2021 Iowa Blues Challenge

2021 Iowa Blues Challenge

September 19, 2021 @ Lefty’s Live Music All preliminary/final Iowa Blues Challenge rounds have been consolidated into one exciting competition taking place on September 19, 2021 at Lefty’s Live Music. A maximum of FIVE Bands and FIVE Solo/Duo acts will […]

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CIBS Blues Crier :: MAY 2021

CIBS Blues Crier :: MAY 2021

MAY 2021 FREE! Family Friendly! FUN! Come celebrate great music in a perfect setting at The Cellar at White Oak Winery, Memorial Weekend. Admission is FREE! All ages are welcome. Please bring blankets, lawn chairs and all your friends! Wine […]

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SpringFest #4 - May 30th

SpringFest #4 – May 30th

FREE! Family Friendly! FUN! Come celebrate great music in a perfect setting at The Cellar at White Oak Winery, Memorial Weekend. Admission is FREE! All ages are welcome. Please bring blankets or lawn chairs. Wine from The Cellar at White […]

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Get Help with Rent & Utilities

Get Help with Rent & Utilities

IMPACT Community Action Partnership will be administering rent and utility assistance through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) to residents of Polk County, including the City of Des Moines. This program may provide eligible Polk County residents with assistance for […]

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MVBS Black History Month Video Series

MVBS Black History Month Video Series

From our Mississippi Valley Blues Society friends.February is Black History Month, an especially appropriate time of year to learn about blues music and its role in America’s history. Featuring blues musicians Kevin Burt and Hal Reed, who, as African Americans, […]

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