Searchlight & Q

We're big supporters of great new Canadian music here at Q. And that's why we're excited to be part of Searchlight, CBC Music's quest to find out who are the best, new musical acts in Canada, as voted by you.

Every week on Q, we'll be exclusively revealing, live on the show, the remaining finalists from each round of voting.

So cast your vote here. And of course, keep listening to Q to find out who could be Canada's next great musical act.

Here are the remaining finalists, with links to hear their music.


* Absolute Forever - Moon Music (Vancouver)
* Rosie June - Figure 8 (Victoria)
* The Good Ol' Goats - The Train (Kelowna)
* Randi Boulton - Coffee Song (Calgary)
* SHELBI - Smooth Whiskey (Edmonton)
* Close Talker - By the Lake (Saskatoon)
* Elton Adams - Gunslinger (Winnipeg)
* Dreamz - Come On (Toronto)
* Poor Angus - Something I can't See (Hamilton)
* Ambre McLean - So Over (Kitchener-Waterloo)
* Henry Norwood - Another Bottle Another Day (Ottawa)
* Kori Rowe - No For Me (Sudbury)
* Shy-Anne Hovorka - The Awakening (Thunder Bay)
* Sarah Smith - Shine Bright (Windsor)
* Motel Raphael - Ghosts (Montreal)
* i.No - Mon Cheri (Quebec City)
* Tristan Horncastle and the Southern Drive - She Brings the Beer (Fredericton)
* Mark Boutilier - Lose Another Day (Cape Breton)
* Ian Alistair Gosbee - Life Gets in the Way (Halifax)
* Amy and Rachel Beck - Pick Up the Pieces (Charlottetown)
* Sherman Downey and the Ambiguous Case - Thick as Thieves (Corner Brook)
* Speed Control - Tent City (Whitehorse)
* The Trade-Offs - Simple Man (Iqaluit)
* Grey Gritt - Nickels and Dimes (Yellowknife)
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