For the fourth time in the last 12 months, the Case of the Blues has been booked to play the Adobe Lounge in Boone, IA. We have always enjoyed playing here as it's only a few blocks away from The COB studios where we rehearse and record our original music. Please visit the Adobe Lounge website to catch up on their news and daily specials (Link provided below)
Case of the Blues performs for the 2010 Pavilion Jam at Herman Park in Boone, IA. Information about the event below:
The Boone Pavilion Jam Organization is a non-profit group that hosts a weekend of great local music and talent in Boone, Iowa. This years 2010 event is being held August 7th and 8th, times 12 pm-9pm. The Jam is held in the Herman Park Pavilion, located at the corner of South Greene St and Woodland Dr. All profits we make are donated to our counties food pantry, otherwise known as Red Rock Action Community Center of Boone. This year is our 19th year!! Every year we pack the stage with a line-up of the best local musicians. 2010 musicians are still being contacted. Thanks to everyone who took an interest!
Every year we honor someone with our "Band of the Year" award. This honor is given to someone who shows devotion to our event and willingness to contribute. Who will it be this year? You'll have to come out to see!
As always, we will have many different fundraisers going on at the time of the event. We will have meals available for sale that have been provided by local busineses. This year's menu will be BBQ Pork sandwiches and Fried Turkey, potato salad, and chips. We will also have 2010 T-Shirts available in sizes S-XXL. Anything bigger, we request that you let us know ahead of time so it can be specially ordered for you. We will also have previous years T-Shirts available for sale as well. Please see below for links to our MySpace page and directions to our Venue at Herman Park in Boone, IA.
directions to Herman Park (click on photo)
August 7 & 8 Boone, IA
Sponsored by Adams Cycles and ABATE district 25, Brad 'bebad' McCloud and his Case of the Blues band is proud to announce our booking to play for the 2010 district 25 ABATE bike rodeo. The location of the venue is:
631 West Lincoln Way
Nevada, IA 50201
Rodeo events start at 2pm and includes on-site vendors. Primitive camping is available for Saturday night.
The Band will begin playing at Dusk and continue until ?????
For more information on ABATE membership or Adam's Cycles, please visit the links below.
Sponsored by ABATE of Iowa district 25
Sponsored also by Adams Cycles
Brad 'bebad' McCloud and The Case of the Blues band is slated to play on Thursday, April 8th at 8:00 pm at Zimm's food and spirits in Des Moines, Iowa (see map and link below). This will be the first round competition for the Iowa Blues Challenge. Case of the Blues will be the 2nd band of the night out of 5 total bands playing at the Zimm's venue. The top 2 bands will be sent to the finals, to also be held in Des Moines in May. The winner of the finals will be entered in the 2011 International Blues competition to be held in Memphis, TN. Make plans to come to the show. We are ready to Bring some of Iowa's best "Original" Blues to this year's competition!!!
click on map for detailed directions
Zimm's food and spirits
3124 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312-3910
Our new website is LIVE!!! And we also have some great news to share! Our entry for the 2010 Iowa Blues Challenge has been mailed to the Central Iowa Blues Society. This will be the third entry for "The Case of the Blues" and we're hoping for a third-times-a-charm performance this year. First round will be held this April at both "Zims" and "Blues on Grand". With our new band line-up and some great new original songs from 'bebad' himself, we're looking to enlighten and impress even the most discriminating blues listeners from the greater Des Moines area! We'll keep y'all posted as the dates and times are determined...
The Case of the Blues introduces its new and improved web site, complete with band bios, news, pictures, music, and above all... The Blues