Avey/Grouws Band

"Avey/Grouws Band resides on the Iowa edge of the Driftless and deep in the heart of the Blues" - Tim Eddy

Hitting hard with a soul for Americana & Blues, Avey/Grouws Band takes charge and audiences are taking note! Winners of the 2017 and 2019 Iowa Blues Challenge. Semifinalists at the 2018 International Blues Challenge in Memphis.

Beck and Call Girl by Avey/Grouws Band

The Avey/Grouws Band performed in and won the band competition at the 2019 Iowa Blues Challenge Finals at the Des Moines Social Club. June 16, 2019. Video courtesy of Jay Gilliam and Central Iowa Blues Society.

Thank you, Irvin Stenulson for the video! Blues on the Chippewa Aug 5, 2018. Opening day two of BOTC was the Avey/Grouws Blues Band. Chris Avey and Jeni Grouws do a fantastic job fronting their band. They've come a long way in a short time and won the Iowa Blues Challenge after being together for only a little over a year.

The Devil May Care by Avey/Grouws Band

The Avey/Grouws Band performed in and won the band competition at the 2019 Iowa Blues Challenge Finals at the Des Moines Social Club. June 16, 2019. Video courtesy of Jay Gilliam and the Central Iowa Blues Society.

The Avey/Grouws Band at the Central Iowa Blues Society Winter Blues Fest at the downtown Marriott, Des Moines. February 10, 2018 with their version of Tab Benoit's We Make A Good Gumbo.

Blood From This Stone Written by Chris Avey and Jeni Grouws - Recorded Live in the Studio - November 12th 2017. Joy Avenue Media - Bettendorf, IA.