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Central Iowa Blues Society 25th Winter Blues Festival

  • 700 Grand Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Presented By: Central Iowa Blues Society
  • Dates: February 1, 2019 - February 2, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Des Moines Marriott Downtown
  • Phone: (515) 971-1674
  • Start/End Time: 4:00 PM to 1:00 AM
  • Event Times: Times vary - see description
  • Price: Advance Tickets $45 Weekend Pass – or – $20/Friday and $30/Saturday At the door admission goes up $5. CIBS Members receive $5 discount on Weekend Pass only.
  • Overview

    20 Acts 2 Nights under one roof out of the cold.
    Friday, Feb 1 – Schedule
    Lobby Lounge
    5:00-6:00
    6:30-7:30: Woods & Arbuckle
    8:00-9:00
    9:30-10:30: Kevin “BF” Burt

    Dubuque Room, 3rd Floor
    7:00-8:30: Watermelon Slim
    9:00-11:00: The Jimmy’s

    Des Moines Room, 3rd Floor
    7:30-9:00: Southern Avenue
    9:30-11:30: Nick Schnebelen Band

    Saturday Afternoon Extra… Everyone is Welcome!
    Guitar Workshop with Doug Deming - Des Moines Room – 3rd Floor 1-3PM

    Saturday, Feb 2 – Schedule
    Lobby Lounge
    4:00-5:00
    5:30-6:30: Tina & Rob
    7:00-8:00
    8:30-9:30: Aaron Earl Short

    Salon D, 2nd floor
    6:00-7:30: The Soul Searchers
    8:00-9:30: Doug Deming & the Jewel Tones
    10:00-11:30: James Harman, featuring Nathan James

    Salon E, 2nd floor
    6:30-8:00: Heath Alan’s Iowa Blues Expo
    8:30-10:00: Kevin Burt & the Corridor - featuring DJ Johnson, Billylee Janey, Craig Erickson, Sam Salomone, T-Bone Giblin, and Eric Madison
    10:30-12:00: Ivy Ford

    Dubuque Room, 3rd floor
    5:30-7:00: Stan & the Chain Gang - Omaha Blues Challenge Winner
    7:30-9:00: Scotty & the Wingtips - Iowa Blues Challenge Winner
    9:30-11:00: Heather Newman Band, Kansas City Blues Challenge Winner

    Des Moines Room, 3rd floor
    7:00-8:30: Buttercow Blues Band
    9:00-10:30: Walter Trout
    11:00-1:00: Eric Gales