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2019-04-08 03:07
The house band gets together and celebrates our 150th show! As always technical difficulties abound! :-D   It wouldn't be an Iowa Blues Showcase with out some sort of screw up:-)  … Read More
2019-03-25 04:10
Cool show alert!!!!  The amazing Big De live at Fat Tuesdays.  Big De plays guitar, harmonica, and sings.  He plays Hill country, Delta, and Chicago style blues.  He talk… Read More
2019-03-18 02:35
regional local blues on tonights Iowa Blues Showcase.  Tonight we listen to Big De, Rob Lumbard, The Backstage Boogie Band, Tom Gary, The Blue Collar Blues Band, The Blue Notions, Sherr… Read More
2019-01-28 03:26
Here is part two of the Women in Blues Show from the Hull ave.  It starts with the Bad Boys of the Blues then as follows, Joni, Sherry Luders, Bri Edwards, Krista Haugland, Trish Toma… Read More
2019-01-21 01:30
Big show!!!  Tonight we listen the Women in Blues show in its entirely.  Songs from this show have been on previous podcasts but this is the first time the entire show is being put… Read More
2019-01-14 04:11
Another cool local regional blues show.  Tonight we feature Rob Lumbard, Don Brown, Curry Harter, Big Daddy Dennis Kain, the Tom Gary Blues Band, Fat Tuesday, George and Gill Davis, Jim… Read More
2018-12-24 04:46
And so this is Christmas and what have you done? Another year over and a new one just begun!   Its another Christmas blues special from the Iowa Blues Showcase.  Tonight listen to… Read More
2018-12-17 03:50
Ok, forgot to post this last week.  OOPS!  The Blues Historian blog gets two shows tonight.  First is the Backstage Boogie Band with Doug Trammel, Tom Gary, Byron Wells, and R… Read More
2018-12-03 04:13
Tonight we listen to Alien Corn as they play the Hull Ave back in 2001.  It features Jono Smith on guitar and vocal, John Woody Wood on harmonica, Dave Andrews on drums, Bryan Mardsen o… Read More
2018-11-19 04:12
Another cool local regional show featuring John Paul Drum and the Hell Hounds, Patrick Hazel, Alien Corn, The Blue Band, Jono Smith, Erick Hovey, Chicago Rick Lussie, Dennis McMurrin, Jimmy… Read More
2018-10-22 02:36
Fun collection of blues for you.  Rare recording of the first Tom Gary Blues Band from 1992 featuring Ron Miller, Dave Nesvette and Tracy Murphy.  Plus some Fat Tuesday and the Gri… Read More
2018-10-08 02:59
The Legendary Jon East joins us for fun and frivolities Listen to the show!!!!!The show was produced by Tom Gary with Jono Smith, and John Krantz. Please like, subscribe, share and comment… Read More
2018-09-24 03:02
Me and Jono and John have fun playing the blues and updating you on blue news you need.   Plus we have letters, stacks and stacks of letters!!!!IBSC 122 John, Tom and JonoPlease, like… Read More
2018-09-17 03:46
Howdy blogosphere!  A new show,  Its OPUS TAYLOR!!!  Jono Smith's current band.  This show was recorded about a month ago at Prairie meadows casino and racetrack.  C… Read More
2018-09-03 03:08
Another professor by day and bluesman by night! We listen to Tom Buckmiller as he joins me and John Krantz.   We play some blues and have some cool conversation.  Also join our let… Read More
2018-08-20 03:11
Tonight our special guest is the amazing Curry Harter.  Curry sings some songs and tells us about his busking days in the 1960s.   Very cool show! The show was produced by Tom Gary… Read More
2018-08-13 02:30
Cool show. Tom and Jono welcome John Krantz to the Worlds Most Dangerous Blues Band.   We play some songs talk about stuff and have a good time. Please like, subscribe, share, and comme… Read More
2018-07-30 04:10
Cool show!  Brian "Taz" Grant from a TV special in the mid 90s on IPTV!   ITs the Taz Band!!!  Taz plays guitar and sings, with Ed Eaves on bass, Missy DeYoung on sax, Jeff Wa… Read More
2018-07-23 03:37
Regional and local blues number 9!!!!   Tonight we listen to Rob Lumbard, The Soul Searchers, Madam Jules, Matt Woods, Catfish Keith, Jimmy Pryor, Denis McMurrin, David Zollo, Heath All… Read More
2018-06-25 02:57
Another cool show!!!!  Tonight we listen to Jono Smith, Patrick Hazel, Rob Lumbard, Erick Hovey, JC Anderson, Hawkeye Herman, Jimmy Pryor, Joe Price, Dan Doran, Gary Smith, Molly Nova… Read More
2018-06-18 02:50
Another cool show!   Part two or the continuation of last weeks show.  It was a live show the Tom Gary Blues Band recorded in Cherokee Iowa on November 7 of 2007.   It feature… Read More
2018-05-14 03:15
The second part of the first part as Jimmy Pryor use to say!!!!!  Part two of the April 2003 Iowa Blues Showcase that originally heard on episode 99.   Tonight stars Jimmy Pryor do… Read More
2018-05-07 02:57
Tonight we feature Rob Lumbard and his first self titled release on cassette.  It was recorded in 1993 by Bob Cook.  It features Rob on guitar and vocals, Bob Cook on Harmonica, Me… Read More
2018-04-30 03:14
Tonight we feature some performers from California!  Curry Harter recorded several great players over a three year period while living in California.  This recording is from 2003… Read More
2018-04-16 03:35
Found a cool tape in the archive.  Its a bootleg of the April show from Season 2!   It stars Sam Salamone, and Jody Bodley.  The show was recorded by a guy who asked to record… Read More
2018-04-09 04:25
Cool show alert!  Its another unreleased album.  This one is from the band Blue Collar from 1988!  Thats old!   It an old band that I played in during my days in Kansas C… Read More
2018-04-02 02:55
WARNING ADULT LANGUAGERegional and local blues 6  Tonight we feature the Backstage Boogie Band.  Other guests include My ode to Jimmy Pryor, Big Daddy Dennis Kain, Jimmy Pryor, Tom… Read More
2018-03-12 03:44
This show was originally recorded in 1992 and released as a cassette in 1994.  It is just me and a piano recorded in Otho Iowa with Kurt Kaufmann producing and engineering the project.P… Read More
2018-02-19 05:23
Lots of blues to play!  Tonight we listen to Bob Dorr and the Blue Band, Rob Lumbard in 2 Bobs and a Babe, The Blues Instigators, Shade of Blue, Rush Cleveland, Ronn Hill,  The Sou… Read More
2018-02-12 03:47
The last part of the show at Chucks.   Just me and Jono Smith playing the blues. Enjoy!Please subscribe, like and share!!!!!THANKS!!!!IBSC 90 Tom Gary, Jono Smith at Chucks Read More
2018-01-31 01:28
OK, finally done updating titles of the podcasts! AT some point I need to catalog appearances on the show. That sounds like work so not tonight:-) If you want up to date blues news chec… Read More
2018-01-30 02:57
I have updated some of the titles of the shows so it is easier to see who starred on each podcast. I am about 80 percent done. I am also trying to get all the titles the same. so they sho… Read More
2017-12-25 01:06
Merry Christmas!!!!  Repeat of last years show.  With Bob Dorr and the Blue Band, Rob Lumbard, Max Wellman, Tina Haas Finley, Jono Smith, John Evans, and Brian Holtz.  Please… Read More
2017-12-11 04:40
Big show alert!!!  This one is very good!  Second annual Women in blues show.  It features, April May, Joni Gooden, Madam Jules, Molly Nova, Carol Thomas, Sherry Ludders, Brid… Read More
2017-12-04 03:56
God bless Lee Bell, he will be missed:-(Tonight is the March 1999 Sunday Night Blues Showcase recorded at the Hull Ave.  It stars Scott Long, Clarence Key Jr. Jethro, Don Meyer and Tom… Read More
2017-11-27 04:42
Regional and local blues performers tonight on the Iowa Blues Showcase.  Tonights guests are Bob Dorr and the Blue Band, Rob Lumbard, Dan Doran, John Paul and the Hell Hounds, and Jono… Read More
2017-10-30 04:42
Best show yet.  Iowa Blues All Stars!!!!  Jon East, Big Sister, Bo Ramsey, Bob Pace, Catfish Keith, Craig Erickson, Chicago Rick Lussie, Carol Thomas, Joe Price, Jono Smith, Taz Gr… Read More
2017-08-28 02:56
Tonight we listen to Recycled Souls by Erick Hovey.  This is a Cd that while I am credited as playing on, I really don't remember it:-)   It is possible I did.  I do remember… Read More
2017-07-17 03:53
Thanks for the emails.  I obviously need to check my hotmail more often:-)   Just for promoters please read this!  I don't do reviews.  I haven't reviewed a band in years… Read More
2017-07-17 03:47
Tonight its the amazing Oliver Riley and the Blues Notions from circa 1988.  Oliver was one of the best blues guitarist and vocals to come out of Kansas City, that unfortunately no one… Read More

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