Top 5 Announcement Oct 26th!

We are just about there – it’s almost time to announce our top 5 artists!

Everyone in the top 20 has been working incredibly hard at all the challenges issued to them, performed at the top of their game at our concert series, and called their fans to action with online voting.

Tune in to 100.5 the PEAK in Vancouver, or listen live at thepeak.fm on Wednesday, October 26th at 3:15pm to hear the announcement of our top 5 artists! 4th and 5th place will be named, while the top 3 will be listed in no particular order. Those 3 artists will play at our PEAK Performance Project Finale Concert at the Commodore on November 17th, which is when we will announce how they placed, and which of the top awards they will be walking away with!

  • 1st place – $100,500.00
  • 2nd place – $75,000.00
  • 3rd place – $50,000.00

Tickets for the finale will go on sale on October 26th through Ticketmaster once the top 3 are named!

Fan Voting Now Open!

You can now vote for your favourite top 20 artist!

Online voting will be open from 9:00am Friday October 7th until 5:00pm Friday October 14th. Voting is limited to one vote per person.  Click Here to Vote Now!

The Top 20 Perform At Surrey Canada Day!

100.5 The PEAK and Music B.C. Introduce The Top 20 PEAK Performance Artists at Surrey Canada Day 2011

Western Canada’s Largest Canada Day Concert Event To Hold A Dual Second Stage Line-Up That Will Host All 2011 PEAK Performance Top 20 Artists

Presented by Coast Capital Savings and City Of Surrey, Surrey’s Canada Day Celebration has grown to reach attendance levels surpassing 100,000 people. This year, for the first time, a new dual stage line-up is being presented by 100.5 The PEAK. The PEAK Performance Stage will feature two side-by-side stages running non-stop all day to host this year’s PEAK Performance Top 20 Artists.

Now in its 3rd year this award winning program will see increased funding to all Top 20 artists for 2011. Each of the Top 20 artists will receive $5,000 in initial funding this year up from $3,500. This money can be used for recording, marketing and promotion to help each artist develop their careers.

The PEAK Performance Stage Line-Up

STAGE 1

2:00 – 2:20 Current Swell
2:40 – 3:00 Ashleigh Eymann
3:20 – 3:40 The Never Surprise
4:00 – 4:20 Jasper Sloan Yip
4:40 – 5:00 Redgy Blackout
5:20 – 5:40 Behind Sapphire
6:00 – 6:20 Maurice
6:40 – 7:00 Treelines
7:20 – 7:40 The Matinee
8:00 – 8:20 Rococode

STAGE 2

2:20 – 2:40 Lindsay Bryan
3:00 – 3:20 41st and Home
3:40 – 4:00 Fields of Green
4:20 – 4:40 Hilary Grist
5:00 – 5:20 The Belle Game
5:40 – 6:00 The Oh Wells
6:20 – 6:40 Avairis
7:00 – 7:20 The Boom Booms
7:40 – 8:00 Acres of Lions
8:20 – 8:40 Sex With Strangers

More Information On Each Of The PEAK Performance Artists:
http://peakperformanceproject.com/alumni/top-20-2011/
More Information on The PEAK Performance Project: http://peakperformanceproject.com/

Follow The PEAK Performance Project:

Twitter: @thepeakpp, #thepeakpp
Facebook: PEAK Performance Project
Youtube: PeakPerformProject

Listen to all of these artists and more at 100.5 The PEAK: http://www.thepeak.fm/

More Information on Music B.C.: http://www.musicbc.org/

2011 Top 20 Announced!

We are thrilled to announce our top 20 artists for 2011!

Thank you to everyone who applied, we were blown away by the amount of talent BC has to offer. Our jurors had to process over 360 applications to narrow it down to these winners…

Congratulations to the Top 20 in The PEAK Performance Project 2011!

Acres of Lions

Victoria

acresoflions.com

Ashleigh Eymann

Victoria

ashleigheymann.com

Avairis

Victoria

avairis.ca

Behind Sapphire

Vancouver

behindsapphire.com

The Belle Game

Vancouver

thebellegame.com

The Boom Booms The Boom Booms

Vancouver

theboombooms.ca

Current Swell

Victoria

currentswell.com

Fields of Green

West Kelowna

fieldsofgreen.ca

Hilary Grist

Maple Ridge

hilarygrist.com

Jasper Sloan Yip

Vancouver

myspace.com/jaspersloanyip

Lindsay Bryan

Victoria

lindsaybryanep.tumblr.com

The Matinée

Vancouver

thematineemusic.com

Maurice

Victoria

wearemaurice.com

The Never Surprise

Vancouver

theneversurprise.com

The Oh Wells

Surrey

theohwells.com

Redgy Blackout

Vancouver/Prince George

redgyblackout.com

Rococode

North Vancouver/Victoria

rococode.com

Sex With Strangers

Vancouver

myspace.com/sexwithstrangers

Treelines

Vancouver via Kelowna

treelinesmusic.com

41st and Home

Vancouver

41standhome.com

Applications Are Now Closed!

Applications for the 2011 PEAK Performance Project are now closed!  Please do not contact  the PEAK or Music BC regarding the status of your application – they will be reviewed over the next few weeks, and if we have any questions we will contact you with the information you provided.

Make sure to listen to  100.5 the PEAK or stream online at thepeak.fm on Monday, May 30th at 3:15pm to hear the top 20 announcement, and find out if your band will be in the running for 100.5 thousand dollars!

Good Luck!

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