Best Self-Produced CD Blue Stew's latest CD 'Headed South' advanced to the top 5 position, making it a finalist in the Blues Foundation's 'International Blues Challenge'07' for 'Best Self Produced CD'. Blue Stew is a unique and original rockin' blues band from Ventura, CA. with three critically acclaimed CDs released in the USA. Formed in 1994, they have played shows with Little Feat, Duke Robillard, Eddy Clearwater, Roomful of Blues, Larry Carlton, The Blasters, Storyville, Doug Sahm & The Last Real Texas Blues Band.... Their music has had substantial radio play as well as glowing reviews in Blues Revue, Blues Access, L.A. Times, Blues Bytes. The CD, 'Stumbling Blocks & Stepping Stones', was released in September 2000. From that CD, 'My Baby's Cookin'' and 'Child of the Street' reached # 1 on MP3. 'Nobody's There' can be heard in a new Warner Bros. T.V. series this fall (Oct. 2001) titled 'Elimidate' on the W.B. network. The bands latest, 'Headed South' was released in August 2005 'After Six years together, the four guys in Blue Stew definitely have the blues thing figured out.' - L.A. Times 'It's nice to see such real thought go into songwriting; the lyrics here are much better than the standard 'ooh baby' stuff that permeates blues.' -BLUES REVUE 'It's hard not to like Blue Stew's affable bouillabaisse of styles...'- BLUES ACCESS 'These guys have honed their chops at Southern California clubs and as openers for groups including Duke Robillard and others. It sure shows in this fun mixture of blues, roots and jazz.' BLUES BYTES' Man...y'all be kickin' it!' -Doug Sahm.