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.
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
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Friday, June 29, 2012
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Derek Bourbon, The Faceplants, Exit 200
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Friday, July 6, 2012
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.