Iowa Blues Hall of Fame
The induction ceremony for the Class of 2020 will take place on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at the River Center Eventorium, 330 SW 3rdSt in Des Moines. The event will begin with dinner provided by Flying Mango, dessert by Steve Vasquez, and a performance by Kevin Burt & the Corridor featuring multiple Iowa Blues Hall of Famers. After the award presentation and individual performances by the new inductees, the night will end with a jam session for any attending IBHOF members and friends. All tickets include FREE parking! MASKS REQUIRED
The Iowa Blues Hall of Fame in the Class of 2020 includes; Hal Reed, Scott Eggleston, Radoslav Lorkovic, and Butch Edmonds.
The health and safety of everyone is of utmost importance to us. Everyone will be required to wear masks at the event. Masks will be provided for those that do not come with one. You may remove your mask while eating or drinking, but otherwise your mask must be worn, especially if moving around the building, ordering at the bar, or visiting the restroom.
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2021 Iowa Blues Challenge Winners
CONGRATULATIONS to the 2021 Iowa Blues Challenge Solo/Duo champions Buckmiller / Schwager! They will represent Iowa at the 2022 International Blues Challenge to be held January 18 – 22, 2022 on historic Beale Street in Memphis, TN. Runner up was Dewey Cantrell and third place went to Frank Strong. Get more info about the IBC at blues.org.
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CIBS Membership Meeting
Monday, Oct 11 2021 – 7:00 PM
The Station on Ingersoll
3124 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA
CIBS members that attend the membership meeting are eligible to win door prizes at the end of the meeting… prizes such as tickets to a blues show, CDs, DVDs, Books, etc. Enjoy some live music after the meeting from Bob Pace!
Crossroads: A Journey with the Blues
Saturday, Oct 23 2021 – 2-3PM
Whitmer Park, 1610 34th St, Des Moines, IA
History of the Blues featuring Dr. Scott Davis
…catch Tommy Castro with Marcia Ball on Sunday, October 3rd at Wooly’s!
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