Peak Performance Project 2010 Vote Now

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 — 10:55am PST
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The award-winning Peak Performance Project is now in its final stages. The top 20 musicians, artists and acts were announced, they all went to bootcamp, they all performed in live showcases over the last month, and now it’s time to vote for your favourite.

Live at Squamish 2010 - We Are The City
2009 PPP winners, We Are the City
Photo credit: John Bollwitt

The finalists are:
Adaline (Vancouver)
41st and Home (Vancouver)
Acres of Lions (Victoria)
Aidan Knight (Victoria)
Behind Sapphire (Vancouver)
Ben Sigston (Vancouver)
Bodhi Jones (Vancouver)
Christina Maria (Surrey)
Christopher Arruda (Nanaimo)
Debra-Jean (Vancouver)
Greg Sczebel (Salmon Arm)
Jess Hill (Vancouver)
Kuba Oms (Victoria)
Kyprios (North Vancouver)
Parlour Steps (Vancouver)
Said the Whale (Vancouver)
Steph Macpherson (Victoria)
Vince Vaccaro (Victoria)
Yes Nice (Burnaby)
YUCA (Langley)

Public voting is open until midnight on October 18th. One vote per IP address is allowed. Be sure to support these talented local artists by way of voting, heading out to their shows, and requesting them for radio play.

Year two of The PEAK Performance Project will see an increase of overall funding to B.C. artists from $275,000 to $315,000 in development cash awards and will see all Top 20 artists receive artist development funding. The 1st place artist will receive $100,500, 2nd is $75,000, 3rd is $50,000, 4th is $10,000, 5th is $5,000 and all 20 finalists will receive $3500 each in initial artists development funding.

The $5.29 million PEAK Performance Project is designed to educate, promote, develop and hopefully launch the careers of some of British Columbia’s top emerging artists. It also hopes to foster the province’s music industry and create a sense of community amongst music professionals.

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One comment

  1. Richard W says:

    KUBA OMS!!! Returning to the Peak Performance Project for the second year! This is his year!!!

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