Vote for your favourite band once per day until June 5th. The top two bands will play the Sepoy Saloon Sidestage at MITF2013
Amy Rose – Redneck Reunion (Party like a Redneck)
Rising from the town of Midland, ON, Amy Rose is gaining new attention in the Ontario music scene, and has recently enjoyed play on radio throughout North America, Japan and Europe with two acclaimed singles. Performing since the age of 5, Amy has both a family life and a career that has received a 2013 CMAO nominee for ‘Rising Star’.
Amy Rose is performing an original song ‘(Redneck Reunion) Party Like A Redneck’, written by Rose and her production team. It was filmed on a farm south of Barrie, ON.
The Kristen Hawley Band – Anything at all (cover)
Newly formed, the Kristen Hawley Band, has been playing together since January and originates from the Stratford area. Long-time musicians, the group members are well known independently in the area, and have joined forces to continue performing new music. Kristen took the top spot during Stratford’s 2007 ‘Stratford Star’ competition.
The Kristen Hawley Band is performing ‘Anything at All’; original version by Autumn Hill.
Patrick Dune – Tennessee Mountain Air
Playing since the 1980s, Patrick Dune first started with the band The Keep. Growing up in Pickering, ON, Patrick later spent time writing music for commercial projects and independent films. Now with his new 5 piece band, Dune performs songs from his 2 albums and 4 EPs. He is also well known for his range in style, and lead in a Tom Petty tribute band.
Patrick Dune is performing a solo acoustic version of his original song, ‘Tennessee Mountain Air’, written by Patrice Dune and filmed at The Piston, Toronto ON.
The Reklaws – Heart Like Mine (cover)
Playing over the past 5 years, The Recklaws hail from Cambridge, Ontario and are releasing a new full length album later this year. Their latest song
‘Kiss Kiss’ has recently hit radio and has gained recognition from both sides of the border. They’re big stars at their current school, the University of Guelph.
The Recklaws are performing ‘Heart Like Mine’, originally performed by Miranda Lambert. It is filmed on stage at The Stampede Ranch in Guelph, ON.
Riverbend Gentlemen – Bruce County Sun
The group of Bruce County bluegrassers, Riverbend Gentlemen, are long-time friends from the Port Elgin and Southampton areas along Lake Huron. They have been playing together for 3 years, and perform a great list of popular and original songs. They have been gaining a lot of positive attention over the past year playing a variety of unique festivals. Their sound gives the impression of edgy new bluegrass.
Riverbend Gentlemen are performing ‘Bruce County Sun’, an original song written by band member Chris Whitney.
Voting Period : Wednesday May 8th – Wednesday June 5th
You may vote once every 24 hours