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The Iowa Blues Showcase features local, regional, and national blues artists. It is both new live shows, and archive shows going back to the 1980s.

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Tonights show is the 2009 release Recycled Souls by Erick Hovey.  Erick is the gentleman farmer from Badger Iowa, who is probably the most prolific song writer in the state.  He is currently working on a new release and has over 40 songs to choose from.  His last release was not a double CD, but two seperate CDS!  Blues Farm, and Recycled Souls.  last year we heard Blues Farm, tonight we hear Recycled Souls.  

Recycled Souls was recorded and produced by Dan Lodden in the Bunker stuido in Humboldt, Iowa.  Erick Hovey on vocals and guitar, Jeff Foreman on drums, Tom Gary on Keys, Dan Lodden on Bass, and drums, Andy Schneider on Bass on Sweet Fire Rain.  Heather Kelly on vocals, Plus backing vocals by Scott ?Dahl, Trevor Gould, Cole Harklou, Sammi Johnson, Sara Main, and Jessica Webb.  

The podcast was produced by Tom Gary

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This was the second part of the October 2003 Iowa blues showcase.   It originally aired on the Iowa Blues Showcase internet radio station.  It starred Gary Smith, Clover Buckingham, Dennis Kain, and Jeff Baker.  Also on the show was Kyle Dean Patton, and Rob Lumbard.  We do where in the world is Woody!  and Jeff's wife calls the show:-)   Finally we have a mystery drummer named Mike who played with Gary Smith and the land sharks.  

The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Director of Bands was Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Frank Strong and Rick Mosqueda.  

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Tonights show originally recorded in October of 2003, and aired on internet radio.   It starred Kyle Dean Patton and Brian McNammer, Heather West, and Rob Lumbard. Special segment Des Moines on  $50!! The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Rick Mo, and Frank Strong. 

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Originally aired on 3-29-2003 and starred Brandon Dennis, Andy Coats, and Frank Strong with Des Moines on $50 Dollars.   

The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith, with Frank Strong, Dave Andrews, Rick Mo, Don Brown, and John Lee Eagan.  

At the end of the show is the hit single from Yesterday and Today by the Tom Gary Blues Band, Holly Golightly blues.  

 

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Tonights show originally aired on 3-29-2003.  It starred Jody Bodley, Dewey Cantrell, and Trouble in Mind featuring Jeff Hart.  

The show was produced by Jay Taylor and Tom Gary.  Director of bands was Jono Smith, with Frank Strong, John Lee Eagan, Dave Andrews, Rick Mosqueda, and Don Brown.  Please subscribe!!!!!!!!

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Tonights show is a bootleg recording of Curry Harter with Iowa Blues hall of famer Rob Lumbard, and national recording artist Lightning Red.   

Show was produced by Tom Gary for podcast.   

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Tonights was orginially recorded on 3-15-2003 and started the Too Hot Tamales and Frank Strong.  The Too Hot Tamales were Sherry Chappel, Clover Buckingham, and Rick Shultz.  It also features not only Frank Strong, but Des Moines on $50!!!!!

The show was originally recorded by Jono Smith, digitized by Jay Taylor.  Then later produced to podcast by Tom Gary.  Director of Bands was Jono Smith, with John lee Eagan, Dave Andrews, Rick Mo, Don Brown, and Frank Strong.  

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UPDATE!   Songs two and four were lower in the mix due to a screw up on my part.  I have since fixed it and they are back to their original volume.  

 

Tonights show is old and new recordings of local and regional blues bands that play in the midwest.  Tonights show features the Soul Searchers, The Bad 

Boys of the Blues, John Paul and the Hell Hounds, The Blue Band (Heath Allen), Rob Lumbard, Big Daddy Dennis Kain, Fat Tuesday and the Grease Fire Horns (Jimmy Pryor), JC Anderson, Erick Hovey, John Lukehart, Jono Smith and the Whatnots, and Madam Jules!   Yup thats a lot of blues!!!!  ENJOY!!!

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Tonight is the final best of season five of the Iowa Blues showcase. This is the second installment.  tonight we feature Bridget Thompson, Tina haas Finley, Sadona Cochrane, Matt Woods, Big Daddy Dennis Kain, Blue Two (Bob Dorr, and Jeff Peterson) Brandon Dennis, Jesse Moore, Bob Pace, and the Bad Boys of the Blues!  RIP Jeff Stratton.  

The Iowa Blues showcase was produced by Doug Trammell, and Tom Gary. Director of bands was Jono Smith, with John Lee Eagan, Emeal Myles, The Border Cat, and Brian Peirson on bass, Dave Andrews John Krantz, and Rick Mosquedea on drums, and Johnny Luna on trumpet.  Thanks for a great 2016! 

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January 30, 2017

IBSC 35 Best of Season 5

tonight is part one of the best of the live shows of 2016.  Included in tonights show are Steve George, Dewey Cantrell, Clarence Key Jr.  Curry Harter, Big Al Daughtery, Tom Buckmiller, Harlan Thomas, John Lukehart, and the Backstage Boogie Band.  Show was produced by Doug Trammell, and Tom Gary.  

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