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Kamloops band in finals for Peak Performance Project

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October 30, 2015 - 9:00 PM

KAMLOOPS - A Kamloops band might just be on the brink of stardom and a serious cash prize.

The top three artists from B.C.’s PEAK Performance Project were announced yesterday, Oct. 29, and include Van Damsel; a Kamloops indie-pop band.

The winner will be announced at the finale concert on Nov. 19 at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver. There, artists will compete for more than $227,000 in prizes.

Van Damsel beat out nine other acts selected in May 2015 for a spot in the top three. Artists earned points based on votes from the public and, combined with assessments from a committee, the top three was chosen.

They are competing against artists Bed of Stars and J.P. Maurice.

The Peak Performance Project, initially started in 2009, was a seven-year, $5.2-million program meant to educate, promote, develop and launch the careers of some of B.C.’s and Alberta’s up and coming artists. This year marks the last year of the program.

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