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Sunday, May 21, 2017

IBSC 51 Alien Corn Middle of Nowhere

Tonights show is Alien Corn and their CD The Middle of Nowhere.  It is a great mix of rock and blues.  It features director of bands of the IBSC, Jono Smith,  the former director of bands John Woody Wood, the amazing John Dale, and the former drummer of IBSC Dave Andrews.  Make sure to check the description for all the great players who played on this CD from 1998. (including me! on Des Moines Iowa Blues part 1!!)   Make sure to like, subscribe and share!!!!




IBSC 51 Alien Corn Middle of Nowhere

Sunday, May 14, 2017

IBSC 50 Brandon Dennis, Andy Coats, Tom Gary Blues Band

Sunday Funday,  Brandon Dennis returns!!!  Well, actually this was the second time he showed up by in 2003:-)  Brandon was a Sophomore at Ankeny High School, and he brought his friend Skyler who was  a Freshman drummer, and the rest is history.  For a couple of high school students they did outstanding.  Also on the show is delta bluesman Andy Coats from North Carolina.  Plus Frank Strong and Des Moines on $50.   Was a great show!



The show was produced by Jay Taylor, and Tom Gary.  Director of Bands Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Frank Strong, Dave Andrews, Rick Mosqueda, and Don Brown.  This is the last show of Season 3.  Now all of Season three is available for download on Podbean.  Thanks!

IBSC 50 Brandon Dennis, Andy Coats, Tom Gary Blues Band

Sunday, May 7, 2017

IBSC 49 Jody Bodley, Dewey Cantrell, and Trouble in Mind

Another great show.  From 3-29-2003 featuring Jodi Bodley, Dewey Cantrell, and Trouble in Mind.  The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith with John Lee Eagan, Dave Andrews, Rick Mosqueda,  Don Brown, and Frank Strong.  Please subscribe, like, and share.

IBSC 49 Jody Bodley, Dewey Cantrell, and Trouble in Mind

Sunday, April 30, 2017

IBSC 48 Curry Harter, Rob Lumbard, and Lightning Red.

Newest podcast.  all technical issues solved!   Tonights show features Curry Harter, Rob Lumbard, and Lightning Red.  Cool acoustic blues for you!

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IBSC 48 Curry Harter, Rob Lumbard, and Lightning Red.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

IBSC 47 Roy Cashman, John Lukehart, and Sherry Lueders

Tonights show was originally aired March 3-22-2003.  It is the second part of the show.  It stars Roy Cashman, John Lukehart, and Sherry Lueders.  The show was produced by Jay Taylor, and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Dave Andrews, Rick Mosqueda, Frank Strong, and Don Brown.



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IBSC 47 Roy Cashman, John Lukehart, and Sherry Lueders

Sunday, April 16, 2017

IBSC 46 Tina Haas Finley, James Bein, 3-22-2003 IBSC

Tonights show was originally recorded on March 22 2003.  It featured Tina Haas Finley, and James Bein, It was produced by Jay Taylor, and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith, with Frank Strong, John Lee Eagan, Dave Andrews, Rick Mo, and Don Brown.   Please like, share, and subscribe.



IBSC 46 Tina Haas Finley, James Bein, 3-22-2003 IBSC

Sunday, April 9, 2017

IBSC 45 Iowa Corn Fed Blues Tom Gary

Tonights show is my first release ever!  It was called Iowa Corn Fed Blues and only a couple hundred cassettes were ever made.  It sounds pretty good for being 23 years old!!!  It was originally produced by Kirk Kaufmann of Juniors Motel, it featured me on piano and vocal, with Brad Heck on guitar, bass and vocal, and Kye Haub on Drums and vocal.  ENJOY!



IBSC 45 Iowa Corn Fed Blues Tom Gary

Sunday, April 2, 2017

IBSC 44 Hull Ave 4-27-14

Tonights show was originally recorded on April 27th 2014.  It was the Sunday night blues showcase featuring the Bad Boys of the Blues.  Tonight you will hear, the Bad Boys of the Blues, Jeff Stratton, and Bill Youngquist, Kim Mason, Bluebird Page, Michelle Baldwin, Kent Burnside, and April May.



Tonights show was originally recorded by Lee Bell, and produced for podcast by Tom Gary.



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IBSC 44 Hull Ave 4-27-14



Sunday, March 26, 2017

IBSC 43 Big Daddy, CC Stewart, Gary Smith, and Steve E Geroge

Tonights show originally aired on March 15th 2003.  if starred Big Daddy Dennis Kain, with CC Stewart, Gary Smith, and Steve E George.  The show was originally recorded by Jono Smith, and mastered to digital by Jay Taylor.  The show was produced by Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Dave Andrews, Rick Mo, Don Brown, and Frank Strong.  Remember to like, subscribe, and share!!!!!   Help keep the blues alive!!!!



IBSC 43 Big Daddy, CC Stewart, Gary Smith, and Steve E Geroge

Sunday, March 19, 2017

IBSC 42 Too Hot Tamales, and Frank Strong

Howdy!!!!   New showcase for you to listen to.  This is the 3-15-2003 Iowa Blues Showcase.  It features Too Hot Tamales, which had Sherry Chappell, Clover Buckingham, and Rick Shultz.  Frank Does Des Moines on $50 and then he is our second guest!!!!   Comedy and blues all for the price of free!!!!!!



IBSC 42 Too Hot Tamales, and Frank Strong



Sunday, March 12, 2017

IBSC 41 Local and Regional Blues

Tonights show is jammed pack with regional and local blues from the midwest.  The show features the Soul Searchers, The Bad Boys of the Blues, John Paul and the HellHounds, the Blue Band, Rob Lumbard, Big Daddy Dennis Kain, Fat Tuesday and the Grease Fire Horns featuring Jimmy Pryor, JC Anderson, John Lukehart, Jono Smith, and Madam Jules.  That's a lot of blues!!!  Remember to like, share, and subscribe!!!!



IBSC 41 Local and Regional Blues





Sunday, March 5, 2017

IBSC 40 Hull Ave Jam March/April 1999

Tonights show is from the Way, Wayback machine!    This is the original Hull Ave jam session from either late March, or early April of 1999!!!  The show features the Bad Boys of the Blues starring Jimmy Pryor, with Tom Gary, Scott Long, John Wood, Jim Farr, and their special guests Tony Rivera, Bryn Onmie, and Rick Shultz.



The show was produced and recorded by Tom Gary.

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IBSC 40 Hull Ave Jam March/April 1999

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Iowa Blues Showcase 39

tonights show is the second part of the 3-8-2003 showcase.  It stared Heather West, and Steve George, with a special appearance by Frank Strong!   The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Dave Andrews, Rick Mosqueda, and Don Brown.

As always you can download on Itunes, Google Play, and podbean, plus many different podcast download sites!!!!

Enjoy!!!

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Iowa Blues Showcase 38

THANK YOU!!!!  Everyone who has listen to the show while browsing the site!!!   Please download, share, and like!!!!  tonights show is from March 8 2003 and featured CC Stewart, and Gary Smith with an appearance by Frank Strong doing Des Moines on $50.

The show was produced by Jay Taylor, and Tom Gary.   Director of Bands Was Jono Smith with Frank Strong, John Lee Eagan, Dave Andrews, Rick Mosqueda, and Don Brown.  Thanks!!!!!!!



 Iowa Blues Showcase 38

Monday, February 13, 2017

IBSC 37 Best of Season 5 Part 2

We continue with the best of Season 5 of the Iowa Blues Showcase.  Tonights guest are Bridget Thompson, Tina Haas Finley, Sadona Cochrane, Matt Woods, Big Daddy Dennis Kain, Bob Dorr and Jeff Peterson (Blue Two) Brandon Dennis, Bob Pace, and the Bad Boys of the Blues.

Thanks to every one who made the show possible especially Grand View University, and the Viking Swing Club.



The show was produced by Doug Trammell, and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith, with Dave Andrews, John Kranz, Rick Mosqueda, on drums, and John Lee Eagan, Emeal Myles, the Border Cat, and Brian Peirson on Bass, and Johnny Moe on Trumpet.

RIP Jeff Stratton

IBSC 37 Best of Season 5 Part 2

Sunday, February 5, 2017

IBSC 36 Jimmy Pryor live at the PInes 1967

Tonights show was originally recorded by Jimmy Pryor on a open reel tape machine in 1967 live at the Pines.   It was a supper club located just north of the city limits of Des Moines.   In 2000 it was remastered to digital by Lee Bell, or Wolfer sound.  On tonights show are Jimmy Pryor on guitar and vocal, Walter Akiss on Saxophone, Carl Burse on Bass Guitar, and Robert Cox on Drums.  IBSC 36 Jimmy Pryor live at the PInes 1967

Sunday, January 29, 2017

IBSC 35 Best of Season 5

tonights show is the best of Season 5 part one.  it includes Steve George, Dewey Cantrell, Clarence Key Jr, Curry Harter, Big Al Daughtery, Tom Buckmiller, Harlan Thomas, John Lukehart, and the Backstage Boogie Band.



Next week is the 100th birthday of Jimmy Pryor!!!!!  Be sure to listen!!! part two will follow the week after.  Please download, subscribe, like, and share!!!!  thanks!!!



IBSC 35 Best of Season 5





Sunday, January 1, 2017

Iowa Blues Showcase 34

Iowa Blues Showcase 34
Tonights show stars Brandon Dennis with Jesse Moore, Dewey Cantrell, and Big Al Daughtery.  The show was produced by Doug Trammell, and Tom Gary. Director of bands was Jono Smith, with the Border Cat, and Brian Pierson on Bass, and John Krantz on Drums.   Please like, share, and subscribe!!!! Thanks and Happy New Year!!!