On Sunday June 7th, at 4:15PM MST, the Top 12 PEAK Performance Artists for the 2nd annual Alberta PEAK Performance Project, were announced on air at 95.3 The PEAK and from the stage at the Palomino Smokehouse during the PEAK Performance Project Victory Tour. The top twelve acts, in no particular order, include:
- The Velveteins (Edmonton)
- Meisha & The Spanks (Calgary)
- Cowpuncher (Calgary)
- Braden Gates (Fort Saskatchewan)
- Layten Kramer (Canmore)
- Leeroy Stagger (Lethbridge)
- Two Bears North (Edmonton)
- Transit (Calgary)
- The Wisers (Calgary)
- Northern Beauties (Calgary)
- The Royal Foundry (Sherwood Park)
- Beach Season (Calgary)
Tune in to 95.3 The PEAK to hear the Top 12 artists’ music and stay tuned here for the most up to date info on the Alberta PEAK Performance Project.
The PEAK Performance Project is designed to educate, promote, develop and launch the careers of some of Alberta and British Columbia’s up and coming artists. It also fosters the Alberta and BC music industries and create a sense of community amongst artists and music professionals. Top Prizes this year for the Alberta Project include a $100,953 top prize, $75,000 second prize, $50,000 third prize, as well as a $5,000 base camp award given to each Top 12 band to help them with their career development.
2015 kicks off year two for the Alberta PEAK Performance Project, a seven year, $4.9 million program designed to kick-start the international music careers of 3 emerging Alberta artists annually. The project is administered by Alberta Music (Alberta Music Industry Association) and funded by 95.3 The PEAK through CRTC approved Canadian Content Development Funding.
The BC PEAK Performance Project is in it’s seventh and final year in 2015, and past winners include We Are the City, Kyprios, Current Swell, Dear Rouge, Rykka and Good for Grapes.
For more information on The PEAK Performance Project visit: http://www.peakperformanceproject.com/
For more information on 95.3 The PEAK visit: http://www.953thepeak.com/
For more information on Alberta Music visit: http://www.albertamusic.org/