July 7, 2013

Bluesmore 2013

Bluesmore 2013, featuring Lucky Peterson, Scott Holt, and and the LCBS All Stars

August 3rd marks the 20th year for Linn County’s perennial Blues festival, Bluesmore! Once again, the festival will be held on the grounds of Brucemore, the National Trust Site that has hosted the event for two decades. Through the support of major sponsor Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust, LCBS is proud to present the always exciting Lucky Peterson Band featuring Tamara Peterson, as well as bandleader and 10-year Buddy Guy alumnus Scott Holt on the main stage. On the Back Porch Stage this year, we’ll present Tommy Bruner and the Back Porch Band, featuring student musicians, through the support of Hometown Restyling.

Tickets are $15 in advance, and $20 at the gate. Advance tickets are available at the following locations:
Guitar Center
The Music Loft
J.M. O’Malley’s
Chappy’s Safari Lounge
The Longbranch
Checkers Tavern
West Music, Marion
Brewed Awakenings
Parlor City Pub and Eatery

Cedar Rapids Band and Trust
Home Town Restyling

The Lucky Peterson Band featuring Tamara Peterson

Lucky Peterson is the most dangerous triple threat working in the blues. A searing lead guitarist, fantastic organist and a fist-rate vocalist, Lucky’s many talents are truly mind-boggling. The band’s latest release is called “Live at the 55 Arts Club in Berlin“. Learn more about The Lucky Peterson Band here.

The Lucky Peterson Band featuring Tamara Peterson – How Do I, Why Do I

Scott Holt

Scott Holt’s career got its start when Buddy Guy took him on the road, but that was just the beginning for this fiery blues rocker. Scott’s most recent recording is “Kudzu“. More about Scott Holt here.

Scott Holt Band – Official Promo

The LCBS All Stars

To celebrate 20 years of successful Bluesmore events, what better way to open the show than to feature some of Iowa’s finest blues artists, with the likes of Ron DeWitte, Eric Douglas, Craig Erickson, Tom “T-Bone” Giblin, BillyLee Janey, Bryce Janey, Dan “DJ” Johnson, Denny Ketelsen, Skeeter Lewis and Dennis “Daddy-O” McMurrin. This stellar lineup is sure to deliver a once-in-a-lifetime performance you won’t want to miss!

Presented by Brucemore and the Linn County Blues Society

For more information, contact Brucemore at
2160 Linden Dr. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA

or the Linn County Blues Society
PO Box 2672
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406

The Bluesmore Lion, artwork theme for Bluesmore 2013, including posters, tickets, T-shirt design and stage banners are copyright 2013 E & L Graphics, Cedar Rapids, IA. 319-365-2686