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South Skunk Blues Society

Open Meeting with

Elections & Live Music

27th Annual Bowlful of Blues

SUNDAY • SEPTEMBER 1, 2019 • Gates open 11:00 a.m. • $25 advance, $30 at gate • 15 & Under free with parent

​​​​​South Skunk Blues Society

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

Est. 1992

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!


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!


​Interested in becoming a member,

sponsor, Advertiser or volunteer?​

Contact us at:

Many thanks to our corporate sponsors

Newton Holiday Inn Express - Newton

Relics Antique Store located in Newton - http:\\

The Arts Connection  - Newton
VFW, Men’s Auxiliary Club Post 1655  - Newton
Vern's Garage, (Specialist Cut & Color), Newton
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  
Woythaler Insurance – Newton
Newton Hy-Vee
Iowa Portable Toilet Services – Kellogg
Colfax Tractor Parts Inc. -Colfax