10 acts on 6 different stages! This multi-band event will culminate with an After Hours Jam in the Des Moines Ballroom in the Downtown Marriott.

Line Up

Tickets $15

Advance ticket sales ENDED at 5PM on January 27, 2012. All tickets that were purchased online are “WILL-CALL” at the venue. That means–you will not receive a hard copy of your ticket but will be added to the will-call list. The “WILL-CALL” desk will be located on the 2nd Floor of the Marriott and you may check in any time after 5PM the day of the Fest–January 28, 2012. Please bring your receipt and/or be prepared to show a photo ID.


Bring your friends and stay all night…Room rates for this event are just $105. To make reservations call 1-800-514-4681 or book them online by following the link below. Tell them you are coming for the Blues Fest—See ya there!


The Winter Blues Fest is sponsored by The Central Iowa Blues Society, Budweiser, Summit Brewing Co., 95KGGO/98.3 WOW, Cityview, and Downtown Marriott.