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Thursday, August 23, 2007

Gateway Blues Fest

Central Iowa Blues society has released a press release in regards to the Gateway Blues Fest September 2nd. Should be a hot time in the capitol city.

CENTRAL IOWA BLUES SOCIETY

PRESENTS


GATEWAY BLUES FEST


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2007

WESTERN GATEWAY PARK

Located between Grand and Locust at 15th Street in Des Moines, IA



Matt Woods & the Thunderbolts 3:00-3:45

2007 Iowa Blues Challenge Winners

Lil’ Brian & the Zydeco Travelers 4:00-5:30

Jimmy Thackery & the Drivers 6:00-7:30 James Cotton 8:00-9:30


Freight Train Frank’s Harmonica Workshop-2:15 PM

All ages----limited to first 24 participants.



$15/ADVANCE

$20 DAY OF FEST

KIDS 12 AND UNDER FREE WITH A PARENT


GATES OPEN AT 2 PM



3rd Annual 2007 IA Blues Challenge Solo/Duo Finals

at Blues on Grand 3 PM

Jam at Blues on Grand

hosted by the Jeff Banks Band 9:30 PM



Advance tickets are available at Blues on Grand or by calling 515-225-6638…...Sorry-no credit cards


Bring your lawn chairs…No umbrellas, pets, coolers or tents.

Vendors will have food and beverages for sale on site.



Hotel Fest Rates available at the Downtown Marriott (800-228-9290) and at the Hotel Fort Des Moines (800-532-1466). Just tell them you are coming for the Gateway Blues Fest.

Sponsors for the Fest are Central Iowa Blues Society, Budweiser, 95KGGO/98.3 WOW, Downtown Community Alliance. More information at www.cibs.org


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