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photo by Kit Lancaster

Halfway to Hall of Fame Concert & Jam

The Iowa Blues Hall of Fame exhibit has a new look!  A collaborative effort between the Central Iowa Blues Society (CIBS) and Hawkeye Elks Lodge, the Iowa Blues Hall of Fame was recently relocated to a prominent location within the […]

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2018 Iowa Blues Challenge

2018 Iowa Blues Challenge

CONGRATULATIONS Rob & Tina (solo/duo) and Scotty & the Wingtips (band)! They will represent Iowa at the 2019 International Blues Challenge in Memphis.

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2018 Iowa Blues Hall of Fame

2018 Iowa Blues Hall of Fame

Video and photo memories from the 2018 Iowa Blues Hall of Fame Induction Celebration!

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Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal

24th Winter Blues Fest – Video & Photos

24th Winter Blues Fest – Video Playlists Jay Gilliam captured and compiled a playlist of videos from each of the Winter Blues Fest performers   24th Winter Blues Fest – Photos by Jen Taylor & Kit Lancaster

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CIBS 25th Anniversary Party!

CIBS 25th Anniversary Party!

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22! JC Anderson Band Revisited • Iowa Blues Hall of Fame All Star Band • Bob Pace Band • The Soul Searchers • Malcolm Wells & The Two Timers • The event will conclude with a two-hour all star jam! FREE EVENT!

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SpringFest May 28 - FREE EVENT!

SpringFest May 28 – FREE EVENT!

SUNDAY – MAY 28, 2017 @ 2:00PM – ADMISSION IS FREE! Jasper Winery, 2400 George Flagg Pkwy, DM 2:00 – 3:00 / Rob Lumbard 3:30 – 5:00 / Amanda Fish 5:30 – 7:00 / The Bel Airs 7:30 – 9:00 / […]

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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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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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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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Walter Trout at Lefty's Live Music on August 28th

Walter Trout at Lefty’s Live Music on August 28th

A few videos from the Walter Trout show! CIBS sponsored Walter Trout, with opening act, the Jeff Banks Band, at Lefty’s Live Music on Sunday, August 28th. Jeff Banks’ opening set got cut short by a power outage. The storm passed […]

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Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones feat. Dennis Gruenling - photo by Jen Taylor

The Jewel Tones @ DMSC Rooftop

The Central Iowa Blues Society sponsored Doug Deming & the Jewel Tones featuring Dennis Gruenling on the Rooftop at the Des Moines Social Club, Sunday July 10. If they weren’t playing ON the ROOF already they woulda tore it clean […]

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Bare Bones

2016 Blues Challenge – Video / Photos

Congratulations to the 2016 Iowa Blues Challenge Champions – Bare Bones in the Solo/Duo category and the Jeff Banks Band in the Band category. Complete Results: Solo/Duo Champion – Bare Bones Solo/Duo Runner up – Bruce Kort Solo/Duo 3rd Place – Steve Robinson Band […]

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2013 Mississippi Valley Blues Fest

2013 Mississippi Valley Blues Fest

Photos from the 2013 Mississippi Valley Blues Fest

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2013 Blues Music Awards

2013 Blues Music Awards

Photos from the 2013 Blues Music Awards

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