IOWA BLUES CHALLENGE SOLO/ DUO PRELIMINARIES RESULTS
Second Place: Juliana Logan
The 2015 Iowa Blues Challenge Solo/Duo winners are Tina and Brandon in Fairfield and Eastside Brothers in Des Moines. They will compete against the Quad Cities winner at the finals in May.
Congratulations to Mother Ship Blues Band, winner of Des Moines Band competition. They will advance to finals and compete against the winning Quad Cities and Newton bands.
The Newton preliminary BAND challenge will be this Sunday, April 26th @ 4 pm at the Izaak Walton League, 889 County Hwy F36 in Newton. Admission is $8 with a $3 discount for current Iowa Blues Society members with card.
The Quad Cities Solo/Duo AND Band preliminary rounds are Sunday, April 26th @ 5 pm at River Music Experience, 129 N Main Street in Davenport. Admission is $10 with $2 discount for current Iowa Blues Society members with card.
Congratulations to the "Quay Thomas Duo"
for their outstanding performance at the
Thanks to all who helped make the "Rockin' in the Blue Year-Double Feature" 2015
a resounding success and to our outstanding Sponsors...Major sponsors-Best Western, Cambridge, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, Pilot Grove Savings Bank, Schaus-Vorhies Co.s, Wolfe Family Vision Center & Classic 96
Sponsors-AmericInn, The Guitar Farm, Everybody's Whole Foods, 1st National Bank & KRUU
and a special Thanks to Sena Ehrhardt and John Nemeth...what a show !!
and to Sweet & Saucy for some great BBQ
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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 sevenths, a 12-bar structure, and lyrics in a three-line stanza in which the second line repeats the first
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