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Friday, May 23, 2008

Blues Before Sunset Des Moines Iowa

Here is the latest press release for Blue Before Sunset put on by the Cultural Affairs people at the state of Iowa.


Blues Before Sunset Launches 7th Annual Summer Concert Series

A host of new faces will make their way to the 2008 Blues Before Sunset stage this summer, as the popular summer music series returns to the State Historical Building June 6.

The event will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. Fridays on East Locust Street in front of the State Historical Building, 600 E. Locust in Des Moines. The event is free and family-friendly with beer, wine and an assortment of beverages available for sale. Food vendors will be

available on site. Guests are asked to bring their own seating.

The weekly outdoor event has become a favorite start-of-the-weekend activity for metro workers. Now in its 7th year, Blues Before Sunset supports the local Blues scene by hiring homegrown talent.

The 2008 Blues Before Sunset schedule includes:

June 6: Hot Tamale & The Red Hots

June 13: The Andy Schneider One-Man Blues Band

June 20: Blues Bureau

June 27: Jonny and the Rectifiers

July 4: NO SHOW – 4th of JULY HOLIDAY

July 11: Lady Blue

July 18: The Bob Pace Band w/Steve George

July 25: Erick Hovey Band

Aug. 1: Bo Ramsey

Blues Before Sunset is sponsored by the State Historical Society of Iowa and Central Iowa Blues Society with promotional support proudly driven by 100.3 The BUS and Capital 106.3, “quality music from then and now” and additional support by Baratta’s restaurant.

Visit www.iowahistory.org for complete details.

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