CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Feb 12, 2018) –

Czech Village Blues announces Bernard Allison, Mike Zito and Vanja Sky: Ruf Records Blues

Caravan as 2018 headliner. This is three acts in one: You’ll not only find one young gun with a

dazzling career ahead of her, but also two heavyweights with sky-high reputations. “The LCBS is

excited to continue the tradition that began with Bluesmore, to support live music in Cedar Rapids.”

David Antin, President, Linn County Blues Society, “Bernard Allison alone would rock Cedar Rapids.

This trio is more than we could have hoped for.”

“We are thrilled to partner again with LCBS. ”Michelle Bell, President, Friends of Czech Village.

“Over 1200 were in attendance in 2017 and raised over $10,000 for our causes. We expect this year to

be bigger and better.”

The second annual Czech Village Blues will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2018 in the Czech

Village neighborhood of Cedar Rapids. Once again, the event will be a one-day blues music show to

help Friends of Czech Village raise funds for the reestablishment of the Riverside Roundhouse in

Czech Village and help the Linn County Blues Society raise funds to support its programs and

charitable organizations.