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/

A Quick Adjustment

Simliar to last year, a few updates have been made in the TOP 20 lineup! Due to schedule conflicts, David Vertesi has had to decline participating in the project. We wish him and Hey Ocean! the best of luck, and hope we might see him re-apply in the future!

So we moved on to our shortlist, which was created by our jury when they chose the TOP 20, and are happy to welcome Sex With Strangers into the mix!

For full details on all our our top 20 Click Here!

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