Blues Challenge Finals Iowa
The Finals for the 2009 Iowa Blues Challenge are now set!
Come join the party at the Hotel Fort Des Moines at 10th & Walnut in
. On Sat., May 16th, 2009, performances will start at 8:30 PM with The Avey Brothers, Matt Woods & The Thunderbolts, Trouble No More and The Blues Explosion. Des Moines, Iowa
Cover will be $9 for Blues Society members and $10 for non-members. Call 515-243-1161 or 1-800-532-1466 and ask for the Blues fan rate to book rooms.
The competition will be stiff as these four great bands square off to determine who is the best Blues band in
Iowaand play for the opportunity to advance to the International Blues Challenge held in , among other prizes, so come out and support your favorite band! Memphis, TN
For the 16th year, the Central Iowa Blues Society, in cooperation with the
Mississippi Valley Blues Societyand Lizard Creek Blues Society, presents the 2009 Iowa Blues Challenge, an all-Iowa Blues band contest. This contest is open to any Iowa Blues band that has not been nominated for the Blues Music Awards (Handy’s).
The Iowa Blues Challenge features one of the finest prize packages, for a contest of this kind, in the country. Prizes are awarded to the top bands, including---cash, travel expenses, recording time, as well as spots in the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in
Davenport, IA; Simply The Blues Fest in Ft. Madison, IAand the International Blues Challenge in . Memphis, Tennessee
The 2009 Iowa Blues Challenge is proudly sponsored by Central Iowa Blues Society,
Mississippi Valley Blues Society, Lizard Creek Blues Society, Budweiser, Citadel Broadcasting/94.9KGGO & 98.3WOW, Junior’s Motel and Rieman Music.
Check out www.cibs.org for more information.