Finalists picked in 2013 AMPED Music Contest

Show at Sky City is preview for finals at Arts in the Heart festival



Round two is done and there are now six finalists who will compete live in The Augusta Chronicle’s AMPED: Music Contest.

Voters listened to the 12 semifinalists at The three popular-vote picks and three critics’ picks advance to the final round at the Arts in the Heart of Augusta festival on Sept. 21.

But first, they have a chance to refine their performances at the Official Sky City Preview Show on Thursday, Sept. 5. Doors open at 8 p.m. and admission is free.

Here are the six finalists (in random order):

D. Blaze – Day Dreaming, piano-driven hip-hop

The Remedy How We Roll, Christian roadhouse rock

Eskimojitos – Golden Gate, melodic rock

She N She – Secrets, acoustic folk rock

Dallas Duff – Perfect Ten, electric country rock

Chris Hardy – She’s a Loud Thinker, quirky acoustic rock

HEAR the finalists' original music