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Music/Artist

Royal Wood - SpinTime

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Our SpinTime DJ today is a well known Canadian independent pop musician. Royal Wood is a Multiple Juno-nominated singer, songwriter, performer, arranger, producer and budding sommelier in training.

He took a bit of a break from music and Canada and Now he's back with His 5th album 'The Burning Bright'. Royal Wood is performing to a sold out show tonight at the Mack, but first he's here for SpinTime.
 
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Vishten - Emmanuelle and Pastel LeBlanc

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Vishten has been on the scene for years now, rooted in the traditions of Celtic and Acadian tunes and adding their indie-folk and rock influences.

They take part in the international touring scene, more recently in Belgium and Germany, but on Friday the trio performs at The Mack in Charlottetown. That's the same spot Vishten recorded their ECMA award winning CD "Vishten Live".

Twins Emmanuelle and Pastel LeBlanc joined Karen Mair in the studio. (Poster Credit: http://www.vishten.net/)

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Dennis Ellsworth Makes Searchlight Top 10

DennisEllsworthSearchlightTop10.jpgThis week, CBC Searchlight officially announced the top 10 finalists in all 24 regions across Canada for the 2014 edition of Searchlight: the hunt for Canada's best new artist.

A panel of celebrity judges in the CBC's Searchlight competition saved five finalists from elimination because the judges feel they deserve to be in the top 10. Grant Lawrence makes the reveal. We reached top ten finalist Dennis Ellsworth by phone for his reaction. Ellsworth and his song "Things I Want," were selected among 4,000 others competing to be Canada's top new artist.

Vote by visiting cbcmusic.ca/searchlight and vote for your favorite. (photo credit: Leigh Elliott/dennisellsworth.com)

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