Sweaney advances in the King of the Blues contest

Taft musician Jeff Sweaney beat out 29 other guitar players June 2 at the fifth annual King of Blues guitar contest at The Guitar Center in Bakersfield.  
Sweaney qualified for the district round to be held at the Rancho Cucamonga store on June 23.
Entrants from five other stores will also be competing  to eventually win $25,000 and a chance to jam in studio with producer Pete Anderson.