24th Winter Blues Fest – Video & Photos

24th Winter Blues Fest – Video Playlists Jay Gilliam captured and compiled a playlist of videos from each of the Winter Blues Fest performers   24th Winter Blues Fest – Photos by Jen Taylor & Kit Lancaster Bryce Janey Bryce Janey Eric Jerardi Eric Jerardi Eric...
CIBS 25th Anniversary Party!

CIBS 25th Anniversary Party!

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22! JC Anderson Band Revisited • Iowa Blues Hall of Fame All Star Band • Bob Pace Band • The Soul Searchers • Malcolm Wells & The Two Timers • The event will conclude with a two-hour all star jam! FREE EVENT!

SpringFest May 28 – FREE EVENT!

SpringFest May 28 – FREE EVENT!

SUNDAY – MAY 28, 2017 @ 2:00PM – ADMISSION IS FREE! Jasper Winery, 2400 George Flagg Pkwy, DM 2:00 – 3:00 / Rob Lumbard 3:30 – 5:00 / Amanda Fish 5:30 – 7:00 / The Bel Airs 7:30 – 9:00 / Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal Come celebrate...
Iowa Blues Hall of Fame Induction Celebration

Iowa Blues Hall of Fame Induction Celebration

The Iowa Blues Hall of Fame Induction Celebration for the Class of 2016 will be held Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Noce (1326 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA). The new inductees are: Ellis Kell, Tony Blew, Dan “DJ” Johnson, J. C. Anderson, and Fletcher Henderson...
23rd Winter Blues Fest – Photos & Video

23rd Winter Blues Fest – Photos & Video

Winter Blues Fest – Video Playlist by Jay Gilliam captured and compiled a playlist of videos from each of the Winter Blues Fest performers Winter Blues Fest – Photos by Kit Lancaster   Winter Blues Fest – Photos by Jen...
Membership Drive & Appreciation Party!

Membership Drive & Appreciation Party!

Friday September 23 2016 – Live rockin blues provided by Matthew Curry Band and James Biehn Band! There will be drawings/prizes including two pairs of tickets to the upcoming Buddy Guy concert at Hoyt Sherman. One pair will go to a new member signing up that...
Walter Trout at Lefty’s Live Music on August 28th

Walter Trout at Lefty’s Live Music on August 28th

A few videos from the Walter Trout show! CIBS sponsored Walter Trout, with opening act, the Jeff Banks Band, at Lefty’s Live Music on Sunday, August 28th. Jeff Banks’ opening set got cut short by a power outage. The storm passed and power was restored...
The Jewel Tones @ DMSC Rooftop

The Jewel Tones @ DMSC Rooftop

The Central Iowa Blues Society sponsored Doug Deming & the Jewel Tones featuring Dennis Gruenling on the Rooftop at the Des Moines Social Club, Sunday July 10. If they weren’t playing ON the ROOF already they woulda tore it clean off! Terrific evening! You...
2016 Blues Challenge – Video / Photos

2016 Blues Challenge – Video / Photos

Congratulations to the 2016 Iowa Blues Challenge Champions – Bare Bones in the Solo/Duo category and the Jeff Banks Band in the Band category. Complete Results: Solo/Duo Champion – Bare Bones Solo/Duo Runner up – Bruce Kort Solo/Duo 3rd Place – Steve Robinson Band...