Sawdust and Gasoline by Matt Woods (sponsored by the South Skunk Blues Society) has advanced to the final round of judging in the Blues Foundation’s Best Self-Produced CD competition.  Matt is joined by fellow Central Iowan Rob Lumbard, whose Blues in a Bottle CD (sponsored by CIBS) is also a finalist, as well as 3 other submissions.  The winner will be announced at the International Blues Challenge Finals at the Orpheum Theatre on January 30th.  CIBS is incredibly proud of both Matt and Rob and wishes both the best of luck in bringing a win back to Iowa!!

Rob Lumbard – Blues in a Bottle (Central Iowa Blues Society)
Matt Woods – Sawdust and Gasoline (South Skunk Blues Society)
John Maxwell – Blues for Evangeline (Golden Gate Blues Society)
Michael Jerome Browne – Sliding Delta (Montreal Blues Society)
Lloyd Spiegel – Double Live Set (Melbourne Blues Appreciation Society)