FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 12, 2008
Contact: Sarah Oltrogge, (515) 281-4011; Sarah.Oltrogge@iowa.gov
Blues Before Sunset June 13 Concert Cancelled
DES MOINES – The Blues Before Sunset concert at the State Historical Building scheduled for Friday, June 13 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. has been cancelled. City officials are curtailing all downtown activities over the weekend as the flooding situation remains uncertain. Officials at the State Historical Building are in regular communication with state and local authorities regarding flooding that is affecting the Des Moines metro area and downtown in particular. If conditions remain unsafe for the public due to rising water or power outages, further notice of any changes to the concert schedule will be announced accordingly. The State Historical Building is located at 600 E. Locust, in the heart of Des Moines’ Historic East Village.
Performer Andy Schneider may be rescheduled for the week of August 4. Dependent upon flooding, Blues Before Sunset will continue Friday, June 20 with Blues Bureau. Visit www.iowahistory.org for the complete concert series schedule.
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.