2020 Iowa Blues Challenge

June 7, 2020 @ Lefty’s Live Music

All preliminary/final Iowa Blues Challenge rounds have been consolidated into one exciting competition taking place on June 7,  2020 at Lefty’s Live Music.  4 Bands and 4 Solo/Duo act will compete to move forward to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis Tennessee.

The application process will open up Friday, April 17th and be on a first come first in basis.  Only complete applications will be considered. The DEADLINE IS MAY 15 2020. Applications will be available at cibs.org by April 17th.

Participating acts will be vying for a prize package which included cash, recording time, opportunities for paid gigs (including but not limited to the 2021 Winter Blues Fest) and travel expense stipend for the 2021 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee, presented by The Blues Foundation.

Please contact the Iowa Blues Challenge Chair with questions.
Julie Spong — 515-401-8495 or challenge@cibs.org