Searchlight Top 5 Contenders
Radio West has been featuring your top 5 Searchlight contenders for this region. They are:
Shred Kelly of Fernie with "The Bear"
Shane Koyczan and the Short Story Long of Penticton with "Remember How We Forgot"
The Good Ol' Goats of Cranbrook with "The Train"
King Crow and The Ladies from Hell of Terrace with "Better Days"
Travis Pickering of Golden with "See You Later"
First up: Rebecca talked to fiddle player Jamie Norton of King Crow and the Ladies From Hell to learn more about the band. Here's that conversation:
Rebecca also caught up with Joelle Winkel and Nolan Ackert to learn more about The Good Ol' Goats. Here's that conversation:
And finally, Golden's Travis Pickering has made the top 5. He's been under the weather, but he sent these comments: 'For me this competition is just an amazing opportunity to gain some exposure for my music to an audience that may otherwise not hear my music. I am very thankful to have made it this far in the competition and would love to thank everyone out there who have made it possible for me to be here. Music is my life and if I were to win this competition it would be a great step towards furthering my career. Thank you so much CBC for hosting this competition and playing my song!!'
You can listen to Travis's song, 'See You Later' here:
Listen to Shred Kelly's feature interview here.
And you can find an interview with Shane Koyczan here.
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