2012 AMPED: The Augusta Chronicle Music Contest finals

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Jesup Dolly, AMPED Music Contest winner
Rock band Jesup Dolly, with their original song "Evangeline," took the top prize in 2012’s AMPED: The Augusta Chronicle Music Contest finals on Sept. 15 at the Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Celia Gary, AMPED Music Contest, second place
Celia Gary took second place in the AMPED music contest with her song "Leaving Me Hanging." (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Results May Vary, AMPED Music Contest, third place
Results May Vary won third place, performing "Best Shot," in AMPED: The Augusta Chronicle Music Contest. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Wade Teston, AMPED Music Contest finalist
Wade Teston performs his original song "Gene & Roy," during the AMPED finals at the 2012 Arts in the Heart of Augusta festival. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Bethany Kathleen, AMPED Music Contest finalist
Bethany Kathleen's song "Stuck in Time" made it through two rounds of online voting to secure her spot in the AMPED Music Contest final at the Arts in the Heart of Augusta festival. (MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF)
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Julie Farris and The Farris-Owen Project
Julie Farris and The Farris-Owen Project entertain the Arts in the Heart of Augusta crowd by performing their AMPED Music Contest entry "Delia Jones."

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Rock band Jesup Dolly, with their original song Evangeline, took the top prize in 2012’s AMPED: The Augusta Chronicle Music Contest finals on Sept. 15 at the Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival. Judges Roger Davis, David Swanagin and Chris Rucker chose the top three from the six AMPED finalists based on each act’s 20-minute performance, which included their song entry. Read more about the six finalists.

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