjoy some live blues after the meeting!

  • Monday - Jul 8, 2019 @ 7:00pm
    Peace Tree Brewery, 317 E Court, Des Moines, IA
    CIBS Membership Meeting

    CIBS members that attend the membership meeting are eligible to win door prizes at the end of the meeting… prizes such as tickets to a Blues show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc. Enjoy some live blues after the meeting!

  • Monday - Aug 12, 2019 @ 7:00pm
    Hawkeye Elks Lodge, 1401 Walker St, Des Moines, IA
    CIBS Membership Meeting

    CIBS members that attend the membership meeting are eligible to win door prizes at the end of the meeting… prizes such as tickets to a Blues show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc. Enjoy some live blues after the meeting!

  • Monday - Sep 9, 2019 @ 7:00pm
    Confluence Brewing, 1235 Thomas Beck Rd, DM, IA
    CIBS Membership Meeting

    CIBS members that attend the membership meeting are eligible to win door prizes at the end of the meeting… prizes such as tickets to a Blues show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc. Enjoy some live blues after the meeting!

  • Sunday - Oct 13, 2019 @ 5:00pm
    Hawkeye Elks Lodge, 1401 Walker St, Des Moines, IA
    Halfway to Hall of Fame

    SAVE-THE-DATE -- Details will follow

  • Monday - Oct 14, 2019 @ 7:00pm
    Zimm's Food & Spirits, 3124 Ingersoll Ave, DM
    CIBS Membership Meeting

    CIBS members that attend the membership meeting are eligible to win door prizes at the end of the meeting… prizes such as tickets to a Blues show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc. Enjoy some live blues after the meeting!

  • Monday - Nov 11, 2019 @ 7:00pm
    Peace Tree Brewery, 317 E Court, Des Moines, IA
    CIBS Membership Meeting

    CIBS members that attend the membership meeting are eligible to win door prizes at the end of the meeting… prizes such as tickets to a Blues show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc. Enjoy some live blues after the meeting!

  • Monday - Dec 9, 2019 @ 7:00pm
    Confluence Brewing, 1235 Thomas Beck Rd, DM, IA
    CIBS Membership Meeting

    CIBS members that attend the membership meeting are eligible to win door prizes at the end of the meeting… prizes such as tickets to a Blues show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc. Enjoy some live blues after the meeting!