Cedar Rapids  Tourism Office

Czech Village Blues

Location: Czech Village
Time: 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
16th Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Date: Saturday, August 10 2019

Czech Village Blues is back for year three! Join us on Saturday, August 10th in our efforts with Friends of Czech Village and the Linn County Blues Society to reestablish the Riverside Roundhouse and support local charitable organizations.

Headlining the event is Windy City blues artist, Toronzo Cannon. Local favorites, Charlie Morgan and the Bone Crushers featuring Tommy “T- Bone” Giblin will open the show, followed by #1 Billboard blues artist, Anthony Gomes.

The third annual Czech Village Blues will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2019 in the Czech Village neighborhood of Cedar Rapids. Headlining the event is Toronzo Cannon. Toronzo Cannon has battled his way to the top of the ultra-competitive Windy City blues scene, has played multiple tours in Europe, and delivered roof-raising performances around the United States. For more information about this exciting act, please visit www.toronzocannon.com. The middle act features #1 Billboard blues artist, Anthony Gomes. Anthony is a triple threat guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. His high-energy shows and dynamic stage presence make him one of the top draws on the rock and blues circuit today. Read more at www.anthonygomes.com. Opening the show will be local favorite, Charlie Morgan and the Bone Crushers featuring Tommy “T-Bone” Giblin. In year two, Czech Village Blues raised over $37,000 in its effort with Friends of Czech Village to reestablish the Riverside Roundhouse, and with the Linn County Blues Society to support its programs and charitable organizations. Lead sponsors for 2019 are New Leader Manufacturing and Cedar Ridge Winery and Distillery.