Itinerary

If you would like to contact Bob & Kristie Black, please call us at: 319-330-2462

 

BandDate / TimeLocationDetails
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, May 9, 2018THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa7-10 PM.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY, THE GREAT BLUEGRASS HERONS, STRAIGHT BACK CHAIRSat, May 12, 2018Coggon, Iowa - Coggon Opera House 209 E Main St., Coggon, Iowa - A BLUEGRASS NIGHT AT THE OPERA - Including these great bands: THE GREAT BLUEGRASS HERONS (with Paul & Julie Roberts, and Mark & Janet Wilson), and STRAIGHT BACK CHAIR (with Stephen Hanson, Ursula Williams, John Raab) 7PM till ... For more information please contact Stephen Hanson at stephen.john.hanson@gmail.com or call: 319-936-8674. SEE EVENTS AND NEWS PAGE FOR FLYER
BOB & KRISTIE BLACKWed, May 16, 2018Millersburg Iowa, Senior Dining Site11:15AM - 12:00 Noon
BOB & KRISTIE BLACKWed, May 16, 2018English Valley Care Center
150 W Washington St,
North English, Iowa
6:30-7:30 PM. We will perform with THE BLUEBIRDS (including Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery) Always the 3rd Wednesday of every month 319-664-3256
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, May 23, 2018THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa7-10 PM.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK with TED JOHNSON, ROSS BLACK and FRIENDS Sun, June 3, 2018HARLAN, IOWA. Harlan Log Cabin Day. 1- 3 pm
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK Thurs, June 7, 2018Iowa City, Iowa - Pheasant Hill Park, 2649 Concord Cir.PARTIES IN THE PARK 6:30 - 8:00 pm - Please bring a lawn chair!
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOYFri, June 8, 2018THE GREAT SOUTH AMANA SWAP MEET AND FARMER'S MARKET6-8 pm. Outside South Amana, Iowa - Follow the signs. Old-time music under the big tree. Free admission and parking! For more information call 319-551-6691 or email Tomp@southslope.net
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK Sun, June 10, 2018BRIARWOOD CARE CENTER, Iowa City, Iowa.2:30-3:30. 605 Greenwood Drive, Iowa City, Iowa.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK Tues, June 12, 2018Highland Ridge Care Center, Williamsburg, Iowa2:30 - 3:30 PM.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOYSat, June 16, 2018Private Event, Des Moines, Iowa1 PM.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACKWed, June 20, 2018Millersburg Iowa, Senior Dining Site11:15AM - 12:00 Noon
BOB & KRISTIE BLACKWed, June 20, 2018English Valley Care Center
150 W Washington St,
North English, Iowa
6:30-7:30 PM. We will perform with THE BLUEBIRDS (including Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery) Always the 3rd Wednesday of every month 319-664-3256
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY and THE GREAT BLUEGRASS HERONSSat, June 23, 2018KALONA DAYS, Kalona, Iowa.Showtime: 1:30-2:30. See Flyer on Events and News Page.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY, Sharon Praise Band, The Bluegrass Blondies, The Mission Bluegrass Band, and The River Bottom RamblersSun, June 24, 2018SHARON CENTER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 2804 520th St. RURAL Kalona, Iowa. Map and directions can be found at www.sharoncenterumc.w ordpress.com/directionsSharon Center Bluegrass Festival - 12:00-5:00 pm. freewill offering. Bring a chair...bring a friend. Concessions on site. Rain or shine. SEE EVENTS/NEWS PAGE FOR FLYER
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, June 27, 2018THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa7-10 PM.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOYThurs, June 28, 2018SCIENCE THURSDAY - UI College of Medicine Health Sciences Campus, Iowa City, Iowa. Between PBDB and MERF Buildings at the Steindler Memorial Amphitheater.11 AM -1 PM
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY with special guest ANNIE SAVAGE on fiddleFri, June 29, 2018MUSIC ON THE VILLAGE GREEN - West Branch, Iowa, Herbert Hoover National Historic Site. IN THE GAZEBO - BRING YOUR OWN LAWN CHAIRS/BLANKETS - Rain Location: West Branch Fire Dept.
7-8 PM.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOYSat, July 7, 2018Bur Oak Land Trust's Summer Concert, "MUSIC ON THE PRAIRIE" at Belgum Grove (near Hills, Iowa). 4 miles west of Hills at 3261 500th Street SW (F-62) Iowa City, Iowa. Website: www.buroaklandtrust.orgBANJOY will be playing first: 5:30-6:45 PM. Marc & Brandi Janssen and the SLOW DRAWS will play from 7:15-8:30.
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, July 11, 2018THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa7-10 PM.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOYFri, July 13, 20183rd ANNUAL STUMPTOWN FARMER'S SUPPER and TRACTOR RIDE - RIVER JUNCTION, IOWASupper 6:00-6:45. BANJOY will perform at 7:00. (Meal reservation required; call 319-325-1903 by noon on July 2). See Flyer on Events/News Page! (Tractor ride happens on Sat, July 14)
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY with special guests JULIE ROBERTS and JANET WILSON, 1-3 PM.Sat, July 14, 2018DAY LILLY FESTIVAL: DAY LILIES and BLUEGRASS. 306 220th Trail, South Amana, Iowa.Gardens open at 10 AM.
10:30-11:30: Day Lilly Hybridization demo & Class (Open to All).

1-3 PM: Music by BANJOY and Friends (Bring your lawn chair)

3-4 PM: Tour of Entire Gardens.
Rain Date: Sun, July 15.
Free Day Lilly Plants--One Per Person While They Last.
Free Will Offering.
Parking: South Amana Mercantile Lot by Post Office.
For More Info: 319-622-3800.
See Flyer on Events/News Page.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACKWed, July 18, 2018Millersburg Iowa, Senior Dining Site11:15AM - 12:00 Noon
BOB & KRISTIE BLACKWed, July 18, 2018English Valley Care Center
150 W Washington St,
North English, Iowa
6:30-7:30 PM. We will perform with THE BLUEBIRDS (including Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery) Always the 3rd Wednesday of every month 319-664-3256
BANJOY, THE PAUL FAMILY, THE ROE FAMILY, ANNIE SAVAGE & SAVAGE HEARTS, THE BLUEGRASS BLONDIES, NEW BROOM, THE McPUNK BROTHERS, THE GREAT BLUEGRASS HERONS (Sun), ORV BUFFINGTON & THE FERAL CHICKENS, and BANJORCHESTRA - For details, see flyer on the Kalona Bluegrass Festival Page.Fri, Sat, Sun, July 20, 21, 22, 2018Kalona, Iowa. WINDMILL RIDGE CAMPGROUND, 2 Miles South of Kalona on Highway 1, then 1 mile west.32nd Annual Kalona Bluegrass Festival - Fri: 7PM, Sat: 1PM and 7PM, Sun: 10AM - Hymn Sing after. For further info call 319-683-2222. For details, see flyer on the Kalona Bluegrass Festival Page.
BOB BLACK, KEITH YODER, PAUL ROBERTS, BILL CAGLEY, and SCOTT AMOSWed-Fri, July 25, 26, 27, 2018. Strawberry Jam Camp, Strawberry Point, IowaWorkshops, jamming, fun! See web page at http://strawberryjamcamp.com/
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDMon, July 30, 2018. Coralville, Iowa - Coralville Farmers' Market Sweet Corn FeedPerformance: 5 PM - 6:30 PM. www.coralville.org
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOYFri, Aug 3, 2018. Private EventRiverside, Iowa
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and PAUL & JULIE ROBERTS - 3:00-3:45 PMSat, Aug 4, 2018. United Methodist Church Bluegrass Festival - Viola, Iowa 2- 6 pm. Viola, Iowa - United Methodist Church. Bands: The Messengers / Bob, Kristie, Paul, Julie / Straight Back Chair / The Anderegg Family
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK 5:30-6:30 PMSat, Aug 4, 2018. Washington, Iowa - on the square.Pork in the Park, 4-8 PM. Sponsored by Washington County Pork Producers, and Washington County Republican Central Committee.
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, Aug 8, 2018THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa7-10 PM.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACKFri, Aug 10, 2018Private Event
BOB & KRISTIE BLACKWed, Aug 15, 2018Millersburg Iowa, Senior Dining Site11:15AM - 12:00
BOB & KRISTIE BLACKWed, Aug 15, 2018English Valley Care Center
150 W Washington St,
North English, Iowa
6:30-7:30 PM. We will perform with THE BLUEBIRDS (including Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery) Always the 3rd Wednesday of every month 319-664-3256
BOB BLACK and KIRK BRANDENBERGER with BILL ROBINSON (Hammered Dulcimer)Sat,, Aug 18, 2018Dickson Mounds Museum, 10956 N Dickson Mounds Road, Lewistown, IllinoisLLOYD LOAR'S HOMETOWN BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL (10am-5pm). Bob and Kirk will participate in Bill Robinson's Hammered Dulcimer Workshop at 10:30 am, and will perform with Bill at 4:00 pm. See Flyer on Events/News Page. Contact Info: Krista Foster 309-547-3721
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, Aug 22, 2018THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa7-10 PM.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY with special guest ANNIE SAVAGE on fiddle and vocalsFri, Aug 24, 2018BMAI CENTRAL CITY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL, CENTRAL CITY, IOWA - LINN COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS contact info: BMAI 641-799-1442, also www.iowabluegrassmusic.com Friday evening - show starts at 7PM. We play at 8:30-9:10. See Flyer on Events/News Page.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY Sat, Aug 25, 2018THE KALONA GOSPEL FESTIVALFestival runs from the 24th-26th. We will be performing on Sat Evening the 25th. Windmill Ridge Campground, 2 miles south and 1 mile west of Kalona, Iowa.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY Fri, Aug 31, 2018THE GREAT SOUTH AMANA SWAP MEET AND FARMER'S MARKET6-8 pm. Outside South Amana, Iowa - Follow the signs. Old-time music under the big tree. Free admission and parking! For more information call 319-551-6691 or email Tomp@southslope.net
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK Sun, Sept 2, 2018Private Event
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK Thurs, Sept 6, 3018BRIARWOOD CARE CENTER, 605 Greenwood Drive, Iowa City, Iowa.2 pm
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK Wed, Sept 12, 2018Millersburg Iowa, Senior Dining Site11:15AM - 12:00 Noon
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, Sept 12, 2018THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa7-10 PM.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY Sat, Sept 15, 2018PollinatorFest
Lake Iowa Park, Iowa County
Saturday, September 15, 2018
An entire day devoted to all things pollinators. Monarch demonstrations and tagging, beekeeping seminars, honey tasting, live music, crafts, and vendors. www.facebook.com/lakeiowapark
UPDATE!
2:30-3:30 PM - BANJOY with JOY WARD on Fiddle
3:30-4:30 PM - The Cedar River Whalers
4:30-5:30 PM - Castle Ridge
BOB BLACK at the MONROE MANDOLIN CAMPFri, Sat, Sun, Sept 21-23, 2018Lake Junaluska Conference Center, 91 North Lakeshore Drive, Lake Junaluska, North CarolinaShared Workshop with banjo great ALAN MUNDE on Sept 21. BOB BLACK workshops also on Sept 21, 22, and 23. Please see flyer on our Events/News Page!
Camp starts Wed, Sept 19. Alan Munde is teaching banjo from Sept 19-21, and Bob Black will be teaching banjo from Sept 21-23
Website: www.monroemandolincamp.com
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY with Special Guest JOY WARD on FiddleFri, Sept 28, 2018Kalona Fall Festival, Kalona, Iowa (Kalona Historical Village, 715 D Ave.)Showtime: 7-9 pm
(See Events/News Page for all activities on Sept 28 and 29)
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and PAUL ROBERTS with Special Guest JOY WARD on FiddleSun, Oct 7, 2018Toledo, Iowa - OTTER CREEK LAKE AND PARK - Nature Center
ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL (12-4 pm - Music Times: 12-1 and 2-3 Try Your Hand at Archery, Air Rifles, Nature Crafts, Making Apple Cider, Hands-On Presentations. Food Available. Wagon Rides. Music by BANJOY.
Website: www.mycountyparks.com
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, Oct 10, 2018THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa7-10 PM.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK Thurs, Oct 11, 2018Highland Ridge Care Center, Williamsburg, Iowa2:30 - 3:30 PM.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY Sun, Oct 14, 2018SHARON CENTER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Worship Service, 2804 520th St RURAL Kalona, Iowa. Time to be announced.8:30 and 10:30 worship services.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY Sun, Oct 14, 2018Wellman, Iowa - NORTH PARK - MUSIC IN THE BAND SHELL - All Proceeds go to help fund Wellman's WONDERFUL 4th of July fireworks. Free will donations accepted!Showtimes: Sharon Praise Band: 3:30-4:15 pm;
Old Man Band: 4:30-5:15 pm; BANJOY: 5:30-6:30 pm.
Popcorn, water, pork burgers, chips for sale. BRING LAWN CHAIRS / BLANKETS
BOB & KRISTIE BLACKWed, Oct 17, 2018Millersburg Iowa, Senior Dining Site11:15AM - 12:00 Noon
BOB & KRISTIE BLACKWed, Oct 17, 2018English Valley Care Center
150 W Washington St,
North English, Iowa
6:30-7:30 PM. We will perform with THE BLUEBIRDS (including Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery) Always the 3rd Wednesday of every month 319-664-3256
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK, Paul & Julie Roberts, Ursula Williams, Steve Hanson and others.Sun, Oct 21, 2018Old Fashioned HYMN SING: St. Michael's Catholic Church, Holbrook, Iowa.2-4 pm
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK, PAUL & JULIE ROBERTSTues, Oct 23, 2018Private Event
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, Oct 24, 2018THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa7-10 PM.
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, Nov 14, 2018THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa7-10 PM.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACKWed, Nov 21, 2018Millersburg Iowa, Senior Dining Site11:15AM - 12:00 Noon
BOB & KRISTIE BLACKWed, Nov 21, 2018English Valley Care Center
150 W Washington St,
North English, Iowa
6:30-7:30 PM. We will perform with THE BLUEBIRDS (including Ross Knipfer and Julie Montgomery) Always the 3rd Wednesday of every month 319-664-3256
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY with special guest ANNIE SAVAGE on fiddle and vocals Fri, Nov 23, 2018BMAI THANKSGIVING WEEKEND BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL, MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA For more information, contact: BMAI 641-799-1442, also www.iowabluegrassmusic.com - When available, Flyer will be posted on our Events/News Page BANJOY will play at 7:45 on Friday Evening.
BOB BLACK with THE BURLINGTON STREET BLUEGRASS BANDWed, Nov 28, 2018THE MILL RESTAURANT, IOWA CITY, IOWA 120 E Burlington St. Iowa City, Iowa7-10 PM.
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOYThurs, Dec 6, 2018Private Event5:30-7:30 PM
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOYSat, Dec 15, 2018Private Event5:30-7:30 PM
BOB & KRISTIE BLACK and BANJOY, The McPunk Brothers, The Roe Family and many othersSAVE THE DATE: July 19, 20, 21, 2019The KALONA BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL, Windmill Ridge Campground, Kalona Iowa.Fri. Evening / Sat. Afternoon & Evening / Sun. Morning

 

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