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CANCELLED - Curtis Salgado

CANCELLED – Curtis Salgado

The Curtis Salgado show scheduled for March 19 at Noce in Des Moines, IA is cancelled. We hope to reschedule at a later date. Advance ticket holders will be credited. Central Iowa Blues Society wishes Curtis a full and speedy […]

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23rd Winter Blues Fest - Photos & Video

23rd Winter Blues Fest – Photos & Video

Winter Blues Fest – Video Playlist by Jay Gilliam captured and compiled a playlist of videos from each of the Winter Blues Fest performers Winter Blues Fest – Photos by Kit Lancaster   Winter Blues Fest – Photos by Jen […]

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Iowa Blues Hall of Fame Induction Celebration

Iowa Blues Hall of Fame Induction Celebration

The Iowa Blues Hall of Fame Induction Celebration for the Class of 2016 will be held Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Noce (1326 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA). The new inductees are: Ellis Kell, Tony Blew, Dan “DJ” Johnson, J. […]

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Mike Farris - March 6!

Mike Farris – March 6!

Join us Monday, March 6 for an evening with Mike Farris! Showtime is 6 PM at Noce, 1326 Walnut St. $25 General Public / $20 CIBS Members (members receive their discount at the door) All Ages until 9PM Mike Farris […]

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The Bel Airs - March 4!

The Bel Airs – March 4!

Join us Saturday, March 4 for the Bel Airs with a special opening performance by The Soul Searchers! Showtime is 7 PM (doors at 6PM) at Noce, 1326 Walnut St. $20 general public / $15 CIBS members. All Ages until 9PM. Fronted […]

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2017 Webster-Wagner Scholarship

2017 Webster-Wagner Scholarship

The application period for the Webster-Wagner Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year opens on December 15, 2016 and continues until April 15, 2017.  The $500 grant recipient will be announced on or about June 1, 2017. Click Here to Download […]

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2017 Botanical Blues

2017 Botanical Blues

Take a break from the winter cold and warm up in the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden’s tropical conservatory while enjoying some of the best blues music in the Midwest. All concerts run from 2 – 4 p.m. every Sunday […]

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Danielle Nicole Band at Des Moines Social Club on November 27!

Danielle Nicole Band at Des Moines Social Club on November 27!

Join us Sunday, November 27 for the Danielle Nicole Band! Showtime is 7 PM (doors at 6PM) at the Des Moines Social Club’s Kum & Go Theater, 901 Cherry St, Des Moines.

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International Blues Challenge #33

International Blues Challenge #33

2017 International Blues Challenge will be January 31-February 4, 2017. The International Showcase will open the event on January 31 with competition rounds February 1-4 in venues located on historic Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee. Tickets sales for the 33rd […]

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Davy Knowles & the Steepwater Band at Des Moines Social Club on November 4!

Davy Knowles & the Steepwater Band at Des Moines Social Club on November 4!

Join us Friday, November 4 for an awesome double-bill show with Davy Knowles and the Steepwater Band! Show time is 8PM at the Des Moines Social Club’s Kum & Go Theater, 901 Cherry St, Des Moines.

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Samantha Fish at Lefty's on October 16!

Samantha Fish at Lefty’s on October 16!

Join us at Lefty’s Live Music Sunday, October 16 for Samantha Fish! Amanda Fish (Samantha’s Sister) plays an opening set starting at 6PM. Tickets $20 general public / $15 CIBS members (members will receive discount at the door for tickets purchased […]

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2017 Winter Blues Fest

2017 Winter Blues Fest

Fri & Sat February 10-11 2017 • GET TICKETS HERE • Ronnie Baker Brooks • Toronzo Cannon • Brandon Santini • Davina & the Vagabonds • Scottie Miller Band • Paul “Mayo” Mayasich • and many more!

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John Németh at Lefty's on October 7!

John Németh at Lefty’s on October 7!

Join us at Lefty’s Live Music Friday, October 7 for John Németh! Heath Alan & Justin Appel play an opening set at 7PM. Tickets at the door are $20 for general public and $15 CIBS members. See you there! Németh is […]

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The Soul Searchers @ Membership Meeting - Sept 12 2016

The Soul Searchers @ Membership Meeting – Sept 12 2016

Big fun at the CIBS membership meeting last night! BBQ, cupcakes and The Soul Searchers! here are a few pics and videos from their performance.

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Membership Drive & Appreciation Party!

Membership Drive & Appreciation Party!

Friday September 23 2016 – 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 […]

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