Breakaway | Mar 1, 2013 | 13:56

SEARCHLIGHT: Breakaway's Top 10 (Part 3)

Almost 3,000 artists entered CBC Music's Searchlight contest, hoping to be named Canada's best new musical act. After a first round of voting, this week we have a Top 10 for the Breakaway broadcast region. The next step is to get this group down to a Top 5. Through the week, as we encouraged listeners to vote, the CBC's Rachelle Solomon spoke with our 10 contestants... (Part 3 includes: The Seasons, Beauport - Matthew McCully, Lennoxville - Fiz Compulsive, Quebec City)

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