​Our monthly membership meeting will be held on Monday, January 3rd at 6:30 pm. We will be meeting at the Izaac Walton League in Newton.

Please bring your ideas for 2022 blues artists.

If you have any questions please feel free to call.

Thank you.
Michael Cooling, President

​​​​South Skunk  Blues Society  •  P.O. Box 951  •  Newton, IA 50208 
      Mike Cooling - President 641-485-0809     

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​​​​South Skunk Blues Society

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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.

THANK YOU to all of the Bowlful of Blues fans, volunteers, sponsors, food trucks, ticket vendors, performers, and members & their families:

​WE DID IT AGAIN!    Through all of our combined efforts we have pulled off another very successful Bowlful of Blues. As you know, even though we only do one big show a year it demands a lot of work and personal sacrifice.. Countless hours of meetings, phone calls, traveling, and paperwork go into the making of this event.  Each of you have contributed in your own unique way to bring it all together successfully. 

Thank you to each and every sponsor, member & volunteer (and their families) who came together to help make this happen. Special thanks to all of our active members, especially our board and past presidents; Mike Pender and Craig Peterson, Mark Tinnermeier and Amanda Pender for sharing their experience, knowledge and  hard work. Thank you to Paula Zickmund for applying her talent to provide artwork for our popular new T-shirt designs. Also, a huge thank you to the Central Iowa Blues Society, who once again have stepped up and assisted with manning the gates and tables...And last, but definitely not least, a HUGE thank you to our performers! You are the reason & motivation behind our success. It is impossible to list all those who deserve special thanks for what they have contributed. Just know you are ALL very much appreciated.  

With love and gratitude for each of you, thank you for the efforts you have put forth.  

Michael Cooling, President
South Skunk Blues Society





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