Upcoming Shows & Happenings—

​​​​​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.

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

27th Annual Bowlful of Blues
SUNDAY • SEPTEMBER 1, 2019 • Noon - 10pm • Gates open 11:00 a.m. • $25 advance, $30 at gate • 15 & under free with parent

BLUES UNDER THE BLUE ROOF

Live in-concert FREE all-ages events

Every Monday in February, annually

Held at Newton Public Library

All Blues Under the Blue Roof shows held 6:30-7:30 p.m.


• Monday, Feb. 4 - Denny Garcia (of Dubuque; will also be doing two Blues in the Schools presentations in Newton)

• Monday, Feb. 11 - The Eastside Brothers (Aaron Short & Rick Short of Des Moines)

• Monday, Feb. 18 - Heath & Scoots (Heath Alan & Todd Mason of central Iowa)

• Monday, Feb. 25 - Matt Woods (of central Iowa, presenting his new recording, "Tired & Dirty")


ANNUAL SOUTH SKUNK BLUES SOCIETY ELECTIONS & OPEN MEETING

with FREE LIVE MUSIC AFTER

• SUNDAY, February 10, 6-7pm at Cellar Peanut Pub Newton at (403 W. 4th St N, Historic brick Maytag Building 2, Main Floor)

• LIVE Blues-Based Music, 7-9p.m. - TBA


27th ANNUAL BOWLFUL of BLUES

• Sunday, September 1, 2019

• Online and walk-in tickets available several months prior to event

• All Day, kicking off at Noon

• Held at Maytag Park, Newton

• $30 at Gate

• $15 & Under FREE with parent

• Coolers & alcohol allowed, no glass

• Bring lawn chair (plenty of shade)

• No pets


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