Second Annual Czech Village Blues

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Second Annual Czech Village Blues CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Feb 11, 2018) – Czech Village Blues announces Bernard Allison, Mike Zito and Vanja Sky: Ruf Records Blues Caravan as 2018 headliner. This is three acts in one:  Two heavyweights and a young exceptional guitarist who’s just beginning her career.  For more Read more about Second Annual Czech Village Blues[…]

Blues paper February 2018

February 2018 BP Inside this February 2018 issue — • 18th Annual Blues & Buffett Chili Challenge • CIBS Winter Blues Fest. see ad • Bill Graham reviews: Tinsley Ellis, Winning Hand • CIBS announces IBHOF Class of 2018 • The Blue Band “Last Goodbye Tour” Riverside • The Rev’s Farewell Rant       Read more about Blues paper February 2018[…]

Blues paper January 2018

January 2018 BP Inside this January 2018 issue — • 16th Annual Blues & Buffett Chili Challenge • CIBS Winter Blues Fest. See ad • Phil Smith reviews: Albert Castiglia; ‘Up All Night’ • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts Sister Rosetta Tharpe • Southern Avenue at CSPS. Review & photos by Phil Smith Read more about Blues paper January 2018[…]

Blues paper December 2017

December 2017 Bluespaper Inside this December 2017 issue — • Rev Rants on and on and… • 16th Annual Blues & Buffett Chili Challenge • Bill Graham reviews: Tommy Castro’s Stompin’ Ground • Former LCBS President, Chris Weinbrenner, 1927-2017 • The Blue Band wishes Iowa a Last Goodbye • Crystal Bowersox at CSPS, review by Phil Read more about Blues paper December 2017[…]

Blues paper October 2017

Inside this October 2017 issue — • Corey Dennison Band coming to Elks Lodge • 25th Bowful of Blues fest article/photos by Phil Smith • Bill Graham reviews: Groovin’ in Greaseland, Rick Estrin • Iowa Blues Challenge winners • Local LIVE music schedules • Taj Mahal & Keb Mo (TajMo) together in Des Moines

Blues paper September 2017

Inside this September 2017 issue — • Big THANK YOU to Czech Village Blues Fest sponsors! • Czech Village Blues photos by Phil Smith • Phil Smith reviews: Craig Erickson, All The Way • 25th Annual Bowful of Blues – Sept. 3 – See ad page 4 • Corey Dennison Band coming to Elks Lodge Read more about Blues paper September 2017[…]

Czech Village Blues tickets on sale now!

Tickets for the August 12 Czech Village Blues event are now on sale.  Save more by becoming an LCBS member or renewing your membership! Tickets may be purchased online here: https://ticketing.today/ Advance tickets are also available at a number of local establishments including: Cedar River Landing, 301 F Ave NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405 Checkers Tavern, 3120 6th Read more about Czech Village Blues tickets on sale now![…]

Czech Village Blues to take the place of Bluesmore

The Linn County Blues Society is teaming up with Friends of Czech Village to start a new blues tradition in Cedar Rapids. When the Linn county Blues Society’s Bluesmore ended its 21-year run in 2015, the all-volunteer group began looking for a new venue for the event. This year, they found it. Czech Village Blues Read more about Czech Village Blues to take the place of Bluesmore[…]