CBC Searchlight Announces The Regional Semi-Finalists

by SaskMusic

April 7, 2014 in Industry News

Public voting is now open to determine the top 10 submissions from each Region. Fans are asked to vote for their favourite artists in their region and across the country. The Top 10 Regional Finalists will be announced on posted on April 14, when voting in that round will begin to determine one finalist from each Region. Fans can vote for 10 acts per region per day, to decide which artists make it to the regional finals. The Searchlight Celebrity Judges will then determine the submissions to proceed to the next levels. The National Finalists will be revealed April 29, which will be open to public voting April 29 to May 5. The final four semi-finalists will be announced on May 6; and the winner will be announced on CBC Radio’s Q on May 9.

It's all leading to a grand prize, including $20,000 worth of music equipment from Yamaha Canada Music, a professional recording with CBC Music, and a spot on the bill with Tegan and Sara, and Spoon at the CBCMusic.ca Festival in Vancouver. Voting makes you eligible for your own prizes from Yamaha Canada Music and you can vote for 10 acts per region per day.

Included in Saskatchewan’s list are 25 artists: Misterfire; In With The Old; Artificial Lift; Corinne Newton; The Barrelmen; Scott Richmond; Six Moons Later; Indigo Joseph; Future Forests; The Midnight Roses; Rubiks Music; Binder Twine and the Balers; Cities Under Fire; PandaCorn; Poor Nameless Boy; The Dead South; Over the Air; All Mighty Voice; Ursa Maja; Keiffer Mclean; Blackwater; Johnny Don’t; Friends of Foes; WYATT; and Laska.

To vote or for more information, visit the website.