Finalists picked in 2013 AMPED Music Contest

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

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

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Voters listened to the 12 semifinalists at augustachronicle.com/AMPED. 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


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