Welcome to Southeast Iowa Blues Society

Coming Soon

The Second Annual
"Blue Ribbon Blues Fest" 
Jefferson County Fair Grounds, Fairfield, Iowa
Saturday, August 1st, 2015

Van & The Movers 

Uno-Blu (Tony Blew)

The gates open at 4:30...Music begins at 5pm. 
    Van & the Movers 5:30-6:30
    The Nick Schnebelen Band 7:00-8:30
    Smokin' Joe Kubek w/ Bnois King 9:00-10:30
    Uno-Blu (Tony Blew) in between main stage acts
    We will have a beverage garden, BBQ provided by Sweet and Saucy and other food available.  No Outside food or drinks are allowed. Bring your own lawn chairs and prepare to stay for a great evening of music and dance.

Tickets will be available soon at:
    Classic 96 Radio Studios - Fairfield,
    Josie Hannes Designs - Fairfield,
    The Guitar Farm - New London,
    Morgan's Bar & Grill - Ottumwa,
    Weird Harold's Records - Burlington

Presented by Southeast Iowa Blues Society, Jefferson County Fair Board, and Fairfield Convention & Visitors Bureau .

Featured Events

Congratulations to Tina and Brandon for their great performance at the IBC and winning the SOLO/DUO Challenge!!!! 

Congratulations to Mother Ship Blues Band, winner of the IBC Band competition.

John Nemeth rocked the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center on January 3rd, 2015.  Many of the people in the audience agree



d, "This is the best we've had!"

Sena Ehrhardt brought her A game
to Fairfield on January 3rd, 2015 and
blew the top off the FACC.

Congratulations to the "Quay Thomas Duo"

for their outstanding performance at the

International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN

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

"Get Your MoJo Workin"!


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.