Avey Grouws Band

Avey Grouws Band met at a Quad Cities blues jam along the Iowa side of the Mississippi River and leapt into view with their 2020 debut album ‘The Devil May Care’, which hit #10 on the Billboard Blues Chart and #24 for 2020 on the Roots Music Report Top Contemporary Blues Albums Chart. They’ve won a top spot in the Unsigned Only Songwriting Competition, are finalists in the International Songwriting Competition, were nominated in the 2020 BBMAs and are nominated in 4 categories in the Independent Blues Awards. From local stages to the IBCs, Elmore Magazine and DownBeat Magazine to UK Radio, the reviews have been thrilling. Avey Grouws Band is not to be missed!

2022 Blues Fest Line-Up

Thursday, July 28th

PDBF Kick-Off Party
New This Year - Free Admission
6:30pm The Ghost Town Blues Band

Friday, July 29th

5:00pm Katie Henry

7:00pm Jimmy Nick & Don’t Tell Mama

9:00pm Joanna Connor

11:00pm The Steepwater Band

Friday Beer Tent Left Wing Bourbon

Saturday, July 30st

12:30pm Mama’s Worry

2:30pm Avey Grouws

4:30pm Eddie Turner

6:30pm Veronica Lewis

8:30pm Gabe Stillman

10:30pm Caleb Johnson (Winner of American Idol)

Saturday Beer Tent Dirty Red & The Soul Shakers

Famous Prairie Dog Beer Girls


At the Prairie Dog Fest, you don't have to get out of your chair for a beer. These friendly, beautiful ladies will fetch 'em for ya!

All Kinds of Blues!

A part of the great variety of blues music you will hear at the Prairie Dog Blues Festival.

Caleb Johnson - Dream On [American Idol] Joanna Connor Band - Walkin' Blues Gabe Stillman Band - Crawling King Snake
Veronica Lewis - You Ain't Unlucky Katie Henry - On My Way