TWO NIGHTS—20 Acts… all under one roof and out of the cold!


Advance Tickets $45 Weekend Pass – or – $20/Friday and $30/Saturday
At the door admission goes up $5. CIBS Members receive $5 rebate on Weekend Pass only. You may collect your rebate at the merchandise booth on the 3rd Floor.


Admissions & Will Call – 1st Floor
(Open 5pm Friday and 4pm Saturday)
Volunteer Check-In – 2nd Floor
Merchandise – 3rd Floor

Friday, Feb 11 – Schedule
Lobby Lounge 5:00-7:30 The Super Reverbs
RJ Mischo & Jeremy Johnson

  8:00-10:30 Radoslav Lorkovic

Dubuque Room
3rd Floor
7:00-8:30 Shawn Holt & the Teardrops

  9:00-11:00 Alastair Greene

Des Moines Room
3rd Floor
7:30-9:30 Altered Five Blues Band

  10:00-12:00 Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

Saturday Afternoon Extra… Everyone is Welcome!

Guitar Workshop with … / Des Moines Room (3rd Floor) 1-3PM

Winter Blues Fest Afternoon Extra! FREE Guitar Workshop
in the Des Moines Room from 1-3 PM. Everyone is welcome!

Saturday, Feb 12 – Schedule
Lobby Lounge 4:00-7:00 Soave Brothers

  7:30-10:30 Buckmiller/Schwager
2021 Iowa Blues Challenge
Solo/Duo Winner

Salon D
2nd floor
6:30-8:00 Heath Alan’s Iowa Blues Expo

  8:30-10:00 Hot Tamale & the Redhots

  10:30-12:00 Legendary Shack Shakers

Salon E
2nd floor
5:30-7:00 Stone Cutters Union
2021 KC Blues Challenge Winner

  7:30-9:00 Stan & the Chain Gang
2021 Omaha Challenge Winner

  9:30-11:00 Bob Pace & the Dangerous Band

Dubuque Room
3rd Floor
6:00-7:30 The Matt Woods Band

  8:00-9:30 Dustin Arbuckle & the Damnations

  10:00-11:30 Everett Smithson Band

Des Moines Room
3rd Floor
7:00-8:30 Keeshea Pratt Band

  9:00-10:30 Junior Watson / RJ Mischo & Friends

  11:00-1:00  Igor Prado


Marriott Hotel, 700 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA


There are special Winter Blues Fest group rates available for a LIMITED number of rooms.
Do not delay in reserving your room to take advantage of the reduced rates. They will sell out!

700 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA
Book online HERE or call 515-245-5500



There are a limited number of volunteer opportunities available for the 2022 Winter Blues Fest! Each volunteer shift is two hours for tasks such as wristband check, ticketing, info desk, load in/out.

VOLUNTEER = FREE ADMISSION for the night of your shift!

Please contact our Production Coordinator to reserve your volunteer position!
Dianne Hoffman • PHONE 515-897-8524 • EMAIL

Must be a current CIBS Member to volunteer.
Need to RENEW or JOIN? Do it online HERE