Iowa Blues Hall of Fame

Inductees
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The Iowa Blues Hall Of Fame
mission is to recognize and honor
our Iowa Blues heritage.

Inductee Criteria & Selection Process

CRITERIA - For consideration, the nominee must meet the following minimum conditions.

  • Be rooted in a Blues genre style.
  • Born OR held residency in the state of Iowa.
  • Began playing professionally 30 or more years ago. Non-performing nominees are those that began serving a significant role in supporting and promoting the genre 30 or more years ago.

NOMINATIONS - To suggest a nominee contact your local Blues Society or email Don Erickson at bluesbone44@yahoo.com.

SUBMISSIONS - Please make your submissions to your area Blues Society representative. Submissions need to include the following.

  • Biography information.
  • At least one photo (more if available). Can be hard copy print or emailed in .jpeg format (prints will be returned).
  • Any available CD’s or recorded materials (will be returned).

SELECTION - All submissions are considered and inductees are chosen by the Iowa Blues Hall of Fame Committee.