The South Skunk Blues Society's Home Page

Welcome to our home on the web. The South Skunk Blues Society is made up of blues music fans and musicians located in east central Iowa, near the South Skunk River in the Newton, Baxter, Kellogg and Grinnell areas.

The South Skunk Blues Society is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preserving and cultivating Blues music. The Society promotes public performance opportunities for Blues artists, and seeks to increase the exposure to and appreciation of Blues music by the general public.

News and Info

Check out some pictures from the 2012 Bowful o' Blues !

Blues Under The Roof at the Newton Public Library.

Check out our Coming Events page. See what's coming up!

If you have enjoyed the Bowlful of Blues in the past or simply enjoy blues music,
please consider helping in any way possible. Any donation would be greatly appreciated.
The South Skunk Blues Society has been active in the Jasper county area since 1993.
If you are interested in sharing your resources, please contact
Craig Peterson, South Skunk Blues Society president,
at SSBS P.O. Box 951 Newton, Iowa 50208 or visit our website:

Board Members! The South Skunk Blues Society's board members.

Are you into the blues? Why not join The South Skunk Blues Society? Please click on the link below to print a copy of our membership form. Fill it out and mail it off! Or come to the General Membership Meeting and join in person. If you have Paypal, you can join online. Send your contact information, along with your payment, to
Your memberships help make the Bowlful of Blues possible!
Printable Membership Form!

Don't forget to support your local blues bands.


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