AMPED Music Contest finalists chosen

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Wade Teston
Wade Teston, 59, of Martinez, is a finalist in AMPED: The Augusta Chronicle Music Contest with his original song "Gene & Roy." Teston has been playing music for 14 years. "I never set out to do any performance," Teston said. "I just really love writing songs." (Emily Rose Bennett/Staff)
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Bethany Kathleen
Bethany Kathleen, 16, is a finalist in the 2012 AMPED: The Augusta Chronicle Music Contest with her original song "Stuck in Time." A guitarist and pianist, Kathleen writes music for both instruments. (Parish Howard/Special)
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Celia Gary
Celia Gary's original song "Leaving Me Hanging" is a finalist in AMPED: The Augusta Chronicle Music Contest. (Brandi Marie Brown/BMB Photography)
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Julie Farris and The Farris-Owen Project
Country song "Delia Jones," by Julie Farris (left), is a finalist in AMPED: The Augusta Chronicle Music Contest. Farris, Laura Owen (center) and Debbie Owen make up The Farris-Owen Project. (Emily Rose Bennett/Staff)
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Jesup Dolly
Jesup Dolly is among the 6 finalists in AMPED: The Augusta Chronicle Music Contest with their song "Evangeline." Members are Brian Allen on drums and vocals (from left), Chris Livingston on guitar and vocals, Bill Quattlebaum on vocals and guitar, and Lance McAnly on bass. (submitted photo)
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Results May Vary
Results May Vary is a finalist in AMPED: The Augusta Chronicle Music Contest with their song "Best Shot." (submitted photo)

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We have our finalists for AMPED: The Augusta ChronicleMusic Contest. Six acts were chosen from the 12 semifinalists and will perform at the AMPED finals at the Arts In the Heart of Augusta Festival on Sept. 15.

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