Steve Smith

Operations Manager/Host of Ten O'clock Blues

712-274-6406 ext. 1319

Buddy Guy turns a year older, drops a new album, and we play it out of the box because Buddy Guy is amazing!


The Cash Box Kings are from Chicago and their aim is to keep the venerable Chicago Style from the ‘40’s and ‘50’s alive and vibrant. We think they do a pretty good job.

Cultural Continuum 08.07.15

Aug 6, 2015
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With the arrival of the new moon, the heavens are in our favor for viewing the Perseid meteor shower. You can, of course, just slip outside and watch for falling stars anywhere; however, if you would like a bit of society, join Woodbury County Parks at the Southwood Conservation Area on Saturday, or meet up with fellow stargazers at the Sanford Museum and Planetarium on Thursday. Or go to both events!

It’s the Bey Paule Band leading the 10 O’clock Blues.  Not Goin’ Away is the 3rd album for Frank Bey and Anthony Paule, and it comes on the heels of a very busy 2013 where the band released 2 albums, collecting a couple of BMA nominations (Blues Music Award) and a couple of prestigious year-end lists.

Cultural Continuum 07.31.15

Jul 31, 2015
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The Jackson St. Cook-off for the Sanford Center Gang Prevention Program takes place Saturday, August 1. Nine churches on Jackson Street, including Iglesia La Biblia Abierta, the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, and St. John Lutheran Church, have been challenged to a cook off to be held on the playground of Hunt School. It begins at 11:00 a.m.

  Also happening:

For the past 8 years Slam Allen has been the lead guitarist and singer of the legendary James Cotton Band. He puts his name on the album Feel These Blues and we start off with that one on this edition of the 10 O’Clock Blues.

Saturday, July 25, the Disabilities Resource Center of Siouxland and the Sioux City Human Rights Commission will host a celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the ADA. Expert panelists from local agencies will be present to talk about issues facing the disabled community and answer questions. There will be food and activities. It takes place in the Sioux City Public Museum beginning at noon.

Toronto’s Blackburn brothers (Duane, Brooke and Cory) have teamed up with bass player Andrew Stewart to play a funky soulful blend of modern blues inspired by their father Bobby Dean Blackburn, a prominent 60’s era keyboard player.

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Morningside College present's Hansel and Gretel and the Long Way Hometonight at  7:00 and tomorrow morning 10:00. The musical will be performed by LAMB Arts Regional Theatre’s LAMB Caravan. The original musical was written by Diana Guhin Wooley, CEO of LAMB Arts. It will take place in the Buhler Outdoor Performance Center.

    Also happening this week:

Blues Hall of Famer and multiple Grammy Nominee Charlie Musselwhite opens the show this week on the TOB.  His latest recording is called “I Ain’t Lyin’.”