Welcome to Southeast Iowa Blues Society

Blues Challenge

Preliminary Solo/Duo rounds for Southeast Iowa Blues Society will be:

May 14th, at the Best Western Fairfield Inn
with Juliana Logan at 7pm, Tina & Brandon at 7:45pm and Steve Robinson at 8:30pm.
Tickets-$8 at the door and $6 for All Iowa Blues Society members with card...
Who will win and go on to the finals on June 18th @ 6pm downtown Des Moines Marriott?

Doors open at 6:30 PM

The 2016 Iowa Blues Challenge is proudly sponsored by Southeast Iowa Blues Society, Central Iowa Blues Society, Mississippi Valley Blues Society, South Skunk Blues Society. As well as Best Western Fairfield Inn, Schaus-Vorhies Companies, KRUU & Classic 96.

Coming Soon

August 6th, 2016

3rd Annual Blue Ribbon Blues Fest



Anni Piper


The 3rd annual Blue Ribbon Blues Fest will be held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.  Gates will open at 4:30 PM and music will start at 5:30 PM.  In between acts,       Tony Blew   will perform. 

Sweet and Saucy BBQ, Kettlekorn and a beverage garden will be available and camping, too.  Bring your lawn chair, your best friends, your dancing shoes and be ready to party under the pavilion.  Tickets are $15 in advance and for members and $20 the day of the concert.  For more information, call 641-919-7477.

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pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) -
 A style of music that evolved from southern African-American secular songs and is usually distinguished by a strong 4/4 rhythm, flatted thirds and seventhsa 12-bar structure, and lyrics in a three-line stanza in which the second line repeats the first

Our Mission Statement

To preserve, cultivate and support the blues in Southeast Iowa on all levels and in multiple venues; to provide current blues news and events for members; to increase awareness of and appreciation for the blues through society sanctioned educational efforts and to provide a network of association for area blues lovers and blues musicians.