Blues Before Sunset June 13 Concert Cancelled

For immediate release June 12, 2008


Contact: Jeff Morgan,, (515) 281-3858

(DES MOINES) –The Blues Before Sunset concert scheduled for 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, June 13, 2008 at the State Historical Building has been canceled in the interest of public safety issues related to flooding conditions in the Des Moines metro area.

Performer Andy Schneider may be rescheduled later this summer. Blues Before Sunset will continue Friday, June 20 with Blues Bureau. Visit for the complete concert series schedule. The State Historical Building is located at 600 E. Locust Street in Des Moines’ Historic East Village.

Blues Before Sunset is sponsored by the State Historical Society of Iowa and Central Iowa Blues Society with promotional support from 100.3 The BUS and Capital 106.3, “quality music from then and now” and additional support by Baratta’s restaurant.


The State Historical Society of Iowa is a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, and is a trustee of Iowa’s historical legacy and an advocate for understanding Iowa’s past. It identifies, records, collects, preserves, manages and provides access to Iowa’s historical resources. Its dual mission of preservation and education serves Iowans of all ages, conducts and stimulates research, disseminates information, and encourages and supports historical preservation and education efforts of others throughout the state. Visit or call 515-281-5111 for more information.


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