Second Annual Czech Village Blues

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 information about this exciting act please visit, Bernard Allison’s website: , Mike Zito’s website: and Vanja Sky’s website:

The second annual Czech Village Blues will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2018 in the Czech Village neighborhood of Cedar Rapids. Once again, the event will be a one-day blues music show to help Friends of Czech Village raise funds for the reestablishment of the Riverside Roundhouse in Czech Village and help the Linn County Blues Society raise funds to support its programs and charitable organizations.

“We are thrilled to partner again with LCBS. You won’t want to miss this great show.”Michelle Bell, President, Friends of Czech Village.

“The LCBS is excited to continue our tradition that began with Bluesmore, to support live music in Cedar Rapids.” David Antin, President, Linn County Blues Society.


Friends of Czech Village is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for and reconstructing the Riverside Roundhouse building in the Czech Village neighborhood. Once rebuilt, this high-quality facility will be a venue for farmer’s markets, recreational activities, festivals, social occasions, and more. For additional information, please visit

The Linn County Blues Society is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, promotion and perpetuation of Blues music in Eastern Iowa, as well as to provide charitable contributions to other community organizations.  For more information, please visit

Sponsorships for Czech Village Blues are available. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Mark Rowell: 319-560-2253,

Greg West, Entertainment Chair, Linn County Blues Society

Michelle Bell, President, Friends of Czech Village