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2017

The Last Goodbye Tour

Sat. July 1   Bob Dorr & The Iowa Blues All-Stars (formerly The Blue Trio) The Mayor's Independence Day Festival, RiverLoop Amphitheater, Waterloo 6-7 p.m.
Sun. July 2 Sundown Lounge Deck Party, Williamsburg IA, 7-10 p.m.
Mon. July 3 All Iowa Bash, Historic Valley Junction, West Des Moines, IA Many Iowa bands thru the day, Blue Band 8-11 p.m.
Tues. July 4 Osceola Independence Day Celebration, Courthouse Lawn, 100 S. Main St., 6-9:30 p.m.
Thurs. July 6   Bob Dorr & The Iowa Blues All-Stars (formerly The Blue Trio) AKA The Limestoners, Blues Night Jam, The Limestone Room at Bryan's on 4th, 320 E. 4th St. Waterloo 7-10 p.m.
Fri. July 7 Rendezvous on Riverview Des Moines 6-10 p.m.
Sat. July 8 Private wedding celebration, Marshalltown IA
Sun. July 9 Dubuque Arts Council Arboretum Concert Series, Arboretum grounds, Dubuque IA, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Thurs. July 13   Bob Dorr & The Iowa Blues All-Stars (formerly The Blue Trio) AKA The Limestoners, Blues Night Jam, The Limestone Room at Bryan's on 4th, 320 E. 4th St. Waterloo 7-10 p.m.
Fri. July 14 Live After 5 Central Park, Ottumwa 5-7:30 p.m.
Sat. July 15 Cedar River Boomer's Celebration (private party)
Sun. July 16 BlueMississippi (Bob & Jeff from The Blue Band, Dave & Cricket from The Mississippi Band) Tabor Home Vineyard, Baldwin IA 3-6 p.m.
Wed. July 19 Indie Jazz Camp Concert, High School Auditorium, Independence IA. After the Camp Combos performances approximately 7:45 p.m.
Thurs. July 20   Bob Dorr & The Iowa Blues All-Stars (formerly The Blue Trio) AKA The Limestoners, Blues Night Jam, The Limestone Room at Bryan's on 4th, 320 E. 4th St. Waterloo 7-10 p.m.
Fri. July 21 The Blue Trio (Bob, Jeff, and Doug) Jumpin' Jimmy's, Montezuma IA 7-10 p.m.
Sat. July 22 The Tiki Bar, Clear Lake
Mon. July 24 Annual Wayne McCracken Memorial Concert outside on the lawn of Grace United Methodist Church, 3700 Cottage Grove Ave, Des Moines, 7-8:30 p.m.
Thurs. July 27   Bob Dorr & The Iowa Blues All-Stars (formerly The Blue Trio) AKA The Limestoners, Blues Night Jam, The Limestone Room at Bryan's on 4th, 320 E. 4th St. Waterloo 7-10 p.m.
Fri. July 28 Orpheum Theater Live After 5, Marshalltown, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Sat. July 29 Downtown Davenport Street Festival, Main Stage, 5-7 p.m.
Tues. Aug. 1 The Blue 2 plays Bill Krieg's 93rd Birthday celebration (!) Des Moines
Thurs. Aug. 3 Uptown Getdown, City Square Park, Marion IA, 6-9 p.m.
Fri. Aug. 4 The Tiki Bar, Clear Lake, 7-10:30 p.m.
Sat. Aug. 5 Tirrill Park Band Shell, Manchester, IA 6-8 p.m.
Thurs. Aug. 10   Bob Dorr & The Iowa Blues All-Stars (formerly The Blue Trio) AKA The Limestoners, Blues Night Jam, The Limestone Room at Bryan's on 4th, 320 E. 4th St. Waterloo 7-10 p.m.
Sat. Aug. 12   Bob plays harp with The Linn County Blues Society All-Stars at the brand new LCBS/Czech Village Blues Festival, Cedar Rapids
Thurs. Aug. 17   Bob Dorr & The Iowa Blues All-Stars (formerly The Blue Trio) AKA The Limestoners, Blues Night Jam, The Limestone Room at Bryan's on 4th, 320 E. 4th St. Waterloo 7-10 p.m.
 Fri. Aug. 18 Live To 9 presented by Cedar Basin Jazz Festival and the Cedar Valley Jaycee's, Sturgis Park (by the Ice House Museum, 1st & Franklin St.) Cedar Falls 5:30-9 p.m.
Sat. Aug. 19 Iowa State Fair, MidAmerican Stage, two shows 7 & 9 p.m.
Thurs. Aug. 24 Music In The Park Concert Series, on the lawn of the Grinnell Arts Center, 926 Broad St. (inside the center if necessary) Grinnell IA, 6-8 p.m.
Sat.  Aug. 26   I-Cubs Baseball, after the game in the beer pavilion. Tickets: https://iowa-cubs.tickets-center.com
Tues. Aug. 29 Jeff and Bob (The Blue 2) do The Parlor City Jam with Iowa Hall of Famers T-Bone Giblin and DJ (Dan Johnson) Parlor City Grill, Cedar Rapids, 7-10 p.m.
Wed. Aug. 30   Every fifth Wednesday in a month, Bob plays snare drum/harp with Skeeter Lewis and Dan (DJ) Johnson at Q-Dogs Bar-B-Que, Blairsferry Rd. Marion, 6-9 p.m.
Thurs. Aug. 31 Bob Dorr & The Iowa Blues All-Stars (formerly The Blue Trio) AKA The Limestoners, Blues Night Jam, The Limestone Room at Bryan's on 4th, 320 E. 4th St. Waterloo 7-10 p.m.
Sat. Sept. 2 Private Party, Denver IA
Mon. Sept. 4 Labor Day MONDAY (just like the Goodle Days) FB & Co beer garden, Waubeek IA (20 minutes NE of Cedar Rapids) 2:30-6:30 p.m.
Thurs.  Sept. 7  Bob Dorr & The Iowa Blues All-Stars (AKA The Limestoners) Blues Night Jam, The Limestone Lounge at Bryan's on 4th, 320 E. 4th St. Waterloo 7-10 p.m.
Fri. Sept. 8 Commons Off The Clock (similar event/location as the old Seniom Sed) Downtown Des Moines 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Sat. Sept. 9 East Grove Farms Fall Festival, Salem IA 6:30-9 p.m.
Sun. Sept. 10 Bob Dorr & The Iowa Blues All-Stars (with Mark Linda sitting in on bass) + Cathy Henry. Stone Soul Picnic Food Bank fundraiser, Gateway Park, Cedar Falls
Thurs.  Sept. 14 Bob Dorr & The Iowa Blues All-Stars (AKA The Limestoners) Blues Night Jam, The Limestone Lounge at Bryan's on 4th, 320 E. 4th St. Waterloo 7-10 p.m.
Fri. Sept. 15 Murphy's Grub and Pub (outdoor beer garden) Letts IA  7:30-10:30 p.m.
Sat. Sept. 16 BlueMississippi (Bob & Jeff from The Blue Band, Dave & Cricket from The Mississippi Band) The Flatted 5th Restaurant at Potter's Mill, Bellevue, 8-11 p.m.
Thurs.  Sept. 21 Bob Dorr & The Iowa Blues All-Stars (AKA The Limestoners) Blues Night Jam, The Limestone Lounge at Bryan's on 4th, 320 E. 4th St. Waterloo 7-10 p.m.
Sat. Sept. 23 Tabor Home Winery Anniversary/Harvest Celebration, Baldwin IA. The event runs 1-6pm, Blue Band 2-5:30 p.m.
Sun. Sept. 24   The Blue 2  Top Of The Tower Ballroom, Holiday Inn, Downtown Des Moines, 2-4 p.m.
Tues. Sept. 26   Jeff and Bob (The Blue 2) do The Parlor City Jam with Iowa Hall of Famers T-Bone Giblin and DJ (Dan Johnson) Parlor City Grill, Cedar Rapids, 7-10 p.m.
Thurs.  Sept. 28 Bob Dorr & The Iowa Blues All-Stars (AKA The Limestoners) Blues Night Jam, The Limestone Lounge at Bryan's on 4th, 320 E. 4th St. Waterloo 7-10 p.m.
Sat. Sept. 30 Randleman 30th Anniversary Blowout, Spicer MN
Thurs. Oct. 5 Bob Dorr & The Iowa Blues All-Stars (AKA The Limestoners) Blues Night Jam, The Limestone Lounge at Bryan's on 4th, 320 E. 4th St. Waterloo 7-10 p.m.
 
Sat. Oct. 7 Doug's Birthday Party, Jake's, Marshalltown IA
Mon.  Oct. 9   The Blue 2 after the Central Iowa Blues Society monthly meeting  Des Moines
Wed. Oct. 11   The Blue 2  on the patio at Fresh Thyme Market  2900 University Ave, West Des Moines  4-6 p.m.
 
Thurs. Oct. 12   Bob Dorr & The Iowa Blues All-Stars (AKA The Limestoners) Blues Night Jam, The Limestone Lounge at Bryan's on 4th, 320 E. 4th St. Waterloo 7-10 p.m.
Sat. Oct. 14 BlueMississippi (Bob & Jeff from The Blue Band, Dave & Cricket from The Mississippi Band) FB & Company, Waubeek 8-11 p.m.
Thurs. Oct. 19   Bob Dorr & The Iowa Blues All-Stars (AKA The Limestoners) Blues Night Jam, The Limestone Lounge at Bryan's on 4th, 320 E. 4th St. Waterloo 7-10 p.m.
Sun. Oct. 22   Bob and Jeff join the Iowa Blues Hall of Fame Band in celebration of the Central Iowa Blues Society's 25th anniversary. Des Moines Social Club. cibs.org
Thurs. Oct. 26   Bob Dorr & The Iowa Blues All-Stars (AKA The Limestoners) Blues Night Jam, The Limestone Lounge at Bryan's on 4th, 320 E. 4th St. Waterloo 7-10 p.m.
Wed. Nov. 22 The Blue Trio (AKA The Limestoners) at the 2nd Annual So's Your Mother Reunion, Lefty's Bar, Des Moines, 8-10 p.m.
Fri. Nov. 24 Annual Black Friday Blue Matinee Parlor City Pub, Cedar Rapids 2:30-5:30 p.m.
Sat. Dec. 16   Blue Christmas Party, Orpheum Theater, Marshalltown 7-9 p.m.
Sun. Dec. 31 Happy Blue Year Celebration! Hilton Garden Inn, 8600 Northpark Dr, Johnston, IA, Room and ticket info (515) 270-8890

2018

 
Fri. Jan. 12 & Sat. Jan. 13 THE LAST Last Goodbye, Riverside Casino and Resort Show Lounge, Riverside IA. Friday all the small bands - The Blue Trio, BlueMississippi, and The Parlor City Jam Band - will play along with sets by The Blue Band, 7:30-midnight. Saturday Duke Tumatoe opens the show 6:30-8:30, The Blue Band says Goodbye 9-midnight. Room package info available thru Riverside Casino and Resort.