2019 Iowa Blues Challenge

2019 Iowa Blues Challenge – FINALS
Sunday, June 16 @ 4PM
Des Moines Social Club
900 Mulberry, Des Moines

More details coming soon!

For its 26th year, the Iowa Blues Challenge (IABC) is returning to its traditional spring time frame.  The 2019 Iowa Blues Challenge Finals will be held on Sunday, June 16 at the Des Moines Social Club.  Finalists will compete for a prize package that includes cash, recording time, opportunities for paid gigs and entry into and travel expense stipend for the 2020 International Blues Challenge on Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee in January.

PLEASE NOTE: Because of the limited number of acts registered for the blues challenge statewide, ALL previously scheduled preliminary rounds are cancelled and all acts will compete at the FINALS only.

2019 Iowa Blues Challenge Sponsors

Budweiser, Exile Brewing, Iowa Public Radio, Junior’s Motel,
Rieman Music, Des Moines Social Club, VividPix & Design,
Southeast Iowa Blues Society and Central Iowa Blues Society