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For twenty-nine years, The Blues Foundation has encouraged future blues performers through the International Blues Challenge. The Best Self-Produced CD was established in 2005 to recognize excellence in independent Blues recordings.  The CD must have been released during November 1, 2014 – October 31, 2015 time frame.  Entries for the Best Self-Produced CD are permitted by affiliated blues societies only.  The CD entered does not have to be performed by the band entered in the 2016 International Blues Challenge.  Compilations are not eligible.  

ATTENTION!  WE HAVE EXTENDED OUR BLUES CHALLENGE APPLICATION DEADLINE TO POST MARK BY 8/28/15!