FOX Vancouver Seeds 2012 Showcases

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FOX’s Vancouver Seeds competition, seeking out the ultimate local band or artist, is currently in its showcase stage with the Top 20 acts taking turns playing The Roxy.

CFOX at The Roxy

The Top 19 bands were selected by Fox Vancouver Seeds judges and the last spot to make the Top 20 was determined by fan votes online. Over eight nights, starting last night, the Top 20 bands will perform live and from the group, three winners will be chosen.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Last night’s showcase featured:
The Day He Quit, Lovely Sinners,
Bullets over Beauty

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Kristopher James, The Shrugs,
Rude City Riot

Thursday, June 28, 2012
Pigeon Park, We Hunt Buffalo

Friday, June 29, 2012
Amber Hills, Falling for Scarlet

Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Derek Bourbon, The Faceplants, Exit 200

Wednesday, July 4, 2012
I will be a guest judge this night:
CAUSE4DRAMA (Fan Choice Winner),
Fields of Green, Elizabeth

Thursday, July 5, 2012
Whoa She’s a Babe, Headwater

Friday, July 6, 2012
Malibu Knights, Static in the Stars

Participants will be judged on songwriting, stage presence, musicianship, originality, and marketability. Seeds has been a launch pad for musicians since 1979 with previous winners such as Nickleback, Bif Naked, Matthew Good Band, Gob, Daniel Wesley, Default, Faber Drive, Theory Of A Deadman, State Of Shock, Incura, Goodbye Beatdown, Louder Then Love, Head of The Herd, Gentalman Prefer Blonds, and more.

This year’s winner will head out on the road with The Arkells, receive $10,000 in brand new gear from Long & McQuade, do a 5-song EP produced by Gggarth Richardson which will be distributed by Maple Music, do songwriting sessions with Steve Bays of Hot Hot Heat, recieve $5,000 tour support and full radio play from CFOX.

Support local music by attending these showcase events at The Roxy (932 Granville). Doors are at 8:00pm each night, with the first bands hitting the stage at 9:00pm. No tickets are required, the event is free before 9:30pm. This is a 19+ venue. Follow FOX Seeds on Facebook for more information.

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  1. RichThursday, June 28th, 2012 — 8:03am PDT

    what are ticket prices if any?

  2. Rebecca Bollwitt, Miss604 Rebecca BollwittThursday, June 28th, 2012 — 4:42pm PDT

    Hi Rich, it’s free before 9:30pm. Cheers!

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