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Central Iowa Blues Society announces the 2017 Winter Blues Fest lineup


Sixteen blues acts under one roof and out of the cold! This Central Iowa Blues Society’s Winter Blues Fest lineup covers a wide variety of blues styles, featuring Paul “Mayo” Mayasich, Heath Alan and Justin Appel, Brandon Santini, JC Anderson Band, Davina & the Vagabonds, Bare Bones, Dewey Cantrell, Shane Johnson’s Blue Train, Scottie Miller Band, Hot Tamale & the Redhots, Minnesota blues challenge winner Mark Cameron Band, Omaha blues challenge winner Tim Budig Band, Rockin Blues’ with Jeff Banks Band, Toronzo Cannon and Ronnie Baker Brooks.

There will be a Saturday afternoon free guitar workshop with Piedmont, folk blues guitarist, Andy Cohen.

Scotty & the Wingtips will perform and also host the After Hours Jam starting at 12:30 a.m. Sunday.

Event info:

Friday, Feb. 10 and Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017

Prep Iowa

Downtown Marriott, 700 Grand Ave., Des Moines

Admission Friday $20, Saturday $30, both nights $45, both nights for CIBS members $40

Friday night 5 p.m., Saturday 4 p.m., Guitar Workshop Saturday 1-3 p.m.

Tickets and additional info at Tickets also available at

One Comment

  1. Nancie Groszkruger says:

    Could you please have this years fest NOT on the 9th and 10th of February? Because I’m going on the Blues Cruise and it gets in on the 11th!!! And I want to come to your blues event really badly!

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