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.