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At the Hideaway July 28th! Try to find us!

JCGB is getting together in classic fashion this Saturday night with the original cast (Steve McLain, Kevin Riley, Tim Carey, and Eric Winheim).   Band starts at 8:30 at the Hideaway in Fairfield, IA.   113 1/2 N Court St, Fairfield, IA 52556. WHooooooooohhoooooooo omg.  Shots!

By | July 27th, 2018|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

You Guys Still Playin?

We get that question every so often.  It’s a good question and not an easy one to answer.  The short answer is yes!  We love to play and are always packing instruments.

Can the Green Band play YOUR venue or event? 

That is a also a good question.  As our good friend and former bass player, Tim Carey, used to say, “it’s hard saying without knowing”.  If you are planning a special event or festival, there is a good chance we can help make it even more special.   Contact us and let us know what you’re planning and we can discuss it.

Other options:

Anther great option if the entire band […]

By | April 13th, 2017|Categories: Featured|2 Comments

Hi Ate Us

whatwouldwooddoIt’s a good time to count our blessings and consider our options.  After 3,687 days of doing whatever it takes to keep the music playing and moving forward, we suddenly found ourselves sitting in silence considering the meaning, the method, and the message of the our music.  These are deep thoughts, which can’t be rushed out the door or dressed up for the dance.  These things are worth a moment of reflection and can even require some calibration.

At this very moment in time, we are not putting any official gigs on the calendar as the GreenBand.  That […]

By | February 24th, 2015|Categories: Blog|1 Comment

Dew Drop – New Owners & JCGB Welcome All

Dew-Drop-Inn-JCGBThey’re calling it a grand opening celebration! Well… it is grand! New owners Rick and Jane Anne Harl welcome everyone to the Dew Drop this Saturday, July 12 to begin a new chapter. Don’t worry, it’s still the Dew Drop and always will be.

JCGB plays from 9-Midnight – No Cover!

By | July 11th, 2014|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

JCGB at Fairfest!

Fairfeld-logo-cropTwo chances to get some GreenBand this weekend at Fairfest.

JCGB plays Saturday night 10:00 – Midnight in the alley next to the Red Rock tavern.

Then, on Sunday, June 22, you can catch a short JCGB set on the Fairfest Main Stage in downtown Fairfield starting at 5:00 pm. The line-up is incredible this year – from Friday evening through Sunday Evening (June 20-22).
See the whole schedule here:

By | June 18th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Featured|0 Comments

Fairfest – June 20th!

fairfest posterFairfest is coming! Fairfest is coming! Come see it all but make sure you end up near the beer tent (Briggs Slab Stage) around 10:30 or 11:00pm on Saturday, June 20th. GreenBand will be there with some serious old-school jams!

Check out the whole schedule/lineup here:

By | June 17th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Featured|0 Comments

JCGB Advances to the Iowa Blues Challenge Finals

Jefferson County Green Band at Iowa Blues Challenge FinalsJCGB is one step closer to the International Blues Competition in Memphis but we need to win one more round regionally to do this!

The order of performance (with approximate performance times) for the 2014 Iowa Blues Challenge Finals on Saturday, May 17th at 8:00 PM (doors open at 7) at the Hotel Fort Des Moines Grand Ballroom, 1000 Walnut St., is as follows:

The Harris Collection (8:00-8:45)
The Mercury Brothers (9:00-9:45)
Hot Tamale & the Red Hots […]

By | May 16th, 2014|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

JCGB Competing at the Iowa Blues Challenge – April 10!

IowaBluesChallengeCalling all lovers of blues music and JCGB! We are setting our sites on Memphis for the International Blues Competition but we need to win regionally to do this. First round is at Zimm’s in Des Moines on April 10, 2014.

The event starts at 7:00pm and we are first up. We play a sort 30 minutes set and lay it all on the line then 3 other bands follow in quick succession. It’s going to be a blast! Hope you can make it!

By | April 2nd, 2014|Categories: Blog, Featured|0 Comments