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Sunday, December 10, 2017

IBSC 81 Women in Blues II

Big show alert!!!  This one is very good!  Second annual Women in blues show.  It features, April May, Joni Gooden, Madam Jules, Molly Nova, Carol Thomas, Sherry Ludders, Bridget Thompson, Bajae Fleming, Krista Haugland, Jeana Marie, Trish Toma, and Tina Haas Findley!!!!



Thats a show!!!




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IBSC 81 Women in Blues II

Sunday, December 3, 2017

IBSC 80 Hull Ave March 1999 RIP Lee Bell

God bless Lee Bell, he will be missed:-(



Tonight is the March 1999 Sunday Night Blues Showcase recorded at the Hull Ave.  It stars Scott Long, Clarence Key Jr. Jethro, Don Meyer and Tom Gary.



The house band was Jimmy Pryor, Scott Long, Tom Gary, John Woody Wood, Jim Farr, with Jeff Ward, Scott Davis, and a mystery Harmonica player.

The show was recorded and remixed to digital by Tom Gary

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IBSC 80 Hull Ave March 1999 RIP Lee Bell

Sunday, November 26, 2017

IBSC 79 Regional and Local Blues no 3

Regional and local blues performers tonight on the Iowa Blues Showcase.  Tonights guests are Bob Dorr and the Blue Band, Rob Lumbard, Dan Doran, John Paul and the Hell Hounds, and Jono Smith.  Cool show! Please like, subscribe, and Share!!!!!



IBSC 79 Regional and Local Blues no 3

Monday, November 20, 2017

IBSC 78 George Davis, Gilbert Davis, Rick Mosqueda, and Tom Gary

Great show tonight!  George and Gilbert Davis with Rick Mosqueda and Tom Gary.   Lots of great Soul, and Blues for your listening pleasure!!!



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IBSC 78 George Davis, Gilbert Davis, Rick Mosqueda, and Tom Gary

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Jimmy Pryor and Cheryl Pryor interview Part Two

Part two of the Jimmy Pryor interview.  This week Jimmy talks about Center Street and his time in Des Moines.



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Jimmy Pryor and Cheryl Pryor interview Part Two

Sunday, November 5, 2017

IBSC 76 Jono Smith, John Woody Wood, Tom Gary

Another cool show!   Me and Jono sit down and talk about the past, present and future of the Iowa Blues showcase.  We play a few songs, and listen to a couple of tracks from Alien Corn.  It is also fittingly The Birthday of our friend John Woody Wood.  Rest in peace Woody, and happy birthday!!



IBSC 76 Jono Smith, John Woody Wood, Tom Gary

Sunday, October 29, 2017

IBSC 75 Iowa Blues Artists

Best show yet.  Iowa Blues All Stars!!!!  Jon East, Big Sister, Bo Ramsey, Bob Pace, Catfish Keith, Craig Erickson, Chicago Rick Lussie, Carol Thomas, Joe Price, Jono Smith, Taz Grant, Madam Jules, and The Bad Boys of the Blues.



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IBSC 75 Iowa Blues Artists

Sunday, October 22, 2017

IBSC 74 Jimmy Pryor interview April 2003 By Cheryl Pryor

Awesome show!   2003 interview with Jimmy Pryor by his wife Cheryl Pryor.  They cover his years in Detroit from 1950-59.  They do cover some of his years working in the coal mines in the 30s, and his coming to Des Moines.

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IBSC 74 Jimmy Pryor interview April 2003 By Cheryl Pryor

Sunday, October 15, 2017

IBSC 73 Bad Boys of the Blues, Big Mike Edwards, and Jimmy Pryor

New show. This is the probably the July 1999 recording of the Sunday Night showcase featuring the Bad Boys of the Blues with Jimmy Pryor.   It was recorded at the Hull Ave when Ron and Judy owned the bar.  It stars the Bad Boys with Big Mike Edwards, and Jimmy Pryor.  The show was recorded and produced by Tom Gary.  John Lukehart played guitar, with Scott Cochran on Bass, and Rick Mosqueda on Drums.  also making an appearance was Steve Vasquez on lights, and Larry Station as floor manager:-)

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IBSC 73 Bad Boys of the Blues, Big Mike Edwards, and Jimmy Pryor

Sunday, October 8, 2017

IBSC 72 Backstage Boogie Band Live at Sam's

yup another cool show.  This one is the Backstage Boogie Band at Sam's from 2016.   it stars Doug Tammel on guitar and vocal, Byron Wells, on Bass, harmonica, and Vocal, Tom Gary on piano and vocal, and Rick Mosqueda on drums.  The who was produced by Doug Trammell.



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IBSC 72 Backstage Boogie Band Live at Sam's

Sunday, October 1, 2017

IBSC 71 Tom Gary Blues Band Yesterday and Today

Another great show.  It is the CD Yesterday and Today by the Tom Gary Blues Band.  It features myself, with Jimmy Davis, Don Demers, Paul Sleazer, Erick Hovey, John Lukehart, John Wood, Jim Farr, Big Daddy Dennis Kain, and Jeff Baker.  The CD was recorded at Junior's Motel, and produced by Kurk Kaufmann.


IBSC 71 Tom Gary Blues Band Yesterday and Today

Sunday, September 24, 2017

IBSC 70 Dewey Cantrell, Matt Woods, Frank Strong, and Jodi Bodley

Another cool show.  This one is the second half of last weeks show from 2003 it was the last of season 4.  It starred Dewey Cantrell, and Matt Woods, with Frank sings, and Jodi Bodley leading the band during the worlds most dangerous jam session.



The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Jono Smith was director of bands, with John Lee Eagan, Frank Strong, Don Brown, and Rick Mo.

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IBSC 70 Dewey Cantrell, Matt Woods, Frank Strong, and Jodi Bodley

Sunday, September 17, 2017

IBSC 69 Jody Bodley, Dewey Cantrell, Gene Jackson, a tribute to Chicago Rick, Frank Strong and Des Moines on $50

technical difficulties prevented a new show Thursday night, but this show features the late great Gene Jackson!  It originally aired on the internet in December 2003.  It featured not only Gene, but Jody Bodly, Dewey Cantrell, a tribute to Chicago Rick Lussie, and Frank Strong doing Des Moines on $50.   The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Rick Mosqueda, Don Brown, and Frank Strong.  Please subscribe, like, share, and listen on Podbean.com  Thanks!!!!!!!

IBSC 69 Jody Bodley, Dewey Cantrell, Gene Jackson, a tribute to Chicago Rick, Frank Strong and Des Moines on $50

Monday, September 11, 2017

IBSC 68 Jimmy Pryor Tribute featuring Tom Gary and The Erick Hovey Band

We are back after a week and a day away!  Moved to a new location!  So, tonight is a Jimmy Pryor tribute show I did at BVU in January of 2008.  It features myself with my good friend Erick Hovey and his band, that included Jeff Foreman and Dan Lodden.  Its a cool show so please give it a listen!




IBSC 68 Jimmy Pryor Tribute featuring Tom Gary and The Erick Hovey Band

Sunday, August 27, 2017

IBSC 65 Erick Hovey Recycled Souls

Tonight we listen to Recycled Souls by Erick Hovey.  This is a Cd that while I am credited as playing on, I really don't remember it:-)   It is possible I did.  I do remember laying down tracks in the Bunker in Humboldt, but I thought it was just one song.  Somehow it ended up two CDS worth!

Erick Hovey wrote, sang, and played guitar on all songs, Jeff Forman drums, Tom gary Keys, Heather Kelly backing vocals, Dan Lodden Bass, and drums, Andy Schneider Bass on Sweet Fire Rain, plus backing vocals by Scott Dahl, Trevor Golud, Cole Herklou, Sammi Johnson, Sara Mein, and jessica Webb.

The album was produced and engineered by Dan Lodden at the Bunker in Humboldt Iowa.  The podcast was produced by Tom Gary

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IBSC 65 Erick Hovey Recycled Souls

Sunday, August 20, 2017

IBSC 64 Gary Smith, Clover Buckingham, Dennis Kain, and Jeff Baker

Another cool show.  This one originally aired on internet radio back in October of 2003.  It features Gary Smith, Clover Buckingham, Dennis Kain and Jeff Baker.  Special appearances by Kyle Dean Patton, and Rob Lumbard.  Mystery drummer was Mike!

The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Frank Strong, and Rick Mosqueda.  Please like, listen, subscribe, and share on Podbean, or your favorite podcasting site.

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IBSC 64 Gary Smith, Clover Buckingham, Dennis Kain, and Jeff Baker

Sunday, August 13, 2017

IBSC 63 Kyle Dean Patton, Heather West, and Rob Lumbard

Another cool show!   Three guests from the October 2003 Iowa Blues showcase.   Kyle Dean Patton with his friend Brian McNammers, Heather West, and Rob Lumbard.   Plus, Des Moines on $50 with Frank Strong!!!!   The show was originally produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.   Director of bands was Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Frank Strong, and Rick Mosqueda.  Please like subscribe, share, and listen on Podbean, or any podcast provider!  thanks!!!!

IBSC 63 Kyle Dean Patton, Heather West, and Rob Lumbard

Sunday, August 6, 2017

IBSC 62 Sadona Mondaval, Bridget Thompson, Jono Smith and Jay Taylor

We are starting Season Six!!!!!!   Our first new show since January.  Tonights show stars Sadona Mondaval, and Bridget Thomason.   We also included a couple of songs from Jay Taylor and Jono Smith.  The Iowa Blues Showcase is produced by Tom Gary.  Director of bands is Jono Smith, with John Krantz, and Rich on Bass.




IBSC 62 Sadona Mondaval, Bridget Thompson, Jono Smith and Jay Taylor

Sunday, July 30, 2017

IBSC 61 Blue Coller, Rick Jaques, Dave McConnell, and Tom Gary

Another cool show its Blue Collar with Rick Jaques, Dave McConnell, and Tom Gary.  This show was originally recorded in 1988 by Rick Jaques, and made into podcast by Tom Gary.   The band was from Kansas City, and recorded in Oletha Kansas.  This is a great show please listen, share, like, and subscribe.  Thanks!


IBSC 61 Blue Coller, Rick Jaques, Dave McConnell, and Tom Gary

Monday, July 24, 2017

IBSC 60 Jimmy Pryor and the Bad Boys of the Blues, Woody Update!

Big show!   Jimmy Pryor with the Bad Boys of the Blues!!!   Live, at the Fred Maytag bowl in Newton Iowa, at the Bowlful of Blues put on by the South Skunk Blues Society.  Jimmy is joined by Tom Gary, Jon East, Scott Cochran, and Brian Connett.  Jeff Hart introduces the band, and Don Erickson is the closing announcer.  The show was originally produced by Phill Mass, and later made to podcast by Tom Gary.  Please like, share, subscribe, and  listen!!!!!  Thanks!!!


IBSC 60 Jimmy Pryor and the Bad Boys of the Blues, Woody Update!

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Thanks for the emails

Thanks for the emails.  I obviously need to check my hotmail more often:-)   Just for promoters please read this!  I don't do reviews.  I haven't reviewed a band in years.  If you want to be on the show you can contact me at bluesman2001@hotmail.com   I prefer to talk to the artists and not third parties.  Thanks!
Tom Gary
Blues Historian

IBSC 59 Oliver Riley and the Blues Notions

Tonight its the amazing Oliver Riley and the Blues Notions from circa 1988.  Oliver was one of the best blues guitarist and vocals to come out of Kansas City, that unfortunately no one knows about.   Oliver played on the edge and legend has it that they actually won the international blues challenge in Memphis, but were penalized for going over the time limit!   The band was led by Oliver Riley and Wayne Smith, with Greg Mays, Billy Thomas and Dave Creighton.

Tonights show was originally recorded at Holly Hill, and produced for podcast by Tom Gary.



IBSC 59 Oliver Riley and the Blues Notions

Sunday, July 9, 2017

IBSC 58 John Wood, LIving Stones, John Lukehart, and Tina Hass Finley

Another cool show!  Starts off with Where in the World is Woody featuring John Woody Wood, then the Living Stones.  Followed by John Lukehart. Then the show ends with Tina Haas Finley and the worlds most dangerous blues jam.  The show was originally recorded in October of 2003.  It was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Frank Strong, Rick Mosqueda, and Don Brown.  Please subscribe, like, listen, and share to as many people as you can.  You can find us on Podbean, ITunes, Google Play, Player FM, Blubrry, and Tunein Radio!!   Thanks!!!


IBSC 58 John Wood, LIving Stones, John Lukehart, and Tina Hass Finley

Sunday, July 2, 2017

IBSC 57 Jimmy Shieffer, Frank Strong, Roy Cashman, and Randy Burke

Tonight is a jam packed show from October of 2003 featuring Jimmy Shieffer, Frank Strong, Roy Cashman, and Randy Burke, with Jared Hall and Dave Andrews.

The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Jono Smith was director of bands, with John Lee Eagan, Frank Strong, Rick Mo and Don Brown.  Please subscribe to the Iowa Blues Showcase on Podbean, ITunes, or Google Play.  Thanks!!!!!




IBSC 57 Jimmy Shieffer, Frank Strong, Roy Cashman, and Randy Burke

Sunday, June 25, 2017

IBSC 56 Jimmy Pryor, John Woody Wood, Jon East, and Clarence Key. Hull Ave May-June 1999

Another great show tonight as we go back in time with the Doctor in his Tartus (yes a Doctor Who reference:-)  to the Hull Ave circa 1999 to listen to Jimmy Pryor and the Bad Boys of the Blues as they put on the Sunday Night Blues Showcase.  Tonights show stars John Woody Wood, Jimmy Pryor and John East with a guest performance by Clarence Key Jr.  The house band was Scott Long, Tom Gary, John Wood, and Jim Farr.  Also a special performance by Jeff Ward on Trumpet.





IBSC 56 Jimmy Pryor, John Woody Wood, Jon East, and Clarence Key. Hull Ave May-June 1999

Sunday, June 18, 2017

IBSC 55 Blue Notions, Big Bob Schnebelen, John Paul Drum. The Roxy on a Sunday Night 1991

Tonight is a cool show.  I recorded this on an open reel tape machine back in 1991, and at some point transferred part of it to cassette tape.  This was the Jam session at the Roxy Bar and Grill in Overland Park Kansas.  The best of KC blues came out and played that jam.  It was a lot of fun.  This show features the Blues Notions with Tom Trashmouth Baker on Vocal, Carl Angur on Guitar, Wayne Smith on Bass, not sure who was the drummer, and the Professor on Organ.  After the Blue Notions is an unidentified band, not sure who it is.  They are singing BlackJack blues, but I don't think it is Big Bob Schnebelen who I remember doing that song.  After that, it is Big Bob, with John Paul Drum on Harp, and yours truly on B3.  Great show!  Enjoy!!!




IBSC 55 Blue Notions, Big Bob Schnebelen, John Paul Drum. The Roxy on a Sunday Night 1991

Sunday, June 11, 2017

IBSC 54 Gary Smith, Clover Buckingham, And Steve Geroge

Tonights show from September of 2003,  stars Gary Smith, Clover Buckingham, and Steve George.  it was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Don Brown and Rick Mosqueda.  Please support the blues by sharing the show with your friends and family!  Thanks!!!

 IBSC 54 Gary Smith, Clover Buckingham, And Steve Geroge

Monday, June 5, 2017

Blues Beatles - A Hard Days Night (Live) 2017



I have talked a lot about the Blues Beatles on the podcast.  While I can't play them on the podcast, I can post their video here!   You would think that blues and Beatles wouldn't work, but obviously it does!  Of course, if you think about it how much the Beatles were influenced by R&B and early rock and roll, it makes sense that you can bluesify the Beatles:-)

Sunday, June 4, 2017

UPDATE

  I hope to start adding more content to the blog.  I have made this promise so many times, but this time perhaps I mean it!  :-)   Granted the podcasts are a lot of content themselves, and many people like the history of Iowa blues, and the players, so it is in the podcast.  However, I also know people like reading and seeing videos too.  So I will try to be more up to date with stuff.  I Hope:-)

IBSC 53 James Bein, and Tina Haas Finley.

tonights show is the September 2003 Iowa Blues showcase.  It was the first show of season four.  It stars James Beihn, and Tina Haas Finley.  It also features the segment where in the world is Woody.  The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith with guest announcer Ben Williams.  The worlds most dangerous house band was John Lee Eagan, Rick Mosqueda and Don Brown.

IBSC 53 James Bein, and Tina Haas Finley.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

IBSC 52 Memorial Day Podcast. Remembering past blues performers.

Tonights show is dedicated to the memory of regional and local blues performers who have passed on.  John Woody Wood, Dan Doran, Jimmy Pryor, Ron Hill, Jeff Stratton, Gary Smith, Rick Shultz, Clover Buckingham, Louis McTizic, Frenchy Campbell, Ethaline Wright,  and Chicago Rick Lussie



The show was produced by Lee Bell, Jay Taylor, Phill Maas, and Tom Gary.

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IBSC 52 Memorial Day Podcast. Remembering past blues performers.

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!!!