​Interested in becoming a member,

sponsor, Advertiser or volunteer?​

Contact us at: skunkblues@windstream.net

Many thanks to our corporate sponsors

Newton Holiday Inn Express - Newton  http://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/reservation

Relics Antique Store located in Newton - http:\\www.relicsllc.com

The Arts Connection  - Newton
VFW, Men’s Auxiliary Club Post 1655  - Newton
Vern's Garage, (Specialist Cut & Color), Newton   
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2j1mkMKBSqA     https://www.facebook.com/pages/Verns-Garage-Dedicated-to-the-Mechanics-of-Hair/219896524752448
Jasper County Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans:
Barney's  - Newton      
Riggs Printing – Newton
Blue Moon BBQ and Cadillac Jacks in Baxter     
Side Tracks Tap  - Kellogg      

The Vernon Company  - Newton   
I 80 Farms  - Colfax   
Conner’s Cardinal Corner – Newton
Dickerson Mechanical – Colfax & Altoona      
Wallace Family Funeral Home – Newton        
The Dental Practice – Newton   http://www.newtoncosmeticdentist.com/  
Woythaler Insurance – Newton  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Woythaler-Insurance-orp/347021441996912     http://www.wins-corp.com/
Newton Hy-Vee  
Iowa Portable Toilet Services – Kellogg
Colfax Tractor Parts Inc. -Colfax   

​​​​South Skunk Blues Society

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. CULTURAL CAPITAL IN ACTION!

South Skunk  Blues Society • P.O. Box 951 • Newton, IA 50208 • skunkblues@windstream.net • Info: 641-840-0972 (Elaine Mattingly, President)

26th Annual Bowlful of Blues

SUNDAY • SEPTEMBER 2, 2018 • DUE TO WEATHER CONCERNS, the festival has MOVED to BAQARA COLISEUM at 1615 1st Ave. W., Newton, Iowa • Gates open 11:00 a.m. • $25 advance, $30 at gate • 15 & Under free with parent

Est. 1992


Many ongoing thanks to Iowa Public Radio, Bob Dorr, and KFMG-Radio for consistent and enthusiastic support of the blues in all its flavors through our Iowa airwaves. LISTEN and ENJOY!