Excuse the mess!

Excuse the mess!

Excuse the mess while we work on a few website updates. Everything is still here it just might look weird for awhile 🙂
2022 Winter Blues Fest

2022 Winter Blues Fest

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...
CIBS Blues Crier :: OCTOBER 2021

CIBS Blues Crier :: OCTOBER 2021

OCTOBER 2021 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...
CIBS Blues Crier :: SEPTEMBER 2021

CIBS Blues Crier :: SEPTEMBER 2021

SEPTEMBER 2021 September 19, 2021 @ Lefty’s Live Music Join us for the 2021 Iowa Blues Challenge on September 19, 2021 at Lefty’s Live Music in Des Moines, IA. This is a FREE event starting at 2PM. This year’s challenge consists of four Solo/Duo acts. The performance...
2021 Iowa Blues Hall of Fame Induction Celebration

2021 Iowa Blues Hall of Fame Induction Celebration

Thank you to Kit Lancaster / Seize the Day Photography for the photos & video! Iowa Blues Hall of Fame Join the Central Iowa Blues Society for the 2020 Iowa Blues Hall of Fame Induction Celebration. Kevin Burt & the Corridor featuring multiple Iowa Blues Hall...
CIBS Blues Crier :: AUGUST 2021

CIBS Blues Crier :: AUGUST 2021

AUGUST 2021 September 19, 2021 @ Lefty’s Live Music The 2021 Iowa Blues Challenge will be held on September 19, 2021 at Lefty’s Live Music in Des Moines, IA. A maximum of FIVE Bands and FIVE Solo/Duo acts will compete to move forward to the International Blues...
CIBS Blues Crier :: SEPTEMBER 2021

2021 Iowa Blues Challenge

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...
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 from The Cellar at White...
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 Oak and BBQ and MORE from food...
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...