Botanical Blues Series Returns This Month

Annie and Dave Ducharme-Jones will perform in the Botanical Blues series on Feb. 7. Photo: Ivory House Photography.

One of the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden’s most popular events is back. Botanical Blues, a two-month series featuring local blues musicians, returns on Sunday, Jan. 24, at the conservatory with Brian “Taz” Grant. The events will be in-person with a number of pandemic precautions, including limited group sizes of four, required face coverings, and social distancing.

Botanical Blues runs weekly through March 28, and Trellis Cafe will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for each performance. Advanced ticketing is required. You can reserve a spot through the Botanical Garden’s website or by calling 515-323-6290. Admission is free for members; $10 for nonmembers.

Here’s the set list through March. Performance times are 12:30 and 2:45 p.m.

Jan. 24: Brian “Taz” Grant
Jan. 31: Royce Johns
Feb. 7: Ducharme-Jones
Feb. 14: The Drama Kings
Feb. 21: Major Blues and the Mugshots
Feb. 28: Brian “Taz” Grant
March 7: Jodi Bodley and Dewey Cantrell
March 14: Bryce Janey
March 21: Matt Woods
March 28: Dennis Kain

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